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Olivia Ebertz

News Reporter
Greg Kim / KYUK

This week, some Bethel residents received their water delivery a day early. On Jan. 10, the City of Bethel wrote on its Facebook page that this was “due to COVID-19 related issues.” 

For August 7 on City Corner, City Manager Pete Williams.
Katie Basile / KYUK

In their meeting on Jan. 13 meeting, Bethel City Council officially offered the city manager position to Pete Williams.

In their meeting on Jan. 11, Bethel City Council could decide who to hire for the open Bethel City Manager position.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

In their meeting on Jan. 11, Bethel City Council could decide who to hire for the open Bethel City Manager position. They have an executive session scheduled. In their Jan. 5 meeting, they conducted second round interviews with two candidates: Pete Williams and Janette Bower.


The Kuskokwim River at Red Devil on May 1, 2018.
National Weather Service, Alaska, River Watch

The former mining town of Red Devil sits far upriver on the Kuskokwim. It’s a tiny town with a lot of big issues to tackle, and no forms of government to do so. 

Calista Corporation

The Alaska Business Development Center's volunteer tax preparers have been filing rural Alaskans’ taxes for 26 years. That won’t change this year, but it’s going to look a little different. Instead of touring the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta’s villages in person, they’re sending out mailers. 

This week marks the beginning of Slaviq, an Orthodox celebration of Christmas. Fr. Martin Nikolai and Alex Nick of Bethel discuss how their villages celebrate the holiday amidst COVID-19 restrictions.


Bethel City Council has yet to announce who will be hired as Bethel's next city manager.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

In last night’s special meeting, Bethel City Council interviewed two candidates for the Bethel City Manager position: Pete Williams and Janette Bower. The council discussed the two applicants in a private session, and have yet to publicly announce who will be hired.

On Dec. 4, PBS aired a "Molly of Denali" segment shot and narrated by a young fan from Bethel. 

 


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