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Bethel PD Investigates Death Of Woman Found In Snow

Dec 1, 2017

A woman found lying in the snow outside of Bethel Thursday night died Friday in the hospital.  Police are investigating the death of Sandra Frye, whose body is being transported for an autopsy.

Woman Fatally Overdoses On Heroin In Bethel Home

Dec 1, 2017

Two weeks ago, a woman fatally overdosed on heroin in the home of William “Billy” Aloysius, age 33. Law enforcement has been looking for Aloysius ever since.

Trial Begins In Kipnuk Sexual Assault Case

Nov 30, 2017

Yesterday was the first day in the trial of Nace Paul, a Kipnuk resident accused of sexual assault.

Tuntutuliak Resident Charlie Steven Found Guilty Of Rape

Nov 28, 2017
The State of Alaska courthouse in Bethel, Alaska.
Dean Swope/KYUK

Last Tuesday, Tuntutuliak resident Charlie Steven, age 43, was convicted of raping his cousin when she had blacked out after a night of drinking.

Emmonak Man Arrested For Threatening Resident With Ax

Nov 22, 2017

Alaska State Troopers arrested an Emmonak man yesterday for allegedly going after another resident with an ax.

Troopers Arrest Man Accused Of Chainsaw Attack

Nov 21, 2017

State Troopers arrested Russell Cornelius in St. Mary’s on Friday after looking for him for almost three weeks.

Bethel PD Makes Arrest In Bethel Bingo Hall Robbery

Nov 17, 2017
A man in a Halloween mask stole nearly $3,000 from Bethel's VFW Bingo Hall on November 14, 2017.
Katie Basile / KYUK

A few hours ago, the Bethel Police Department arrested Tyler Walker, age 24, for stealing nearly $3,000 from Bethel’s VFW bingo hall. Walker is accused of grabbing fistfuls of money from the hall’s cash drawer while wearing a Halloween mask, and then running away.

In "Hope Quilt," an art installation that toured Bethel last month, Alaskan artist Carmel Anderson displays anonymous stories from abuse survivors throughout the state. Alaska's sexual assault rates are high, and Alaska Native females are more likely to b
Courtesy of Carmel Anderson.

Alaska has one of the highest rates of sexual assault in the country, and Alaska Native females are more likely to be attacked than anyone else. That’s according to the Department of Public Safety, which quietly released a report on Alaskan sex crimes last month.


A man in a Halloween mask stole nearly $3,000 from Bethel's VFW Bingo Hall on November 14, 2017.
Katie Basile / KYUK

Before a man in a bloody Halloween mask walked up to the register, it was a bingo night like any other.


Woman Accused Of Stabbing In Pilot Station

Nov 16, 2017

A young Pilot Station woman is accused of repeatedly stabbing another woman on Monday night.

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