An active search for Hamilton by Bethel Search and Rescue and well as by volunteers from the communities of Grayling, Holy Cross and Shageluk has continued into this week for missing 18-year-old Alfred Hamilton.
29-year-old Philip Simeon and 20-year-old Juliana Peterson allegedly forced entry into the Aniak store at 4:00 A.M. Wednesday morning.
Legal alcohol sales began in Bethel last week. Some community leaders are concerned about how sales may affect dry villages.
The Kuskokwim 300 starts this Friday, and Diana Haecker will be running the race for the first time.
Mushers from Nome, Aniak, Bethel, and Akiak are among the more than 60 sign-ups for the 2016 Iditarod.
Kotzebue’s John Baker and Aniak’s Richie Diehl make a good showing for Western Alaska in Iditarod 43 — finishing 21st and 23rd, respectively.
Kaiser is the first Bethel musher to win the race in 29 years.
Twenty-five mushers will take off from Bethel over a fast, icy trail to Aniak and back Friday night in the 36th annual running of the Kuskokwim 300.
The Bureau of Land Management is drafting a new land use plan for 10.6 million of acres in its Bering Sea-Western Interior planning area, including lands in and around dozens of Lower Yukon communities.
In Wednesday’s news: BLM issues report on oil and gas drilling in Nat. Petroleum Reserve AK; Man arrested in Quinhagak for recent death of Lisa Johnson;…