Fire Chief Sean Ralston, 36 was taken to the Kotzebue Regional Jail, where he blew a .167 breath alcohol content, more than twice the state’s legal limit.
Legal alcohol sales began in Bethel last week. Some community leaders are concerned about how sales may affect dry villages.
Champion Dallas Seavey also earned top honors, taking home $75,000 and a new truck for his first-place finish.
In Tuesday’s news: Archaeological site in Quinhagak reveals largest collection of pre-contact Yup’ik artifacts; Alaska State Troopers still searching for Unalakleet man accused of confronting police…