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Vatican team traces history of Yup'ik masks

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) - A team from the Vatican was in Bethel last week trying to trace the origins of several traditional...Vatican museum and colleague Katherine Aigner held meetings in Bethel Tuesday at the Cultural Center. They say they contacted...
Family members identify missing pilot from Knik Arm crash

...plane, the direction, the time, we knew it was him," Grant Fairbanks said Saturday night.Seth Fairbanks grew up in Bethel on his family's homestead and was athletic and an outdoorsman, said Grant Fairbanks. Seth visited south Sudan twice...
School of rock

...producer of the Woodstock festivals, and Paul Green, founder of School of Rock. Green also runs the Rock Academy in Saugerties.The 1969 three-day Woodstock concert took place in August in Bethel, 45 miles southwest of Woodstock.
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Soccer season preview: Hot start to the season

...Sanchez.Seward girls coach James Wayne is new to the program. Wayne hails from Connecticut but spent a year teaching in Bethel. Wayne is taking over the head coach position from Kelly Smith.The Seahawks ended last year with only one win and one...
Weekend hoops roundup lead the Seahawks past the Bethel Warriors on Friday in Bethel. Leading 18-14 at halftime, Seward suffered a sluggish...helped rally the Seahawks past the Warriors on Friday in Bethel.Seward trailed 26-21 at the half, and 38-33 after...
Permanent Fund Dividend filing and sharing starts the New Year for Alaskans

...means they are reaching potential contributors outside of their local area, "We are receiving donations from Alaskans in Bethel and Kodiak that know what we are doing on the Peninsula and want to support the work that KWF is doing so it extends our...
Friday hoops roundup: SoHi swept by 2 different teams lead the Seahawks past the Bethel Warriors, Friday in Bethel. Leading 18-14 at halftime, Seward suffered a sluggish...quarter helped rally the Seahawks past the Warriors, Friday in Bethel. Seward trailed 26-21 at the half, and 38-33 after...

...late 1960s. It was established after local health care workers realized that many Alaska Native women had nowhere to go in Bethel. Administrators were instructed by health care providers to relocate to the hub town. YKHC took over the operation in...
Nikiski volleyball sweeps Bethel

The Nikiski volleyball team won nonconference matches Friday and Saturday in Bethel.Friday, the Bulldogs (7-4 overall) won 25-8, 25-15 and 25-16. Rachel Thompson had 12 aces and 25 assists, while...
Tuesday volleyball roundup: SoHi, Nikiski notch wins

...senior Cary Anderson added six service points. Nikiski will be taking a much longer road trip this weekend, playing games in Bethel on Friday night and Saturday. Seward travels to Kenai Central Friday night.


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