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50 moments from 1969 that shaped entertainment and pop culture

It was the last year of the ’60s, and the last year for Boris Karloff, Judy Garland and the Beatles, too. But it was also the first year for Led Zeppelin, Jennifer Aniston, “Easy Rider” and Jay-Z, too. John Lennon and Yoko Ono spent part of it in bed in public. The Doors’ Jim Morrison spent part of it in jail. Moviegoers spent time watching “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” while at home they watched a brand-new show called “The Brady Bunch” about a brand-new kind of blended family, the youn...
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Bethel panel grants permit for first marijuana business

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — The owner of a marijuana store in Anchorage has cleared the first hurdle in his goal to open the first cannabis shop in a western Alaska city. KYUK-AM reports the Bethel Planning Commission granted ALASKAbuds owner Nick Miller a conditional use permit last week, finding the application met the city’s land […]
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Dueling Woodstocks: Two Festivals To Celebrate 50th Anniversary On Same Days

Two major festivals just miles apart will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the iconic Woodstock Festival on the same days. One will be produced by the original Woodstock promoters and the other by Live nation will be held on the original Woodstock site. Heren courtesy of our partners at CelebrityAccess are the stories of each of the dueling Woodstocks. Woodstock 2019 Officially Announced Woodstock 1969’s Co-Producer and Co-Founder Michael Lang on Wednesday officially confirmed the...
Tags: Music, Woodstock, Music Business, Live & Touring, Concerts, Bruce Houghton, John Roberts, Bethel, Bethel Woods, LANG, Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, Summer Jam, Michael Lang, Kornfeld, Darlene Fedun

Bethel to apply for transit grant after deadline passed

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Officials in a western Alaska city have been given the go-ahead to apply for a state public transit grant despite missing the deadline. KYUK-AM reports the Bethel City Council voted Tuesday to apply for the $300,000 grant after residents warned that the city’s bus service would stop in June 2020 if […]
Tags: News, Ap, Alaska, Northwest, Bethel, Bethel Alaska, KYUK, Bethel City Council

Bethel records second-warmest year over last century

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Last year marked the second-warmest year in nearly a century of record keeping for a western Alaska city. Alaska climate scientist Rick Thoman tells KYUK-AM that 2018 was the fifth year in a row that the average temperature in Bethel has been above freezing. He says Bethel has never had a […]
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Woodstock 50th anniversary festival

The town of Bethel , about 90 miles from New York City, was the original site of the Woodstock Festival in 1969. By some estimates, 400,000 people attended the original event, which featured artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana, and Janis Joplin. In 2019, a three-day music festival will take place at the same site to mark the 50th anniversary of the legendary event. The event will be called the Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival, and will take place on August 16-18, 2019 at the Be...
Tags: Travel, New York, New York City, Festivals, Music Festivals, Janis Joplin, All, Woodstock, Bethel, Bethel Woods Center, Darlene Fedun, Jimi Hendrix Carlos Santana

Rooms near 50th anniversary Woodstock venue are a hot ticket

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Finding a place to stay for next year’s 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not be a groovy experience for anyone hoping to score a room near the venue. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports that many motels, bed-and-breakfasts and Airbnb rentals are already sold out in Sullivan County, a rural area […]
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Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival Planned At Bethel Woods Site

The town of Bethel, New York, is planning a golden anniversary celebration of the Woodstock festival. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts announced the gathering on Thursday (12/27), revealing that the three-day event (8/16-18), "Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival: Celebrating the golden anniversary at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock … More »
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Original Woodstock site to host 50th anniversary concert

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — A three-day music festival will be held in August 2019 at the original Woodstock concert site to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic event. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a concert venue built on the original Woodstock site, announced Thursday that it will host the golden anniversary event […]
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Whicker: Cal Petersen passed his Kings audition, and the main stage awaits

EL SEGUNDO — A pair of shiny new Koho goalie pads sat under the Petersen family tree, 15 years ago. The dad, Eric Petersen, had played goal at Bethel, a Division III school in St. Paul, Minn. The son, Cal, was only eight. He already had an eye on the net and all the cool equipment that comes with it. Eric wasn’t so sure. “It’s such a tough position,” Eric said, from his home in Waterloo, Iowa. “You can’t have an off night. You have to bring it every night, and a lot of things depend on you. But ...
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Men's Basketball: Knights drop nail-biter at Bethel, 73-72

Kent Hanson notched his ninth career double-double, accounting for 26 points and 11 rebounds, but the Carleton College men’s basketball team came up just short in a 73-72 result at Bethel University. The back-and-forth contest featured 11 lead changes over the final 6:05 of the contest.
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Women's Basketball: Knights updended by Bethel

The Carleton College women’s basketball team wrapped up the 2018 portion of its season with a 75-39 loss to visiting Bethel University.
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Officials warn of thin river ice near Bethel

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Bethel officials are warning people that ice on the Kuskokwim River near town has not yet formed completely and is not safe for motorized vehicle. KYUK reports Bethel Search and Rescue officials urge people using the ice to stay away from snow drifts on it. Officials also recommend that people carry […]
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Boutique sends supplies to camp fire victims

71 people are dead and thousands in Butte County are without a home Thursday as the camp fire is continuing to tear through neighborhoods.However, some good news did transpire for those displaced by the fire. A local Bakersfield boutique is now in the process of sending supplies to Paradise.23ABC News spent the day at the Spoiled Rotten Boutique and gained further insight into what inspired the donation drive.After Spoiled Rotten Boutique owners continued to hear stories from the Paradise commun...
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New Bethel program to train aircraft mechanics

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — A new training effort is being launched in Bethel to address a severe shortage of aircraft mechanics in the Yukon-Kuskokwim region. Yuut Elitnaurviat, the regional adult workforce development program, is opening an aircraft mechanic school to fill the gap, KYUK reported . Some of the planes to be used were donated, […]
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‘Daredevil’s Bullseye Almost Played Captain America, Jonah Hill Tried Out For Justin Timberlake’s Role in ‘The Social Network’

Hollywood is full of “what if” casting scenarios, stories of actors who came thisclose to landing life-changing leading roles that may have had huge ripple effects through the rest of the industry. You probably know many of them: Nicolas Cage as Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings, Dougray Scott as Wolverine in X-Men, etc. At this point, someone could write an entire book about all of the actors who were nearly cast in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and one of those chapters would have to be about...
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Villages in Alaska region growing faster than hub town

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Small communities in Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region are growing faster population-wise than Bethel, the commercial hub for that part of the state. It’s part of a trend spreading across western and northern communities of Alaska, whose overall population has remained steady for several years, KYUK reported. Villages are growing the most, […]
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Ballot measure banning alcohol sales fails in Bethel

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Unofficial election results show Bethel residents voted down a ballot proposition that would have banned the sale of alcoholic beverages in the western Alaska city. KYUK-AM reports about 53 percent of Bethel voters turned down the local option at the election Tuesday. Bethel City Clerk Lori Strickler says voter turnout was […]
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Bethel man fined for Facebook post advertising moose meat

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — A Bethel man has been fined $100 for advertising the sale of moose meat on Facebook, an action illegal under Alaska law. KYUK-AM reports 36-year-old Arnold Lupie did not appear for his court hearing this week in Bethel, but Alaska Wildlife Trooper Walter Blajeski recommended the fine amount that was accepted […]
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Bethel man cited after Facebook post advertising moose meat

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — A Bethel man has been accused of advertising the sale of moose meat on Facebook, an action illegal under Alaska law. KYUK-AM reports Alaska Wildlife Trooper Walter Blajeski says he issued a citation to Arnold Lupie after seeing his online ad for moose meat. Blajeski says Lupie did not sell the […]
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A La Carte (October 1)

There are lots of Kindle deals today since it’s the first of the month. Enjoy! Visit Christian Audio to look at their free book of the month–a biography of Steve McQueen. Logos users can check for this month’s free and discounted works at the Logos store. (Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped on One Sunday in September) 9 Things You Should Know About the Bethel Church Movement You may want to familiarize yourself with the growing and influential Bethel Church movement. “ ...
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Vandal prevents landing of medical flight at Alaska airport

KASIGLUK, Alaska (AP) — Lights broken by a vandal in a southwest Alaska village prevented an emergency medical flight from landing. Alaska State Troopers say someone broke 43 runway lights at the airport in Kasigluk (kah-SIG-luk). The village of 630 people is 26 miles (42 kilometers) northwest of Bethel. The lights were known to be […]
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Bethel DMV office to close until new worker is hired

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — The Division of Motor Vehicles office in Bethel will be closed for more than a month following a worker’s transfer. KYUK-AM reports the office will close after Friday for up to eight weeks until a new employee is hired to fill the position. DMV Manager Janice Torsen says the state will […]
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Troopers release name of woman who died in Kuskokwim River

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Bethel have identified a woman who died after a boat crash. Alaska State Troopers on Thursday recovered the body of a woman floating face-down in the Kuskokwim River just south of the village of Napakiak (nah-PAK-ee-ak). The state medical examiner on Friday positively identified 25-year-old Holly Mayeda as the […]
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Offensive place name to be stricken from Alaska town code

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A place name deemed offensive to Alaska Natives who live there is being stricken from the municipal code of small town in western Alaska. The section of Bethel long known as Lousetown was noted in the municipal code since 2001, despite its connotations of parasitic lice. The nickname will be removed […]
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Alaska town seeks to remove ‘Lousetown’ nickname from code

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A section of a small town in western Alaska has long been known as “Lousetown,” which some residents find insulting to the Alaska Natives who live there. But in Bethel, it’s not just an unpleasant nickname with connotations of parasitic lice. It’s on the municipal code. Now an effort is underway […]
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Bethel-area residents question aftermath of gold mine

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — How a massive gold mine proposed in western Alaska will clean up after itself and pay for it were the topics of a public meeting in Bethel. KYUK-AM reports more than two dozen people expressed their views Tuesday about the proposed Donlin Gold Mine at the meeting requested by the Yukon-Kuskokwim […]
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Timau merched wedi eu gwahardd o gaeau CPD Bethel

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Alaska school district to use taxis to transport students

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — A western Alaska school district is turning to taxis after scrambling to find transportation for students before the school year starts this week. KYUK-AM reports the Lower Kuskokwim School District doesn’t have enough buses for Bethel-area students, so administrators reached a deal with a taxi company to fill the transportation gap. […]
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Peace, music, pictures: Woodstock archive takes online stage

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — A collection of photos and movies from the 1969 Woodstock music festival have been posted online . The Museum at Bethel Woods posted the archival images for the first time, two weeks before the 49th anniversary of the famous concert. The archive features photos and video from almost 30 contributors who […]
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