New Bethel Dog Law Authorizes Volunteer Animal Force

There’s a new set of dog control laws in the Western Alaska City of Bethel.  It includes the authorization of a new force of animal control volunteers.  On Tuesday night the city council there passed a sweeping set of changes aimed at improving the safety of people and property on Bethel streets.  The vote was passed unanimously, but not everyone on the council thinks the laws will help.

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Shane Iverson is a reporter at KYUK in Bethel.

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