Welcome to the Bethel Alaska Chamber of Commerce Website
Bethel (Mamterilleq in Central Alaskan Yup'ik) is a city located near the west coast of the U.S. state of Alaska, 400 miles west of Anchorage. Accessible only by air and river, Bethel is the main port on the Kuskokwim River and is an administrative and transportation hub for the 56 villages in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
Bethel is the largest community in western Alaska as well as the 9th largest in the state, with a population estimated to be 6,500 in 2010.
May begins the bird watching season. Book now for your bird tour with the Kuskokwim Wilderness Adventures @ 907-543-3900 or visit their website @ www.kuskofish.com John McDonald, co-owner, will be the guest speaker at the Chamber luncheon on May 21st. John is offering a $20 coupon for anyone attending the luncheon when they book their reservation on a bird tour! The luncheon is held at the Mud Hut restaurant every Thursday, noon-1:00. The public is invited!