Associated Press via KYUK
residents in Bethel,
may have thought their pleas of, "Yo quiero, Taco Bell!" had finally
flyers announcing the opening of the fast food restaurant started showing up in
this southwest Alaska
community of 6,200 people last week, complete with instructions of how to apply
for a job.
reports that it turned out to be an elaborate hoax, with a fake phone number
and website listed on the flyer.
Foods Inc., which operates many Taco Bells in Alaska, says there are no plans
to open a location in Bethel.
not known who is behind the hoax or why they did it.
for Bethel residents needing a Taco Bell fix, the closest location will require
a plane ride to Anchorage, 400 miles to the east.