Delta Fishin’ Report

Delta Fishin’ Report

Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River opened to gillnet fishing last Saturday

June 27, 2017 0

In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Federal In-season Manager announced a 12-hour gillnet opportunity for Federally qualified subsistence users to harvest fish other […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Pacific Bering Sea Halibut

June 27, 2017 0

On June 17, 2017 Alicia Ramoth of Scammon Bay reeled in an astounding 74″ halibut to start off the fishing season. With cloudy skies and swells of up to 5 feet it was a perfect […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Subsistence Fishing Update for June 16, 2017

June 20, 2017 0

In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (KRITFC) and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge Manager announces that, due to unusually low numbers of Chinook […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Heard it in the Steam House

Council member advocates for park development plan for Kasayuli Sub

June 27, 2017 0

Council member Naim Shabani will be introducing an action memorandum at the City of Bethel’s June 27th regular meeting that is aimed at directing administration to begin working on a park development plan for Kasayuli […]

Heard it in the Steam House

American Red Cross of Alaska provides aid to Kwethluk residents

June 27, 2017 0

The American Red Cross of Alaska responds to calls for assistance, on average, almost once a day state-wide. In May, the Red Cross provided assistance to 4 residents of Kwethluk. Overall statewide, a total of […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Teen takes child home to keep her safe

June 27, 2017 0

A 1 ½ year old child was found safe after a massive search was launched in Bethel to find her after her mother found her missing. On June 19, 2017 at approximately 0722 hours, Bethel Police […]

Inside Bethel News

Inside Bethel News

Legislature agrees to Operating Budget

June 27, 2017 0

by Rep. Zach Fansler June 23, 2017: Dear Neighbors, Last night the Alaska State Legislature passed an operating budget, HB 57, which successfully averts the State Government from entering a shutdown at the end of […]

Inside Bethel News

Public nuisance abatement code amendments postponed

June 20, 2017 0

An ordinance that would amend the Bethel Municipal Code’s section pertaining to public nuisance abatement, penalties and remedies has been postponed per the request of council during their June 13th regular meeting. Ordinance 17-23 was […]

Inside Bethel News

Ballot proposition ordinance to increase alcohol beverage sales tax

June 13, 2017 0

A proposed ordinance is on the City of Bethel council’s next agenda that would submit to the qualified voters of Bethel a ballot proposition amending the Bethel Municipal Code to increase the alcoholic beverage sales tax […]

Village Telegraph

Sports

Persson signed on to play for Umpqua RiverHawks

June 27, 2017 0

The RiverHawk Volleyball team has signed Rachelle Persson of Kalskag, Alaska, to continue her volleyball career as a member of the RiverHawks. Persson played at Mt. Edgecumbe High School, where she was a member of […]

Village Telegraph

Gray-crowned Rosy Finch (Ceqpilunaq)

June 6, 2017 0

by Frank Keim What an amazing finch (sparrow) this is. No one will see it during the nesting season unless you are exploring the high ridges of the highest mountain ranges in the LYK Delta. […]

From The Editor

Once Our Way

June 6, 2017 0

  by Greg Lincoln The earliest known film about a Yup’ik community made by a Yup’ik filmmaker has been saved and digitally restored. “Once Our Way” was directed, produced, and photographed by Andrew J. Chikoyak […]

In our Native Land

In our Native Land

The ACR releases the Cancer in Alaska – 2013 Report

June 20, 2017 0

This report was released by the Alaska Cancer Registry Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. Executive Summary This report summarizes the most recently available information about […]

In our Native Land

Coastal Villages launches Summer Youth Work Programs

June 13, 2017 0

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) will be putting Western Alaska youth to work this summer through its Youth-to-Work and internship programs. CVRF’s internship program has been employing college students since CVRF was formed in 1998. […]

In our Native Land

First steps from Valdez, in the snow

May 31, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell PORT VALDEZ: May 4, 2017–We have launched on the pipeline hike version 2.0, 20 years after the first time. I’m now sitting on the muscled root of a Sitka spruce by the […]

Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind

The American Flag

June 27, 2017 0

The 5th graders from Gladys Jung Elementary took part in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary American Flag Poetry and Essay Contest back in March. The entries were all handwritten original pieces about the American […]

Speak Your Mind

CDQ Expansion needed in the Kusilvak Census Area

June 20, 2017 0

by Nick P. Andrew Jr. The Lower Yukon River Delta region of western Alaska is encompassed by the Kusilvak Census Area that includes the twelve (12) communities of: Alakanuk, Chevak, Emmonak, Hooper Bay, Kotlik, Marshall, […]

Speak Your Mind

Please veto HB 132, Transportation Network Companies

June 13, 2017 0

by Myron Naneng Sr. Mr. Governor, I, Myron Naneng Sr., am the Chairman of the Board for the Sea Lion Corporation, representing the people of Hooper Bay, AK, and I would like to discuss HB […]

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Family ties

June 20, 2017 0

My dad had brothers, sisters, and other relatives on Nunivak Island but he had never explained my away-from-the-Island heritage. My grandma Edna Hooper on my mother’s side is originally from Tununak. My dad was born […]

Letters to the Editor

Request Consideration for Re-Election of Margaret Pohjola

June 13, 2017 0

It has been my honor to humbly serve the Calista Shareholders for 20 plus years. The beginning of my tenure was an important yet critical time for Calista. As stressful as the decision during the […]

Letters to the Editor

Save the PFD

June 6, 2017 0

The problem our Government in Alaska, with its Obama-era Leftovers still in power, is that they are down there in their own little world, with the Lobbyists and the ever present threat of being PUNISHED […]

Sports

Sports

Persson signed on to play for Umpqua RiverHawks

June 27, 2017 0

The RiverHawk Volleyball team has signed Rachelle Persson of Kalskag, Alaska, to continue her volleyball career as a member of the RiverHawks. Persson played at Mt. Edgecumbe High School, where she was a member of […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel martial arts team shines at state meet

May 23, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells When KUC Judo Program sensei Louise Russell and Y-K Fitness Center Judo instructor Warren Polk decided the time was right for Bethel to send a team to the 2017 Alaska Judo Championships, […]

Sports

Archery Nationals Trip 2017

May 23, 2017 1

by Rafe Johnson We had an excellent trip this year. The four coaches took 15 kids ranging from 4th-10th grade down to Louisville, Kentucky to participate in NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) National […]

Bethel, Alaska

2017 BRHS NYO Invitational

2017 State NYO Day 2

Newtok vs. Chefornak

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