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Bethel Community Fair August 27 – 31, 2015

It is time to celebrate a season of successes at the Bethel Community Fair. Get your fair entries ready for everyone to enjoy. Here are some highlights to look forward to this week. Monday –...

Backhauling in Akiak

Akiak Native Community EPA/IGAP program is proud to backhaul with Alaska Marine Lines. With the help of Sturgeon Electric, City of Akiak, ALPAR-Mary Fisher, West Rock-Randy Virgin, Alaska Energy Authority, Total Reclaim and Nathan Williams Akiak...

Upcoming waterfowl hunting season

Waterfowl hunting seasons open September 1 over much of Alaska, and as duck and goose hunters prepare to step into the marshes there are a few things they need to know – including some important regulations changes. Who Needs a Federal or State...

Rural community of Kwigillingok hosts CVRF Board meeting

On July 23 and 24, residents of the community of Kwigillingok welcomed the Board of Directors and members of the staff of Coastal Villages Region Fund (“CVRF”) to their rural village for the company’s quarterly board meeting. “Visiting our...

Moose hunting changes for YDNWR Lands in Unit 18 Kuskokwim Area

The Refuge Manager has issued a Special Action for Refuge lands in Unit 18 Kuskokwim area for a set eight-day hunt. Residents of the Akiachak, Akiak, Atmautlauk, Bethel, Eek, Kalskag, Kasigluk, Kwethluk, Lower Kalskag, Napakiak, Napaskiak,...

Kicking Thanks to the Kicker Community

This year nearly 100 pre-school and elementary students participated in the inaugural season of the Kuskokwim Kickers; a youth soccer league aimed at providing fun opportunities to practice friendship, sharing and play while improving the health of...

City of Bethel in Partnership with UAF

Working Together for our youth! July 1, 2015 marked a new start for the decades old partnership between the City of Bethel Parks and Recreation Department and the University of Alaska Fairbanks 4-H program. UAF Cooperative Extension will now have...

Youth cause extensive damage to school property

On August 16, 2015 at approximately 11:43 am, Bethel Police officers were dispatched to the Lower Kuskokwim School District’s (LKSD) administrative office in Bethel, Alaska in reference to property damage. Upon arrival officers made contact with...

Certified city council candidates

The candidate list for the Bethel City Council is at 6. The following is a list of the individuals who have filed and are certified: Leif Albertson, Richard Robb, Mark Springer, Jason Smith, Nikki Hoffman, and Alisha Welch. Mary Nanuwak also filed...

Medicaid Expansion

I have announced that I support expansion and I would have voted yes if the proposed legislation had reached the House floor during the 2015 session. House 148, introduced by the Rules Committee on behalf of the Governor, “An Act relating to...

BRHS, KLA runners compete in Tsalteshi Invitational

The 2015 high school cross country is officially underway for the Bethel Regional High School Warriors and Kuskokwim Learning Academy runners. And, by almost any measure, the season got off to a solid beginning for both. Bethel and KLA athletes...

O'Brien sprints to 85th at Tsalteshi Invite

Heading into the 2015 high school cross country season, almost everyone expected Haley O’Brien to be among the top female runners in western Alaska. On Saturday, the Bethel Regional High School star proved everyone correct. O’Brien helped the...

Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Greetings. Lately I've been seeing a lot of recipes for sweet potatoes - French fried, baked, pureed, in soup, biscuits - you name it. Most of us know sweet potatoes (or yams) in casseroles on...

What's She Doing At the Feast?

You’re probably a better person than me, but perhaps you’re not, so let me ask you this question, “Have you ever studied the people at a feast? Have you ever just looked at the faces in the...

When Children Disrespect their Teachers

Question: Why are some children so disrespectful to teachers, and why do parents take their part when they are disrespectful? I think the answer you are looking for is in your question. When bad...

A Musical Ear

I come from a long line of musicians, including mom and dad. When I was born mom already had a pump organ that she and her husband had shipped up from Seattle in 1938. Dad was raised in Akiak and...

CVRF awards 2015 Fall Semester Scholarships

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) has awarded $205,900 in Louis Bunyan Memorial Scholarship (LBMS) to 69 Western Alaska youth for the 2015 fall semester. This is on top of the $157,648 awarded to 56 students for the 2015 spring semester. CVRF’s...

Classifieds August 26

For Sale New Toyostoves Laser 73 $2450. Laser 56 $1950 Laser 30 $1450. Boiler $2850. GCI Cell 545-1616. (10/10-cnx) Jeff Sanders sells Hitzer Amish built wood stoves. Quality workmanship, simple to operate, clean burning, highly efficient, and very...

State of Alaska District Court August 6 – 21

Judgments Nick John Sakar, 47 4th Degree Assault 12 Mos. Mina Agimuk, 20 4th Degree Assault 30 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Martha Nicolai, 48 Disorderly Conduct 6 Days Dawn Crystal Boan, 23 2nd Degree Vehicle Theft 2 Yrs. Prob. Marlene Evan, 18 2nd Degree...

 
 
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