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Keguta Dental opens new office in Bethel

Keguta Dental - Bethel’s brand new private dental clinic - is inviting, convenient, and a pleasant extension of Dr. Edwin Allgair’s warm and welcoming personality. It is a state-of-the-art...

Nunalleq Archaeological Project begins process of bringing Yup'ik Cultural Material back to Alaska

The partnership between Quinhagak, Alaska and Aberdeen, Scotland is yielding gold in terms of priceless artifacts and new information for Yup’ik people. Qanirtuuq Inc. and University of Aberdeen archaeologist Dr Richard Knecht are working closely...

The Constitution of the Yupiit Nation

The following preamble of the Yupiit Nation was ratified on October 5, 1984 at the Native Community of Tuluksak. Recognizing that we, Yupiit, affirm that our traditional cultural heritage and inherent governmental sovereignty are essential to our...

Runaway juvenile found

A teenager from Bethel who ran away from a camp he was attending was found safe, said a report by Alaska State Troopers. At approximately 5:08pm Alaska State Troopers were notified of a missing juvenile on Etolin Island. A 14 year old male from...

AVEC opens new office in Bethel

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) opened a new office in the newly renovated Alaska Commercial Co. flagship Bethel store located at 450 Ridgecrest. The old office building is no longer open for business. AVEC will...

Arctic Researcher seeks your help

Alexander Strutzke, a PhD student at the Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology of the University of Waterloo (Ontario), is researching the environmental changes due to global warming in the North American Arctic and Subarctic. Part of...

ONC Statement regarding allegations of police brutality

On August 6, 2014, ONC Tribal Council held its regular monthly meeting. The City of Bethel Acting City Manager, Greg Moyer and Police Chief Andre Achee were invited to attend. The ONC Tribal Council was very disturbed about a letter to the editor...

The needs of local government

Dear Editor, This week I had a chance to talk with Alaskans who manage communities, large and small, across our state. In preparing remarks for the Alaska Municipal League, I could not ignore the disconnect between local and state government that...

Winter House provides a safe haven for Bethel's homeless

The weather is getting chilly, and the geese are flying. It’s no surprise that Bethel Winter House Lions’ Club has had their first meeting before winter comes. They will be meeting the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month, and the public is...

Officer involved shooting in Bethel

A Bethel man was shot by a Bethel police officer during an incident last Friday, and was medevaced to Anchorage. On August 15, 2014 at about 10:35am, Alaska State Troopers were contacted by the Bethel Police Department, requesting investigative...

Danger in Letting Donlin Fly Under the Radar

This month began with one of the largest environmental disasters in the recent history of North American mining. The tailings dam at Mount Polley failed, releasing 10 million cubic meters of contaminated water and over 4 million cubic meters of...

O'Brien, BRHS thinclads open cross country season at Bartlett Invitational

Haley O’Brien found the perfect way to open the 2014 high school cross country season on Saturday afternoon at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. She legged out a top 30 finish. The Bethel Regional High School standout was among seven western...

Majority of silver salmon run past lower Kuskokwim

Based on historical Bethel Test Fishery (BTF) data, 83% of the coho salmon run has passed through the lower Kuskokwim River. The BTF data indicates that the coho salmon run is tracking above the 5-year and 10-year averages. In addition, cumulative...

States of Consciousness

Question: Are we conscious of what is going on around us at times other than when we are wide-awake? “States of Consciousness” is a whole area of study within the field of psychology....

Are You Suffering From Atheistic Tendencies?

Reputable surveys suggest that somewhere between two and four percent of Americans are atheist. In case you are not up on the lingo, an atheist is a person who denies that God even exists. Christians ...

Happiness Is…

I wanted to listen to what the American Native Call-in show would talk about a few mornings ago and they discussed with their callers just what made people happy. It was interesting to note that the...

Scrumptious Blueberry Bars

Greetings. For all of us, the most important (and difficult) part of any program is to maintain the good habits and therapeutic lifestyle needed on the road to better health. In keeping with healthy...

Classifieds August 20

For Sale New Toyostoves Laser 73 $2300. Laser 56 $1800 Laser 30 $1300. 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 affordable....

 
 
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