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VFW Post 10041 Veterans Day Ceremony

The Veterans Day Ceremony brought together the community of Bethel who with great respect and admiration honored and showed their appreciation for those who have served in the military and are...

Chuathbaluk's Good Samaritan Safety Shelters

The Kuskokwim River affords easy access by skiff in summer and snow machine in winter. Winter trails exist to Aniak, Napaimute, and other upriver villages as well as Bethel. The Chuathbaluk Tribal Council is committed to reducing the number of...

Second break up on the Kuskokwim

With the extended warm, wet, windy weather since the evening of November 8th it looked like a second break up in 2014 was possible for the Kuskokwim River. The ice stopped running here at Napaimute on November 4th and it looked like we were having...

Doyon Corporation's drug policy

On November 4, 2014 Alaskan voters passed ballot measure 2, an initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Alaska. Doyon, Limited wants applicants of any job with the Doyon Family of Companies to be aware of the following: The new...

ONC statement on Steamboat Slough

The Orutsararmiut Native Council has released a position statement regarding their goal to get Steamboat Slough cleared of all sunken barges. Steamboat Slough is home to many Kuskokwim River fishcamps. ONCs long-range goal is to get Steamboat...

A big thank you

The family of Paul Tikiun would like to thank you for your support at the time of our loss and needs. ONC for his casket, Dossie Chase and Regina Johnson for his clothes; Willie Gregory, Joe Sallafie, Richard Westdahl for making the cross. Thad...

City of Bethel decides on capital budget priorities

The City of Bethel council voted for sewage lagoon rehabilitation and dredging, new water and sewer trucks, and Bethel small boat harbor improvements as the top 3 priorities for the FY 2016 State of Alaska Capital Budget. The details are in...

Local volunteers in Bethel join 115th Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Between December 14, 2014 and January 5, 2015, hawk-eyed volunteers across the country will brave various weather conditions to count birds during the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC). On December 14, birders and nature enthusiasts in...

Bethel Family Clinic earns national recognition for patient-centered care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today (November 12th, 2014) announced that Bethel Family Clinic of Bethel, AK has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered...

Some Keys to a Happy Life

“I’ll be happy when…” Have you felt like that? And when you reached your goal or received the desired item, did your happiness last? Or did it begin to fade? To be sure, reaching a goal or obtaining something we have desired can make us...

New 12-dog maximum limit for K300

The Kuskokwim 300 Race Committee is pleased to announce that it has changed its rules this year to lower the number of dogs starting the race from 14 to 12. “This change is designed to make our race more accessible to some of our local kennels...

Free entry offered for all K300 Races

Following on the heels of raising the purses for the K300, Bogus Creek 150 and Akiak Dash, the K300 Race Committee has announced that it will have free entry fees to all K300 Races. “The K300 is eliminating entry fees for the 2015 season to...

Kwethluk NYO Invitational Results

The Kwethluk Kings hosted a Native Youth Olympics tournament this past weekend, November 7-8, 2014. Teams from Bethel and Napakiak joined the host team in a weekend of friendly competition. Winner of the Sportsmanship Awards goes to Gladys Jung...

Warriors dominate mats in Nikiski, Peninsula

The Bethel Regional High School Warriors continued to turn heads on the Alaska wrestling circuit this past weekend by turning in outstanding performances at the Nikiski Duals on Friday and the Peninsula Duals in Soldotna on Saturday. Overall, the...

Mt. Edgecumbe wins 3A volleyball state crown

The Mt. Edgecumbe Lady Braves captured the 2014 Class 3A state volleyball title on Saturday by downing Monroe Catholic by a 33-31 margin in the “If” game on Saturday afternoon at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. Monroe Catholic had...

Our kids come first

In this day and age a lot of violence is shown in movies and news. This is sometimes overwhelming for me, but imagine it must be really intoxicating to our youth. That part of the human that arouses...

Bacon Cheddar Biscuits

Greetings. Bethel is bursting at the seams this week. Welcome to all the YKHC board members and to all Lower Kuskokwim School District advisory board members. Wow! Talk about a power place! I know...

The Difference Between Anxiety and Depression

Question: What is the Difference Between Anxiety and Depression? Mental health diagnoses are not as simple as reading a culture, or identifying a bacteria or virus. Because we describe syndromes in...

The Dog's Dessert

If you’ve been around dogs very much, you probably seen a dog get sick from eating too much of the wrong thing. As unappetizing as it seems to you and me, after a little bit the dog will get hungry ...

Young Women of Distinction Award

This year’s 2014 Advocates for Victims of Violence Young Women of Distinction Award is presented to Cassandra Theckla Alunaq Black. Cassandra is the daughter of Herman and Ruth Black. Whose paternal grandparents are the late Calvin and Connie...

 
 
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