Delta Fishin’ Report

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 […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Hunting Outside Tununak

June 13, 2017 0

by Nigel Angaiak In the Spring of 2009 on May 18, my father and I went up North to Kass’aq River to hunt some geese. It was the first time I ever went out of […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Federal public waters of the Kuskokwim River opened June 12

June 13, 2017 0

12-hr. opening for the Harvest of Chinook Salmon by Federally Qualified Subsistence Users In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Federal In-season Manager announces […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Heard it in the Steam House

Alaskan recognized with National Award for Suicide Prevention Advocacy

June 20, 2017 0

Suicide is the fifth leading cause of death overall in Alaska. To create awareness and honor those working to prevent this tragic loss of life, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention presented volunteer advocate and […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Lyft, Uber, and other ridesharing companies can now serve Alaskans and visitors

June 20, 2017 0

Earlier today (June 15), Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed a bill into law that allows ridesharing companies like Lyft and Uber to operate in Alaska. House Bill 132, sponsored by Representative Adam Wool (D-Fairbanks), would […]

Heard it in the Steam House

BRHS grad serving as Intern for Sen. Murkowski

June 13, 2017 0

Recent Bethel Regional High School graduate James Flemings has been chosen as one of U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski’s first session summer interns. U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski welcomed her first wave of summer interns – recent […]

Inside Bethel News

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 […]

From The Editor

Memorial Day gathering draws loved ones to Ridgecrest Cemetery

May 31, 2017 0

by Greg Lincoln The Memorial Day Ceremony in Bethel was held at the resting place of dearly departed Captain Charlie Guinn. Captain Guinn served in the Alaska Territorial Guard. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post […]

Village Telegraph

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 […]

Village Telegraph

Mountains full of snow and birds

June 6, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell May 11, 2017: In the early going of my second hike across Alaska along the route of the Trans-Alaska pipeline, I chose to walk the highway rather than the pipe’s route to […]

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

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 […]

Speak Your Mind

Gone Fishin’

June 6, 2017 0

by Joseph Lawrence It was mid August, 2016. Our good deeds to the elders who no longer could provide for themselves was finally going to pay off with the fish and other catch we gave […]

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

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 […]

Sports

Scammon star switches commitment to Skagit Valley

May 10, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Christmas came a few early for Skagit Valley Community College head coach Steve Epperson. He isn’t complaining at all. Epperson picked up one of Alaska’s top players last week when Scammon Bay […]

Bethel, Alaska

2017 BRHS NYO Invitational

2017 State NYO Day 2

Newtok vs. Chefornak

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