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Winter Bear play coming to Bethel

To everyone who loves plays, here is a production that has come and is coming to several of our YK delta communities. The Winter Bear Project, Drew’s Foundation and the North Star Community...

Funding needed for regional Underwater Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV)

To Whom It May Concern: Bethel Search and Rescue (BSAR) is an all-volunteer organization which relies on donations to operate. On December 13, 2014 there was three people from Akiak that went into open water on the upper end of the Kuskoquak...

Keeping children safe

Personal Safety is an important topic for all parents to teach their children. When we teach about SAFETY: do not play with lighters, not going to the river alone, we must include, SAFE TOUCH. By talking regularly with your child, you let your...

Alaskan Aerialist to perform at Cama-i 2015

Aerialist artist Crystal Kaakeeyáa Worl will be performing at this year’s Cama-i Festival. She is Tlingit/Athabascan from Fairbanks and Juneau. The following describes a little about herself and her art. What do you do as an aerialist? As an...

Wood Bison restoration reaches final stage

The next step in bringing Wood bison back to the wilds of Alaska is here. Starting Sunday, March 22, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will fly loads of 15-20 of the Western Hemisphere’s largest land mammal from Anchorage to the village of...

Multidisciplinary Team Meetings should include the Family

I can understand why June Stein would have reservations about these team meetings. I’ve sat in a couple of these multi-disciplinary team meetings. They’re comprised of professionals, mostly, if not predominantly, non-native. My comment isn’t...

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board holds town hall meeting

Director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board Cynthia Franklin herself came to Bethel to meet with community members regarding the potential alcohol sales in Bethel following the public notices recently posted for liquor license...

Cama-i Dedication: Janis Guest

Janis Martha Mary Guest Lake was born at Pashca on April 19th, 1987 at the Bethel Hospital to Martha Guest. She departed this life on April 29th, 2014. Janis recently celebrated her 27th birthday with many of her friends. Janis was raised in Bethel...

Moravian Bookstore reopens after many years

The Moravian Bookstore in Bethel has reopened its doors for business starting on April 1, 2015. The store is stocked with inspirational and faith-based items, gifts for cherished loved ones, and Christian bibles, a variety of books, music, CDs, and...

Regional Entity

Today we are blessed with modern technology and travel methods that have allowed us to have daily contact with our relatives and friends on a daily basis. The modern technology has also allowed us to make new friends, become family members outside...

Legislative session coming to a close

Dear friends and neighbors, We are in the home stretch. Today is day 81 of our 90-day session. The session’s last day is slated to be Sunday, April 19. There’s talk in the Capitol that the session may be extended – either through the Governor...

Buzz, area NYO stars turn in strong efforts at BRHS meet

Darren Buzz, Henry Peter and Francis Oscar may not be household named all over the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta at this point in their Native Youth Olympic careers, but after their performance at the 2015 Bethel Regional High School NYO meet this past...

Post, O'Brien shine at Bethel NYO meet

Lucy Post didn’t just dominate the 2015 Bethel Regional High School Native Youth Olympics meet over the weekend. She owned it. The Tununak standout won two events and finished second in four others en route to doubling the top score of her...

Macaroni and Cheese With Crab

Greetings. Tax day! That day used to put fear in the heart of all young CPA's in San Diego. Those were the days when automatic extensions were not available. The main Post Office in downtown San...

30 Pieces of Silver

No man in his right mind would trade the gift of God for 30 pieces of silver, but that is exactly what one of Jesus disciples did. Judas Iscariot sold Jesus out to the chief priests of Israel for a...

Stand Up!

If what I heard is correct that our State’s law enforcement agency knows who is ordering more liquor than allowed per person here in Bethel, then, what can be done about this, if anything? I was...

Marrying Young

Question: I am a Christian mother with teenage girls. We talk a lot about abstaining from sex and waiting to get married until they finish college and find just the right husbands. It is my...

Kwig School Honor Roll

Kwigillingok School is very proud in presenting the 2014-15 Quarter 3 Honor Roll students. Congratulations for making Quarter 3 Honor Roll to the following: GPA 4.0: Janis Andrew, Kimberly Kairiauak, Jocelyn Snyder, Isaiah Igkurak GPA 3.5: May S....

BRHS 8th Grade Poetry

Ode to Music by Jerusha Putikka Thanks to music, For being there When no one else is. To the agonizing wait for new albums filling the room with peaceful rejoice and energetic redemption. To belting out in the shower or just starting the day with a...

 
 
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