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My Friend

I consider myself blessed to have known a great man, Dana Kopanuk, his kindness and generosity knew no bounds. He had a great wealth of knowledge in all things including our subsistence way of life...

Federal Waters within the boundaries of the YDNWR

In preparation for another poor Kuskokwim River Chinook salmon run, the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge manager, through delegated authority from the Federal Subsistence Board, will issue Federal Special Actions to close the Chinook salmon...

Subsistence Board adopts Section 804 Determination along the Kuskokwim River

In-Season Manager to make final decision During its work session held on Thursday, April 16, 2015, the Federal Subsistence Board (Board) deferred action on special action requests for the Kuskokwim River. The Board had previously delegated...

Calista Shareholder Resolution

Resolution Requiring Board Term Limits Be it Resolved: Henceforth, all Calista Board Members shall serve no more than three consecutive three year terms. Be it Further Resolved: Beginning in 2016, no Board Member will be eligible for re-election if...

CVRF completes its 3rd round of People Propel

Successful Economic Development Solutions in Western Alaska Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) has completed its third round of the People Propel® Program. The program has made it possible for residents in western Alaska to purchase new outboard...

Let's stand together against drug abuse

My name is Tracy Faulkner and I am an addict in recovery. My drug of choice is heroin and it wasn’t easy getting to where I am today. I changed my life around for myself, my loved ones and my community. It took a lot of courage to admit and ask...

BNC officer election results

Bethel Native Corporation is a for-profit village corporation formed under ANCSA. The Corporation has been headquartered in Bethel since 1973. On May 2, 2015 shareholders gathered for the annual shareholders meeting in Bethel and re-elected...

Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fisheries Commission Report

Napaimute Director’s Report: “The Birth of Tribal Co-management of Fish on Our River” Over the past several years I have been to many fishing related meetings, always under the auspices of federal and/or state managers (most who don’t even...

Stamps of Bravery

The following poem was written by Kate McWilliams, a senior at the Bethel Regional High School for Memorial Day. Kate’s poem is the winner of the VFW Post 10041 Ladies Auxiliary 9th-12th grade Davida Dirksen Patriotic Competition. Stamps from...

Don't die a premature death

Now that boating season is here be safety conscious, wear your personal floatation device. A floatation coat will extend your life. My dad gave his only personal floatation device to the occupant of...

Southwest Chicken Soup in Crockpot

Greetings! Even though the river broke up it’s getting colder out there in the evening. Soup weather. I’m going to haul out the crockpot and make this wonderful soup recipe given to me by a...

Interview with the Apostle Peter: A Delta Discovery Exclusive

The Apostle Peter was one of Jesus’ twelve disciples. From humble beginnings, he rose to become the first Christian preacher ever, and the first to reach non-Jews with the message of Bible...

Bethel Archers compete at Nationals

On Friday, May 8th, the Bethel archers shot the 3D competition in Louisville, Kentucky. This is where they shoot foam animal targets at unknown distances. Leading the Bethel archers was first year shooter Callie Nick. She shot an incredible 269...

Classifieds May 13

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....

Dana Cupuaraq Kopanuk

Dana Kopanuk “Cupuaraq”, also affectionately called “Uppa Dana” went to be with the LORD on May 1, 2015 of natural causes. He just turned 77 years old. Uppa Dana was born April 21, 1938 to Pete and Martha Kopanuk in Hooper Bay, Alaska. He...

 
 
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