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YK Regional Governance Convention date set

This meeting announcement is from the Calista communications department. The YK Delta Regional Governance Convention date has been set for March 16, 2015. The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Regional...

Reward offered for stolen Native Artwork

During the weekend of Jan. 31–Feb. 1, the YKHC Community Health Services Building or “New YK” administration building was broken into and approximately a dozen valuable artifacts and Alaska Native artwork items were stolen from three locked...

Congratulations to the 2015 Best in the West finalists

The YPCC is pleased to announce the 2015 year finalists for the “Best in the West” small business competition. Local and regional entities have joined in promoting local, YK delta entrepreneurs, with cash awards. This is a unique opportunity to...

Man walks 60 miles in -35F

A man walked approximately 60 miles between the villages of Birch Creek and Fort Yukon, said a report from the Alaska State Troopers. On 02/02/2015 at about 7:00pm the Birch Creek Tribal Office contacted AST Fairbanks Dispatch to report Lawrence...

Preventing Suicide

Suicide is a tragedy not only for person whose life is lost, but also for surviving family and friends who may experience feelings of grief, emptiness, guilt, failure, or shame. God has given life to each of us to do his work on Earth. Our bodies...

Marijuana ordinance on city's agenda

An ordinance to amend the Bethel Municipal Code (BMC) to prohibit the consumption of marijuana in a public place will be considered by council during their February 10th, 2015 regular meeting. Ordinance 15-03, if introduced and passed, will add a...

House District 38 Legislative Update

Dear friends and neighbors, The tenor of the Legislature is beginning to change as we end the third week of the session. Everyone is settling into their new roles. I am proud to serve as a member of the House Leadership, as House Majority Whip, as...

Pedestrian struck by vehicle

A woman was hit by a City-owned vehicle in Bethel, said a report from the Bethel PD. On February 4th, 2015 at approximately 1:18pm, a City of Bethel vehicle failed to stop at the intersection located at Watson’s Corner. The vehicle then left the...

PILT Funds Regional/Tribal Government

It is time for the Yukon-Kuskokwim region to utilize Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) to pass funding onto member tribes through a regional constitutional government. There is no need for regional government to institute taxes nor interfere with...

Regional Governments Strengthen and Unify People

As Yup’ik people, we have for centuries recognized the need for society and the importance of the individual’s involvement in that society to ensure a thriving and vibrant culture. The individual Yup’ik governed by “yuuyaraq” understood...

No. 1-ranked Barrow sweeps two from Bethel

The Bethel Regional High School Warriors went into the weekend showdown looking to prove to everyone they could play with the state’s top-ranked team. Although they lost both ends of a their weekend twinbill, the Warriors sent out a clear...

Lady Warriors drop pair to top-ranked Barrow

The Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors gave a valiant effort against the No. 1-ranked ranked Barrow Lady Whalers on Friday and Saturday in front of a large crowd in the Barrow High School gym. Bethel, hampered by a slow start in both games,...

A Good and Orderly Direction

If you are a baby boomer or in your thirties or forties this is especially for your ears, I hope you got them on. Where are our Elders? They are going, and moving on quickly. There is no time to...

Phantom of the Tundra Snowy Owl - Anipaq

Once while cross-country skiing in the high tundra near Hooper Bay, I heard hooting in the distance. It was early May and the tidal fog from the Bering Sea was just beginning to thin out. I continued ...

Tasty Marinated Chicken

Greetings! This is S & S week in Bethel again – Slippin’ n Slidin’. The Department of Public Safety and Emergency Medical Services should conduct classes in “Maneuvering Safely on Ice” for...

Charlie's Tape Collection

If you ever went to a Grateful Dead concert in your younger years you remember how there would be a section at the concert called the “Tapers’ Section” where people would record the concert....

Local teens to be honored at Spirit of Youth Awards

Byron Nicholai of Toksook Bay and Kate McWilliams of Bethel are being honored at the 2015 Spirit of Youth Awards March 28. Nicholai, 16, was selected as a Spirit of Youth Award recipient in the category of Cultural Pursuits for his Facebook page,...

Classifieds February 11

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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