Contributors

Philosophy on Marriage

June 20, 2017 0

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What is your personal philosophy on marrying young? Parents, churches, and in some cases, even the government have done a great job advocating for young people to abstain from sex, […]

Contributors

Homebrewer Tells Troopers, “But I’ve made 4,197 pitchers of Kool-Aid”

June 20, 2017 0

by Tad Lindley Picture this entirely imaginary scene, the Alaska State Troopers knock on the door and are invited into the residence whereupon they see a small, blue berry-picking bucket on the kitchen table and […]

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 […]

From The Editor

Flag Day observed in honor of our nation’s colors

June 20, 2017 0

by Greg Lincoln On June 14, 2017 flags across the nation that were ready for retirement, including here in Bethel, were honorably decommissioned through flame in a Flag retirement ceremony. June 14 is designated as […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Living

Lower Kalskag annual Clean Up Green Up

June 20, 2017 0

The Village of Lower Kalskag had our Annual Clean up Green up May 30th – June 2nd 2017 with a picnic for the youth for a good job done with the help of volunteers. The […]