From The Editor

K9 troopers assist in sniffing out illegal drugs

September 19, 2017 0

by Greg Lincoln Back in 2006 Bethel had a drug sniffing dog named Sirius. This hardworking K9 served as a Trooper for the Alaska Bureau of Alcohol & Drug Enforcement Western Alaska Alcohol & Narcotics […]

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Bethel’s beloved elder – Esther Green

September 19, 2017 0

by Vanessa Lynn Hunter Esther Green was born and raised in Nunapitchuk, Alaska to Lucy Evon and her biological father Wassillie B. Evon. Esther shares her story of growing up with her single mother and […]

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Jasmine Gil: ‘Science is my life’

September 19, 2017 0

by Kathleen McCoy One year after completing her degree in natural sciences at UAA, Jasmine Gil stands at a crossroads. What comes next? The signpost in one direction reads medicine. Back when she started college […]

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Aboard the Sikuliaq on the Beaufort Sea

September 12, 2017 0

by Diana Campbell Beaufort Sea – If the sea had a dinner bell, the Beaufort Sea shelf break is a ringer for one part of the Arctic food web, from plankton to whales and seabirds. […]

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Zone 1 closed in Resident Moose Hunt in the Lower Kuskokwim portion of Unit 18

September 12, 2017 0

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces an Emergency Order closure of the resident moose season in Zone 1 of the RM615 Kuskokwim moose hunt. The State resident season for bull moose by registration […]

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Pacific walruses haul out near Point Lay earlier than in previous years

September 12, 2017 0

In the first week of August, several hundred Pacific walruses were observed on a barrier island near the Native Village of Point Lay, a small, Iñupiaq community on the northwest coast of Alaska. This is […]

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Kusilvak Moose

September 12, 2017 0

It was a once in a lifetime family trip to Kusilvak over the Labor Day weekend, wrote Alicia Ramoth of Scammon Bay. “A day of hoping ended in breathtaking rewards. Madison Rose Ramoth, age 13, […]

Crime

24 Bethel Residents Charged with Selling Alcohol Without a License

September 8, 2017 4

On September 7, 2017, the Office of Special Prosecutions charged 24 defendants for allegedly selling alcohol without a license in Bethel, a Class A Misdemeanor. The charges resulted from an undercover operation led by troopers […]

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2017 Russian Expedition to Alaska

August 29, 2017 0

by Dr. Mikhail Malakhov It is with great satisfaction that I say to our friends in Anchorage, Bristol Bay and on the Kuskokwim River that the 2017 Russian Expedition to Alaska was successfully completed. The […]

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A Moose Hunting Adventure

August 29, 2017 0

by Wesley Nicholai Moose hunting is always the season when everybody is hunting to get moose and to get meat for the winter. It is the biggest game hunting animal around the Kuskokwim delta. One […]