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Quinhagak and Toksook Bay win water and water system awards

November 16, 2017 0

The Alaska Rural Water Association has honored Quinhagak and Toksook Bay at their 19th Annual Training Conference where they recognized rural water systems, wastewater systems, and their operators for outstanding achievements. The Lower Kuskokwim School […]

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Salmon complete 1,000-mile journey, and life

November 16, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morning with biting air in the single digits Fahrenheit, this river smells like sulfur and is splashy and loud. Bald eagles and ravens swoop […]

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Major Evan honored with Alaska Legion of Merit Award

November 16, 2017 0

Maj. (ret) Johnny Evan, who served with the 297th Infantry Battalion, Alaska Army National Guard, is presented the Alaska Legion of Merit by Col. Wayne Don, commander of the 38th Troop Command, during his recognition […]

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Calista Corporation launches MyCalista online shareholder portal

November 1, 2017 0

MyCalista.com: Manage Contact Information, Review Dividend Payments, More Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation upgrades interaction with Shareholders with its secure, interactive MyCalista online portal. Found at https://MyCalista.com, Shareholders now have a suite of options at their fingertips. […]

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Family bonds will never be broken

October 26, 2017 1

by Greg Lincoln She has her momma’s beauty, her compassion for animals, her native arts and craftiness, her math and cooking skills, and her ability to sleep long and deep. From me she has the […]

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Yukon River Moose

September 28, 2017 0

Four year old Darius Vaska of Russian Mission went on a hunting trip with their dog and his uncle who caught a moose. He is holding the antlers with the nice fall foliage and sunshine […]

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Geerdts to join Millsaps Training Facility in Georgia

September 28, 2017 0

by Heidi Geerdts I wanted to take this opportunity to share some details on an extraordinary experience that Diesel Geerdts will be embarking on this month. He has been offered a spot in the Millsaps Training […]

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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 […]