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From The Editor

From The Editor

Looking forward to another year

December 25, 2018 0

by Greg Lincoln Quyana and many good Christmas wishes to you all! Dear friends, this issue of the Delta Discovery marks the end of another amazing year of publishing our project, our beloved newspaper. We […]

Inside Bethel News

Inside Bethel News

Super Blood Wolf Moon Rise

January 20, 2019 0

The conditions look favorable for tonight’s Super Blood Wolf Moon. The moon rises above Tundra Ridge like a wavering cloud at  5:08pm as the ravens fly back to their roosting places for the night.

Inside Bethel News

Matthew Failor Wins K-300

January 20, 2019 0

Matthew Failor is the K-300’s newest champion. Failor, age 36, is from Willow, Alaska where he runs his kennel 17th-Dog. He is originally from Ohio where he grew up with his three brothers – they […]

Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind

State committed to safely developing Donlin Gold project

January 16, 2019 0

by Corri A. Feige As Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR), it is my responsibility to carry out the department’s mission to “develop, conserve and maximize the use of Alaska’s natural resources […]

Speak Your Mind

Winter knitted mittens tutorial

January 10, 2019 0

by Delta Discovery Staff Don’t you love the look, feel, and warmth of homemade knitted mittens? They are so cozy and nice, and the fact that they are homemade gives them that special sentimental significance […]

Speak Your Mind

Planning on Adopting a Rescue Pet?

December 19, 2018 0

by Deborah L. White I know many of us love and deeply care for the furry additions we bring into our homes. We nurture and care for them. Recently, my ‘Freckles’ passed away. She was […]

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Request for Major Disaster Declaration

January 16, 2019 0

Dear Mr. President: January 4, 2019 We write to urge your immediate consideration of Governor Michael Dunleavy’s request for a Major Disaster declaration under Section 401 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency […]

Letters to the Editor

Statement from Coastal House Legislators and Legislators-Elect

December 25, 2018 0

Many conversations have taken place since the November 2018 elections in the effort to put together an effective working House coalition to serve the people of Alaska. It is our goal to be part of […]

In our Native Land

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In our Native Land

Legislation filed to impose a deadline to test rape kits in Alaska

January 16, 2019 0

Representative Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) has pre-filed public safety legislation requiring the timely testing of sexual assault/rape kits in Alaska, which often go untested. House Bill 20 will help prevent a backlog of untested kits by […]

In our Native Land

A Celebration of Christmas

January 16, 2019 0

Ethan Cooke (at left) and Avery Hoffman of Bethel are the banner and star carriers for the St. Sophia Russian Orthodox Church during last week’s Slaaviq caroling at the Lulu Heron apartments. The carolers sang […]

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In our Native Land

Alaska Marine Lines expands western Alaska service

January 10, 2019 0

Alaska Marine Lines, an Alaska marine transportation company, is expanding its service from Seattle and Anchorage to the Arctic Region in 2019. Bowhead Transport will provide the destination services at the North Slope villages of […]

CONTRIBUTORS

Contributors

You Need to Get Married

January 16, 2019 0

by Tad Lindley Just this morning (I’m writing this on a Sunday evening January 13, 2019), a middle aged couple from the Yukon was walking by our church in Bethel before 9:00 AM. They decided […]

Contributors

OCD and Beyond

January 16, 2019 0

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What does it mean to be OCD? If someone has OCD, what would be on the other end of the continuum? Answer: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a condition that is […]

Contributors

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

January 16, 2019 0

by Millie Bentley Greetings. One great piece of kitchen equipment to use when making one (or several) of these hearty meals is a slow cooker, or crock pot. They’re just wonderful to have when you […]

Contributors

Elderhood

January 16, 2019 0

by Peter Twitchell “It’s times like these we need a savior” just popped to mind – the Holy Spirit at work. I do miss our leaders, like Eddie Hoffman, William Lomack, Axel Johnson, Nora Guinn. […]

Heard it in the Steam House

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Heard it in the Steam House

Anchorage man convicted

November 27, 2018 0

On October 31, 2018, an Anchorage jury convicted Nicholas Philemonoff of first degree vehicle theft. According to the evidence presented at trial, around 11:00 p.m. on October 11, 2017, Philemonoff was caught driving a vehicle […]

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Alaska’s first commercial drone company receives first overhead waiver

November 27, 2018 0

Alaska Aerial Media (AAM) in collaboration with Advanced Aerial Education (AAE) is the first small unmanned aircraft service company in Alaska to obtain a certificate of waiver (COW) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Calista Public Advocacy and Engagement Committee endorses Dunleavy

October 24, 2018 0

Yukon Kuskokwim Infrastructure and Donlin Gold Support, and opposition against Ballot Measure 1 remain pivotal issues. The non-partisan Calista Public Advocacy and Engagement Committee (PAEC) has updated its gubernatorial candidate endorsement. “The PAEC members appreciates […]

Delta lifestyles

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Foundation approves projects from Unalakleet to Sitka

January 16, 2019 0

by Lisa Demer Cabins in the wilderness, new ways of working with Alaska’s youth, and the first assisted living home in the Bering Strait region are among the areas of investment recently approved by the […]

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Pick.Click.Give. program is easier than ever to participate in

January 10, 2019 0

It’s January of 2019 and that means it’s time to file your permanent fund dividend (PFD) and participate in Pick.Click.Give. This year the Pick.Click.Give. Charitable Contributions Program will be found within the PFD application. Instead […]

Sports

Sports

Thunderbolts upend Bethel to claim VFW title

January 16, 2019 0

by Tommy Wells Ray Egoak pumped in 18 points and Darren Albrite added 17 more on Saturday and powered the Akiak Thunderbolts to a resounding 65-39 victory over the Bethel Regional High School Warriors’ junior […]

Sports

Aniak girls rally Akiak for VFW crown

January 16, 2019 1

by Tommy Wells If anyone had any doubts as to Aniak Lady Halfbreeds’ ability to defend their state championship, they had them answered this past weekend in front of a large crowd in the Bethel […]

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Sports

Wolves rally past Warriors

January 10, 2019 0

by Tommy Wells The Sitka Wolves reeled off 22 points in the final eight minutes of play and rolled to a 50-46 come-from-behind victory over the Bethel Regional High School Warriors in a non-conference showdown […]

Obituaries

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Obituaries

Timothy Theodore Oosterman July 10, 1953 – August 1, 2018

November 27, 2018 0

Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, resided in Bethel, Alaska. “His soul was like a star and dwelt apart…” Wordsworth Although not written about Tim Oosterman, these words of old describe him well. Tim was his own […]

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Obituaries

Darlene Margaret Cole Aug. 12, 1964 – Aug. 16, 2018

October 3, 2018 0

Darlene “Goosh-Goosh” Margaret Cole, born August 12, 1964 in Bethel, Alaska passed peacefully in her home surrounded by family on August 16, 2018. Darlene was the oldest of four daughters born to Alex and Maybelle […]

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Lucy Smith Kiunya “Neviller” Jan. 16, 1935 – September 18, 2018

October 3, 2018 0

Lucy Smith Kiunya was born January 16, 1935 to James and Amelia Smith in Cecing. She was united in marriage to Paul Kiunya Sr. in August 1953 in Bethel, AK. She was blessed with 9 […]

The Cop Shop

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel January 4 – 11

January 16, 2019 0

Judgments Christopher Herman, 36 2nd Degree Criminal Trespassing 14 Days William Mukluk, 34 4th Degree Assault 1 Yr. Prob. Harry Kak’ggar Oscar, 40 4th Degree Assault 90 Days Francine Ulroan, 30 4th Degree Assault 60 […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel December 8 – January 3

January 10, 2019 0

Judgments Peter George Nicori, 39 3rd Degree Assault, 1st Degree 21 Yrs., 10 Yrs. Prob. Andrew Hoffman, 32 Violate Conditions of Release 5 Days Kassandra George, 24 Violate Conditions of Release 5 Days Jonathan P. […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel November 28 – December 21

December 25, 2018 0

Judgments Herman Frederick, 24 4th Degree Assault 30 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Diane Kusaiak, 34 5th Degree Criminal Mischief 10 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Bradley A. Amos, 40 Hunting Season and Bag Limits, Unlawful Possession […]

Hairy Man – Big Foot Stories

Hairy Man

Berry pickers spy Bigfoot

July 26, 2018 0

by K.J. Lincoln On Saturday, August 3rd, 2013, a family from Bethel witnessed a very tall, black colored creature walking upright while they were out picking berries. The family of three – the dad and […]

Hairy Man

Hairy Man tracks along the Kisaralik River

July 26, 2018 0

by Delta Discovery staff The Kisaralik and Kasigluk rivers snake through the tundra together from the Kuskokwim River and make their way to the Kuskokwim and Kilbuck mountains. Hairy Man people, or Bigfoots, and/or their […]

Hairy Man

Hairy Man sighted in Napakiak

July 25, 2018 0

by Delta Discovery staff In late April 2013, a worker at the Napakiak village corporation was just taking a look outside the 2nd story window of the building during the early afternoon hours, when she […]

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