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Inside Bethel News

Dunleavy Administration declines Kuskokwim Tribes government-to-government Donlin Gold Project Consultation

by ONC Staff Bethel, Alaska – On January 30, 2019, Orutsararmiut Native Corporation sent a letter to the Dunleavy administration requesting government-to-government consultation regarding the Donlin Gold Project (Project). On March 27 and April 5, […]

Inside Bethel News

KuC Students of the Year

by Cynthia Andrecheck University of Alaska Fairbanks Kuskokwim Campus is pleased to announce its Student of the Year Awards. Full-time Student of the Year Award was presented to Ethan Tutmalria Andrew from Tuntutuliak, AK. Ethan […]

Village Telegraph

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Village Telegraph

Harmonica Man Mike Stevens on Tour in AK April 28 – May 10

Harmonica Virtuoso Mike Stevens, recent recipient of Canada’s Medal of Honor for his healing work in Canadian villages (20 years), will share healing music and dance events in Alaska’s western, interior and North Slope communities […]

Village Telegraph

Suicide prevention advocates make an impact in Juneau

by James Biela Suicide Prevention Advocates with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)- Alaska Chapter traveled to Juneau to meet the legislators and discuss keeping mental health and suicide prevention as a priority for […]

Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind

Amendments and Clarification to Temporary Special Action Request FSA 19-02

by the Akiak Native Community The following is a letter to Federal Subsistence Board Chairman Anthony Christianson from the Akiak Native Community, dated April 16th, 2019. We are writing to amend and clarify Temporary Special […]

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Thank you for your support

Regarding, Charlie Don Spud Sr.: Mr. Spud’s three children, eight grandchildren and three great-grand children would like to thank, Mr. & Mrs. Richard Seebold, Barbara Amos & Children, Mr. & Mrs. James Whitman, Adam Whitman […]

Letters to the Editor

Praise for the Cama-i Dance Festival

This afternoon, on the eve of Cama-i’s opening festival, reaching out from Berkeley, CA, I renew my sincere enthusiasm for Alaska—especially for the Cama-i Dance Festival. Gazing on line at the listing by the Bethel […]

Letters to the Editor

NAPG reacts to the devastating cuts in State Budget

TO: Governor Mike Dunleavy Good morning Governor Dunleavy, The March 20, 21, 2019 session of the Nunavut Alaska Provisional Government, a consortium of Tribal Governments in Western Alaska, reviewed your proposed 24% cuts to K-12 […]

In our Native Land

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In our Native Land

Governor Dunleavy refuses to work with Alaska Tribes

by Native People’s Action, Inc. Dunleavy administration declining multiple requests for consultation and establishment of government-to-government relations. During Governor Dunleavy’s few months in office, he and his administration have already set an alarming precedent by […]

In our Native Land

Southeast pink salmon forecast cause for concern, cause for conservation

by Jenny Weis As the days grow longer and summer plans start to materialize, ‘18 million’ is a number on the mind of many across Southeast Alaska, especially those in the numerous industries that rely […]

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In our Native Land

Doyon 2019 Board Election Results

At the 2019 Doyon, Limited annual meeting of shareholders held on March 15, 2019 in Fairbanks, four shareholders were elected to the board of directors. Incumbents Jerry Isaac, Sonta Hamilton-Roach and Miranda Wright were joined […]

CONTRIBUTORS

Contributors

Multiple Personality Disorder or Bipolar Disorder

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Is Multiple Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder the same? Answer: No. They are two separate diagnoses. However Multiple Personality Disorder, which is now called Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), is often […]

Heard it in the Steam House

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Heard it in the Steam House

Passengers uninjured in plane crash

Alaska State Troopers were notified of an aircraft crash approximately 30 miles Northeast of Bethel on 4/11/2019 at about 1700 hours. The aircraft a Yute Air PA-32, was being operated commercially on a charter flight […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Alaska Professional Communicators offers scholarship

A $1,500 scholarship is offered to Alaska residents who are college or university students planning a career in a communications field by Alaska Professional Communicators, the Alaska Chapter of the National Federation of Press Women. […]

Delta lifestyles

Delta Lifestyles

CVRF kicks off $1.5 million People Propel® Program

by CVRF Staff Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) kicked off the tenth round of its popular People Propel® program this past month following the Board of Directors’ approval of the $1.5 million budget for this […]

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Delta Lifestyles

State, Partners request Ringed Seal delisting

The State of Alaska, along with the North Slope Borough, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and Iñupiat Community of the Arctic Slope submitted a petition today to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) requesting delisting of […]

Sports

Sports

Bethel grapplers shine at Arctic Warriors meet

by Tommy Wells Hannah Howell, Briana Henry, Isabel Lieb, Maya Iverson, Ethan Wheeler, Hayden Lieb, and Hans Holkesvik all wrestled their way to first-place finishes this past weekend and helped spur the Bethel Wrestling Club […]

Obituaries

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Obituaries

Jack Coghill 1925 – 2019

Statement from Sen. Coghill on Passing of his Father, Jack Coghill, Alaska Statesman John Bruce “Jack” Coghill passed away this morning (February 13, 2019) at the age of 93 of natural causes. “Dad was a […]

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Obituaries

Moses “Slo-Mo” Samuelson August 23, 1924 -January 2, 2019

Our beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend, Moses “Slo-Mo” Samuelson left us sadly, on January 2, 2019. He passed away at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital at the amazing age of 94. He passed […]

The Cop Shop

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 13 – 19

Judgments Theodore Pete, 44 4th Degree Assault 90 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Leonard Patton IV, 30 4th Degree Assault, Violate 95 Days, Condition of Release, Driving Under the Influence 2 Yrs. Prob. $3000, 20 Days […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 4 – 11

Judgments Garrett E. Urovak, 36 2nd Degree Harassment $50 Aaron Jason Wise, 37 Violate Conditions of Release 5 Days Tanya D. Kasayulie, 26 Violate Conditions of Release, 4th Degree Assault 5 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob., […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 1 – 5

Judgments Vasily Olick, 20 4th Degree Assault 12 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Ignatius J. Murphy, 28 4th Degree Misconduct Involving $100, Weapons, 2nd Degree Assault 3 Yrs. Prob. James Hale, 53 4th Degree Misconduct Involving […]

Hairy Man – Big Foot Stories

Hairy Man

Berry pickers spy Bigfoot

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 […]

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Hairy Man tracks along the Kisaralik River

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 […]

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Hairy Man sighted in Napakiak

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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