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Tara for Alaska Campaign

Alaska, thank you. Ten weeks ago I answered the call from Alaskans and embarked on a campaign journey with an amazing team of dedicated volunteers. I stood before Alaskan voters ready to be judged on […]

Letters to the Editor

Doug Massie for Alaska

Newly retired head of Alaska State Wildlife Troopers, Doug Massie, has filed for Alaska State Senate Seat O. Senate District O was recently redrawn, and now covers a significant portion of the Northern Mat-Su Borough, […]

In our Native Land

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In our Native Land

Remains found

On October 25, 2021, the Alaska State Troopers were notified by 59-year-old Fox resident Robert Bridges that his wife 65-year-old Fox resident Kimberly Bridges was missing from their home. Troopers began a thorough search for […]

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In our Native Land

Investigation in Akiak

A Tribal Police Officer contacted Alaska State Trooper dispatch on June 11, 2022 at about 4am, to report a death in the Community of Akiak. The deceased male, Nelson Jackson, 21 years old of Akiak, […]

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Parenting Issues

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What are some of the most common parenting issues you have seen in your practice? Answer: Probably the most common parenting issue that I see is one parent sabotaging the […]

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Our sacred land

by Peter Twitchell Who is teaching our kids about our sacred Tundra land, air, and sea? We the people are the stewards of this land to take care of it as we would an infant […]

Heard it in the Steam House

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Alaska Senate passes the Alaska Reads Act

The Alaska Senate today (April 12th, 2022) unanimously passed Senate Bill 111, an important effort to improve reading skills through increased accountability, well placed resources, and by recognizing that students must be ready to learn […]

Crime

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Man arrested

The Alaska State Troopers were notified on June 10, 2022, at 2:10 am, that 26-year-old Atmautluak resident Emmitt Paul provided alcohol to a toddler who was then brought to the village clinic. Paul then proceeded […]

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Crime

Washington man arrested for enticing Bethel child

Investigators of the Alaska State Troopers working in conjunction with investigators from Homeland Security Investigations and the Spokane Police Department arrested 40-year-old Spokane, Washington resident Brian Kevin Powell on May 19, 2022. Mr. Powell was […]

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Crime

Homicide Investigation

The Alaska State Troopers received a report that an adult male had been stabbed in Scammon Bay on April 7, 2022, at around 2:00 pm. The wounded man, 35-year-old Scammon Bay resident Cedric Yunak died […]

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Chefornak Shamans win LKSD NYO District Meet

by Delta Discovery Staff The Chefornak Shamans are the winners of the 2022 Lower Kuskokwim School District Native Youth Olympics tournament, held in Toksook Bay home of the Islanders on April 7-9th, 2022. Teams participating […]

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Obituaries

Obituaries

Laverne Howard Shimanek

Laverne Howard Shimanek, 88, peacefully passed on to His Savior Jesus, on May 11, 2022, at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. His devotion to family and expressive faith in God were the hallmarks […]

The Cop Shop

Chasing the Ambulance

Delta Fishin’ Report

Delta Fishin’ Report

Sheefish caught in Kipnuk

Carl Paul of Kipnuk caught a sheefish while drifting on the Kugkaktlik River last week, which is a very unusual catch for that river. Carl’s wife Martha cooked it and made delicious blackberry fish akutaq. […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

In-Season Kuskokwim Fishing Updates

by Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission Since Federal salmon management began on June 1, 2022, the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission estimates that about 12,630 king salmon have been caught in the lower Kuskokwim this […]

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Grandma’s Helper

2 year old Amelia Chaney of Napaskiak is happy to be helping her grandparents Joe and Susan Bavilla hang their salmon strips at their family’s fish rack. She is the daughter of  Alex Chaney and […]

Hairy Man – Big Foot Stories

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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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