From The Editor

From The Editor

New records set at WEIO 2024

by Greg Lincoln The World Eskimo Indian Olympics (WEIO) for 2024 featured some new records set, a testament to the hard work and determination of participants competing in the traditional native games of WEIO. Emily […]

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Inside Bethel News

Inside Bethel News

AVCP Awards Nominations Open

The Association of Village Council Presidents is accepting nominations for the 2024 AVCP President’s Awards to be given at the annual convention in August. The deadline is July 24th, 2024. All nominees submitted to AVCP […]

Village Telegraph

Delta Fishin’ Report

In our Native Land

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In our Native Land

Dutch Harbor Remembrance Day

Alaska Governor Dunleavey issued the following proclamation on June 3rd, 2024, commemorating those who were lost in Alaska during World War II. WHEREAS, on June 3, 1942, six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, […]

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In our Native Land

Korea-Alaska Friendship Day

Jun 29, 2024 WHEREAS, the State of Alaska is thankful for the continuation of strong international relations with the Republic of Korea, and Alaskans appreciate the Korean community’s many contributions to the economic and cultural […]

CONTRIBUTORS

Contributors

Guns or Butter

by Dave Kutcher In a speech from 1953, President Eisenhower specifically referred to this expression of “Guns or Butter”… “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, […]

Contributors

Keep respecting others

by Peter Twitchell Yupiaqs are told when we’re children that we came from the land. Our ancestors the elders believed in Ellam Yua, meaning the Son of the Universe. Creator God made us from the […]

Contributors

Keep active during aging

by Peter Twitchell I remember when I was 18 and somebody mentioned somebody turning 51 years of age. I overheard them and I thought to myself, 51? I’ll never get there, it’s too far! Needless to […]

Contributors

Rising tide lifts all boats

by Dave Kutcher What happens when the tide doesn’t change? Let’s substitute interest rates for the tide. Well, the tide rose and brought some boats with it, but staying risen creates problems one might not […]

Sports Photos

Sports

Sports

ASAA 2023 Cross Country Good Sports Award Recipients

Alaska high schools may select a student who exemplifies outstanding citizenship and sportsmanship throughout the cross country season. Coaches chose the following athletes for the 2023 XC season. CONGRATULATIONS! Bethel Jordan Klejka Paul Dyment Bristol […]

Summer Living

Delta Lifestyles

Eek River Moose Hunt

Gloria Mark from Eek, Alaska enjoys reading the Delta Discovery newspaper while moose hunting up river on the North Side this September. Photo by Richard Mark, also of Eek.

Delta Lifestyles

Delta Lifestyles

Calista Corporation announces 2024 Shareholder Award Recipients

by Calista Corporation Five Individuals Recognized for Making an Impact in Their Communities. Five Calista (cha-LIS-tah) Corporation Shareholders are receiving recognition in the 2024 Shareholder Awards. Drawn from nominations submitted by fellow Shareholders, these annual […]

Delta Lifestyles

KRITFC 2024 Annual Meeting Recap

by the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission On April 2, 3, and 4, Commissioners from 19 of our Member Tribes gathered in Anchorage for our 2024 Annual Meeting and elections. It was powerful and good […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Youth News

Sports

BRHS hosts Invitational Volleyball weekend

The Bethel Regional High School volleyball teams hosted a weekend of slamtastic with teams from Chevak and Juneau-Douglas participating. The games started on Friday and continued on through Saturday. The Juneau-Douglas Bears varsity team came […]

Obituaries

Obituaries

Isaac Kalistook

Isaac Qerrataralria Kalistook was born to Agnes Anglluralria Dock and Benjamin Kaligtuk (Kalistook) in the old village of Cicing between Kipnuk and Chefornak on September 7, 1936. He lived a traditional lifestyle, kayaking in the […]

Obituaries

Annie Nelson “Mom”

Annie Nelson “Amarr” was born at Kinaq to Uliggaq and Bessie. Her father died from an illness when she was a small child. When her mom was arranged to marry Amyagalria the families decided for […]

Obituaries

Mildred Ethel Short

Mildred Ethel Short, known as Millie, passed away peacefully in her home on September 28, 2023 in Anchorage, Alaska, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on May 19, 1942 in Moses Point, Alaska […]

The Cop Shop

Crime

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Crime

Nick convicted by jury

Yesterday (July 11th, 2024), after a four-day trial, a jury found 32-year-old Daniel Nick guilty of Kidnapping, Coercion, two counts of Assault in the Third Degree, Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree, […]

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Crime

Failure to salvage moose

Alaska Wildlife Troopers Bethel received a report of an unsalvaged moose in GMU 18, near Saint Mary’s. Further investigation revealed Monte Downing, age 71 of California, shot a 64” bull moose on September 17, 2023, […]

Chasing the Ambulance

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 […]

Hairy Man

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 […]

Hairy Man

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 […]

Hairy Man

Whitefish set netters spot Bigfoot

by K.J. Lincoln Two fishermen from Bethel saw a creature too tall to be a human walking upright while checking their whitefish net at the upper mouth of Tarperrnaq River. Dana Kopanuk, was one of […]

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