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Inside Bethel News

Court agrees with State that Salmon Initiative is Unconstitutional

August 17, 2018 0

The Alaska Supreme Court ruled today (Aug. 8th) that Ballot Measure 1—also known as the Stand for Salmon initiative—is unconstitutional because it makes an unconstitutional appropriation of state resources. The Court directed the Division of […]

Village Telegraph

Village Telegraph

School districts gain new tool to fill vacancies

August 17, 2018 0

Governor signed a bill, Aug. 10th, allowing school districts to temporarily fill vacancies with qualified retired teachers. SB 185, sponsored by Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna), provides school districts with an additional staffing option until a […]

In our Native Land

In our Native Land

Yukon River peregrine falcon’s recovery

August 8, 2018 0

by Ned Rozell “She’s starting to wail,” Chris Florian says, referring to the worrisome shriek of a peregrine falcon across the river. Florian, her biologist husband Skip Ambrose and I are sitting on warm gravel […]

In our Native Land

Study ranks marine mammals’ risks from Arctic shipping

August 8, 2018 0

by Heather McFarland Bowhead whales are the marine mammals most vulnerable to disruption from increased ship traffic in waters off Alaska, a new study has concluded. Across the Arctic, narwhals are the most vulnerable. The […]

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Delta lifestyles

Delta Lifestyles

Greetings from Russia

August 17, 2018 0

Delta Fishin’ Report

Delta Fishin’ Report

Kuskokwim salmon fishing update

August 1, 2018 0

This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. This subsistence fishery announcement was supported by the Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Group at […]

Sports

Sports

Phelan leads Warriors to 4th at season-opening meet

August 17, 2018 0

by Tommy Wells Thomas Phelan kicked off the 2018 cross-country season with an impressive performance on Saturday afternoon and helped spur the Bethel Regional High School Warriors to a fourth-place finish at the Kuskokwim Classic […]

Sports

2018 WEIO Celebration

July 26, 2018 0

by K.J. Lincoln The 2018 World Eskimo Indian Olympics was an amazing weekend of athletic performances, native cultural dances, Alaskan arts and crafts, traditional regalia, and honoring of our elders. The festival began last Wednesday […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Heard it in the Steam House

Future Delta Nurses Fund

August 8, 2018 0
Heard it in the Steam House

Calista Corporation Board elects new officers

August 1, 2018 0

by Thom Leonard Per bylaws, officers elected following annual meeting. The Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation Board of Directors elected officers following the successful Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Each officer serves a one-year term. Robert Beans is […]

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

We need every Inuk

August 17, 2018 0

On the occasion of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the UN has identified the theme of “Indigenous peoples’ migration and movement.” For Inuit in the Arctic, though we were originally a nomadic people, experiencing migration and movement […]

Letters to the Editor

Seattle Seahawks visit thanks

August 8, 2018 0

Dear Delta Discovery, I wanted to send a big “thank you” to the Bethel community for hosting the Seattle Seahawks in mid-July. It was made possible by the generous contributions from Alaska Airlines, Calista Corporation, […]

Letters to the Editor

Hairy Man – Big Foot Stories

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 […]





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