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In our Native Land

Bethel doctor elected

Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s Shawn Vainio, MD, FAAFP, was recently elected by his peers to serve as the President of the Alaska Academy of Family Physicians. (AKAFP). He is originally from Girdwood, Alaska. Dr. Vainio […]

In our Native Land

BNC receives CARES Act Relief Funds

by Ana Hoffman Bethel Native Corporation recently received $596,724.19 from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Tribal Relief funds. The funds are provided to assist with unanticipated and necessary expenses related and […]

Summer Living



Secondary Gain

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What is secondary gain? Secondary Gain is defined as a benefit that occurs secondary to a confirmed or stated, but unconfirmed, illness. It describes the benefits derived from living the […]

Heard it in the Steam House

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Heard it in the Steam House

K9 assists in tracking man

The Alaska State Troopers attempted a traffic stop of an ATV on Geist Road near the Parks Highway in Fairbanks on August 28, 2021, at approximately 1635 hours. The operator, 33-year-old Fairbanks resident Stephen Clark, […]

Delta lifestyles

Delta Lifestyles

Prize winning veggies

Bethel 4-H Teens and leader Tun’aqi Blanchett display their prize winning vegetables at the Bethel Community 2021 Fair. They did an amazing job sponsoring the Kids Carnival Booths. From left are: Tun’aqi Blanchett, Sam Atchak, […]


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Man arrested

The Alaska State Troopers report that they were requested to conduct a welfare check on an adult female in Aniak on September 1, 2021, at approximately 1027 hours. Based on a preliminary investigation, Troopers determined […]



LKSD Board approves athletics

The Lower Kuskokwim School District Board of Education met on July 22, 2021. During the meeting, the Board approved indoors and outdoors athletic activity practices for students and travel as amended and approved at the […]

Sports Photos



Gail Phillips

Today, we celebrate the life of Romana “Gail” Phillips. Gail fought courageously but lost her ultimate re-election to the rigors of cancer on March 25, 2021. She passed peacefully surrounded by family, friends, and messages […]

The Cop Shop

Chasing the Ambulance

Delta Fishin’ Report

Delta Fishin’ Report

Fish Camp Days

Payton Agathluk learned how to cut her very first red salmon fish, with her mother Suzanne Agathluk’s guidance. She did a very good job for her first time! Picture taken on July 10th, 2021 at […]

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Delta Fishin’ Report

Bristol Bay salmon fishery breaks records

Commercial fishermen urge the EPA to do their job and protect Bristol Bay. Bristol Bay’s sockeye salmon run set a new record with 63.2 million sockeye returning to the Bristol Bay watershed as of July […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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