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Senate District S Update

February 13, 2019 0

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Hello, The Legislature is in week four of this session. This week, the Senate Finance Committee continues overviews of various programs, including State Debt and Credit Ratings from the Department of […]

Inside Bethel News

Kuskokwim Tribes Fight Donlin Mine Permits

February 13, 2019 0

Today (Feb. 7th, 2019) a consortium of tribal governments from the Kuskokwim region led by Orutsararmiut Native Council (ONC) has filed an appeal of two permits recently issued by the State of Alaska to Donlin […]

Village Telegraph

Village Telegraph

When Alaska salmon ‘go viral’

February 13, 2019 0

by Jenny Weis The sitting president of the United States visited Dillingham in 2015 and picked fish, ate traditional foods, and joined local kids for Yup’ik dancing. On Kanakanak beach, President Obama picked a humpy […]

Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind

We are concerned about the development of the Donlin Gold Mine and how it will impact our salmon-spawning river

February 13, 2019 0

This is from 136 YK Region Women who are shareholders of Calista Corporation who signed this open letter to Calista CEO Andrew Guy and Board Chair Robert Beans in hopes our voices will be heard. […]

Speak Your Mind

Local Tribal Governments’ Concern Around Donlin Gold is Ignored

February 13, 2019 0

by Peter Evon With the onslaught of state permits issued and proposed in recent weeks, it bears repeating that the Donlin project is not nearly as benign as incoming DNR Commissioner Corri Feige would have […]

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Cutting 20 million from Alaska’s education budget is not good for Rural Alaska

February 6, 2019 0

The proposed $20M cut from Alaska’s education budget, I feel, is a bad idea! As an Alaska resident who has supported the education of our children in our communities, I am speaking up to be […]

In our Native Land

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In our Native Land

FNA board names Rev. Anna Frank as Elder Advisor

February 13, 2019 0

FNA board names Rev. Anna Frank as Elder Advisor The Fairbanks Native Association Board of Directors has appointed the Rev. Anna Frank as Elder Advisor for the Fairbanks Native Association. The appointment is for three […]

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In our Native Land

Misconduct involving a controlled substance

February 6, 2019 0

Alaska State Troopers contacted Kaylena Charlie, age 23 of Minto, AK, and Lethearen Jimmie, age 20 of Fairbanks, AK, smoking THC (marijuana) concentrates at the front door of the Nenana School (with “No Smoking” signs […]

In our Native Land

BCSF Announces 2019 Give+Get Drawing

February 6, 2019 0

by BCSF Staff Bethel Community Services Foundation (BCSF) announces that the fifth annual Give+Get Drawing in 2019 will reward two lucky donors who choose to Pick.Click.Give. to a Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta-based nonprofit. The first-place winner will […]

CONTRIBUTORS

Contributors

There’s Not Enough Violence on Television

February 13, 2019 0

by Tad Lindley Warning: The following article contains graphic depictions of violence that may not be suitable for those wishing to remain discouraged. And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom […]

Heard it in the Steam House

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Heard it in the Steam House

Anchorage man convicted

November 27, 2018 0

On October 31, 2018, an Anchorage jury convicted Nicholas Philemonoff of first degree vehicle theft. According to the evidence presented at trial, around 11:00 p.m. on October 11, 2017, Philemonoff was caught driving a vehicle […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Alaska’s first commercial drone company receives first overhead waiver

November 27, 2018 0

Alaska Aerial Media (AAM) in collaboration with Advanced Aerial Education (AAE) is the first small unmanned aircraft service company in Alaska to obtain a certificate of waiver (COW) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Calista Public Advocacy and Engagement Committee endorses Dunleavy

October 24, 2018 0

Yukon Kuskokwim Infrastructure and Donlin Gold Support, and opposition against Ballot Measure 1 remain pivotal issues. The non-partisan Calista Public Advocacy and Engagement Committee (PAEC) has updated its gubernatorial candidate endorsement. “The PAEC members appreciates […]

Delta lifestyles

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Delta Lifestyles

Foundation approves projects from Unalakleet to Sitka

January 16, 2019 0

by Lisa Demer Cabins in the wilderness, new ways of working with Alaska’s youth, and the first assisted living home in the Bering Strait region are among the areas of investment recently approved by the […]

Delta Lifestyles

The Salmon State: The International Year of the Salmon brings people together across the Atlantic and the Pacific

January 16, 2019 0

by Mary Catharine Martin 2018 was a mixed year for Alaska salmon. Bristol Bay saw its biggest run on record when 62.3 million sockeye returned to the bay. Other Alaska runs, in contrast — the […]

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Delta Lifestyles

Pick.Click.Give. program is easier than ever to participate in

January 10, 2019 0

It’s January of 2019 and that means it’s time to file your permanent fund dividend (PFD) and participate in Pick.Click.Give. This year the Pick.Click.Give. Charitable Contributions Program will be found within the PFD application. Instead […]

Sports

Sports

Warriors rally past Glennallen to grab Ravn/YKHC tourney title

January 30, 2019 0

by Tommy Wells Heading into the final eight minutes of play, the Bethel Regional High School Warriors’ hopes of raising the Ravn-Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation Basketball Invitational championship trophy appeared about as likely as a […]

Obituaries

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Obituaries

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

February 6, 2019 0

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 […]

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Obituaries

Timothy Theodore Oosterman July 10, 1953 – August 1, 2018

November 27, 2018 0

Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, resided in Bethel, Alaska. “His soul was like a star and dwelt apart…” Wordsworth Although not written about Tim Oosterman, these words of old describe him well. Tim was his own […]

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Obituaries

Darlene Margaret Cole Aug. 12, 1964 – Aug. 16, 2018

October 3, 2018 0

Darlene “Goosh-Goosh” Margaret Cole, born August 12, 1964 in Bethel, Alaska passed peacefully in her home surrounded by family on August 16, 2018. Darlene was the oldest of four daughters born to Alex and Maybelle […]

The Cop Shop

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel January 24 – February 8

February 13, 2019 0

Judgments Ottolene James, 51 Importing Alcohol – Dry Area $1500, 3 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Jimmy Jones, 21 4th Degree Assault 1 Yr. Prob. Shaun Murran, 32 4th Degree Assault 85 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel January 26 – 31

February 6, 2019 0

Judgments Joseph Anvil, 43 Driving Under the Influence $5000, 120 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. Walter Rickett, 31 4th Degree Assault 1 Yr. Prob. Adam Lupie, 56 4th Degree Assault 60 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. Jonathan […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel January 22 – 24

January 30, 2019 0

Judgments Robert Sallaffie, 47 Disorderly Conduct $150 Billy Samuelson, 34 4th Degree Assault 1 Yr. Prob. Fred Nick Jr., 34 4th Degree Assault 90 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. Martin James, 52 4th Degree Assault 1 […]

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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