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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel December 12 – December 15

December 23, 2017 0

Judgments William Mukluk, 33 Violate Conditions of Release 1 Day Patty A. Gregory, 49 Disorderly Conduct 1 Day Priscilla R. Alexie, 45 2nd Degree Criminal Trespassing 1 Day Bennet Joseph, 29 Violate Condition of Release […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending December 15

December 23, 2017 0

• On 12-9-17 at 7:32 pm medics responded to the Sobering Center for the report of a person with a low SpO2. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 12-9-17 at 8:29 […]

Sports

O’Brien, Charlie lead Bethel girls to 6th

December 23, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Kelly O’Brien and Dellarae Charlie both turned in solid performances this past weekend and helped power the Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors to a sixth-place finish at the 2017 ASAA/First National […]

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Obituaries

William Christian Samuelson Oct. 17, 1957 – Nov. 17, 2017

December 23, 2017 0

William Christian Samuelson, well known to everyone as Gubby, began his journey on this earth on October 17, 1957 to the late Connie and Billy Samuelson in Bethel, Alaska. He passed away on November 17, […]

Village Telegraph

LKSD Sr. High Speech Contest Results

December 22, 2017 0

by Sharon Wegner The LKSD Sr. High Speech contest was held in Bethel December 12 – 13, 2017. There were 28 students from 10 schools: BRHS, Chefornak, Kipnuk, Kongiganak, Napaskiak, Nightmute, Quinhagak, Toksook Bay, Tuntutuliak […]

Village Telegraph

Kuspuk School District Upriver Science Fair

December 22, 2017 0

by Dave Bonnano The 2017 Upriver Science Fair was held in Chuathbaluk this year on November 30th and December 1st. Participants flew from Sleetmute and Crooked Creek to participate and were involved in 2 action […]

Village Telegraph

Ward highlight’s Y-K’s efforts at state wrestling tournament

December 22, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Justin Ward turned more than a few heads this past weekend at the ASAA/First National Bank Division II State Wrestling Championships by turning in a stellar performance. The Aniak High School standout […]

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Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation declares 10th Elders’ Benefit Distribution

December 22, 2017 0

$325 Provided to Each Original Shareholder Aged 65 Years and Over. The Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation Board of Directors recently approved the 10th consecutive Elders’ Benefit Program distribution, totaling over $700,000. Original Calista Shareholders 65 years […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel Family Clinic receives HIIP Grant

December 22, 2017 0

Bethel Family Clinic recently received a grant from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington, for Health Infrastructure Investment Program (HIIP) Project. This grant will be put toward the construction costs for the […]

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State-Tribal Education Compacts – An opportunity to transform education in Alaska

December 22, 2017 1

by Representative Chuck Kopp I was blessed to have parents who were lifelong educators here in Alaska. In 1936, my father was born in Yunan Province, China. He survived the Second Sino-Japanese war, but carried with […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending December 7

December 13, 2017 0

• 12-1-17 at 5:23 p.m. medics responded to AC Main for a person down. Patient transported to the hospital. • 12-1-17 at 6:51 p.m. medics responded to the area of Uivik Sub for a person […]

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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel November 19 – December 7

December 13, 2017 0

Judgments Marvin Dean Nicori, 26 4th Degree Assault 130 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Billy Phillip Lincoln, 25 4th Degree Assault 1 Yr. Prob. Nicholas Kakin Hunt, 21 3rd Degree Assault 24 Mos., 5 Yrs. Prob. […]

In our Native Land

Alaska Rep. Zach Fansler visits Tundra Villages

December 13, 2017 0

by Lonny Cruff Nunapitchuk, Alaska – As part of his commitment to stay connected with his constituents, Alaska State Representative Zach Fansler made a swing through the tundra villages this week (Dec. 5th, 2017). Weather […]

Inside Bethel News

O’Brien leads host of Y-K girls to state-qualifier

December 13, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Kelly O’Brien is going to get a chance to wrestle for her third girls’ state wrestling championship in four years. The Bethel Regional High School senior highlighted a large contingent of female […]

Inside Bethel News

BSAR AERIAL RIVER SURVEY:* “Uncountable”

December 13, 2017 0

by Bethel Search & Rescue Summary: Today (12.5.17) BSAR members flew with U.S.F.W.S pilot Robert Sundown to do an aerial survey of River conditions. The area flown was from the mouth of the Johnson River […]

Sports

Bethel repeats as Great Alaska Conference wrestling champions

December 13, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Thomas Dyment moved a step closer to capping his high school wrestling career with a perfect season this past Saturday. And, in doing so, he also helped the Bethel Regional High School […]

Village Telegraph

Operation Santa Claus goes to St. Michael

December 13, 2017 0

by Lt. Col. Candis Olmstead The Alaska National Guard has a tradition of serving communities throughout Alaska during the holiday season, delivering Christmas gifts and a variety of delights to the children. In its 61st […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation Stock Will Drive a Success

December 13, 2017 0

by Thom Leonard Calista Corporation’s biggest contest made three Shareholders very happy. Sammy Andreanoff won a 2017 Arctic Cat Alterra 700XT all-terrain vehicle (ATV), Sandra Nicori won 50,000 Alaska Airlines miles, and Emma Tamang won […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending December 1

December 7, 2017 0

• On 11-26-17 at 2:14 pm Firefighters responded to Owl Street for report of a fire. Fire was out upon arrival, Firefighters cleared scene and returned to quarters. • On 11-27-17 at 12:02 am Firefighters […]

Sports

Y-K teams compete at 2A, Mixed-Six tournaments

December 7, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells The Unalakleet Wolfpack’s bid to claim a second straight Mixed-Six state volleyball championship came to a tough end this past weekend at the state tournament. The Wolfpack suffered back-to-back losses in the […]

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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel November 20 – December 1

December 7, 2017 0

Judgments Walter Dale Aketachunak, 35 3rd Degree Assault 1 ½ Yrs., 4 Yrs. Prob. Samual Moses Jr., 39 4th Degree Assault 360 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Zoie M. Kernak, 20 4th Degree Criminal Mischief 90 […]

Sports

Bethel rolls to easy win as GJE Invitational

December 7, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells In the end, even Mother Nature couldn’t stop the Bethel Regional Junior High School wrestling team from owning the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta’s bragging rights. It only delayed the inevitable by a week. Bethel, […]

In our Native Land

CVRF wins prestigious American Marketing Association Awards

December 7, 2017 0

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) was honored with two awards at the 2017 Prism Awards ceremony hosted by the Alaska chapter of the American Marketing Association. The Prism Awards is a yearly competition showcasing the […]

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In our Native Land

ADFG Recognizes 2018 Advisory Committee Award Winners

December 7, 2017 0

Several local advisory committee members for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game were honored with awards: James Charles of Tuntutuliak, Raymond Oney of Alakanuk, and Barbara Carlson of Sleetmute. Alaska Department of Fish and […]

Inside Bethel News

New Bethel firefighters graduate

December 7, 2017 0

by K.J. Lincoln Eight new firefighters graduated and were honored at a commencement ceremony last Friday at the Bethel Fire Department. The Class of 1701 graduates are Steven “Tucker” Burnett, Matthew Cochrane, Jesse Gefroh, John […]

Sports

Y-K wrestlers shine at Grace Grizzly Grappler tournament

December 7, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Aniak’s Andrew Wilson and Justin Ward and Bethel Regional High School’s Daniel Chakuchin and Kyle Valadez all turned more than a few heads this past weekend while starring at the 2017 Grace […]

Inside Bethel News

BRHS Drama presents A Christmas Carol

December 7, 2017 0

The Bethel Regional High School’s drama program presented A Christmas Carol by EP Scates last weekend at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center. There were three showings of the holiday play directed by Aiden Keller. A […]

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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel August 30 – September 4

November 30, 2017 0

Judgments Kenneth Lee Dostert, 22 3rd Degree Assault, 2nd Degree Theft 7 Mos. ,4 Yrs. Prob. Margene Nicori, 25 Disorderly Conduct $100 Basil Golga Andrew, 32 4th Degree Assault 60 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Alfred Charles […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending November 25

November 30, 2017 0

• On 11-18-17 at 12:45 am Firefighters responded to the area of Ptarmigan and Akakeek for the report of a person bleeding from the head. Patient was assessed, refused treatment and transport to the hospital. […]

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Mixed 6 Volleyball Action in Nunaptichuk

November 30, 2017 0

The Alaska Coastal Mixed 6 Volleybal tournament was held in Tuntutuliak, November 17-18. Winners of the tournament, the Akiuk Grizzlies, will play at the State tournament this weekend, Nov. 30-Dec. 2nd.  photos by Lonny Cruff

Village Telegraph

Alaskan soldiers assist in Puerto Rico following hurricanes

November 30, 2017 0

After their historical first-time activation for duty outside of Alaska, four Alaska State Defense Force Soldiers have returned from a Puerto Rico deployment where they assisted with relief efforts on the hurricane-ravaged island. On the […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending November 16

November 23, 2017 0

• On 11-10-17 at 7:03 pm, Firefighters responded to the area Our Own Road and Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway for the report of an intoxicated person. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • […]

Inside Bethel News

YKHC receives Quality Health Award

November 23, 2017 0

The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is a 2017 Alaska Primary Care Award winner. YKHC, along with four other recipients, received the Honorable Mention award which were announced by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health. The awards were presented […]

Sports

Lady Warriors take seventh at Lancer Smith Memorial tourney

November 23, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Kelly O’Brien and the Bethel Regional High School Lady warriors turned in an impressive effort this past weekend at the Lancer Smith Memorial Wrestling Tournament. The BRHS girls’ 4-person team rolled up […]

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BRHS’s Mellor honored with LKSD Teacher of the Year award

November 23, 2017 0

Lower Kuskokwim School is pleased to announce that Lynn Mellor has been selected as this year’s recipient for LKSD Teacher of the Year. Ms. Mellor has taught for over 13 years for the District, all […]

Village Telegraph

ANSEP partners with Lower Yukon and St. Mary’s City school districts

November 23, 2017 0

November 13th, 2017: The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program is hosting 29 students from the Lower Yukon School District and St. Mary’s City School District at its joint Middle School Academy. Aimed at developing […]

Inside Bethel News

Two officers from Bethel graduate from DPS Academy

November 23, 2017 0

Martin Oulton and Michael Shawgo of the Bethel Police Department recently graduated from the Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka on November 9th, 2017. Their class totaled 24, including three state troopers, two wildlife troopers […]

Sports

Lieb powers Warriors to 6th at Lancer Smith Memorial

November 23, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells After sitting out part of the Bethel Regional High School Warriors duals with South Anchorage and Lathrop last weekend, Hayden Lieb left little doubt as to any questions about his ability on […]

In our Native Land

Quinhagak and Toksook Bay win water and water system awards

November 16, 2017 0

The Alaska Rural Water Association has honored Quinhagak and Toksook Bay at their 19th Annual Training Conference where they recognized rural water systems, wastewater systems, and their operators for outstanding achievements. The Lower Kuskokwim School […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending November 8

November 16, 2017 0

• On 11-3-17 at 1:48 pm Firefighters responded to the BNC Complex for the report of an intoxicated person. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 11-3-17 at 6:24 pm Firefighters responded […]

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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel November 6 – 9

November 16, 2017 0

Judgments Michael James Whitman, 32 Driving Under the Influence $1500, 3 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Nick E. Alexie, 27 4th Degree Misconduct Involving Weapons 1 Yr. Prob. Nick Nook, 43 2nd Degree Sexual Assault 7 Yrs., […]

Village Telegraph

Persistence pushes colonel to military, business success

November 16, 2017 0

by Leona Long The quiet students sitting in the back row remind Col. Wayne Don of himself the most. They’re why he returns every summer to speak with students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks […]

Sports

Bethel grapplers wrestle their way to 3rd at BRHS Invitational

November 16, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Thomas Dyment, Dellarae Charlie, Lindsey Beans-Polk and Kelly O’Brien all wrestled their way to gold medals at the 2017 Bethel Invitational and helped carry the Bethel Regional High School Warriors to third […]