Make America Great Again

by Peter Twitchell There were many injustices done to innocent people throughout our history of humanity. I had exposure to injustice to Japanese – Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. My future mom was […]

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Letters to the Editor

No Third Liquor Store

I think alcohol and marijuana should not be sold in stores in Bethel because they are the cause of money being wasted, and there are already enough of them open. Alcohol is not our culture […]

Inside Bethel News

Cama-i Dance Festival 2017

by Linda Curda “Nunaniryuum Nalliini ~The Time of Joy” This year’s Cama-i (Yup’ik for a warm welcoming hello) Dance Festival is almost here and the Bethel Council on the Arts is once again proud to […]


Quitting Tobacco

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: We are in a financial bind. We can’t pay our rent, yet my husband smokes a pack of cigarettes each day. I know we are on the verge of being […]

Inside Bethel News

LKSD Board Actions

The Lower Kuskokwim School District Board of Education met on February 13, 2017 for a SPECIAL MEETING in Bethel, Alaska. Present for the meeting were Board members Greg Larson, Wassilie Pleasant, President Susan G. Murphy, […]


March Madness begins!

A blast from the past: Islander player #34 Isaiah Pitka defends the basket as a Napaskiak Hawk looks to score 2 points in the championship boys game last year. This week the 1A Alaska Coastal […]


2017 Junior NYO

The Junior Native Youth Olympics competition took place February 24–26 at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex, UAA campus. Over 800 junior athletes participated from schools all over Alaska including competitors from Gladys Jung Elementary School. […]


Man arrested for stealing taxicab

A Napakiak man was arrested for stealing a taxicab and driving it on the river, said the Bethel Police Department. On 02/19/2017, at approximately 1357 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of a taxicab […]

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Speak Your Mind

The YK Lifesaver Report to the People of the Region

by Beverly Hoffman The YK Lifesaver Endowment Fund continues to grow with recent contributions. In 2016 the Lifesavers received funds from Bethel Volunteers Emergency Services Association, the Bethel Lion’s Club, Calista Corporation, the Kuskokwim Ice […]

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From The Editor

UAF names fall 2016 honors students

by Greg Lincoln We have great students here in the YK delta region and many congratulations to the honor rollees, good job, nice work and keep it up! The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced […]


Delicious Potato Pancakes

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Have you ever had mashed potatoes left over from a feast or meal? Here is a recipe that you can use to make potato pancakes like mom used to make with […]

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For Sale

For Sale: Hitzer Amish built woodstoves. JHMW Plastic sled runners. 543-2379. (11)(3/1-cnx) FOR SALE 300 Gallon Plastic Water Tanks in stock. Call Shorty at Shorty’s Shop for pricing. 543-3158 or 545-3157 (19)(9/18-cnx) 18’ SSV Lund […]