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2017 State Archery Tournament Results

March 28, 2017 0

by Rafe Johnson The Bethel Schools Archery Team competed against 26 teams and 533 archers this past week to determine State Champion and National Qualifiers. Below are the individual and team results from the tournament. […]

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CVRF opens Summer Youth-to-Work Program application period

March 28, 2017 0

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) today (March 23rd) announced program details and application instructions for its 2017 Youth-to-Work (YTW) program. CVRF will be running its YTW program for the 11th consecutive summer, making it possible […]

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Experienced Lady Warriors claim 4th at state

March 28, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells When the Grace Christian Lady Grizzlies began chipping away at the Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors’ lead late in the fourth quarter on Saturday morning in the Wells Fargo Sports Complex, […]

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Nunaniryuum Nalliini – A Time of Joy

March 28, 2017 0

Two young Eskimo dancers with the Yurartet group of Bethel perform during last year’s Cama-i Festival. The Bethel Council on the Arts will be hosting the event again this weekend, March 31-April 2 featuring traditional […]

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Obituaries

Nick Allirkar Keene Oct. 22, 1944 – Feb. 21, 2017

March 28, 2017 0

Nick Allirkar Keene was born to George Nayir Jacob and his wife Sophie ‘Aqum’aq’ Bavilla on October 22, 1944 at Cuukvagtuliq and was raised in Nunapicuaq. Nick along with his sister Natalia were adopted by […]

From The Editor

Coastal Conference 1A boys win state Sportsmanship Award

March 28, 2017 0

by Greg Lincoln Congratulations to Coaches Robert and Eva Panruk and to their team, the Chefornak Shamans for winning the 2017 State 1A Basketball Sportsmanship Award for the boys. This award is given to the […]

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YK Delta Yup’ik and Athabascan Intertribal Conference

March 28, 2017 0

Submitted by the Akiak Native Community ONC Multipurpose Building, Bethel Alaska The Yup’ik and Athabascan tribes of the YK delta are being called to a meeting April 4, 2017 in Bethel to consider and to […]

In our Native Land

Calista Corporation adds $1,000 Enrollment Drawing Total Applications Received Exceed 8,000

March 28, 2017 0

Calista Corporation announces a fifth cash drawing for enrollment applications. Enrollment continues for Descendants of original Shareholders and missed enrollees. The new drawing is to encourage as many early applications as possible. All properly completed […]

Sports

Three-point barrage rallies ACS past Bethel in 4th-place showdown

March 28, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells For the first 20 minutes of the Bethel Regional High School’s showdown for fourth-place at the 2017 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Class 3A State Basketball Championships, the Warriors had their way. In […]

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Youth News

AVEC has scholarships available

March 28, 2017 0

Each year Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) awards $20,000 in vocational, technical and academic scholarships in two separate award periods. The first set of scholarships are awarded in June for the fall semester and the […]

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Bethel cheer squad claims runner-up, academic honors at state meet

March 28, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells When the Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors stepped on the floor of the Alaska Airlines Center last Wednesday night, they had one simple goal in mind – do the best they […]

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LKSD seeks community feedback to steer efforts toward Student Achievement

March 28, 2017 0

by LKSD Staff The Lower Kuskokwim School District is seeking feedback from the community to increase student achievement. In 2016, the LKSD Board of Education identified four district-wide goals that are being used to steer […]

Village Telegraph

Iditarod XLV special award recipients honored at awards banquet

March 28, 2017 0

The 2017 special awards bestowed to mushers during and after Iditarod XLV were presented at the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race awards banquet in Nome on Sunday, March 19. The awards, in entirety, are listed […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 25

March 28, 2017 0

  • On 3-18-17 at 10:14 a.m. medics responded to the Sobering Center for a person with a head injury. On arrival medics assessed and transported the patient to the hospital. • On 3-18-17 at […]

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BBNC reaches $200 million distributed in shareholder dividends

March 21, 2017 0

Bristol Bay Native Corporation reached a significant milestone by issuing its 200 millionth dollar to its over 10,000 shareholders through shareholder dividends on Friday, March 3, 2017. BBNC made its first shareholder dividend payment at […]

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The Permanent Fund Protection Act Senate District S Legislative Update

March 21, 2017 0

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Family, friends and neighbors – This last Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the Senate approved passage of SB 26: Perm. Fund: Deposits; Dividends; Earnings, aka the Permanent Fund Protection Act. I voted […]

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Delta Lifestyles

Should birds stay, or should they go?

March 21, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell Biologist Susan Sharbaugh, formerly of the Alaska Bird Observatory, once spoke about the strategies birds employ to survive in our season of darkness and cold. She talked about the flighty birds that […]

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Inside Bethel News

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

March 21, 2017 0

Judgments Wilson Carl Kassock, 33 Driving Under the Influence $3000, 20 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Jerome J. Williams, 29 4th Degree Assault 30 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Gregory Chris Tobeluk, 37 1st Degree Criminal Trespassing, […]

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Delta Lifestyles

GCI’s Channel 907 to broadcast Alaska high school “March Madness”

March 21, 2017 0

Alaskans can watch basketball state championship games live, exclusive on Channel 907. GCI’s Channel 907 will be the place to catch Alaska high school basketball action throughout the month of March, bringing local sports coverage […]

Village Telegraph

A letter to the Federal Subsistence Board

March 21, 2017 0

by the Akiak Native Community To: Anthony Christianson, Chairman of the Federal Subsistence Board and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service March 14, 2017 Re: Akiak Native Community Special Action Request to the Federal Subsistence […]

Inside Bethel News

Conditional use permit hearing for alcohol liquor license

March 21, 2017 0

A public hearing notice has been issued for a conditional use permit for a liquor license. The proposed permit is for 105 Hoffman in Bethel for the Tundra Liquor Cache. The purpose for the permit is […]

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Speak Your Mind

Alaska’s current fiscal situation and the Legislative Session

March 21, 2017 0

by Governor Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott As we reach the halfway point of the 2017 legislative session, we wish to share some thoughts about this critical time that represents a truly defining moment […]

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Alaska Air Guardsmen bid farewell to last C-130 Hercules aircraft

March 21, 2017 0

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — On the bright, chilly morning of March 5, a small crowd of onlookers and well-wishers listened to the sound of the Alaska Air National Guard’s C-130H Hercules turboprops recede into […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 16

March 21, 2017 0

• On 3-10-17 at 3:37 pm, medics responded to Ridgecrest Drive for report of unresponsive person. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 3-10-17 at 5:38 pm Engine 4 responded to Blackberry […]

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Sports

Flynn leads Shaman to Class 1A consolation finals

March 21, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Wally Flynn, Dennis Panruk and Jackie Wassillie all turned in outstanding performances this past weekend and helped the Chefornak Shaman fight their way to the consolation finals at the 2017 ASAA Class […]

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Community dog park needed in Bethel, says council

March 21, 2017 0

by K.J. Lincoln The Bethel City Council considered a proposal that would allow for the creation of a community dog park. Ordinance 17-08 was introduced during the February 14th, 2017 meeting by Mayor Rick Robb, […]

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Bethel resident receives degree from Simmons College

March 21, 2017 0

Joan Daniels, Bethel resident, recently earned a M.S. in Nursing from Simmons College. Simmons College is a nationally recognized private university located in the heart of Boston, and is the preeminent authority on women’s leadership. […]

Sports

Late run lifts Bethel past Kotzebue, into 3A state tournament

March 14, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells For the Bethel Regional High School Warriors, their 2016-17 basketball season came down to a 5 minutes and 55 seconds span of the fourth quarter of their second-place game at the 2017 […]

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Western Alaska Sprint Championship Sled Dog Race

March 14, 2017 0

The Bethel Sprint Mushers Club hosted the 2nd annual Western Alaska Sprint Championship Sled Dog Race during the weekend of March 4-5, 2017. Winning the 32-mile race was Mike Williams Jr. of Akiak. He posted […]

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Calista Corporation opens 2017 Shareholder Awards

March 14, 2017 0

by Thom Leonard Calista Corporation opens nominations for the 2017 Shareholder Awards. The Calista Awards are focused on the Calista Region, Calista Shareholders and Descendants. Nominations are open to Shareholders and Descendants living in and […]

Inside Bethel News

Council to consider another package store liquor license application

March 14, 2017 0

A local business owner has submitted an application for a new package liquor store in Bethel. Steve Chung’s application for the Tundra Liquor Cache is up for council review during the Tuesday, March 14th city council […]

Sports

Lady Warriors punch ticket to state with win over Kotz

March 14, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Katie Crow made more than a few big-time shots for the Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors on Saturday evening in the Western Conference Basketball Championships’ second-place game. None, however, was more […]

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Cop Shop

February 14 – March 3

March 7, 2017 0

Judgments Levi Lott, 46                               4th Degree Assault                               20 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Charlie Michael Smith, 31       2nd Degree Harassment                       1 […]

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Crime

296 marijuana plants seized in Tok

March 7, 2017 0

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Fairbanks SDEU received a tip regarding an illegal marijuana grow operation at a residence near milepost 1316 of the Alaska Highway. The following day, investigators with Fairbanks SDEU traveled to […]

Sports

Alakanuk takes on Scammon Bay in Yukon Delta finals

March 7, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells Alakanuk might have entered the Yukon Delta Conference 1A tournament as a relative unknown, but they didn’t finish the three-day event that way. En route to ending one of the state’s longest […]

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CVRF continues to focus on providing Fair and Equitable Benefit Delivery

March 7, 2017 0

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) serves a large geographic area with well over 9,000 residents. Its mission is to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable development in the 20 member communities in that area. Delivering benefits […]

In our Native Land

A Call for Stability and Sustainability

March 7, 2017 0

by Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon On any given day in the Speaker’s office I might meet with as many as 10 different business associations, local governments, organizations, or individuals—people involved in fisheries or […]

Inside Bethel News

Ravn Alaska to honor all Yute Air flights through month of March, add four new routes

March 7, 2017 0

Ravn Alaska announced today (March 4) it will honor all existing purchased reservations on Yute Air, including goldenrod tickets for travel between Bethel and any Bethel hub location served, through March 31, 2017. The announcement […]

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YK Delta Yupik and Athabascan Intertribal Conference

March 7, 2017 0

by Mike Williams Sr. Yupiit Picaryarait Cultural Center Bethel, Alaska March 8, 9, 2017 The federally recognized Yupik and Athabascan tribes of the YK delta and officers of the Calista Corporation are holding an intertribal […]

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GCI to award $300,000 in scholarships to Alaska students

March 7, 2017 0

Scholarships will be awarded in over 60 communities for the 2017-2018 school year. GCI today (March 1st) announced it will award $300,000 in scholarships to students who live in one of the communities served by […]

Sports

Scammon Bay girls cruise to third straight Yukon Delta title

March 7, 2017 0

by Tommy Wells The Scammon Bay High School Lady Eagles are the epitome of good. En route to extending their state’s-best 48-game win streak, the defending Class 1A state champions nailed down their third straight […]