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In our Native Land

Snowmachiner rescued

Alaska State Troopers in Bethel received a report of a stranded snow machine operator somewhere near Kongiganak on 4/22/2017 at about 2251 hours. Basil Andrew, age 32 of Chefornak, sunk his snow machine in a […]

Contributors

A scary thought

by Peter Twitchell Our fears are based on things we don’t know about the future. The future is about the unknown, so why worry about the unknown because it is not for certain. Ever since […]

Contributors

Conni’s 5-Yum Summer Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings! How does strawberry-rhubarb pie sound? It sounds great right about now. My sister-in-law Conni Bentley is a terrific baker and maker of desserts extraordinaire. Here is her recipe for Strawberry-Rhubarb Streusel […]

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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 with […]

Village Telegraph

A Happy Tradition

Women of Toksook Bay gather together for a sharing party in honor of a successful seal hunter’s catch last Wednesday. Gia Moses is celebrating her dad’s first bearded seal of the season by distributing it […]

Letters to the Editor

Wallace and the Whale

Key Statement: What you treasure becomes precious, important, and brings great gratitude from your mind into your heart. Many years ago at NBC, a coaching team was invited to speak in schools at Barrow, Alaska. […]

Speak Your Mind

Income tax for Alaska

by Robin Smith Alaska is the only state that doesn’t require either income or sales taxes to run the government. Alaska has been fortunate to have had sufficient oil income since 1980 to pay all […]

Village Telegraph

Kuskokwim Campus Student of the Year Awards

by Cindy Andrecheck The University of Alaska Fairbanks Kuskokwim Campus is pleased to announce its Student of the Year Awards. Full-time Student of the Year Award was presented to Isabelle Arnayagaq Dyment from Bethel, AK. […]

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From The Editor

Memorial Thanks

by Greg Lincoln This past week Kelly and I had the opportunity to visit our home in Toksook Bay. We were excited to see our friends and family and to enjoy the wonderful hospitality and […]

Inside Bethel News

Kuskokwim Ice Classic Second Chance

by BCSF Staff The tripod is about to move! Wish you had a closer guess? New this year, the Kuskokwim Ice Classic is offering a second guessing opportunity in addition to the regular Ice Classic […]

Contributors

Let us eat Blueberry Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Here is a Bethel-inspired recipe for Blueberry Cake from my friend Connie. You can use the tundra berries you have in the freezer if you have any left. It is well-worth […]

Crime

Death investigated in Pilot Station

A man in Pilot Station is deceased after being shot, said the Alaska State Troopers. On 4/13/17 at about 0029 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a fatal shooting in Pilot Station. A Village […]

In our Native Land

Easter Sunrise Service

Easter Morning: The sun rises at 7:22am as members of the Alaska Moravian Church and others gather together for the Easter Sunrise Service on Resurrection Sunday. Leading the service is Pastor Timothy Samson, originally of […]

Inside Bethel News

The Last Mile

by Rep. Zach Fansler April 14, 2017 Dear Friends, Spring weather has arrived in Juneau and the 90th day of the regular session will be here tomorrow. I am proud to say the State House […]

Contributors

Traditional Values

by Peter Twitchell When I looked up “values” it means: principles, standards, morals, ethics, ideals, and when we talk about traditional values it could include these Tlingit Values: Respect for self and others including Elders, […]

Inside Bethel News

Easter Egg Hunt Bike Winner

Bike Winner: Nevah Valadez found the egg that won her a bike at the annual Easter Egg Hunt sponored by the Bethel Lions Club. With her is her dad Joey and the Lions Club Lion […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation adds $1,000 Enrollment Drawing

by Thom Leonard Total Applications Received Exceed 8,000 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 […]

In our Native Land

Resurrection Sunday

The St. Sophia Russian Orthodox faithful gather on Easter Sunday morning for Pascha in Bethel. The congregation prepares to take holy communion and to celebrate the resurrection of Christ.

Village Telegraph

2017 Kuskokwim River Chinook Salmon Outlook

This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Bethel for salmon fishermen in the Kuskokwim River Drainage. Chinook Salmon Forecast The […]

Sports

Charlie leads Gold to all-star romp

by Tommy Wells Kia Charlie went into the 2017 Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches 2017 Class 1A/2A Senior All-Star Game as one of the state’s most recognizable players. Fresh from leading the Scammon Bay Lady […]

Inside Bethel News

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 with […]

Village Telegraph

Appeal hearing to be held

The City of Bethel, Board of Adjustment per Bethel Municipal Code Title 18, will hold an appeal hearing on the Planning Commission’s decision to deny a Conditional Use Permit application submission from Steve Chung, Tundra […]

Contributors

What Do You Worship?

by Tad Lindley I saw the Grateful Dead at Pine Knob in Detroit Michigan in 1988. We had floor seats, and I stood on my chair and danced through both sets, as did the thousands of […]

Inside Bethel News

GCI donates to BSAR, helps support emergency services

GCI presented the Bethel Search and Rescue with a $5,000 donation yesterday, which will help support the organization’s life-saving search and rescue missions in Bethel and surrounding villages. “Bethel Search and Rescue works tirelessly to […]

In our Native Land

Tundra to Table cooking series and mini-magazines celebrate superfoods of the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta

by Jennifer Nu The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Assistance, Family Nutrition Programs has just released a new cooking series called Tundra-to-Table and a collection of culturally-relevant mini-magazines for Yup’ik […]

From The Editor

Spring is NYO season

by Greg Lincoln Each spring brings another season of Native Youth Olympics and this past weekend the BRHS NYO team hosted their annual meet. It was great to see all the coaches and athletes coming […]

Contributors

Early Entry into Kindergarten

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury It’s the time of the year when parents of children who miss the entry date into Kindergarten by a few days, weeks, or even months consider whether they should have their […]

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Federal Hunting Regulations reversed

Governor Bill Walker thanked Congress and the President today (April 4th) for taking action to overturn federal regulations that prohibit certain hunting methods on national wildlife refuges. “I applaud the action taken by the federal […]

Letters to the Editor

Be a Good Parent

My wife, Faith, and I created three children. As they grew, they occasionally objected to our parental authority. (Especially in their teenage years). As good parents, we never allowed such behavior. They would fully understand […]

In our Native Land

Atmautluak Sled Dog Race results

The Levi A. and Henry J. Nicholai Memorial Sled Dog Race took place on March 24-25, 2017. The events were sponsored by the Atmautluak Traditional Council. There were dog races for the men, for women, […]

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Inside Bethel News

Muskoxen harmed by poachers

On 4/2/17 a report was received about multiple musk ox which had been shot near a snowmachine trail between the Bethel dump and Akiachak. According to the complainant, one cow musk ox was dead, and […]

Village Telegraph

Best in the West 2017 Winners

by Reyne Athanas The UAF Kuskokwim Campus Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center and Best in the West partners are pleased to announce the winners of the ninth annual small business competition for 2017. This annual competition […]

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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 with […]

Inside Bethel News

Trapper of the Year accolades

Jaimie Kassman of Bethel was named as the Fabian Carey Trapper of the Year during the Alaska Trappers Association’s annual banquet in Fairbanks on March 18. Kassman runs a treatment center for troubled teens in […]

Contributors

How are you doing?

by Peter Twitchell I wonder if the hospital really monitors the meds we’re prescribed? I wonder because I ask for a refill and often I get like nasal sprays and I feel just one time is […]

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What Are You Savoring?

by Tad Lindley When you savor something, you love it. It is special to you. You want to make it last. For me, one thing I savor is walrus soup. Walruses don’t swim upriver, so […]

Contributors

New Patient Housing

by Peter Twitchell I was amazed when I went to ANMC this time to follow up on some health concerns I had. The new patient housing is awesome! Thanks for people who care about providing better […]

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Village Telegraph

Search for missing man

A Newtok man on a hunting trip is overdue and is the subject of a search and rescue mission. On 3/27/2017 at about 1145 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Bethel received a report of an overdue […]

Inside Bethel News

Dancing for Cama-i

The Cree Indian Running Thunder Dancers from Canada was one of the troupes that performed at the 2017 Cama-i Dance Festival. A variety of groups shared their traditional dances and culture at the 3-day event […]

Letters to the Editor

2017 Nunakauyak Kivgiq

The 2017 March 24-26 Kivgiq was once again a wonderful event. It started out as a memorial event to honor our late Chief Paul John and ended up as a memorial to all those Elders […]

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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 with 60 […]

Inside Bethel News

Simon crowned Miss Cama-i 2017

by K.J. Lincoln Regina Pingayak-Simon of Chevak is the new Miss Cama-i for 2017. She was crowned on Saturday night during the Cama-i Festival after a day of cultural pageantry. Passing on the title was […]

Inside Bethel News

Fur fashion showcased at Cama-i

by K.J. Lincoln Fans enjoyed the Fur Fashion Show at Cama-i this year, which has made it’s way back to the stage after many years courtesy of the Kuskokwim Campus and interested community members. The […]