Inside Bethel News

YKHC to offer free water sampling Apr. 24-27

April 25, 2017 0

The YKHC Office of Environmental Health & Engineering (OEHE) water lab routinely tests water for total coliform and E. coli bacteria. From April 24 to 27, the YKHC water lab will be testing water samples, […]

Sports

Anaver, Paul help Falcons soar to District NYO championship

April 25, 2017 1

by Tommy Wells Jaden Anaver shattered a long-standing state record and Katelyn Paul placed in the top five in six events on Saturday and helped spur the Kipnuk Falcons to the District NYO Championship in […]

Inside Bethel News

Council seeking letters of interest for soon-to-open council seat

April 25, 2017 0

The City Council will be accepting letters of interest from qualified candidates interested in filling Council Member Nikki Hoffman’s term, ending October 2017. Submissions can be made to the City Clerk’s office by email, mail […]

Contributors

Conni’s 5-Yum Summer Pie

April 25, 2017 0

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 […]

Inside Bethel News

The Midnight Sun Team national finalists in light & sleep STEM Competition

April 25, 2017 0

Miska Alexia, Luke Stepp, Gabe Boyles, Aletta Demrovski along with coach/teacher, Deborah Fancher, of Raven Homeschool, which is part of the Yukon Koyukuk School District have been named national finalists in the 2nd annual Bright […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending April 19

April 25, 2017 0

  • On 4/15/17 at 7:36 p.m. medics responded to Ridgecrest and Akakeek for report of person sleeping outside. The patient was assessed and refused transport to hospital. • On 4/15/17 at 8:50 p.m. medics […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel’s Washington recognized for Service to Veterans

April 25, 2017 0

At its March 10, 2017 meeting, the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council (AVAC), voted unanimously to recognize six Alaskan’s for their work enhancing the lives of veterans and their families. Included in the honors was Bethel’s […]

Village Telegraph

Kuskokwim Campus Student of the Year Awards

April 25, 2017 0

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

You can be the first to win the next Artistic License Plate Competition

April 18, 2017 0

by Greg Lincoln Alaska is known for inspiring beautiful art. Art can be found wherever you want to find it. In nature, at home, in the sky, or even close up. With all this inspiration […]

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Obituaries

Elsie Christine Isaac “Chris-ayagaq” Nov. 30, 1953 – Feb. 27, 2017

April 18, 2017 0

Elsie Christine Isaac “Chris-ayagaq” was born on November 30, 1953 to Sophie (Mute) Jack and Eddie Jack. She enjoyed cutting fish at fishcamp with her family in her early years, crocheting, sewing, subsistence gathering, playing […]

Letters to the Editor

Guideline suggestions for search and rescue missions

April 18, 2017 0

To whom it may concern and Coastal Area Villages, Newtok Village Council would like to implore assisting agencies and other parties involved or affected to amend the guidelines for conducting ground and aerial search and […]

State Wide

U.S. Vice President Pence meets with Gov. Walker

April 18, 2017 0

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met Saturday, April 15 with Alaska Governor Bill Walker and Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) President Keith Meyer. The Vice President made a stop in Alaska as part of his […]

Sports

Bethel wrestler Lieb earns All-American honors

April 18, 2017 0

Hayden Lieb and Thomas Dyment travelled to Virginia Beach, VA to compete in the 2017 National High School Coaches Association National Tournament March 24-26. This tournament showcases most of the top high school wrestlers from […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation adds $1,000 Enrollment Drawing

April 18, 2017 0

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 […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending April 14

April 18, 2017 0

• On 4/9/17 Medics responded to the area of the Long House for the report of a person who was assaulted, medics treated and transported the patient to the hospital for further evaluation. • On […]

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Obituaries

David Owen David “Qayuq” July 4, 1933 – Feb. 24, 2017

April 18, 2017 0

David was born on July 4, 1933, in Anuuraaq, which is about 3 miles southwest of Kwigillingok, and was adopted as a newborn to Uyuruciaq and Cikigaq David. He passed away peacefully at Alaska Native […]

Village Telegraph

2017 Kuskokwim River Chinook Salmon Outlook

April 18, 2017 0

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 […]

Village Telegraph

Appeal hearing to be held

April 18, 2017 0

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 […]

Inside Bethel News

GCI donates to BSAR, helps support emergency services

April 18, 2017 0

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 […]

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Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 3 – 5

April 11, 2017 0

  Judgments Steven Wassilie Andrew, 21 Reckless Driving 10 Days Neil A. Chiklak, 46 Violate DV Protective Order 180 Days Christopher J. Lewis, 26 Fail to Stop at Direction of Officer, Driving Under the Influence  1 […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 26

April 11, 2017 0

  • The Bethel Fire Department responded to 106 EMS and 1 Fire incidents during the month of March. •Alcohol-related EMS calls for service represented 46.2% (49 incidents) of the total number of responses during […]

In our Native Land

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

April 11, 2017 0

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 […]

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Village Telegraph

Federal Hunting Regulations reversed

April 11, 2017 0

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 […]

Speak Your Mind

Trump Administration plans to cut funding for the Essential Air Service Program

April 11, 2017 1

by Grant Aviation Grant Aviation is asking for your assistance to help preserve the Essential Air Service (EAS) program in Alaska. The Trump administration announced on March 17th their intention to cut funding for this […]

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State Wide

PacRim Coal suspends permitting of a coal mine within the Ch’u’itnu

April 11, 2017 0

by the NARF Today (April 3rd), the Native Village of Tyonek (NVT) secured a powerful victory in its fight against a proposed 25,000 acre open pit coal mine that threatened its homeland, culture, and way […]

Village Telegraph

CVRF completes distribution of 2017 Winter Heating Oil Benefits

April 11, 2017 0

Each winter, Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) provides energy assistance to families in Western Alaska through its longstanding heating oil program. The recently completed distribution of heating oil benefits for 2017 provided 56,160 gallons of […]

Village Telegraph

Best in the West 2017 Winners

April 11, 2017 0

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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Inside Bethel News

Public Hearing for Salmon Fisheries in the Kuskokwim River Drainage

April 11, 2017 0

A public hearing is scheduled for 6:00–8:00 p.m., April 18, 2017, at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel to receive testimony on two temporary special action requests received by the Federal Subsistence Board (Board). Ken […]

Speak Your Mind

Suicide Prevention Activity using our Subsistence Lifestyle

April 4, 2017 0

by Althea Jackson Waqaa, my name is Althea Jackson. I am the new Suicide Prevention Coordinator for Akiachak Native Community under the SAMHSA Native Connections grant, also known as the Qigcikiyaraq Pinariuq (it’s time for […]

Village Telegraph

CVRF partners with Honda to provide snow machine maintenance

April 4, 2017 0

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) and All Seasons Honda are pioneering a unique program to offer dealership-quality snow machine repair and maintenance services at CVRF community service centers (CSCs) located in communities across the region. […]

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Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel March 20 – 30

April 4, 2017 0

Judgments Steven Frerichs, 30 Fraud Use Access Devise 1 Yr. Prob. Brenda R. Agimuk, 52 Alcohol Beverages Transported by Common Carrier $500, 1 Yr. Prob. John V. Ashepak Jr., 35 4th Degree Assault 8 Mos. Mary […]

Village Telegraph

Annual Federal Subsistence Migratory Bird Harvest opens

April 4, 2017 0

by the Alaska Migratory Bird Co-management Council Emperor goose subsistence season opens for the first time in more than 30 years. The annual spring/summer federal subsistence migratory bird harvest regulations for 2017 will take effect […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 25

April 4, 2017 0

  • On 3-19-17 at 11:37 pm Medics responded to Ptarmigan Street for report of a person with difficulty breathing. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 3-20-17 at 8:15 am Medics […]