Heard it in the Steam House

BRHS grad serving as Intern for Sen. Murkowski

Recent Bethel Regional High School graduate James Flemings has been chosen as one of U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski’s first session summer interns. U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski welcomed her first wave of summer interns – recent […]


Weekend camping at Niugnilnguq

by Dr. Robert Nick It has been some time since I last wrote in the weekly Delta newspaper. As we had done for many years, my wife and I, along with some family spent last […]


Becoming healthy can become a habit

by Peter Twitchell Historian Will Durant said, “To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.” What we say, what we think and what we do should all be in sync. When […]

Heard it in the Steam House

AFN announces Keynote Speakers for 2017 Convention

The Alaska Federation of Natives is pleased to announce the selection of keynote speakers for its 2017 Convention, October 19-21, at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska. Lieutenant Colonel Wayne Don of the Alaska Army […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending June 9

  • On 6/2/17 at exactly 11:54:35 Bethel Firefighters responded to Alaska Airlines for the report of a medical emergency. Firefighters evaluated and transported the patient to the emergency room. • On 6/2/17 EMTs responded […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Hunting Outside Tununak

by Nigel Angaiak In the Spring of 2009 on May 18, my father and I went up North to Kass’aq River to hunt some geese. It was the first time I ever went out of […]


Lemony Baked Halibut

by Millie Bentley Greetings. The best ways to cook fish are the simplest ways, but sometimes we want something different or a little more ‘fancy’. What about halibut? Folks up and down the coast have […]

Summer Living

Alakanuk Clean Up Green Up a success

by Augusta Edmund Alakanuk’s yearly clean-up had a great turnout on May 20th & 21st. We had 99 participants, 4 volunteers with 453 bags picked. The event was followed with a party, movie & prizes […]


Dope Dealer Turns Hope Dealer

by Tad Lindley If we were to talk to every kindergartner in every local school and ask them what they want to be when they grow up, we would get responses like, pilot, agent, health […]

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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 […]

In our Native Land

Coastal Villages launches Summer Youth Work Programs

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) will be putting Western Alaska youth to work this summer through its Youth-to-Work and internship programs. CVRF’s internship program has been employing college students since CVRF was formed in 1998. […]