Philosophy on Marriage

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What is your personal philosophy on marrying young? Parents, churches, and in some cases, even the government have done a great job advocating for young people to abstain from sex, […]

Letters to the Editor

Family ties

My dad had brothers, sisters, and other relatives on Nunivak Island but he had never explained my away-from-the-Island heritage. My grandma Edna Hooper on my mother’s side is originally from Tununak. My dad was born […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Subsistence Fishing Update for June 16, 2017

In consultation with the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (KRITFC) and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge Manager announces that, due to unusually low numbers of Chinook […]

In our Native Land

The ACR releases the Cancer in Alaska – 2013 Report

This report was released by the Alaska Cancer Registry Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. Executive Summary This report summarizes the most recently available information about […]


The Gray Bar Hotel

by Peter Twitchell I remember the time I went to the courthouse and sat in what I now know to be the main chamber. The attorney told me to be there by 10 a.m. so I […]

Inside Bethel News

Public nuisance abatement code amendments postponed

An ordinance that would amend the Bethel Municipal Code’s section pertaining to public nuisance abatement, penalties and remedies has been postponed per the request of council during their June 13th regular meeting. Ordinance 17-23 was […]


Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is one of my favorite recipes for chocolate chip cookies. While looking for a cookie recipe, I discovered that I actually have several favorites that uses chocolate chips. The advent […]