Inside Bethel News

4-H Summer Program a success

by Ronda Sargent The local 4-H summer program has been a great success in this year. Thank you to a great staff, volunteers and programs sponsors. Our program sponsors this year are the City of […]

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Subsistence Life is a Healthy Life

by Peter Twitchell The majority of people in villages still depend solely on their subsistence way of life. For most of us today, it is crucial to eat subsistence foods to maintain good health practices. […]


WEIO 2017 is in the books

by Greg Lincoln Congratulations to our athletes and cultural ambassadors who participated in this year’s World Eskimo Indian Olympic events. Opening day started off with the five events including the Race of the Torch that […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Let’s cut fish

Baby Rainier Iyana Leary happily watches his mom Audrey cut salmon by the Kuskokwim River in Napaimute on July 2nd.


There is no need to speed

by Peter Twitchell I’m glad the Bethel Police Department is alert to speeders in Bethel. Our roads are in poor shape and dangerous. I’ve been in older cabs that bounce around and bottom out after […]

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Lemony Friendship Bread

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This recipe comes from an old friend Bert Monfort. She stayed with us here at the B&B many years ago and was impressed with the friendship bread that we served (especially […]


For Sale

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Village Telegraph

First Fish Cutters

These fun kids from Napaskiak were so proud of their older brother Quentin’s rod-n-reel whitefish catches, they wanted to cut them. With the help of their parents Steven and Denise Riley-Alexie, twin boys Chance and […]

Letters to the Editor

Opposing the SAR submission

To: Anthony Christianson, Chairman On July 6, 2017, Mr. Dave Cannon submitted a SAR to the FSB for immediate action on: 1) That the FSB rescind the In-Season Fisheries Management Authority of the YDNWR Manager […]

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Attorney General appoints new Bethel DA

The Department of Law announced the appointment of Steve Wallace as the new Bethel District Attorney. Mr. Wallace took over this position on July 10, 2017 after the retirement of Mike Gray. Mr. Wallace began […]

Village Telegraph

Shields crowned Miss WEIO 2017

The newly crowned Miss World Eskimo Indian Olympics is Olivia Piiyuuk Shields of Anchorage. She was awarded her title on Saturday night during WEIO in front a large crowd at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks. […]

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Alaskan Communities to receive economic boost

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced today (June 26) that the Department of the Interior is distributing more than $29.69 million to eligible local governments throughout Alaska. These payments are made to boroughs and counties […]

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Feagle earns BA in Elementary Ed

Edward Feagle, age 33 of Toksook Bay, graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Edward lives in Kwigillingok with his wife Jorene and their two daughters, Rosa […]

Speak Your Mind

Nunavuut Constitutional Convention

by Harold Napoleon This open letter regarding the Constitutional Convention: August, 1 – 3, 2017, Bethel, Alaska was addressed to the Yupik & Athabaskan Tribal Councils: 56 villages of the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta, dated July […]

Village Telegraph

WEIO Royalty

Miss Cama-i Regina Pingayak-Simon (at right) and Olivia Piiyuuk Shields participated in the Miss WEIO Pageant last week in Fairbanks. Shields is the newly crowned Miss WEIO 2017.