Letters to the Editor

Cell Phones and School

August 15, 2017 0

I was once a student who had lost motivation in doing anything involving school related things such as homework, because my electronic device always distracted me. I told my mom I didn’t want a phone […]

Speak Your Mind

Nunavuut Provisional Government

August 15, 2017 0

by Harold Napoleon Yup’ik and Athabaskan Tribal leaders, youth and elders, of the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta met on August 1 – 3, 2017 and began the process of unifying the area’s 56 tribes and creating […]

Village Telegraph

Island halibut gift

August 15, 2017 0

Samantha Olrun, who is originally of Mekoryuk writes, “This photo was taken off-the-grid on the southern part of Nunivak Island at fish camp of my 5-year-old daughter, Vanessa Carl. She is proudly looking at the […]

In our Native Land

AVCP’s second E-Waste Drive a success

August 15, 2017 0

by K.J. Lincoln The second E-Waste drive in Bethel made a lot of folks happy, happy to get rid of their old electronics in an environmentally conscientious way. The Association of Village Council Presidents through […]


For Sale

August 15, 2017 0

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 […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Emperor Goose Hunt open to Alaska Residents for the first time in 30 Years

August 15, 2017 0

Alaska resident waterfowl hunters will have the opportunity to harvest emperor geese this fall for the first time in 30 years. Federal regulations for the 2017-2018 waterfowl hunting season allow a statewide harvest of 1,000 […]

From The Editor

Mertarvik ribbon cutting ceremony

August 15, 2017 0

by Greg Lincoln The community of Newtok hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Mertarvik and celebrated with Yup’ik dancing, a feast, and a tour of the Mertarvik site. Mertarvik is where the village is planning on […]



August 15, 2017 0

by Peter Twitchell In the old days in Eskimo country people really cared about their neighbor and families really cared about each other. Imagine living a hundred years ago in a Yupiaq community. The people […]

Delta Lifestyles

Recycling is Necessary!

August 15, 2017 1

by Mary Matthias During the beginning of my employment with the Orutsararmiut Native Council last year, my desire was to determine the different types of environmental issues we as a community face here in Bethel. […]

Heard it in the Steam House

I Saw the Lake Iliamna Monster

August 15, 2017 0

by Roy Andrew 200 miles SW of Anchorage across the Alaska Mountain Range is Lake Iliamna. It is the largest freshwater lake in Alaska. It’s about 95 miles long and 25 miles wide. There are […]