Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel August 15 – 25

Judgments George Ivan Hoelscher II, 25 Violate DV Protective Order 90 Days Joseph James Kameroff, 44 4th Degree Assault 360 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. John Lomack, 30 4th Degree Assault, Violate Conditions of Release 90 Days […]

Village Telegraph

Grace and mercy, faith and strength An interview with elder Ruth Evon

by Vanessa Lynn Hunter Ruth was born in Bethel Alaska to Paul P. Jenkins and Eileen Elena Shepherd. Ruth shares her story of her childhood memories growing up in different villages; the excitement of flying […]


Inmates who escaped from Bethel Jail back in custody

Wilson Beaver, age 43, and Carl Konig, age 31, escaped from the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center on Saturday, August 26th, 2017. Reports state that they crawled through a storm grate. Both were found on Sunday […]


Lady Warriors sweep twinbill from Houston

by Tommy Wells Alyssa Boyer and Courtney Williams used a dominating performance by the Bethel Regional High School hitters and defense this past weekend and helped power their team to a sweep of their weekend […]

Inside Bethel News

All Kuskokwim subsistence fishing restrictions lifted

This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. All subsistence fishing restrictions in Kuskokwim River tributaries have been lifted. Further announcements will […]


Why Do Christians Use the Old Testament Tanakh?

by Tad Lindley After all, the Old Testament is old. It covers events that took place thousands of years ago. Those people never saw automobiles or airplanes. Not only that, the Old Testament takes up […]

Speak Your Mind

The Effects and Solutions of Trauma

by Katlin Lewis Have you ever thought of how many students in High School suffer from traumatic events? The problem is there are so many different traumatic stages that children and the youth go through. […]

Letters to the Editor

Akiak Annual Clean Up Green Up 2017

We would like to recognize the community members of Akiak in their efforts to keep Akiak trash free. The annual clean up green up group commends the households that utilize the Akiak trash hauling and […]

Village Telegraph

Alaska Military Youth Academy graduates 180 cadets

The Alaska Military Youth Academy celebrated more than 23 years of service to the State of Alaska and a milestone of almost 5,300 graduates during the graduation of 180 cadets of Class 2017-2 from its […]

Inside Bethel News

Youth Yuraq in Cultural Exchange

by Danielle Craven Recently, 17 young men and women from the KLAraq and Piniq Yup’ik dance groups traveled from Bethel to Clint, Texas, to dance at the Fiesta De San Lorenzo and the Tigua Cultural […]


Alcoholics Anonymous

by Peter Twitchell The meetings where alcoholics and recovering alcoholics meet and share their successes and defeats is an important part to recovery from the devastation alcohol has caused in our lives. It is important […]


Pan Fried Moose Steaks

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a delicious and easy recipe that you can make with some moose steaks just in time for moose hunting season. The original recipe calls for ribeye, but you can […]

Inside Bethel News

College of Engineering adds K-12 Coordinator

by Kathleen McCoy UAA’s College of Engineering has hired its first ever K-12 Coordinator, Vicki Nechodomu. She’ll serve as the chief liaison between the engineering college and K-12 educators in surrounding school districts, including those […]


Tuluksak teacher arrested

The Alaska State Troopers Bethel Violent Offender’s Unit (VOU) arrested John Paul Donald Douglas, 37 years old of Tuluksak, for an outstanding $50,000 + CATP arrest warrant stemming from an investigation coordinated by the Alaska […]

In our Native Land

2017 Russian Expedition to Alaska

by Dr. Mikhail Malakhov It is with great satisfaction that I say to our friends in Anchorage, Bristol Bay and on the Kuskokwim River that the 2017 Russian Expedition to Alaska was successfully completed. The […]

Inside Bethel News

Upcoming Bethel Advisory School Board Election

by Danielle Craven The school year is off to a fast start. Let’s continue to work together to achieve excellent schools. Four open seats will be filled in this upcoming Advisory School Board election. September […]


Developing a Non-Bullying Culture

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: With school about to start, please write about what we all can do to prevent bullying in the school. It would be nice if you could bring everyone together and […]

From The Editor

Permits available for Kuskokwim moose hunt RM615

by Greg Lincoln Moose hunting season is here in GMU 18. Here is a message to all hunters from the ADFG: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game would like to remind hunters to get […]

In our Native Land

A Moose Hunting Adventure

by Wesley Nicholai Moose hunting is always the season when everybody is hunting to get moose and to get meat for the winter. It is the biggest game hunting animal around the Kuskokwim delta. One […]


Bethel Warriors take 16th at Bartlett State Preview

by Tommy Wells The Bethel Regional High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams raced their way to 16th at the 2017 Bartlett State Preview meet on Saturday in Anchorage. The BRHS teams were among […]

Inside Bethel News

Eight sign up for City Council election

The Bethel regular election will be held October 3rd, 2017. There are eight city council candidates on the ballot – Bradon Brink, Mitchell Forbes, Stanley (Tundy) Rodgers, R. Thor Williams, and incumbents Leif Albertson, Richard […]


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 […]

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Inside Bethel News

Yukon Drift Fishing

Basil Larson and his brother Paul “Bam” Larson went fishing on August 16th, 2017. They fished a 5-minute drift across of Russian Mission, Alaska. They caught over 100 fall chum making it an awesomely successful […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending August 24

  • On 8-19-17 at 8:05 p.m. Bethel Firefighter/EMTs responded to Weber Circle for report of a person who was bleeding. Patient was assessed and refused transport to the hospital, medics returned to quarters. • […]