In our Native Land

Aboard the Sikuliaq on the Beaufort Sea

by Diana Campbell Beaufort Sea – If the sea had a dinner bell, the Beaufort Sea shelf break is a ringer for one part of the Arctic food web, from plankton to whales and seabirds. […]

Inside Bethel News

Governor signs bill reauthorizing the Technical Vocational Education Program

Rep. Fansler’s HB 141 Extends the Program for Three Years to Support Jobs and Economic Development Across Alaska. Today (Aug. 29th), Alaska Governor Bill Walker officially signed House Bill 141 into law, reauthorizing the Technical […]

In our Native Land

Zone 1 closed in Resident Moose Hunt in the Lower Kuskokwim portion of Unit 18

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces an Emergency Order closure of the resident moose season in Zone 1 of the RM615 Kuskokwim moose hunt. The State resident season for bull moose by registration […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending September 1

• On 8-28-17 at 9:36 a.m. medics responded to the CHSB Building for the report of a person having seizures. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 8-28-17 at 11:49 pm medics […]

Contributors

The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What is known about the effectiveness of counseling and psychotherapy? Has anyone ever proven that someone with a mental or emotional problem ever gets better by going to counselor or […]

Village Telegraph

Joseph of Bethel selected as First Nations Futures Fellow

by First Alaskans Institue First Alaskans Institute (FAI) is pleased to announce the selection of our 7th annual First Nations Futures Program (FNFP) Fellows cohort: Barbara ‘Wáahlaal Gidáak Blake (Haida/Tlingit/Ahtna), Marleah Makpiaq Labelle (Sugpiaq/Iñupiaq), Alissa […]

Classifieds

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

Pacific walruses haul out near Point Lay earlier than in previous years

In the first week of August, several hundred Pacific walruses were observed on a barrier island near the Native Village of Point Lay, a small, Iñupiaq community on the northwest coast of Alaska. This is […]

Contributors

Fun and family time at the State Fair

by Peter Twitchell The last time I set foot on the State Fair in Palmer was 2013, so I lost sense of how crowded and busy it is, but thanks to my wife, she made […]

From The Editor

2017 Blackberry/Fun Run Results

by Greg Lincoln Cross country season is in full swing and the 2017 Blackberry Fun Run has some new champions. Winning the girls high school event is Reann Lincoln of Tununak. She finished the course […]

Speak Your Mind

Fishing on the Tuluksak River

by Brad Cole I was standing with wading boots on in the grassy shallows of the Tuluksak River casting a line out about 20 feet. The cool flowing waters and late afternoon breeze felt refreshing. The […]

Classifieds

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 […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel August 22 – 31

Judgments Phillip William Simeon, 30 2nd Degree Burglary, 4th Degree Criminal Mischief 25 Days Kevin Charles Cleveland, 22 Driving While License Cancelled/Rev/Sus, Proof of Insurance 1 Yr. Prob. Robert H.W. Kashatok, 37 Failure to Register as […]

Contributors

The Parable of the Net: When a Humpy Becomes a Halibut

by Tad Lindley Jesus was such a phenomenal preacher that the messages he preached 2,000 years ago are still relevant today. Who would think that he could preach a parable way back then, to a […]

Letters to the Editor

AFN Resolutions due

The 2017 Annual AFN Convention Resolutions deadline is September 22, 2017. Resolutions can be submitted by: Email: [email protected] Mail: 3000 A Street, Suite 210, Anchorage, AK 99503; Fax: 907-276-7989. Below are the criteria for AFN […]

Sports

Bethel River Run Invitational XC Results

The 5K Bethel River Run cross country race hosted by the Bethel Warrior team took place on Saturday, September 9th, 2017. The race began and finished at the Ayaprun Elitnaurvik School. Runners from Akiachak, Chevak, […]

Inside Bethel News

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel August 24 – September 8

Judgments Carl Harp, 30 2nd Degree Sexual Assault, 3rd 7 Yrs., Degree Assault, Unlawful Contact10 Yrs. Prob. Kristopher Paul Gregory, 27 4th Degree Assault 60 Days Vasily Jeremiah Nicolai, 26 4th Degree Assault 6 Mos., […]

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Letters to the Editor

Skipping Class

Have you ever skipped an important class or a non-important class in school? About everyone who’s went to school or going to school could say they’ve done it. There’s many different kinds of people. There […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending  September 7

• On 9-1-17 at 9:03 p.m. medics responded to Second Ave. for the report of an intoxicated person. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 9-1-17 at 11:39 p.m. medics responded to […]

Village Telegraph

Life is a Gift An interview with John Active

by Vanessa Lynn Hunter John was born in Cuukvagtuliq, Alaska to George and Sophie Jacob. John shares his story of being adopted twice after birth and during his early childhood years. How Mamterilleq was formed […]

From The Editor

Bethel Warriors swimmers hosts first meet Nome joins team in relays, medleys

by Greg Lincoln The Yukon Kuskokwim Aquatic Center was the venue for the first ever swim meet to be held in the history of Bethel. And it was a moving event for those in attendance, […]

Contributors

Seafood Supreme

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This recipe comes from Grandma Shirley Schanke. Grandma Shirley has visited Bethel before and she is a terrific cook. She shared this tasty dish with us that you will love. It […]

Contributors

Violence Against Teachers

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: In recent years, we have heard a lot about violence in schools, such as students bullying one another. Has anyone done any research on violence toward teachers by students? A […]

Village Telegraph

CVRF completes Summer 2017 Internship Program

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) recently completed the summer 2017 CVRF Internship Program, with participating Western Alaska youth gaining valuable work experience in locations across the region, Anchorage, and Seattle. This year, the CVRF Internship […]

Village Telegraph

Kuskokwim Learning Academy Gives Back

by Danielle Craven Community service is an important value at KLA. On August 23rd-25th, 86 students participated in various service projects around Bethel, from recording sound clips at KYUK, picking up trash at the Moravian […]

Contributors

Stuck in Selfie Mode

by Tad Lindley It used to irritate me when I traveled to memorable places and I would see people looking at some great sight in Hawaii or a beautiful sunset somewhere through their video camera. […]

Speak Your Mind

Students Lack of Motivation

by Kaitlynn Active According to Catherine Gewerts, there was a survey given to 467 dropout students from 25 major cities. This survey was given to them to know the reason for their dropping out of […]