Inside Bethel News

Changing the Epidemic of Veterans Suicide

by Verde Bowen September is Suicide Awareness Month and we can all play a role in preventing suicide, but many people do not know what they can do to support the local Veterans, Service member, […]

Village Telegraph

Part Land, Part Water – Always Native 2017 First Alaskans Institute Elders & Youth Conference Keynote Speakers

Celebrate our Native identity, our relationship with our homelands, and living our Ways of Life. Our identity as indigenous peoples is informed by our deep connection to our lands and waters, no matter where we […]

Inside Bethel News

Climate Change concerns

Dear Lieutenant Governor Mallott, We write to you today with great concern over the effects of climate change on Alaska. We have the opportunity and the responsibility to take a front seat in the global […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending September 2

• On 9-15-17 at 8:43p.m. Medics responded to Fourth Ave for report of intoxicated person. Medic woke up patient and patient walked off, medics returned to quarters. • On 9-15-17 at 10:22 p.m. Medics responded […]

Inside Bethel News

Chili Cookoff event helps raises funds for BFK9s

by K.J. Lincoln The annual Chili Cookoff featured approximately 17 different kinds of deliciously prepared chilis – all for the benefit of our canine friends and their helpers, the Bethel Friends of Canines volunteers who […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel September 12 – 22

Judgments Cedric Yunak, 30 4th Degree Assault 60 Days Adam Michael Carey, 28 2nd Degree Assault, Violate 2 ½ Yrs., Conditions of Release, Unlawful5 Yrs. Prob. Contact John S. Askoak, 32 Send/Bring Alcohol to Dry […]

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For Sale

Hitzer Amish built woodstoves. UHMW 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 […]


The salad that eats like a meal

by Millie Bentley Greetings. One of my favorite meals is a simple salad made by Diana Gamez. It’s a meal in itself and is best prepared ahead of time. So if you have a busy […]


Get involved in your community

by Peter Twitchell The privilege of serving your community is not to be taken for granted. I am saddened that our Bethel community lacks in local involvement when the opportunity to serve on the Bethel […]


Where does Psychology come from?

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Where does the study of psychology come from? Answer: The earliest origins of psychology are in the writings of the ancient Greek philosophers, particularly Aristotle. They wrote about the nature […]

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Stuart Okitkun May 30, 1983 – September 30, 2016

Stuart Okitkun, “Allmaruaq,” was born May 30, 1983, in Anchorage. He is survived by his parents Robert and Cecilia Okitkun; partner Crystal Nanuk and their daughter, Shavonne Nanuk; siblings Rita Asgeirsson, Rosella (and Aaron) Hem, […]

In our Native Land

Geerdts to join Millsaps Training Facility in Georgia

by Heidi Geerdts I wanted to take this opportunity to share some details on an extraordinary experience that Diesel Geerdts will be embarking on this month. He has been offered a spot in the Millsaps Training […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel’s City Council Candidates

by K.J. Lincoln The City of Bethel will hold a Regular Election Tuesday, October 3, 2017 for the purpose of electing candidates to the City Council and voting on Proposition Question 1. This year we […]


Alexie, Lincoln sprint to regional titles

by Tommy Wells Eugene Alexie and Reann Lincoln made sure their 2017 cross-country seasons were extended another week this past weekend with outstanding performances at the small school regional championships in Bethel. Alexie dominated the […]