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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel August 30 – September 4

Judgments Kenneth Lee Dostert, 22 3rd Degree Assault, 2nd Degree Theft 7 Mos. ,4 Yrs. Prob. Margene Nicori, 25 Disorderly Conduct $100 Basil Golga Andrew, 32 4th Degree Assault 60 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Alfred Charles […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending November 25

• On 11-18-17 at 12:45 am Firefighters responded to the area of Ptarmigan and Akakeek for the report of a person bleeding from the head. Patient was assessed, refused treatment and transport to the hospital. […]

Contributors

Thanksgiving in Phoenix

by Peter Twitchell A five and half hour jet ride south will get you to Pheonix, Arizona – a desert country where only the local Native people like Navaho, Apache, and Pima Indians really understand the […]

Contributors

Thankfulness

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: It’s Thanksgiving. Is there any psychological research on the benefits of being thankful? Answer: I didn’t find any empirical research directly on the topic, but I found an article in […]

Contributors

Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and now Christmas is just around the corner. There are so many good dishes to think about for the big feast including this dessert […]

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Mixed 6 Volleyball Action in Nunaptichuk

The Alaska Coastal Mixed 6 Volleybal tournament was held in Tuntutuliak, November 17-18. Winners of the tournament, the Akiuk Grizzlies, will play at the State tournament this weekend, Nov. 30-Dec. 2nd.  photos by Lonny Cruff

Village Telegraph

Young Beaver Trappers first catch

Evan and Courtney Tobeluk caught their first beaver in the trap that they set on November 21st. They are the children of Gregory Tobeluk of Nunapitchuk.  Photo by Qunun Tobeluk

From The Editor

Love them by the way you live

by Greg Lincoln In every person that we meet we have found different expressions of loving kindness and compassion. Do you know how much that means to us? It means the world to us, thank […]

Village Telegraph

Alaskan soldiers assist in Puerto Rico following hurricanes

After their historical first-time activation for duty outside of Alaska, four Alaska State Defense Force Soldiers have returned from a Puerto Rico deployment where they assisted with relief efforts on the hurricane-ravaged island. On the […]

Sports

3A Lancer Smith Runners Up

Congratulations to the Bethel Warrior Wrestlers took second place for 123A teams at the 2017 Lancer Smith Memorial tournament in Palmer the weekend of November 17-18.  photo courtesy of Darren Lieb

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending November 16

• On 11-10-17 at 7:03 pm, Firefighters responded to the area Our Own Road and Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway for the report of an intoxicated person. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • […]

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From The Editor

Friends who are closer than a brother are priceless

by Greg Lincoln Friends, talking with you and sharing our feelings has helped us so much these past weeks. We have been tested and tried and in our weakness, you have been our strength along […]

Inside Bethel News

YKHC receives Quality Health Award

The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is a 2017 Alaska Primary Care Award winner. YKHC, along with four other recipients, received the Honorable Mention award which were announced by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health. The awards were presented […]

Sports

Lady Warriors take seventh at Lancer Smith Memorial tourney

by Tommy Wells Kelly O’Brien and the Bethel Regional High School Lady warriors turned in an impressive effort this past weekend at the Lancer Smith Memorial Wrestling Tournament. The BRHS girls’ 4-person team rolled up […]

Inside Bethel News

BRHS’s Mellor honored with LKSD Teacher of the Year award

Lower Kuskokwim School is pleased to announce that Lynn Mellor has been selected as this year’s recipient for LKSD Teacher of the Year. Ms. Mellor has taught for over 13 years for the District, all […]

Contributors

Venturing in Alaska

by Peter Twitchell Last Thursday Carl Jack and I drove 190 miles Anchorage to Ninilchik by way of Cooper Landing, Sterling, Kenai and Soldotna. One of the great benefits of living on the road system! […]

Village Telegraph

ANSEP partners with Lower Yukon and St. Mary’s City school districts

November 13th, 2017: The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program is hosting 29 students from the Lower Yukon School District and St. Mary’s City School District at its joint Middle School Academy. Aimed at developing […]

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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel November 9 – 17

Judgments Michael Matthew, 23 4th Degree Criminal Mischief 45 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Vanessa Wasky, 29 2nd Degree Harassment 1 Day, 1 Yr. Prob. Edward C. Chief, 53 4th Degree Assault 30 Days, 1 Yr. […]

Inside Bethel News

Two officers from Bethel graduate from DPS Academy

Martin Oulton and Michael Shawgo of the Bethel Police Department recently graduated from the Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka on November 9th, 2017. Their class totaled 24, including three state troopers, two wildlife troopers […]

Sports

Lieb powers Warriors to 6th at Lancer Smith Memorial

by Tommy Wells After sitting out part of the Bethel Regional High School Warriors duals with South Anchorage and Lathrop last weekend, Hayden Lieb left little doubt as to any questions about his ability on […]

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Obituaries

Rose Ann Kanrilak July 9, 1952 – Oct. 10, 2017

Rose Ann (Nuyiralria) Kanrilak was born to Cecelia and Albert Atchak on July 9, 1952 at Paimute. She was the 3rd of 10 brothers and sisters. Rose married Alexie Kanrilak on Nov. 28, 1975. They […]

In our Native Land

Quinhagak and Toksook Bay win water and water system awards

The Alaska Rural Water Association has honored Quinhagak and Toksook Bay at their 19th Annual Training Conference where they recognized rural water systems, wastewater systems, and their operators for outstanding achievements. The Lower Kuskokwim School […]

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Obituaries

Mary Bernadette Nuuni Julius Nov. 25, 1996 – Sept. 25, 2017

On behalf of Moses and Winnie Julius’ family, I would like to say quyana to all the people that were there for our family during the time of their (our) loss of a loved one. […]

Contributors

Parmesan Italian Baked Chicken

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a blast from the past – Baked Parmesan Italian Chicken. This dish is what I made for the boyos, served with spaghettini or angel hair pasta. The parmesan cheese gives […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending November 8

• On 11-3-17 at 1:48 pm Firefighters responded to the BNC Complex for the report of an intoxicated person. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 11-3-17 at 6:24 pm Firefighters responded […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel November 6 – 9

Judgments Michael James Whitman, 32 Driving Under the Influence $1500, 3 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Nick E. Alexie, 27 4th Degree Misconduct Involving Weapons 1 Yr. Prob. Nick Nook, 43 2nd Degree Sexual Assault 7 Yrs., […]

Contributors

Veterans’ Day: Victory Has A Song

by Tad Lindley Last Saturday, November 11, was Veteran’s Day. In honor of those men and women who have sacrificed even their lives for the freedom of others, I offer this powerful testimony of God’s […]

Village Telegraph

Persistence pushes colonel to military, business success

by Leona Long The quiet students sitting in the back row remind Col. Wayne Don of himself the most. They’re why he returns every summer to speak with students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks […]

Sports

Bethel grapplers wrestle their way to 3rd at BRHS Invitational

by Tommy Wells Thomas Dyment, Dellarae Charlie, Lindsey Beans-Polk and Kelly O’Brien all wrestled their way to gold medals at the 2017 Bethel Invitational and helped carry the Bethel Regional High School Warriors to third […]

In our Native Land

Salmon complete 1,000-mile journey, and life

by Ned Rozell MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morning with biting air in the single digits Fahrenheit, this river smells like sulfur and is splashy and loud. Bald eagles and ravens swoop […]

Contributors

Elders Center is a gathering place

by Peter Twitchell The Big City of Anchorage with its many cars and people, where you are like a number, unknown, one autonomous individual where no one knows anything about you or who you are […]

Inside Bethel News

Math students in Nunapitchuk get class shirts

Secondary mathematics teacher Lonny Cruff at Anna Tobeluk Memorial School was looking for a way for students in his advanced math classes to feel more like they were part of a group. After talking with […]

From The Editor

Cherish your loved ones

by Greg Lincoln Foremost, we thank you for your friendship and comfort to our family. Quyana to our Bethel family and others near and far for your care and kindness and for not forgetting our […]

Speak Your Mind

Revisions to Criminal Justice Reform pass house; SB 54 now awaits Senate concurrence

by House Speaker Bryce Edgmon Nov. 8, 2017: Following two weeks of debate, public testimony, and consideration of amendments in the Judiciary Committee, the Finance Committee, and on the House Floor, SB 54 passed the […]

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Major Evan honored with Alaska Legion of Merit Award

Maj. (ret) Johnny Evan, who served with the 297th Infantry Battalion, Alaska Army National Guard, is presented the Alaska Legion of Merit by Col. Wayne Don, commander of the 38th Troop Command, during his recognition […]

Contributors

Death of the Thunderbirds

by Frank Keim A long time ago two giant thunderbirds used to have their nest in the mountains above Ohagmiut. They were always very hungry, and people were warned not to wear their parkas with the […]

Sports

Bethel grapplers roll to Lime Solar championship

by Tommy Wells ANCHORAGE – The Bethel Regional High School Warriors picked up impressive outings from gold medal winners Kelly O’Brien, Jarius Allain, Thomas Dyment, and Hayden Lieb on Saturday and rolled to the top […]

Contributors

Spicy Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This recipe comes from the Greaseless Gourmet George Pool. He came to the B&B back in 2001 and threw a dinner party to demonstrate his new greaseless and waterless cookware. Yum! […]

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Deinstitutionalization of Psychiatric Patients

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Several hours ago, 26 church members were murdered in cold blood in Texas, five days ago, a terrorist ran down eight people in Lower Manhattan, and just over one month ago, […]

Inside Bethel News

Change out your smoke alarm batteries

As you may already know the Fire Service uses the time change that happens twice a year as a prompt to change your smoke alarm batteries. Be safe and have a great weekend. Sunday November […]

Sports

GJE NYO Junior Varsity Results Nov. 4-5, 2017

Kneel Jump Girls 1 Annalayne Ulroan, OSC, 27 ½” 2 Jordan Klejka, GJE, 23 3/8” 3 Katya, 19 ½” 4 Teana Pavilla, Akiuk, 15 ½” 5 Natalia Slim, Akiuk, 12” Boys 1 Nicholas Twito, GJE, […]

Village Telegraph

Marshall kindergarteners create art with Fox in a Meadow project

by Misty Circle I like doing lots of hands-on, standards based projects with my kindies, it gives them the confidence to experiment and to try new things, to problem solve, and to be innovative. These are […]

Contributors

The Weapons of Our Welfare Are Not the Weapons of Our Warfare

by Tad Lindley The atheist confronted the Christian, “Do you carry a gun with you when you are in bear country?” “Why of course, wouldn’t you,” answered the brother. “Isn’t that hypocritical,” asked the atheist, […]

Speak Your Mind

Sullivan Honors Alaskan of the Week: Chris Apassingok

U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) spoke on the Senate floor this week (Nov. 3rd, 2017) in recognition of Chris Apassingok, a young whaler from Gambell, Alaska who is helping to keep the Alaska Native whaling […]

Inside Bethel News

An opportunity to compete in Brisbane, Australia

by Preston Alexie My name is Preston Alexie. I am a sophomore at Kuinerrarmiut Elitnaurviat. This season in cross country I earned fourth place at the Lower Kuskokwim School District Regionals. That earned me the […]

From The Editor

Thank you for every day that comes

by Greg Lincoln Sometimes it’s a song with words that remind us, or a photo, or just how the sun sets. Last week’s we spoke about how it felt like to lose someone precious to […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending November 3

• On 10/27/2017 At 12:30pm Firefighters responded to Tundra Ridge for the report of a baby not breathing. Medics assessed the Patient and went with family members to YKER. • On 10/27/2017 At 7:30pm Firefighters […]

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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel August 30 – September 4

Judgments Edward Grant Moses, 28 2nd Degree Murder, 1st Degree Robbery 65 Yrs.,10 Yrs. Prob. Emma Louise Paul, 23 Reckless Driving 1 Yr. Prob. Norman Pete, 28 Driving Under the Influence $3000, 20 Days, 2 Yrs. […]

Contributors

First Alaskans Elder’s and Youth Conference

by Peter Twitchell I attended the Alaska Federation of Natives Elder’s and Youth Conference in Anchorage, it was great! Thanks to Colin “Atauciq” McDonald for putting it together for us in organizing and facilitating the early […]

Village Telegraph

Building and deploying a local welding workforce

by Azara Mohammadi A career in welding means opportunities to work outside – a major draw for young workers like Sharla Gunlik, 24. “I was never interested in an office job,” Gunlik says. Recently, she worked […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel Community Celebrate Inaugural Indigenous Peoples Day

by Leona Long The Bethel community celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day for the first time at an event hosted at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Kuskokwim Campus’s Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center. “Including our community partners like […]

Contributors

Swiss Steak in the Crockpot

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I hope you are all doing good. This recipe calls for a slow cooker, which can come in handy during one of your buys days – just assemble the ingredients, toss […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending October 27

  • On 10-21-17 at 6:40 p.m. Career Firefighters responded to the Bethel Regional High School for the report of a person with an injury to their knee. Patient was assessed and transported to the […]

Sports

Smith, Lieb post wins at Halloween Monster Bash

by Tommy Wells Ryan Smith and Hayden Lieb both sent more than a few chills through the field at the Halloween Monster Bash Duels on Saturday at South Anchorage High School. Both wrestled their way […]

In our Native Land

Calista Corporation launches MyCalista online shareholder portal

MyCalista.com: Manage Contact Information, Review Dividend Payments, More Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation upgrades interaction with Shareholders with its secure, interactive MyCalista online portal. Found at https://MyCalista.com, Shareholders now have a suite of options at their fingertips. […]

Sports

Lady Warriors’ bid for state berth fall short

by Tommy Wells The Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors’ bid to claim a berth in the upcoming Class 3A state volleyball tournament came up a bit short on Saturday afternoon. Kotzebue rallied from a […]

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Inside Bethel News

Where is the new alcohol tax going? An update on the Community Action Grant Committee

by Leif Albertson On October 3rd, the citizens of Bethel approved a ballot measure to raise the tax on alcohol sold in Bethel from 12% to 15%. While the first 12% of the tax will […]

Letters to the Editor

Do it yourself – eliminate Bed Bugs

I approached the Anchorage Daily News and they didn’t want to investigate or print anything. I had bed bugs I got from Black Angus Inn when me and my daughter stayed there. I learned how […]

Speak Your Mind

The Bones in the Box

by Mark Leary She slowly hobbled down the bank cradling a beat-up grease-stained cardboard box. Reaching a small Lund boat she carefully set the box inside and climbed in. Poor woman – she pulled on […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel October 20 – 25

Judgments Samuel I.M. Baugh, 20 Reckless Endangerment 1 Yr. Prob. Michael James Whitman, 32 Driving Under the Influence $1500, 3 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Isaiah T. Jones, 27 5th Degree Controlled Substance 24 Hrs. CWS, […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation declares $2.4 Million Akilista Dividend Spring and Akilista Dividends Total $49.5 Million

Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation’s Board of Directors approved the Akilista dividend for 2017. This fall dividend which totals $2.4 million, marks an increase of over seven percent from the previous year. Calista has declared both a […]