Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending December 1

• On 11-26-17 at 2:14 pm Firefighters responded to Owl Street for report of a fire. Fire was out upon arrival, Firefighters cleared scene and returned to quarters. • On 11-27-17 at 12:02 am Firefighters […]

Letters to the Editor

Quyana for your help during our loss

The family of Alexie Kanrilak, would like to extend our deepest gratitude from the bottom of our hearts to everyone that helped us out during the loss of our beloved Rose Ann Kanrilak. First and […]


Y-K teams compete at 2A, Mixed-Six tournaments

by Tommy Wells The Unalakleet Wolfpack’s bid to claim a second straight Mixed-Six state volleyball championship came to a tough end this past weekend at the state tournament. The Wolfpack suffered back-to-back losses in the […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel November 20 – December 1

Judgments Walter Dale Aketachunak, 35 3rd Degree Assault 1 ½ Yrs., 4 Yrs. Prob. Samual Moses Jr., 39 4th Degree Assault 360 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Zoie M. Kernak, 20 4th Degree Criminal Mischief 90 […]


Bethel rolls to easy win as GJE Invitational

by Tommy Wells In the end, even Mother Nature couldn’t stop the Bethel Regional Junior High School wrestling team from owning the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta’s bragging rights. It only delayed the inevitable by a week. Bethel, […]


We Three Kings of Orient Aren’t

by Tad Lindley Warning: Do not read this article unless you have someone nearby who can give you immediate emotional support. This may be worse than the terrible sense of deception you experienced when you […]


Mexican Chicken Salad

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a quick, easy recipe that meets our KISS (Keep it Simple, Sweetheart) criteria. Diana Gamez, a friend in Anchorage who has contributed before, suggested it. She found the recipe […]

In our Native Land

CVRF wins prestigious American Marketing Association Awards

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) was honored with two awards at the 2017 Prism Awards ceremony hosted by the Alaska chapter of the American Marketing Association. The Prism Awards is a yearly competition showcasing the […]


Psychoeducational Testing

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I have a daughter in the third grade. She is performing poorly in school, and compared to our other children, she is falling far behind. I have asked her teacher […]

From The Editor

Visiting our loved one

by Greg Lincoln Neighbors and friends, we are so privileged to call you our friends. Your presence in our lives has uplifted and eased much of our suffering, thank you. Thank you so much for […]

In our Native Land

Getting By On Less 12.3.17 BSAR River Report*

by Bethel Search & Rescue Summary: It’s early December and we have far less ice than we usually have at this time of the year. Yet People are traveling. They need to – for many […]


The season of good cheer

by Peter Twitchell This is the happy time of the season, where Christians celebrate the birth of the Christ Child, baby Jesus, bringing hope, cheer, and love everywhere. The goodness of the people of Anchorage […]

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In our Native Land

ADFG Recognizes 2018 Advisory Committee Award Winners

Several local advisory committee members for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game were honored with awards: James Charles of Tuntutuliak, Raymond Oney of Alakanuk, and Barbara Carlson of Sleetmute. Alaska Department of Fish and […]

Inside Bethel News

New Bethel firefighters graduate

by K.J. Lincoln Eight new firefighters graduated and were honored at a commencement ceremony last Friday at the Bethel Fire Department. The Class of 1701 graduates are Steven “Tucker” Burnett, Matthew Cochrane, Jesse Gefroh, John […]


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 […]


Y-K wrestlers shine at Grace Grizzly Grappler tournament

by Tommy Wells Aniak’s Andrew Wilson and Justin Ward and Bethel Regional High School’s Daniel Chakuchin and Kyle Valadez all turned more than a few heads this past weekend while starring at the 2017 Grace […]

Speak Your Mind

Alaska LNG: The time is now

by Governor Bill Walker Alaska now has the necessary alignment for the Alaska gasline LNG project. Mid-June 1970: one of the most important days in my life. It rained, as I waited in-line outside a […]

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James Albert Luke Sr. July 9, 1940 – Nov. 18, 2017

James Albert Luke Sr. went to be with the Lord on November 18, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones in Anchorage, AK. James was born on July 9, 1940 to Thomas and Elsie Luke in […]

Inside Bethel News

BRHS Drama presents A Christmas Carol

The Bethel Regional High School’s drama program presented A Christmas Carol by EP Scates last weekend at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center. There were three showings of the holiday play directed by Aiden Keller. A […]