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Ravn tournament to tip off Thursday

Some of the state’s top basketball teams wills converge on Bethel this week for the annual Donlin Gold Invitational tournament. The three-day event will run through Saturday at the WarriorDome. The Bethel girls will open […]

Village Telegraph

Quadruple Kaiser Crown

by Tommy Wells Bethel musher Pete Kaiser has done it again! He has finished this year’s Kuskokwim 300 race in first place, which makes it his 4th victory in a row. Glare ice and snowless […]

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In our Native Land

Artists invited to apply for grants starting January 15

On January 15, Rasmuson Foundation will begin accepting applications for the 2018 Individual Artist Awards Project Award and Fellowship grants. Project Awards and Fellowships are grants of $7,500 and $18,000, respectively, that can be used […]

Village Telegraph

Andrews wins Bogus Creek 150

by K.J. Lincoln Congratulations to Maurice Andrews, age 34, of Alakanuk who is this year’s Bogus Creek 150 champion! Andrews, wearing bib #4, pulled into the finish chute with 9 dogs on Saturday morning with […]

Inside Bethel News

The 2018 Regular Session Has Begun

by Rep. Zach Fansler Dear Friends, January 19, 2018: Happy New Year and welcome to the start of the 2018 regular legislative session! It has been a great honor to serve my first full year […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel

Judgments Felix Paul Peter Kusayak, 32 4th Degree Assault, 1st Degree Harassment 1 Yr. Prob. Stuart Olrun, 47 Reckless Driving 1 Yr. Prob. Theodore W. Soper Jr., 46 Alcohol Beverages Transported By Common Carrier 1 Yr. Prob. […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department

• 1-12-18 at 7:06 pm medics responded to the area of East Ave. for the report of a Motor Vehicle Crash. Patient was assessed and refused transport to the hospital. • 1-12-18 at 8:18 pm […]

From The Editor

The power of a kind word

by Greg Lincoln Grief experts who have studied the loss of a child have attempted to put into words and even stages what we are experiencing and they have many different explanations. As we continue […]


What Exactly Do You Mean By “Born Again”?

by Tad Lindley Don’t read any farther until you have answered the above question in your own mind. If we were to poll a cross section of America we would get a wide variety of […]


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 […]

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Warriors finish 5th at O’Brady’s Invitational

by Tommy Wells The difference between a berth in the 2018 O’Brady’s Invitational Basketball Tournament’s championship game and a fifth-place finish in the final team standings was about three inches … or the distance of […]

Inside Bethel News

Quadruple Crown for Team Kaiser

Congratulations to Pete Kaiser of Bethel who finished the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race in 1st place, making this his fourth victory in a row. He finished Sunday morning with a total elapsed time of […]

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Moses Cingarkaq Mark

Moses Cingarkaq Mark was born on March 6, 1934 in Bethel Alaska to John and Louisa Mark. Moses was called home on December 29, 2017. Cingarkaq had 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Brothers Christopher Mark […]


Out of the Blue Coconut Chicken

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Do you have friends with whom you don’t communicate for months or years at a stretch? But when you do it’s as though you spoke only yesterday? I have three or […]


The Road to Recovery

by Peter Twitchell Most young people really don’t understand yet the dynamics of being addicted to chemicals like alcohol. Some teenagers think that when their friends get an assessment for substance abuse that their friend […]

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Sports photos

Aniak/Akiak vs. Bethel Jv. Basketball Photos

    VFW SCHEDULE FRIDAY: 9:00 AM – BRHS Blue vs. Napaskiak (Boys) 10:30 AM – Grace vs. Napaskiak (Girls) 12:00 PM – Nunap vs. Akiak (Boys) 1:30 PM – Aniak vs. Akiachak (Girls) – […]