Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 23

• 3-16-18 at 7:16 p.m. Medics responded to Third Ave for the report of an intoxicated person. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • 3-16-18 at 8:35 p.m. Medics responded to the area […]

Contributors

Tasty Quick Chocolate Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. My friend Katie from Bemidji, Minn. shared this recipe with us back in 2000. Back then she was a newcomer to Bethel. She is also a really good cook. She made […]

Speak Your Mind

Winter Rabbit Snaring

by Brad Cole It was evening while walking to a local trail that a young boy ran up to me and asked to follow. The sunlight had just dimmed behind a passing cloud and soft […]

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Inside Bethel News

District 38 Update

by Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky I’m looking forward to providing District 38 constituents with legislative updates about what’s happening in Juneau! A Budget Amendment Passes to Fund Alaska State Defense Force for District 38 and Rural […]

Contributors

They Spit in His Face

by Tad Lindley Jesus was stripped naked and nailed to the cross. Then the cross was elevated and he hung on it, the force on his arms tearing at his chest, and Him pushing up […]

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In our Native Land

Potential Botulism Case in Bethel

by YKHC Staff On March 21, 2018, the Alaska Section of Epidemiology received a report of a suspected case of foodborne botulism in an adult from Bethel. A possible source of the botulism toxin for […]

Village Telegraph

Marshall School community project

The fifth and sixth grades here at Marshall School are building benches to set out around town for the elders. Each grade was asked to decorate a board. The kindergarten decided to do handprints.

Village Telegraph

LKSD Jr. High Speech Results

by Sharon Wegner The LKSD District JR high speech contest was held in Bethel March 20-21, 2018. There were 52 students (7 students less than last year) from 11 schools (Akiuk, Akula, Chefornak, Gladys Jung, […]

In our Native Land

Calista Corporation Opens 2018 Shareholder Award Nominations Winners Receive a Plaque and $1,500

by Thom Leonard Calista Corporation opens nominations for the 2018 Shareholder Awards. The Calista Awards are focused on Calista Shareholders and Descendants. Nominations are open to Shareholders and Descendants living in and out of the […]

Contributors

The enjoyment of snow-free roads

by Peter Twitchell I’ve been watching with astonishment how the Anchorage roads and side roads have been plowed after a week of heavy snow. We’ve got huge piles of snow here about 50 inches so […]

Contributors

Becoming a Psychologist

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I have been thinking of going to school to become a psychologist. What kind of a salary might I expect to make in that profession? That’s an interesting question. I […]

From The Editor

The beauty of our land

by Greg Lincoln We are so in love with this land that we live on. The beauty of the tundra, the rivers and the ocean is beyond words. I like to think that when our […]

Classifieds

For Sale

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 […]

Letters to the Editor

Open Letter to Governor Bill Walker, Lt. Governor Byron Mallot, Federal and State Lawmakers, Native Organizations, and their Legal Advisors, Village and Tribal Leaders

I listen to the radio station KYUK at Bethel, AK. The main topic of the Yup’ik and English talk shows is alcohol and the problems and hardship it is causing to Bethel and surrounding Yukon […]

Contributors

Let the music play

by Peter Twitchell Retirement after 50 years of working with and for people, leaves you kinda numb and lost feeling, just like I lost a good friend. I may have to find a part-time job, […]

Village Telegraph

1A Girls Basketball State Champions

The Aniak Lady Halfbreeds are bringing home the State 1A Girls Basketball trophy back to the Kuskokwim. They beat the Selawik Wolves last Saturday in Anchorage for the win, making it their second state championship […]

Contributors

Sweet Pecan Pie Bars

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This recipe is one that I found on a mailer. The mailer found its way into the trash, but rescued when I looked down and saw a picture of these bars […]

Classifieds

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 […]

From The Editor

Find your sanctuary

by Greg Lincoln This past weekend we went to the State 1A basketball finals in Anchorage. It is the biggest tournament for small schools and teams from all over Alaska are there. It is different […]

Contributors

You Would if You Loved Him

by Tad Lindley The Bible tells of a time when people would love pleasure much more than they would love God. In his teaching on the end time Jesus himself said, And because iniquity shall […]

From The Editor

Compassion and empathy

by Greg Lincoln What is the meaning of compassion and empathy? Empathy is the ability to feel and understand what another person is going through. Compassion is to suffer together. These kinds of words and […]

Inside Bethel News

3A Western Conference Finals

Clevon Constantine weaves in through the Barrow Whaler defense to shoot a jumper under the basket. The Bethel Warriors boys and girls teams both finished in the top 2 position at the 3A Western Conference […]

Contributors

Crockpot Italian Roast

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a recipe that you and your family will enjoy. Having (and using) a crock pot enables one to stay away all day and return home to a ready-to-eat meal. Crock […]

Classifieds

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 […]

Contributors

Highly Intelligent Misfits

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Is it true that people who are highly intelligent have a more difficult time fitting in socially and don’t do as well in life as people with more average intelligence? […]

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Delta Lifestyles

ADF&G opens Resident Moose Hunt RM621

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces an Emergency Order opening and season extension of the RM 621 resident winter moose season in GMU 18, in the portion south and including the Goodnews River […]

From The Editor

A special place

by Greg Lincoln Friends, a while back we wrote about visiting the resting place of our beloved as we, who still walk this earth, ourselves await that happy day when we will all be together […]

From The Editor

There is strength in numbers

by Greg Lincoln Bereaved parents may feel an overpowering sense or feeling to protect their other children. It is like a heightened parental reflex or response after the loss of a beloved child. Why? Because […]

From The Editor

A new year is dawning

by Greg Lincoln Hello with warm Christmas and New Year greetings to you all. This issue of the Delta Discovery marks the end of another great year of publishing our newspaper. We thank the Lord […]

In our Native Land

Village of Tununak awarded housing grant

AHFC funds four projects for safety, health and education professionals. The Village of Tununak is the recipient of a grant that will be used to build a three-bedroom house. Tununak has been recruiting for a […]

Contributors

For All You Do, His Blood’s for You

by Tad Lindley Many of you will remember the old Budweiser beer slogan: For all you do, this Bud’s for you. Generations took it to heart, drinking Budweiser as a way of getting through life. […]

Classifieds

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 […]

Inside Bethel News

Public Hearing for Fisheries Special Action Request regarding Kuskokwim River Salmon fisheries

A public hearing is scheduled for 6:00–8:00 p.m., March 14, 2018, at the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) Regional Housing Authority Conference Room (411 Ptarmigan Street) in Bethel to receive testimony on a temporary […]

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Contributors

Never give up hope

by Peter Twitchell An individual texted me a question not too long ago – “Cangacit?” “How are you doing?” Then after I texted back to answer that question, I got a response back, that told […]

Inside Bethel News

2018 Kuskokwim Ice Classic

by BCSF Staff The Kuskokwim Ice Classic is gearing up for another exciting year! For the second year in a row, the Ice Classic features a jackpot of $12,500. The deadline to return guesses is […]

From The Editor

Loving, needing, healing

by Greg Lincoln One thing that we have always enjoyed going to is the basketball tournament that is hosted here in Bethel each year for our villages. It features our hometeams and we get to […]

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Contributors

Spicy Shrimp Salad

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I found this delicious recipe when organizing my recipes and thought that you might like making it for a potluck or if you wanted to try something different. It is so […]

Sports

1A Alaska Coastal Conference Champions

The Qipneq Falcons and the Toksook Bay Lady Islanders are this year’s winners for the 1A LKSD Basketball Tournament. They will be representing the Coastal Conference at the upcoming State Championships in Anchorage.

Contributors

Sweet Berry Blueberry Cobbler

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a recipe that will bring on thoughts of sunshine and fish camp. It calls for tundra blueberries but you can also substitute raspberries or blackberries or other fruit without […]

Contributors

Guardianship

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: My mother is quite elderly, and I am concerned that she may be in need of a guardian. More specifically, I am concerned that my brother, who is an alcoholic, […]

Village Telegraph

Yup’ik Dancer

Josiah Brown, age 6 of Newtok, dances with his group during last year’s Eskimo Dance Festival in Chevak. Josiah enjoys yuraq and drumming and singing and has been dancing since he was 2 years old. […]

Contributors

What Shall We Do [to Be Saved]?

by Tad Lindley It was the day of Pentecost about 29 AD. Fifty days prior Jesus had hung on the cross, been buried, and three days later rose from the dead. For forty days he […]

Letters to the Editor

AC Quick stop liquor store

Support needed! If you believe this location is not the right place to have a liquor store or you have had a bad experience with the store, letters of complaint should be sent to the […]

Delta Lifestyles

Andrews wins February 50 Sled Dog Race

by K.J. Lincoln Maurice Andrews of Bethel is the February 50 sled dog race champion for 2018. He mushed his team from the Simons Family Glare Ice Kennel for another win this season. Coming in […]

Classifieds

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 […]

Sports

2018 JNYO Games Results

Kyann Miller of Bethel, representing Gladys Jung Elementary School won the Alaskan High Kick event for the girls this past weekend at the Junior Native Youth Olympic games in Anchorage. She kicked 61” for the […]

Speak Your Mind

Ilaten Atak Assircaarluki Pikiki

by Ina Pavila Parents that live harmoniously with each other will in turn have children that live harmoniously with each other. Parents who show stability within the home will more likely have stable children. If […]