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 […]


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. […]


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 […]

In our Native Land

Yupiit Piciryarait Museum Sustainability Initiative

by AVCP Staff The Yupiit Piciryarait Museum was established in 1994 by the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP). The mission of the YP Museum is to promote Yup’ik culture through history, language and arts. […]

Speak Your Mind

There are too many unanswered questions, uncertainties with the Donlin plan

by Grant Fairbanks Donlin is not ready or capable to build a safe mine at this time. Their proposed gold mine would be the largest of this type in the world. After reading over 5000 […]

Letters to the Editor

Should Students Have Cellphones in School?

Have you heard about the issues with students being able to have their phones in school? Well I’m going to give you my opinion of why students should be able to use their phones. I […]

Village Telegraph

House District 38 Updates from the Legislative Session

by House District 38 Staff March 2, 2018 Regular Session Reaches Halfway Mark Dear Friends, At day 45, we are halfway through the regular legislative session and the House Finance committee has taken up HB […]


Kipnuk and Toksook Bay winners of 1A Coastal Conference basketball tournament

by K.J. Lincoln The winners of the 31st annual 1A Coastal Conference basketball tournament are the Kipnuk Falcon boys and the Toksook Bay Islander girls. The tournament took place last weekend, March 1-3 at the […]

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 […]


Smith powers Bethel matmen to solid showing at middle school state tournament

by Tommy Wells Landon Smith went into the Tanana Middle School State Wrestling Championships in Fairbanks knowing he had a huge target on his back. The top-ranked wrestlers get that honor. Target or not, Smith […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 1

• 2-24-18 Medics responded to Alder Street for the report of an Alert Button being activated. Medic found no one at residence cleared scene and returned to quarters. • 2-24-18 Medics responded to the Sobering […]

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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel February 20 – March 1

Judgments Augusta Askoak, 52 2nd Degree Harassment 1 Yr. Prob. Adam Andrew Jr., 30 4th Degree Assault 30 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Samson Mann Jr., 23 2nd Degree Criminal Trespassing 5 Days Mabel Tony, 39 […]

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 […]

Village Telegraph

AVCP seeks withdrawal of Bering Sea from the Proposed National OCS Oil and Gas Program

by AVCP Staff The Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) submitted comments yesterday (Feb. 27th) on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)’s Proposed National OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2019-2024. Within, AVCP […]


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.

In our Native Land

The 2020 Census and why it’s important to Bethel and rural Alaska

The 2020 Census discussion planned for February 27 has been rescheduled for March 13 from noon to 1 pm. The talk will be led by Foraker Group’s Mike Walsh and co-hosted by the Kuskokwim Campus […]