From The Editor

The components of complicated grief

by Greg Lincoln Friends, quyana for your continued support and great kindness while we are grieving for the loss of our beloved one. This grief has been unbelievable, unfathomable, the kind that completely decimates. Through […]

Inside Bethel News

Legislature protects Native Corps from Liability

The Alaska Legislature today (April 30th, 2018) unanimously approved a bill providing relief for Alaska Native Corporations from liability for damages and costs resulting from pre-contaminated lands conveyed to them through the Alaska Native Claims […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending May 3

• 4-27-18 12:50 p.m. medics responded to Weber Circle for a person with anxiety. Transported to the hospital. • 4-27-18 8:12 p.m. medics responded to BNC Apartments for an intoxicated person not able to move. […]

Inside Bethel News

River Watch teams prepared to launch as river break-up begins

by Jeremy Zidek The State of Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHS&EM) is assisting communities in preparation for breakup along Alaska’s major river systems this spring. Breakup is a time of both […]

In our Native Land

CVRF launches series of educational videos on CDQ program

by CVRF Staff Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) is launching a series of educational videos on the CDQ program and CVRF’s operations in Western Alaska. The series of videos is designed to support and complement […]

In our Native Land

KuC celebrates graduates at 44th Commencement Ceremony

by Sally Russell The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Rural and Community Development (UAF CRCD) Kuskokwim Campus (KuC) held its forty-fourth commencement ceremony at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel on Thursday, May […]


Assessing FASD

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: How do you determine if a child has Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or Fetal Alcohol Effect? The relationship between maternal consumption of alcohol during pregnancy and permanent birth defects (Fetal Alcohol […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 30 – May 4

Judgments Glen Morgan, 34 Disorderly Conduct $100 Christine P. Stone, 53 Alcohol Beverages Transported by Common Carrier $100,1 Yr. Prob. Derek P. Anaruk, 38 3rd Degree Assault, 4th Degree Misconduct Involving Weapons 24 Mos.,4 Yrs. […]


Fish Camp Twice a Year? Only in the Millennium

by Tad Lindley By the time we got married, my father-in-law’s fish camp was about a half mile above Nick O. Nick, just past Emma Evon’s. The ground there had eroded so bad at Nick […]

In our Native Land

Senate votes to establish marijuana education & treatment fund

The Alaska Senate today (May 1st, 2018) unanimously passed a bill establishing the Marijuana Education & Treatment Fund to address the negative health and social consequences of marijuana use. “We need a way to monitor […]

In our Native Land

Derelict Vessel Bill Passes

by Rachel Lord On Wednesday, Alaska took a step closer to stronger laws and pro-active prevention of derelict vessels across the state. Passing both the Senate and the House, Senate Bill 92 is heading to […]

Delta Lifestyles

Kuskokwim River Chinook Salmon Forecast/Outlook

by the ADF&G This is a joint announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. The 2018 Kuskokwim River Chinook Salmon forecast […]

Inside Bethel News

Response to Former Chair’s Statement

by Paul “George” Guy Dear Calista Corporation Shareholders: On April 25, 2018, Wayne Don published “A Statement From Former Calista Chairman” in The Delta Discovery. On May 1, KYUK published an interview with Mr. Don […]


Smith, Iverson turn heads at USA state wrestling tournament

by Tommy Wells Landon Smith and Maya Iverson wrestled their way into the Bethel Wrestling Club history books this past weekend at the USA Alaska State Wrestling Tournament. Overall, the two highlighted a stellar outing […]

Letters to the Editor

Support for Calista Corporation Director Wayne Don

To Whom It May Concern: As a lifelong resident of the YK Delta and a Calista Corporation shareholder, I am writing to show my support for Director Wayne Don. I grew up with Wayne and […]

Village Telegraph

Nunapitchuk School celebrates Cultural Week

by Lonny Cruff Nunapitchuk, AK – Students and staff of Anna Tobeluk Memorial School in Nunapitchuk welcomed community members as volunteers and mentors for several days of cultural activities at the school over two weeks […]


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