Inside Bethel News

Legislature votes to protect Permanent Fund

by Daniel McDonald The Alaska Legislature today (May 8th, 2018) took the single most important step to stabilize Alaska’s economy and protect the Permanent Fund for generations. The Legislature approved Senate Bill 26, which limits […]


Honor and cherish your wife

by Peter Twitchell Today, May 13, 2018, was Mother’s Day and I learned a lesson from preacher Dr. Jerry Prevo of the Anchorage Baptist Temple. Jerry, in my opinion, is a down to earth guy […]

Speak Your Mind

Talking to children today builds their financial capability tomorrow

by Jon Cochrane Children want to feel included. It starts on the playground and grows as their social circles widen. A way adults can help foster financial inclusion is by helping them develop an understanding […]

In our Native Land

Alaska Army National Guard recruits find strength in numbers during initial training

by 2nd Lt. Marisa Lindsay FORT BENNING, Georgia — Ten Alaskans earned their place within the ranks of the Alaska Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment, as infantry Soldiers after graduating from the […]

Village Telegraph

KLA graduates 14 at commencement ceremony

by K.J. Lincoln Kuskokwim Learning Academy Principal Lori Stafford could not be prouder of her 14 graduates. “As a group they represent Team KLA,” she said. Each one of them delivered speeches at their milestone […]

Letters to the Editor

Bethel Wrestling Club Thanks Sponsors

The 2018 Bethel Wrestling Club regular season has come to an end and we would like to express our thank you’s to the following organizations and volunteers. Prime Sponsor: Donlin Gold Prime Sponsor: Bethel Volunteer […]


Wilson’s Snipe ~ Capella gallinago Kukukuaq

by Frank Keim Listen carefully high above you in spring (and sometimes even in fall) and you may be lucky enough to hear the Wilson’s snipe’s haunting winnowing call, woo-woo-woo-woo. You won’t mistake this sound […]

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Gustan L. Green-Smith Jr. April 2, 2018 – April 5, 2018

Gustan Lawrence Green-Smith Jr., “Ackaq”was born on April 2, 2018 at 12:14pm at the Providence Hospital to parents Loretta Smith and Gustan Green. When we first found out about the pregnancy we tried to feed […]

Village Telegraph

LKSD Seniors to be awarded Seal of Biliteracy at graduation

by LKSD Staff The Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) is pleased to announce that 16 Seniors will be awarded the Seal of Biliteracy during their graduation ceremonies in May. The Seal of Biliteracy is a […]


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Village Telegraph

Nunapitchuk family featured in NatGeo

by Lonny Cruff Nunaptichuk, AK – While sitting around talking a few months ago, I heard a story about a resident of Nunapitchuk who had been in a photograph in National Geographic magazine several years […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending May 10

• 5-4-18 from 3:07pm to 9:35pm there were 6 calls for an intoxicated person at AC, Ridgecrest, AC Main, Akakeek, Joe Lomack, and 7th Avenue. Four were transported to the hospital. • 5-4-18 4:48 p.m. […]

In our Native Land

Alaska State Trooper arrested

In the interest of maintaining transparency, the Division of Alaska State Troopers (AST) is releasing the following information regarding an Alaska State Trooper under arrest for attempted sexual abuse of a minor. On Thursday, April […]

In our Native Land

BP commits to sell gas to Alaska LNG Project

The Alaska LNG Project reached a historic milestone today (May 7th, 2018) as BP Alaska and Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) announced the parties have agreed to key terms of a Gas Sales Agreement, including […]


BRHS thinclads shine at Su-Valley Invite

by Tommy Wells The Bethel Regional High School track and field athletes made their final tuneups prior to the Class 1-2-3A state track and field meet this past weekend by turning in an outstanding performance […]

From The Editor

Distinguishing complicated grief from depression

by Greg Lincoln Talking about loss and bereavement has led us to the discussion of depression. Sometimes complicated grief can be confused with this feeling, this condition of depression. It is important to know the […]

Inside Bethel News

UAF science program spurs rural Alaska success stories

Brett Kirk grew up without ever seeing cars drive into or away from his hometown of Noatak in Northwest Alaska. But he did see planes land on and depart from a long, gravel airstrip within […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel May 7 – 10

Judgments Maureen E. Andrews, 35 Violate Conditions of Release, Reckless Endangerment 125 Days 2 Yrs. Prob. Alex Chaney, 28 4th Degree Assault 10 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. Cara Otto, 25 Driving Under the Influence $1500, 3 Days, […]


Experience Pentecost: The Entire New Testament Church Can’t Be Wrong

by Tad Lindley This coming Sunday is Pentecost Sunday. Pentecost is a Greek word meaning “fiftieth”. In Hebrew the name of the feast is Shavuot. Pentecost, or Shavuot, falls 50 days after Passover in the […]