Inside Bethel News

Hoffman receives Ann M. Voda Conference Award

Bethel Nursing student Melody Hoffman is the recipient of the Ann M. Voda Conference Award/Western Institute of Nursing (WIN). The award was established in 2009, and Melody is the first student from the University of […]

Inside Bethel News

BRHS confers 66 diplomas to Class of 2018

by K.J. Lincoln “Our lives are before us, our past is behind us, our memories are forever within us,” is the motto for the Bethel Regional High School Class of 2018. Graduation took place last […]

Village Telegraph

Rockets launched in Nunapitchuk

by Samantha Thornton Nunapitchuk, AK – After a long wait for a clear, calm day, the students and staff of Anna Tobeluk Memorial School in Nunapitchuk were treated to a model rocket launch on Friday, […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending May 16

• 5-11-18 at 8:40 pm Medics responded to the State Highway for the report of a person having withdrawals. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • 5-11-18 at 10:58 pm Medics responded to […]

Village Telegraph

Kuskokwim River Revised Subsistence Fishery Outlook

by the ADFG This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) for salmon fishermen in the Kuskokwim River Drainage. REVISED Chinook Salmon Forecast The 2018 Kuskokwim River Chinook salmon forecast […]

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State of Alaska District Court in Bethel May 14 – 18

Judgments Lance Jones, 23 2nd Degree Criminal Trespassing 5 Days Fiona Isabel Ayuluk, 32 Send/Bring Alcohol to Dry Area $1500, 3 Days Josephine R. Charlie, 48 Send/Bring Alcohol to Dry Area $1500, 3 Days Paul […]


Reestablishing Order in Your Home

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I really need your help. I have six children. The two oldest are boys who are now in their mid-twenties. I am pretty sure they are using marijuana, and they […]


Bill passes restricting smoking

by Peter Twitchell I was very pleased to see that our State Legislature passed a bill restricting smoking in taxi cabs. Thirdhand smoke is very unhealthy for passengers who use these cabs of Taxi Cab […]

In our Native Land

2018 Kuskokwim Ice Classic winners

Back on May 2nd, 2018, the Kuskokwim Ice Classic pod started to sink through the rotting ice of the river. Folks lined the banks, watching and waiting. Then, as the clock struck 7:51pm, the 100-foot […]

Inside Bethel News

Thank you for supporting Pitka’s Point Kids

On behalf of the Pitka’s Point Village Council, we would like to thank the following organizations for contributing to the Pitka’s Point Afterschool Program, also know as the “Kids Night Activities” here in beautiful Pitka’s […]


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 […]


Go Ahead with Your Poor Victimized Self

by Tad Lindley “My cousin can ride bikes better than me,” the boy said, “he’s from Nome,” as if riding bikes depended on the size of the community a person lives in. The youngster rode […]

Inside Bethel News

Ordinance prohibiting sales of hard liquor up for public hearing

by K.J. Lincoln The Bethel City Council voted to introduce an ordinance that would amend the Bethel Municipal Code to prohibit the sale of alcohol with an alcohol by volume percentage higher than 20% in […]

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Going Home Pentecostal Celebration Timothy John Carter May 6, 1961 – May 10, 2018

Timothy John Carter (Callerkuaq) was born to Peter and Martha (Nicholai) Carter on May 6, 1961 in Eek, Alaska. He has two brothers and six sisters. His siblings are Lou, Nick, Joe, Emma, Annie, Sally, […]

Village Telegraph

CVRF distributed over 100,000 gallons of heating oil in 2018

by CVRF Staff Each winter for the past 10 years, Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) has provided energy assistance to families in its 20 member communities through CVRF’s heating oil program. The program helps residents […]