Speak Your Mind

Stand for Salmon Today and Tomorrow in the Y-K Delta

by Danielle Craven Here on the Kuskokwim, we are thankful for the first opening this past week where many of our families enjoyed the sharing of the first catch, fresh boiled fish, and began the […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel June 4 – 8

Judgments Stuart Dennis, 23 Driving Under the Influence $1500, 3 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Jocelyn Mockta, 31 Violate Conditions of Release, Reckless Driving $1000, 1 Yr. Prob. James T. Sugar, 47 Driving Under the Influence […]


Response to How to Correct Behavior Related to FASD

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Below is a response the Delta Discovery received to an article I wrote on managing the behavior of a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Though it presents some disagreement […]

Summer Living

Calista Corporation 2018 Shareholder Award Recipients announced

by Thom Leonard Alaska Native Cultural Values Embodied in Shareholders. Calista Corporation is excited to announce the honorees of the 2018 Calista Corporation Shareholder Awards. Shareholders and Descendants are the heart and voice of the […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Kuskokwim River Salmon Announcement

by ADFG Staff This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. From the Yukon Delta NWR boundary at Aniak upstream to the […]

Summer Living

Coastal Villages kicks off Youth Employment Programs

by CVRF Staff Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) is employing hundreds of Western Alaska youth this summer through its longstanding internship and Youth-to-Work programs. CVRF’s internship program celebrates its 20th year of providing college students […]

Heard it in the Steam House

ANTHC chosen as project manager for Newtok village move

by the Denali Commission The Newtok Village Council (NVC) has signed a resolution selecting the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) as overall manager of the project to relocate the village of Newtok to new […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Kuskokwim Area Regional Planning Team to meet

You are invited to a meeting of the Kuskokwim Area Regional Planning Team. This two-day meeting will be held in Bethel and the public is welcome to attend and participate. The meeting will be held […]

In our Native Land

A True Story Told by John Active

by Ann Feinup-Riordan When word came that John Active had passed away, we at CEC (Calista Elders Council) were deeply saddened. Right now we are finishing a new bilingual book that will be published later […]

In our Native Land

The Salmon State: A downriver homecoming

by Mary Catharine Martin The Taku Kwáan Dancers have been traveling from Atlin, British Columbia to Juneau’s biennial Celebration for years. This year, for the first time, seven of them did it the traditional way: […]


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 […]


The All Time Greatest Energy Drink

by Tad Lindley Just reading the title, you might have certain brands running through your mind: Jolt, Amp, Rock Star, Red Bull, and others. Actually, those are not even energy drinks. They are “restless” drinks. […]


Sharing Our Native Foods

by Peter Twitchell Thank you for those friends, John D., John S., Edward B., and others who have shared some of their bounty from the Great Kuskokwim River! This reminds me of our Grandfathers and […]

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Gladys Francis Moore-Redfox Oct. 15, 1974 – April 4, 2018

Gladys Francis Moore-Redfox rose with the sun on October 15, 1974. She was the third daughter out of eight children born to Robert & Nancy Moore. She was called home during Holy Week on, April […]


Slow Cooker Curried Chicken

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I really like crockpots or slow cookers as they’re properly called now. They were very popular in the late 60’s but fell from grace. Now they’re popular again. For good reason. […]

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Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending June 15

• On 06-08-18 at 5:12 p.m. medics responded to Fourth Avenue for the report of a bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle and bleeding from their head. The patient was assessed and transported to […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel Search & Rescue has YK Delta’s very first K9 SAR team

by K.J. Lincoln Bethel Search and Rescue (BSAR), the local volunteer organization dedicated to helping save lives by searching for missing persons, now has a 4-legged helper – a St. Bernard named D.O.G. D.O.G. will […]