Inside Bethel News

Change in service for LKSD bus transportation

by Ed Pekar, Director Dear Members of our Bethel Learning Community, This initial communication is to inform you of a change in service for bus transportation. The Lower Kuskokwim Board has authorized the District to […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending July 26

• On 7-20-18 at 11:30 a.m. medics responded to Main Street for the report of a person having a seizure. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 7-20-18 at 5:04 p.m. medics […]


Thinking About Killing Yourself? Read This First

by Tad Lindley I hate writing about suicide, but we keep losing so many fine young people, and I keep hearing the response, “At least they are not hurting anymore.” That is a horrible lie, […]

Summer Living

Alaska’s big river never stops flowing

by Ned Rozell It’s midsummer, a good time to slip a canoe onto the Yukon River. I start at the river town of Eagle, population 85, and will finish in Circle, population 104. Circle is […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel July 23 – 26

Judgments James Sammy Jacob, 55 4th Degree Assault 180 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Melvin Charlie Lincoln, 27 Reckless Driving 1 Yr. Prob. Simeon Constantine, 49 3rd Degree Sexual Assault, Degree Assault 4th 2 Yrs.,3 Yrs. […]

In our Native Land

AK Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs recognizes ATG Member

by Magen James Alaska’s Office of Veterans Affairs receives many walk-ins from service members, veterans, their families and the general public inquiring about benefits and anything to do with veteran services. They received a special […]

Speak Your Mind

The Kuskokwim River is Worth its Weight in Gold

by R.B. Slats A Proposed Open Pit Mine: will be 2.2 miles long, 1 mile wide; 1/3 of a mile (deep) into the earth. The Open Pit Mine is dubbed Donlin Gold. The operation will […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Donlin Gold helps Green Star remove thousands of pounds of hazardous waste

Donlin Gold teamed up with Green Star this summer to collect almost 30,000 pounds of hazardous material and special wastes from five villages that were safely transported back to Anchorage for recycling or disposal. The […]

Inside Bethel News

TCC region has new drug detection K9

Naja is the drug detection K9 purchased through generous donations from the tribes within the Tanana Chiefs Conference and from individuals for the Fairbanks Alaska State Troopers Drug Unit. Naja completed training recently and is […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Calista Corporation Board elects new officers

by Thom Leonard Per bylaws, officers elected following annual meeting. The Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation Board of Directors elected officers following the successful Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Each officer serves a one-year term. Robert Beans is […]

Speak Your Mind

Tourism/Visitors in the Y-K Delta Region

by Homer Hunter The following article is a short research assignment that I wrote and when I studied Introduction to Tourism as part of my financial aid requirements during this past spring. I found a […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Kuskokwim salmon fishing update

This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. This subsistence fishery announcement was supported by the Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Group at […]


Native Village of Eklutna celebration

by Peter Twitchell The Native Village of Eklutna celebrated its Biennial Dena’ina Athabascan Potlatch/Powwow July 28-29, 2018. As I shared in the Athabascan cultural event, it became a personal moment for me. My uncles Timothy […]


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 […]

Letters to the Editor

Support for the Donlin Gold Mine Project

The Donlin Gold mine project represents the start of new opportunities for our children and grandchildren. As many of us have seen, the younger generations are denied the opportunity to provide for their families because […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Calista Corporation announces additions to Legal & Communications Departments

by Thom Leonard Calista Corporation welcomed Noelle Kompkoff in the Legal department and Calista Shareholder Russ Slaten in Corporate Communications. Noelle Kompkoff arrives at Calista as Associate Counsel with more than ten years of experience […]