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For Sale

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 […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel September 11 – 20

Judgments Scott I. Agathuk, 30 2nd Degree Harassment 10 Days Brandon T. Williams, 29 Send/Bring Alcohol to Dry Area $1500, 3 Days Andrea Kasayuli, 36 Disorderly Conduct $100 Yako Larson, 43 Driving Under the Influence […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending September 21

• On 9-14-18 at 6:55 p.m. medics responded to the area of Akiak Lane for the report of a person who had fallen. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 9-14-18 at […]

Sports

Young Warriors sprint to Big West championship

by Tommy Wells The foundation to what could be a Big West dynasty was put in place on Saturday by the Bethel Regional High School boys’ cross country team. Sparked by top 10 runs from […]

Speak Your Mind

Let’s make Local Option work for us

by Sharon Chakuchin This is true freedom, to have the streets and playgrounds, walkways and most neighborhoods free from those who have drunk too much and have found themselves either making fools of themselves or […]

Inside Bethel News

2018 City Council Candidates

by K.J. Lincoln The City of Bethel will hold a Regular Election Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 for the purpose of electing candidates to the City Council and voting on Proposition 1. This year we have […]

Contributors

Schizo-What? Part 1

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I was just looking at a list of mental disorders. Some sound alike. What is the difference among Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizoid Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia, Schizophreniform Disorder, and Schizotypal Personality Disorder? […]

Letters to the Editor

Mark Begich & Debra Call for Alaska

My husband, Jay Hammond, never compromised his values and that is what made him such a strong and effective Governor of Alaska. Jay always put people over his party affiliation and he understood what it […]

Village Telegraph

Ballot Measure 1 hearing to be held in Bethel

Hearings on Ballot Measure 1 have been taking place all over Alaska. This is an opportunity for Alaskans to hear from each other and the Ballot Measure 1 sponsors about why they are voting YES […]

Contributors

Moose Chili and Potato Dumplings

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Fall weather is upon us and so let us get to the kitchen for this recipe that can be used with ground moose. I came across a recipe I’d clipped and […]

Sports

Tinker, Lupie lead Kong’s sweep of Lower Kusko titles

by Tommy Wells Elsa Tinker made sure her chance at qualifying for the Class 1A-2A-3A state cross country meet didn’t rest in other’s hands on Saturday. The Kongiganak standout punched her ticket to the upcoming […]

Contributors

TransAlaska Oil Pipeline

by Peter Twitchell In 1968 a dream was hatched to build a transAlaska oil pipeline. On November 16, 1973, President Nixon signed the Line Bill. This started our nation, the United States of America, to […]

Contributors

Big Mac, Large Fries, and a Diet Coke

by Tad Lindley You’ve probably been there and seen it happen. You’re not a doctor, but, nevertheless, when you sized them up, you felt that MacDonald’s was not the best dietary choice for them. Perhaps […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending September 14

• On 9-8-18 at 6:13 a.m. medics responded to Main Street for an intoxicated person. Patient assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 9-9-2018 at 4:41 a.m. medics responded to sobering center for the […]

Classifieds

For Sale

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 […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel September 10 – 14

Judgments Pius Joe, 34 2nd Degree Assault 7 Yrs., 5 Yrs. Prob. Matthew Black, 27 4th Degree Assault 60 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Winifred Olick, 44 1st Degree Harassment 60 Days Jimmy Hunter, 65 2nd […]

Sports

Phelan powers Bethel to Warrior Invitational title

by Tommy Wells If anyone questioned Thomas Phelan’s rise to the top of the state’s cross country scene as a reality, they officially received their answer on Saturday afternoon. The answer they got was simple: […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel Fair showcases cultivations, creations

by K.J. Lincoln The Bethel Fair featured the first class of Bethel’s homemade creations, arts and crafts, photography, gardening, sewing, delicious pies, and stunning jams and jellies. Winning the People’s Choice Award out of 124 […]

Speak Your Mind

Two recent decisions prove why we need the Stand for Salmon Ballot Measure 1

by Bob Shavelson In the lead-up to the Labor Day holiday weekend, when Alaskans were distracted with camping and hunting and fishing plans, our State government quietly issued two decisions which show exactly why we […]

Village Telegraph

Federal and State agencies acknowledge harmful impacts of past bird harvest prohibitions

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) formally issued an apology to Alaska Native peoples for the unintended consequences of implementation of migratory bird harvest prohibitions. […]

Speak Your Mind

A Place by any Other Name

by Louie Andrew There was a notice of sorts some years back in the local newspaper (Tundra Drums) in spring concerning dogs having rabies or the possibility of rabies within the Bethel city limits. Rabies […]

In our Native Land

The Salmon State: “Surfing the salmon wave” in Bristol Bay Habitat diversity produces salmon diversity — and well-nourished predators

by Mary Catharine Martin By mid-August Bristol Bay’s river systems are choked with fish, but early July, when most of the bay’s sockeye salmon are fighting their way in from the sea, is another story. […]

Letters to the Editor

Toksook Bay Blackberry Festival Thanks

The Toksook Bay 20th Annual Blackberry Festival was a success this year. This success was due to generous contributions by North Star Gas, NYC, Calista Corporation, Donlin Gold, YKHC, AVCP Inc, and AVEC. We would […]

Classifieds

For Sale

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 […]

From The Editor

A day of happiness

by Greg Lincoln To all, we are very pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of our son Mack to his bride-to-be Kaitlin Andrew. They will be wedded in holy matrimony on Sunday, September 16th, 2018 […]

Village Telegraph

Alaska Army Guardsmen rescue three after plane crash near St. Mary’s

by Lt. Col. Candis Olmstead Soldiers with the Alaska Army National Guard’s 1-207 Aviation Battalion rescued three individuals shortly after 10 p.m. Sept. 3 about 20 miles northwest of St. Mary’s after their plane crashed. […]

Inside Bethel News

Zone 1 Moose Hunt RM615 Lower Kuskokwim portion of Unit 18 closed

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces an Emergency Order closure of the resident moose season in Zone 1 of the RM615 Kuskokwim moose hunt. The State resident season for bull moose by registration […]

Delta Lifestyles

New Totem Pole on Prince of Wales Island honors Alaska’s veterans

by Staff Sgt. Balinda O’Neal Dresel The west coast of Prince of Wales Island swelled with veterans, friends and family members who gathered to partake in a three-day celebration culminating with a totem pole raising […]

Village Telegraph

Reverend Craver installed at Alaska Moravian Church

Reverend Andrew Craver was installed as a Co-Pastor for the Bethel Moravian Church on September 2, 2018. At right is Pastor Clifford Jimmie giving the blessing.

Inside Bethel News

Handicap ramps off limits to smokers says proposed ordinance

Smokers in Bethel often utilize the handicap access ramps on public buildings as a convenient spot to smoke, forcing individuals with a need for the ramp to have to inhale second-hand smoke. Now an ordinance […]

Speak Your Mind

Salmon hatcheries support Alaskans, and feed the world

by Casey Campbell and Mike Wells When the Good Friday earthquake shook Alaska in 1964, the damage wasn’t confined to buildings and homes. In some coastal areas, the land and ocean floor were uplifted dramatically […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending September 7

• On 8-31-18 at 5:45 firefighters responded to Second Road Tundra Ridge for a Carbon Monoxide incident. Firefighters monitored the house and determined it to be safe and then cleared. • On 9-1-18 at 4:18 […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel August 27 – September 7

Judgments Christopher James Evon, 41 4th Degree Assault 120 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Elgin Thomas Sunny, 33 4th Degree Misconduct Involving Weapons 360 Days 1 Yrs. Prob. Daniel Black, 59 2nd Degree Criminal Trespassing 10 […]

Contributors

Turn the negative into positive

by Peter Twitchell Monday, September 3, 2018 was a gorgeous sunny day at the Palmer State Fair, finally. I walked down from the red gate to Dena’ People’s Stage where I saw Native arts and […]

Classifieds

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 […]

In our Native Land

Arctic ground squirrels go to bed early

by Ned Rozell Maybe she has the right idea, the arctic ground squirrel. Sniffing the chilly air, looking up to see the first stars of the season, she has decided to check out. A few […]

Contributors

Moose Hunting File #951: Sometimes God Uses Irritating People

by Tad Lindley We had to switch boats and destinations due to mechanical issues. I knew of a closer little lake to go to, but I figured somebody would already be camped in there. Glory […]

Village Telegraph

GCI Suicide Prevention Grant to fund 10 programs statewide

The 2018 GCI Suicide Prevention Grant, administered by the Alaska Community Foundation, will distribute over $130,000 to 10 recipient organizations this year, funding programs that are contributing to necessary suicide prevention efforts across Alaska. GCI […]

Inside Bethel News

City amends laws regarding minors consuming alcohol

Back in 2014, the City of Bethel adopted all minor offenses in the State of Alaska as they currently existed. However, the ordinance exempted one specific minor offense – Minor Consuming Alcohol. The City of […]

Inside Bethel News

City law amended to add a provision for use tax on alcoholic beverages

The City of Bethel Council passed an ordinance that would amend the Bethel Municipal Code (BMC) regarding sales taxes, adding a provision for a use tax on alcoholic beverages. The details of Ordinance 18-15 are […]

From The Editor

A Familiar Place

by Greg Lincoln This past weekend we took a trip back to our roots, to our home village of Toksook Bay. This trip was everything we wanted it to be: familiar, homey, comforting, relaxing, therapeutic. […]

Sports

Blackberry Invitational Cross Country Race results

by K.J. Lincoln Lambert Kairaiuak of Chefornak is the 2018 Blackberry Cross Country Race champion for the high school division. He raced up the Toksook Bay hills and back completing the 5K course in 24 […]

Speak Your Mind

An opportunity to work hard

by Daniel B. Ausdahl Jr. My name is Daniel B. Ausdahl Jr. from Kalskag, Alaska. I am 39 years old. I am a Heavy Equipment Operator for Knik Construction, Captain and Owner of T Bird […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending August 31

• 8-25-18 at 9:24 a.m. medics responded to the area of a BNC Unit for the report of an intoxicated person. Patient was assessed and refused treatment and transported to the hospital. • 8-25-18 at […]

Letters to the Editor

Thank you for your support

The family of Darlene Margaret “Goosh-Goosh” Cole would like to thank the following people and businesses for the support and donations during our loss of our loved one: BJ Hoffman, Travis Dostert, The Moses family-Floyd […]

Village Telegraph

Blackberry Festival Berry Pickers

Siblings sweep top three spots in Blackberry Picking Contest by K.J. Lincoln Three siblings – two sisters and a brother – won first, second, and third at the 2018 Blackberry Picking Contest in Toksook Bay […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel August 27 – 30

Judgments Willie Nickolie, 24 4th Degree Assault 60 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. Willie David, 36 Reckless Driving 1 Yr. Prob. Nelson Napoka Sr., 38 Reckless Endangerment 1 Yr. Prob. Racheal Evans, 37 Driving Under the […]

Contributors

Ryan’s Moose/Caribou Stew

by Millie Bentley Greetings. How time flies! I was searching for a moose stew recipe when I came across a recipe my grandson Ryan made in 1998. 1998!! That was twenty years ago. My son […]