Warriors take 3rd at BITI tournament

by Tommy Wells The Bethel Warriors varsity wrestling team battled their way to a third-place finish at the Battle In The Interior dual meet in Fairbanks. Hayden Lieb posted a perfect record over the weekend […]


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 […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending October 19

• On 10/12/18 at 11:59 a.m. medics responded to Bethel Regional High School for the report of a person experiencing an anxiety attack. The patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 10/12/18 […]


JH Warriors grab four golds in Napaskiak

by Tommy Wells The Bethel Regional High School Junior High School wrestling team turned in a solid outing this past weekend at the Napaskiak Invitational Wrestling Tournament. The BJHRS grapplers won four gold and seven […]


Choose One of the Following: A) Born once, die twice B) Born twice, die once

by Tad Lindley Every one of us was born from our mother’s womb. We had no choice in the matter. And at least some of us will die. If the Lord delays his coming long […]


Bethel girls grind out win over Nome

by Tommy Wells The Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors picked up a huge victory over the Nome-Beltz Lady Nanooks this past weekend, claiming a thrilling 3-1 decision. With the victory, Bethel dealt Nome its […]

Village Telegraph

Tribal support for Ballot Measure 1 strong at AFN convention

As Alaskans gathered for the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention to share stories and opinions, Ballot Measure 1 was a large part of the conversation. With less than a month until the election, tribal […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel October 8 – 19

Judgments Joseph Tikiun, 26 3rd Degree Assault 15 Mos., 3 Yrs. Prob. Jessica Wassilie, 30 Resist/Interfere Arrest 1 Yr. Prob. Leroy Olick, 21 Resist/Interfere Arrest 20 Days Terence J. Motgin, 29 Resist/Interfere Arrest, Felony Driving […]

Delta Lifestyles

Alutiiq Basket Weaving artistry kept alive by master weaver

by K.J. Lincoln The intricate art of weaving grass into beautiful Alutiiq baskets is being propelled further away from being lost, thanks to the work and efforts of master weavers that have been teaching and […]

Village Telegraph

First census enumeration to take place in Toksook Bay

by the U.S. Census Bureau Today (Oct. 19, 2018) the U.S. Census Bureau announced that the first enumeration for the 2020 Census will take place in Toksook Bay, Alaska. Toksook Bay is located in the […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Calista Public Advocacy and Engagement Committee endorses Dunleavy

Yukon Kuskokwim Infrastructure and Donlin Gold Support, and opposition against Ballot Measure 1 remain pivotal issues. The non-partisan Calista Public Advocacy and Engagement Committee (PAEC) has updated its gubernatorial candidate endorsement. “The PAEC members appreciates […]

Inside Bethel News

Ravn’s network expansion to McGrath begins

Ravn Air Group (“Ravn”), Alaska’s largest regional airline, today (Oct. 15th, 2018) announced the launch of its nonstop service to McGrath. Beginning October 15, 2018, Ravn’s network expansion to McGrath kicked off with Ravn operating […]

Speak Your Mind

Ballot Measure #1 – An Act Providing for the Protection of Wild Salmon & Fish & Wildlife Habitat…Know the Facts

by Dave Cannon There is a lot of misinformation going around about the Ballot Measure #1, both from outside the Kuskokwim and from within; sadly, much of it is intentional. Election Day is less than […]

Inside Bethel News

Calista Corporation welcomes 3,100 new shareholders, Declares Akilista Dividend

by Thom Aparuk Leonard Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation’s Board of Directors approved the 2018 Akilista (aw-KE-lis-ta) dividend. At $2.61 million this year, it’s the largest Akilista dividend in Calista’s history. Calista staff will soon issue shares […]


Our Youth are the Hope for the Future

by Peter Twitchell Today marks the day of the 2018 Alaska Federation of Natives Convention held at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage. The Elders and Youth Conference begins today (Oct. 15th, 2018) – we celebrate […]

Village Telegraph

Acting on tip, Togiak officers seize illegal alcohol

A recent seizure of illegal alcohol in the Village of Togiak highlights the work of law enforcement to prevent illegal substances from hitting the streets. Last week, Togiak Tribal Police Officers (TPOs) prevented a significant […]

Letters to the Editor

Gov. Walker suspends campaign for re-election

Dear Alaskans, I ran for re-election because I still believe that, more than anything else, Alaska deserves integrity, honesty, and courage. Alaska First is, and cannot only be, a campaign slogan. When I said I […]

Speak Your Mind

Mikelnguput qigcignarqut … keneknarqut

by Elena Aluskak Our children are honorable and lovable … can any one of us disagree with this? No – not one individual will attest to contradict this statement of honor and value and love […]