Speak Your Mind

An Alaska Native’s Mining Perspective

by Fred Smith I’m an Alaska Native from Noorvik in Northwest Alaska, though, I’ve lived many years in the Y-K region. I have three children, now adults, who are eligible for Calista scholarships and employment […]

Letters to the Editor

Response to comments on Calista’s PAEC endorsement decisions

Quyana Cakneq to all the Shareholders that have commented on the Calista Public Advocacy and Engagement Committee (PAEC) endorsement decisions. The Committee members are all Shareholders, from Emmonak to Chevak, Kwigillingok to Akiachak, and beyond. […]

Inside Bethel News

2018 #BethelGives Campaign

by the Bethel Community Services Foundation Bethel Community Services Foundation announces the beginning of the 2018 #BethelGives Campaign, sponsored by Bethel Community Services Foundation and eleven local nonprofit organizations. The aim of #BethelGives is to […]


First National donates $75,000 to ASAA

by FNBA Staff First National Bank Alaska continued its title sponsorship of the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) with a $75,000 donation for the 2018-19 school year. The bank also committed to another $75,000 for […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending November 3

• On 10-26-18 at 6:53 P.M. medics responded to BIA road for the report of a person with chest pain. The patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 10-27-18 at 3:38 p.m. […]


Confession: I Had a Sobriety Problem

by Tad Lindley I didn’t have a drinking problem, I had a sobriety problem. To be bluntly honest, I never felt like my problem was drinking. My problem was sobriety. I did not like being […]

Village Telegraph

Donlin Gold supports initiative that uses technology to save Yup’ik language

Donlin Gold is helping to underwrite a ground-breaking project that will change the way Alaska Native languages are taught and learned. The project allows users to look up and learn Yup’ik words through a website […]

From The Editor

Keeping a grief journal

by Greg Lincoln Dear comrades, writing this column every week has helped us talk about our grief. To us, it is like writing in a journal since it chronicles our feelings, our joys and pains, […]

Inside Bethel News

City of Bethel awards community action grants to local organizations

The Bethel Freestyle Wrestling Club and the Delta Illusion Dance Company are the beneficiaries of the most recent funding round of the City of Bethel Community Action Grant (CAG). The Bethel City Council approved Action […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel October 17 – November 1

Judgments Robert E. Pasitnak, 67 4th Degree Assault 15 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Andrew Robert Hoffman, 32 Violate Condition of Release 5 Days Peter Petluska, 32 Reckless Endangerment 1 Yr. Prob. Agnes Angela Rivers, 32 […]


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 […]


What is Gaslighting?

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: My husband and I are estranged, living in separate locations due to his verbal abuse. I could not tolerate it anymore, so I left the relationship. Though I have not […]


Warriors roll to Bethel Invitational championship

by Tommy Wells Lindsey Beans-Polk and Hayden Lieb each wrestled their way to the top spots in their respective weight classes and helped power the Bethel Regional High School Warriors to the top spot at […]