Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel November 12 – 15

Judgments Gene Chaney, 50 Reckless Driving 1 Yr. Prob. Bavilla Merritt Jr., 20 2nd Degree Harassment 10 Days Matthew Jackson, 51 Failure to Register as Sex Offender 35 Days Anthony D. Andrews, 36 Importing Alcohol […]

Speak Your Mind

Our Lt. Governor inspires greatness

by Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky Public service is not for the faint of heart. When I was considering putting my name forward to represent my home region, House District 38 in the YK Delta, something Lt. […]

In our Native Land

Crime lab dedicates personnel exclusively to SAK testing

The Department of Public Safety today (Nov. 2nd, 2018) released its annual report to the Legislature on the status of testing sexual assault kits (SAKs) from across the state of Alaska. The report shows significant […]


Akiuk wins regional Mixed Six title

by Tommy Wells Kalila Pavilla and Keisha Demientieff both turned in outstanding performances this past weekend and helped carry the Akiuk Grizzlies to a 3-0 sweep of the Atmautluak Falcons in the finals of the […]

Letters to the Editor

Nominations open for advisory committee

Do you participate in local hunting, trapping or fishing activities? Do you want to get involved in the State’s fish and game regulatory process? Nominations are currently being accepted to serve on the Bethel Fish […]


Warriors claim fifth at Lancer Smith Memorial

by Tommy Wells The Bethel Regional High School Warriors traveled to Wasilla this past weekend to wrestle at the Lancer Smith Memorial tournament, a combined tournament of large and small schools. The Warriors, backed by […]

Inside Bethel News

City of Bethel Priorities for FY2020 State of AK Capital Budget

by K.J. Lincoln Water and sewer improvements for the avenues, the Bethel Heights Water Loop A, dust control measures, and the city hall roof were approved and passed by the Bethel City Council to be […]


Man Gets Run Over By Truck In a Case of Misunderstanding

by Tad Lindley The sister was testifying in church. She was meaning to quote Psalm 51:7 which says, Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than […]

Delta Lifestyles

Air Guardsman returns home to western Alaska for retirement celebration

by Sgt. 1st Class Balinda O’Neal Dresel In an isolated village nestled in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region of Alaska and only accessible by boat or plane, Air National Guard Master Sgt. Ella Doak was honored […]

Delta Lifestyles

Public Safety Training Academy graduates 37 Law Enforcement Officers

by Dept. of Public Safety Staff Class includes 15 State Troopers and four Wildlife Troopers. A class of 37 law enforcement officers graduated from the Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka on Friday, November 16, […]

Inside Bethel News

2018 #BethelGives Campaign

by Bethel Community Services Foundation The #BethelGives season is already underway, but some of the most exciting activities are happening in the next few days! You can find volunteers at Saturday Market between 10 a.m. […]

From The Editor

Heat Therapy

by Greg Lincoln Therapeutic heating for aches and pains in our bodies has long been practiced by the Yup’ik people through steambathing, or maqiq. For folks suffering from chronic pains like arthritis, a nice steam […]

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Inside Bethel News

LKSDs Eisen recognized with rural water system award

The Alaska Rural Water Association held its 20th Annual Training Conference from October 29 – November 1 at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel in Anchorage. A highlight of this event is the recognition of rural water […]


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 […]

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Inside Bethel News

BSAR River Report: “Swiss Cheese”

by Bethel Search & Rescue 11.15.18: WARNING—DANGER! Summary: Another late, drawn out freeze up is occurring along the Kuskokwim River during a time when People used to be busy everywhere out on the ice manaqing […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending November 16

• On 11-10-2018 at 5:00 a.m. medics responded to Larson Sub for the report of a person who was attacked with a butcher knife. The patient was assessed and refused transport to the hospital. • […]