Speak Your Mind

Is Donlin doing everything they can to minimize or eliminate impacts to the resources we rely so heavily on?

by Dave Cannon By now you might have heard about the recent mine tailings dam collapse in Brazil that killed 58 people with hundreds still missing. You may, or may not, be aware of the […]

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Inside Bethel News

District 38 Update

by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky Proudly serving: Akiachak, Akiak, Aniak, Atmautluak, Bethel, Chefornak, Chuathbaluk, Crooked Creek, Eek, Goodnews Bay, Kasigluk, Kipnuk, Kongiganak, Kwigillingok, Kwethluk, Lower Kalskag, Marshall, Mekoryuk, Napakiak, Napaskiak, Newtok, Nightmute, Nunapitchuk, Oscarville, Platinum, Quinhagak, […]

Inside Bethel News

YK Delta Lifesavers receive a Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

by BCSF Staff While Bethel residents were enjoying their holiday treats from the Christmas Cookie Extravaganza fundraiser hosted last month by the YK Delta Lifesavers, the CEO of the largest health-focused foundation in the nation […]

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Inside Bethel News

Alaska’s population declines in 2018 Migration losses caused a second year of population decline

Alaska’s population decreased by 1,608 people—0.2 percent—from July 2017 to July 2018, based on population estimates released today by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. This was the second year of decline for […]

Delta Lifestyles

The Salmon State: The International Year of the Salmon brings people together across the Atlantic and the Pacific

by Mary Catharine Martin 2018 was a mixed year for Alaska salmon. Bristol Bay saw its biggest run on record when 62.3 million sockeye returned to the bay. Other Alaska runs, in contrast — the […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel Family Gives…and Gets…and Gives Back with the 2019 Give + Get Drawing

by BCSF Staff The Iversons have a family tradition of giving a portion of each of their annual PDF checks to YK Delta organizations through the statewide Pick.Click.Give. campaign. Longtime residents of Bethel and active […]

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In our Native Land

Pleasant and Shields chosen as First Alaskans Public Policy Fellows

by First Alaskans Institute We are excited to announce Jasmine Kóot Xheech Mattson-Wolff (Tlingit), Hunter K’ax Yeik Meachum (Tlingit), Anastasia Ciuguun Pleasant (Yup’ik/Iñupiaq), Olivia Piiyuuk Shields (Yup’ik) and Martin Stepetin, Sr. (Unangax) will serve as […]