Contributors

Roasted Salmon with Greek Yogurt Sauce

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a different way to prepare your salmon if you are looking to tickle your taste buds. This recipe will fill the bill once or twice. A nice feature is […]

Sports

Lady Warriors split showdown with rival Kotzebue

by Tommy Wells The Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors grabbed a bit of momentum heading into the Western Conference Basketball Tournament on Friday by netting a split of their weekend twinbill with the Kotzebue […]

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Inside Bethel News

Hooper Bay wins Alaska Youth Voter Turnout Challenge

by First Alaskans Staff First Alaskans Institute (FAI), a statewide Alaska Native non-profit organization, is proud to announce the winners of our Alaska Youth Voter Turnout Challenge. This challenge created a civic engagement opportunity for […]

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In our Native Land

Hotel mold whistleblower case

Administrative Hearing for fired worker continues: Day 4 Anchorage On Tuesday February 19, the National Labor Relations Board began an administrative hearing at the Nesbett Courthouse which is now stretching into day 4. It continues […]

In our Native Land

GCI donates to ASAA and NYO

by GCI Staff GCI announced (Feb. 14th, 2019) the recipients of its 2019 philanthropy campaign – 12 nonprofit organizations that work to improve the lives of Alaskans across the state, including the Alaska School Activities […]

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Inside Bethel News

Senate District S Legislative Update

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Good morning, Here we are at the end of week six. The Senate Finance Committee continues to review Governor Dunleavy’s amended FY20 Operating Budget. The committee heard a general overview from […]

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Obituaries

Jack Coghill 1925 – 2019

Statement from Sen. Coghill on Passing of his Father, Jack Coghill, Alaska Statesman John Bruce “Jack” Coghill passed away this morning (February 13, 2019) at the age of 93 of natural causes. “Dad was a […]

Speak Your Mind

District 38 Dems React to the Devastating Cuts in Proposed State Budget

by Vicki Turner Malone  District 38 Democrats met Wednesday evening, Feb 20, 2019, at KuC to discuss Governor Dunleavy’s proposed 2020 budget. Representative Tiffany Zulkosky made time at the beginning of the meeting via teleconference […]

Letters to the Editor

Be vocal: State is accepting public comments about Donlin Gold

Our ancestors moved around according to the seasons, we know that and during the summer we know they occupied the banks of our Kuskoqfaq River to fish and put away the abundance of salmon and […]

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Inside Bethel News

Letter of Agreement between BPD and AST Drug Enforcement Unit on council’s agenda

A letter of agreement between the City of Bethel Police Department and the Department of Public Safety, Alaska State Troopers Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit to formalize the working agreement between the Bethel PD and the […]

Village Telegraph

2018-19 Upriver Science Fair Kuspuk School District

by Dave Bonanno The Upriver Science Fair was held in Crooked Creek on February 6th and 7th, 2019. Students participated from Stony River, Sleetmute, Crooked Creek and Chuathbaluk. 7 people flew to Crooked Creek from […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel February 12 – 20

Judgments Nicky R. Brown, 26 Reckless Endangerment 1 Yr. Prob. Gregory Kameroff, 33 3rd Degree Assault 5 Yrs. Iseiah Fisher, 26 4th Degree Assault 1 Yr. Prob. Robert Elia Larson, 47 4th Degree Assault, 5th […]

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 […]

Village Telegraph

2019 Bethel Sprint Club 12 mile Race Results

The Bethel Sprint Mushers Club hosted a 12-mile race last Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23rd, 2019. Winning with the fastest elapsed time overall was Greg Larson of Napaskiak. He posted the fastest time on Day […]

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In our Native Land

2019 Alaska State Archery Results

The Bethel Schools Archery team competed against 17 other Alaskan schools in the State tournaments this year. They competed in the Bullseye and 3D competition. Winning state championship honors were the Elementary and High School […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending February 21

• On 2-15-19 at 4:10 p.m. Medics responded to Akakeek St. for the report of an intoxicated person. Medics were canceled by BPD PTA due to the patient getting up and leaving. • On 2-15-19 […]

From The Editor

A love that binds

by Greg Lincoln Every year on February 16th, Alaskans throughout our state remember and honor Elizabeth Peratrovich. Today, we will continue this tradition. Elizabeth Peratrovich was born in Petersburg, Alaska, on July 4, 1911, and […]

Inside Bethel News

ASAA names Hanson to Alaska High School Hall of Fame

The Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) announces the Class of 2019 of the Alaska High School Hall of Fame. Named to the Class of 2019 is Bethel’s Randy Hanson. Randy Hanson is a 2010 graduate […]

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In our Native Land

Senate District S Legislative Update

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Hello Friends, Congratulation to Representative Bryce Edgmon of Dillingham for his election to his second term as Speaker of the House! We are finishing week five with Governor Dunleavy submitting his […]

In our Native Land

Calista statement on the passing of Director

Calista Corporation sends our thoughts and prayers to Director Leslie Hunter Sr.’s family. Leslie served on the Calista Board since 2014 and lived a productive life providing for his family. He studied engineering, earned a […]

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 […]

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Village Telegraph

The Time is Now Building an innovative CTE program bridging rural Alaska to Anchorage

Anchorage School District and Lower Yukon School District announce a new, innovative, exciting Career and Technical Education partnership. This partnership is a model of scaling up, not down, and has the potential to be replicated […]

Sports

Andrew leads Hawks to Kusko League tourney crown

by Tommy Wells Weston Andrew scored 14 points and four other members of the Napaskiak Hawks scored into double figures on Saturday and helped power the Hawks to the 2019 Kuskokwim Delta boys’ championship honors […]

Sports

Larson wins February 50 Sled Dog Race

The February 50 Sled Dog Race, sponsored by the Kuskokwim 300 Race Committee has a winner. Willie Larson, racing a team from the Bad River Kennel finished first, crossing the line in Bethel with a […]

Letters to the Editor

Donlin Gold Mine

Our Ancestors taught us to respect the people, Mother Nature, and in this case… the land. Not only will this destroy the animals that roam the waters, and the animals that seek water… it will […]

Speak Your Mind

The hard truth about Medicaid expansion

by Bethany Marcum It’s time for a reality check. Since Alaska expanded Medicaid to able-bodied adults in 2015, our state has experienced cost overruns, unexpected—but predictable—over-enrollment, and is facing a dependency crisis. Some—local lawmakers and […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending February 14

• 2-8-19 at 7:46 p.m. medics responded to Ptarmigan for the report of a person with alcohol withdrawals. The patient was assessed and transported to the hospital • 2-8-19 at 8:37 p.m. medics responded to […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel’s SAR canine wins Best in Show

by K.J. Lincoln D.O.G., a St. Bernard, is this year’s Best in Show winner at the 2019 Bethel Dog Show. D.O.G. works as a search and rescue dog and is owned and trained by Jim […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel February 2 – 15

Judgments Andrew Hoffman, 32 4th Degree Assault 30 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. Brandon Kasayulie, 34 4th Degree Assault, 3rd Degree, 1st Degree Vehicle Theft 6 Mos. 2 Yrs. Jaymee D. Peter, 20 4th Degree Assault […]

Village Telegraph

Arrest made in cold case murder of Sophie Sergie

Case solved utilizing Genetic Genealogy and years of investigation After nearly 26 years, the Alaska State Troopers is finally able to help an Alaskan family get one step closer to justice. On February 15, 2019, […]

Village Telegraph

Arrest Made in Fairbanks Cold Case

by Alaska DPS Staff February 15, 2019 (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – After nearly 26 years, the Alaska State Troopers is finally able to help an Alaskan family get one step closer to justice. On February 15, 2019, […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel January 24 – February 8

Judgments Ottolene James, 51 Importing Alcohol – Dry Area $1500, 3 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Jimmy Jones, 21 4th Degree Assault 1 Yr. Prob. Shaun Murran, 32 4th Degree Assault 85 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. […]

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Inside Bethel News

Senate District S Update

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Hello, The Legislature is in week four of this session. This week, the Senate Finance Committee continues overviews of various programs, including State Debt and Credit Ratings from the Department of […]

Village Telegraph

When Alaska salmon ‘go viral’

by Jenny Weis The sitting president of the United States visited Dillingham in 2015 and picked fish, ate traditional foods, and joined local kids for Yup’ik dancing. On Kanakanak beach, President Obama picked a humpy […]

Inside Bethel News

Kuskokwim Tribes Fight Donlin Mine Permits

Today (Feb. 7th, 2019) a consortium of tribal governments from the Kuskokwim region led by Orutsararmiut Native Council (ONC) has filed an appeal of two permits recently issued by the State of Alaska to Donlin […]

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Village Telegraph

Legal disagreements amicably resolved between Calista and Director Don

Calista is pleased to announce that the legal disagreements between Wayne Don and Calista have been amicably resolved and the lawsuit titled Calista v. Don has been dismissed. Calista is retracting the public censure and […]

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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 […]

Speak Your Mind

We are concerned about the development of the Donlin Gold Mine and how it will impact our salmon-spawning river

This is from 136 YK Region Women who are shareholders of Calista Corporation who signed this open letter to Calista CEO Andrew Guy and Board Chair Robert Beans in hopes our voices will be heard. […]

Contributors

There’s Not Enough Violence on Television

by Tad Lindley Warning: The following article contains graphic depictions of violence that may not be suitable for those wishing to remain discouraged. And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom […]

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In our Native Land

FNA board names Rev. Anna Frank as Elder Advisor

FNA board names Rev. Anna Frank as Elder Advisor The Fairbanks Native Association Board of Directors has appointed the Rev. Anna Frank as Elder Advisor for the Fairbanks Native Association. The appointment is for three […]

Speak Your Mind

Local Tribal Governments’ Concern Around Donlin Gold is Ignored

by Peter Evon With the onslaught of state permits issued and proposed in recent weeks, it bears repeating that the Donlin project is not nearly as benign as incoming DNR Commissioner Corri Feige would have […]

Village Telegraph

Nelson Island musk ox hunt

by Isiah Rivers Shiah Rivers, my second child, took aim at this 3 year old bull before he took the shot. For one year after catching his first ever bull moose he talked about wanting […]

Sports

Mute helps Lady Warriors earn split with Nome

by Tommy Wells Jaron Mute didn’t just save the Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors once this past weekend, she did it twice. In the same game. And, as a result, the Lady Warriors rolled […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending February 7

• On 2-2-19 at 7 p.m. medics responded to Weber Circle for a person that is weak. Patient assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 2-2-19 at 9:45 firefighters responded to across from the […]

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Village Telegraph

Rural Alaska Honors Institute adds teaching and language options

by Leona Long Students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Rural Alaska Honors Institute will have new options to explore teaching careers and Alaska Native languages during the summer 2019 session. The deadline to apply […]

From The Editor

Alaska Press Club Photos

I’m disappointed I missed the Alaska Press Club deadline. We won’t be winning any awards this year (sad face). I thought I would share my would-be entries here for your enjoyment. Thank you for your […]

Contributors

Botany File #1: The Seed Has to Be Buried

by Tad Lindley When I was younger I worked summers in Bristol Bay. One of the camps was on the Egegik River up near the lake. Down by the top of the lagoon there were […]

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Village Telegraph

In-air assault reported

Alaska State Troopers, Bethel Post received a report of a disturbance, occurring on 1/31/19 on board an aircraft operated by Yute Commuter Air Service. A 16 year old boarded the aircraft in Napakiak bound for […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel Council approves purchase agreement for 6 new water trucks

The City of Bethel Council voted to authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a purchase agreement to buy six new water trucks. Back on December 11th, 2018, the city council voted to approve […]

Contributors

Got Religion, but Still a Dry Drunk

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Dr. Bradbury, some time in the past, you wrote an article explaining the “dry-drunk syndrome.” I don’t know where I put the article and I would like to read it […]

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Obituaries

Moses “Slo-Mo” Samuelson August 23, 1924 -January 2, 2019

Our beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend, Moses “Slo-Mo” Samuelson left us sadly, on January 2, 2019. He passed away at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital at the amazing age of 94. He passed […]

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In our Native Land

Misconduct involving a controlled substance

Alaska State Troopers contacted Kaylena Charlie, age 23 of Minto, AK, and Lethearen Jimmie, age 20 of Fairbanks, AK, smoking THC (marijuana) concentrates at the front door of the Nenana School (with “No Smoking” signs […]

Contributors

Music is alive and well

by Peter Twitchell Just a couple schools of thought. My relative David Chanar reiterated the return of vinyl records! They are here so are the phonograph record players! Available in every major store and pawn […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel January 26 – 31

Judgments Joseph Anvil, 43 Driving Under the Influence $5000, 120 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. Walter Rickett, 31 4th Degree Assault 1 Yr. Prob. Adam Lupie, 56 4th Degree Assault 60 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. Jonathan […]

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Inside Bethel News

District 38 Update

by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky Dear friends, We are in the third week of the 2019 Legislative Session. This week the Governor released his Supplemental Budget. Of significant concern to our rural district are Governor Dunleavy’s […]

Speak Your Mind

Tailings don’t have to be a river of mud

by Dr. Kendra Zamzow On January 26th, the Feijao tailings dam in Brazil released 85 percent of the 13 million m3 of iron-ore tailings behind it. At least 84 people died, and the final death […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending January 31

• On 1-25-19 at 9:23 p.m. medics responded to the Joe Lomack beach for the report of an intoxicated person. Patient was assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 1-26-19 at 2:23 a.m. medics […]

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 […]

Village Telegraph

Calista corporation providing tax documents to shareholders

by Thom Aparuk Leonard Calista Corporation is providing information to Shareholders regarding IRS dividend and distribution reporting. All Calista Corporation Class A, B, C and D dividends are currently non-taxable. Calista Shareholders who received over […]

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Village Telegraph

Real ID – Senate District S Update

by Senator Lyman F. Hoffman Friends – In week three, the Senate Finance Committee received Senate Bill 38 and 39, requested by the Governor. SB 38 Supplemental and Disaster Relief, relating to fire suppression activities […]

Sports

Warriors drop pair to Barrow

by Tommy Wells The Bethel Regional High School Warriors suffered a tough 85-68 loss to the Barrow Whalers on Saturday in the final game of a Western Conference twinbill in the Warrior Dome. Bethel Warrior […]

Letters to the Editor

Cutting 20 million from Alaska’s education budget is not good for Rural Alaska

The proposed $20M cut from Alaska’s education budget, I feel, is a bad idea! As an Alaska resident who has supported the education of our children in our communities, I am speaking up to be […]

In our Native Land

BCSF Announces 2019 Give+Get Drawing

by BCSF Staff Bethel Community Services Foundation (BCSF) announces that the fifth annual Give+Get Drawing in 2019 will reward two lucky donors who choose to Pick.Click.Give. to a Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta-based nonprofit. The first-place winner will […]