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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 […]


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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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]