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 […]


For Sale

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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. […]


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 […]


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 […]