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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]