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In our Native Land

Bristol Bay Tribes outraged at inadequate review of Pebble project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today (Feb. 20th, 2019) released its woefully inadequate draft Environmental Impact Statement for Pebble’s plan to build a mine at the headwaters of Bristol Bay. The draft EIS […]

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Village Telegraph

Kaiser wins BBNC Fish First Iditarod Award

Iditarod musher Peter Kaiser received the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award as the first to reach the Kaltag checkpoint in the 2019 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Kaiser arrived in Kaltag at approximately […]

Inside Bethel News

Friends of The Kuskokwim Consortium Library Fund

by Bethel Community Services Foundation Staff Bethel Community Services Foundation is excited to announce the addition of the Friends of the Kuskokwim Consortium Library Fund to our growing family of funds. The Friends of the […]

Sports

Unalakleet Lady Wolfpack to play at State 2A tournament

The Unalakleet Wolfpack ball teams represented their community at the 2019 2A Great Alaska Conference Region Tournament held this past weekend at Grace Christian School in Anchorage. The winners of the tournament are the Tikigaq […]

Village Telegraph

Rural Airport Safety Campaign continues in YK delta

The Division of Statewide Aviation implemented the Rural Airport Safety Campaign program in 2017 in an effort to keep kids safe and off of runways and to also prevent vandalism. It’s been a team effort […]

Delta Lifestyles

Delta Illusion’s Into the Mist Wins Platinum & Best Choreography Award

by John Sargent Sixteen dancers with the Delta Illusion Dance Company (DIDCO) competed in the Bravo! National Dance & Talent Competition in Longmont, Colorado during March 2-3, 2019 of Spring Break. The Dance Company performed […]

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Village Telegraph

Members appointed to YK Delta Subsistence Regional Advisory Council

Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt has made appointments to the 10 Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils including the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The Councils advise the Federal Subsistence Board on subsistence management regulations and policies […]

Speak Your Mind

Yup’ik (Cup’ik) Judicial Practices

by Charles Moses Yup’k and Cup’ik (Y/Cup’ik) Tribes make up the largest Indigenous or Native Group in Alaska. Their territory covers most of Southwestern Alaska from Bristol Bay along the Bering Sea Coast to Norton […]

Village Telegraph

Donlin-backed Skiku program ignites students’ passions for skiing

Each winter, with the support of sponsors like Donlin Gold, the Skiku program sends volunteer coaches to remote villages in Alaska to teach kids the basic techniques of cross-country skiing, a healthy sport fit for […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Alaska Professional Communicators offers scholarship

A $1,500 scholarship is offered to Alaska residents who are college or university students planning a career in a communications field by Alaska Professional Communicators, the Alaska Chapter of the National Federation of Press Women. […]

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Delta Lifestyles

WIC launches new eWIC cards

by Clinton Bennett The Alaska Division of Public Assistance’s Special Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) has begun providing electronic benefits transfer cards to their participants, which will be known as an eWIC […]

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Delta Lifestyles

Early funding for Education guaranteed under new proposal

Today (March 6th, 2019), a constitutional amendment was introduced in the Alaska Senate to require early-funding for Alaska’s K-12 public education system. Senate Joint Resolution 9, sponsored by Senator Mia Costello, R-Anchorage, requires the governor […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Internet services for School Districts

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Hello, Today (March 8th, 2019) marks the 53rd day of session. This week on Wednesday, Senate Finance heard from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development Research Chief, Dan Robinson on […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel February 26 – March 7

Judgments Billy Westlock, 30 2nd Degree Harassment 1 Yr. Prob. Shanice Teeluk, 20 Violate Conditions of Release, 1st Degree Harassment 95 Days Scott Agathluk, 30 Violate DV Protective Order 15 Days, 2 Yrs. Prob. Robert […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 7

• On 3-2-19 at 1;11 p.m. medics responded to the Sobering Center for the report of an unresponsive person. Patient was woken by medics and walked into Sobering Center with CSP. • On 3-2-19 at […]