Congratulations to our Iditarod Champion

by Peter Twitchell Congratulations to Pete Kaiser, our 2019 Iditarod Sled Dog Race Champion! You have set the course for future generations of Yup’ik mushers! A Yup’ik by birth Pete’s ancestral roots go deep into […]

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In our Native Land

Iditarod XLVII special awards recipients honored at awards banquet in Nome

by the Iditarod Trail Committee The 2019 special awards given to mushers during and after Iditarod XLVII were presented at the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race awards banquet in Nome on Sunday, March 17. The […]

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Village Telegraph

Senate District S Update

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Hello- We have arrived at day 60 in the 31st legislative session. I want to start this week’s newsletter with a huge shout out to Bethel’s own Peter Kaiser for winning […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Connect Contest launches

by Thom Leonard Calista Corporation introduces the Calista Connect Contest. Shareholders 18 years and older who complete two easy digital options are entered to win. The contest is open now and all entries must be […]


Breakfast Casserole Deluxe

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This week we have a recipe from Denise Thulin. Denise lived in Bethel for a number of years and cooked breakfast at the B&B. Her recipe is a breakfast entrée that […]

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Two hunters plead guilty to five misdemeanors

Last week (March 11th, 2019), following a plea deal with the state, two men pled guilty in a Glennallen court to five misdemeanors relating to an illegal hunt. The investigation done by the Alaska Wildlife […]

Letters to the Editor

Statewide affordable Pre-K education

As Alaskans, we have a constitutional and moral responsibility to provide the best education possible for our children. Yet we remain one of the only states that do not provide affordable pre-kindergarten on a statewide […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel March 7 – 15

Judgments Tyler Green, 31 4th Degree Assault 90 Days Kassandra George, 24 4th Degree Assault 2 Yrs. Prob. Anjelika M. L. Palacios, 22 Promoting Contraband 1 Yr. Prob. Faith Pavila, 19 4th Degree Assault 1 […]

Inside Bethel News

Pete Kaiser – 2019 Iditarod Champion

by John Wallace Photos by John Wallace Nome, AK- A resurgence of dogsled mushing got a serious boost early Wednesday morning as Bethel musher Pete Kaiser crossed under the Burled Arch in Nome to win […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 13

• On 3-08-19 at 9:00 p.m. Firefighters responded to Alder for the report of a lockout. Firefighters opened the residence. • On 3-08-19 at 11:00 p.m. medics responded to Long-Term Care for the report of […]


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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In our Native Land

1A State Basketball Awards

Girls 1st: King Cove Rookies 2nd: Tri-Valley 3rd: Klawock Chieftains 4th: Buckland Sissuani 5th: St. Mary’s Eagles Sportsmanship: Kake Thunderbirds Academic Award: Nunamiut Wolves, 3.83 GPA All Tournament Team Elaina Mack, King Cove Elizabeth Fefalov, […]


Falcons advance to Class 1A consolation finals

by Tommy Wells The Kipnuk Falcons might not have won the Class 1A boys’ state basketball championship this past weekend in Anchorage. They did, however, turn in a solid effort in the four-day tournament, which […]

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Village Telegraph

Winter Muskox season extension on Nunivak Island in Unit 18

by ADFG Staff The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces an extension of the winter season for muskox hunting on Nunivak Island in Unit 18. The season will be extended until March 31, 2019. […]

From The Editor

Congratulations to Pete Kaiser, our Iditarod Champion!

by Greg Lincoln On behalf of the Delta Discovery and our family, we would like to say how proud we are of your great win and extend our sincere congratulations. This accomplishment will forever be […]

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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. […]


St. Mary’s battles to fifth at state tournament

by Tommy Wells The St. Mary’s Eagles made sure the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta was recognized at the girls’ Class 1A state basketball tournament this past weekend in Anchorage. The Lady Eagles posted a 2-2 mark at […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Alaska Children’s Caucus forms in 31st Legislature

For the first time in nearly seventeen years, members of the Alaska House of Representatives will relaunch the House Children’s Caucus. This edition of the caucus will be co-chaired by Representative Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage) and […]


Killed By a Craving for Cucumbers

by Tad Lindley Imagine that you had been a slave, that you had been frequently beaten by the overseers. Imagine that the government had sought out your sons and killed them as soon as they […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Nunavut Alaska Provisional Government to meet

The Nunavut Alaska Provisional Government will convene on March 20-21, 2019 at the Bethel Moravian Church Seminary building starting at 8am. “Every Tribe and Tribal Organizations are invited to talk about Regional Unity to advance […]

Speak Your Mind

Tribute to Pete Kaiser

by Senator Dan Sullivan Sullivan Honors Alaskan of the Week: Iditarod Winner Pete Kaiser U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) spoke yesterday (March 15th, 2019) on the Senate floor to recognize Pete Kaiser, of Bethel, who […]


Scammon Bay girls take 4th at 2A state tournament

by Tommy Wells The Scammon Bay girls’ basketball team continued to prove itself as one of the top basketball powerhouses in the state this past weekend as they battled their way to a fourth-place finish […]