Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending April 20

• On 4-12-2019 at 6:00 p.m. firefighters responded to the Old Senior Center for the report of a fire. On arrival, the fire was extinguished and firefighters cleared the scene. • On 4-12-2019 at 9:00 […]

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Village Telegraph

Harmonica Man Mike Stevens on Tour in AK April 28 – May 10

Harmonica Virtuoso Mike Stevens, recent recipient of Canada’s Medal of Honor for his healing work in Canadian villages (20 years), will share healing music and dance events in Alaska’s western, interior and North Slope communities […]

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Inside Bethel News

Dunleavy Administration declines Kuskokwim Tribes government-to-government Donlin Gold Project Consultation

by ONC Staff Bethel, Alaska – On January 30, 2019, Orutsararmiut Native Corporation sent a letter to the Dunleavy administration requesting government-to-government consultation regarding the Donlin Gold Project (Project). On March 27 and April 5, […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 13 – 19

Judgments Theodore Pete, 44 4th Degree Assault 90 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Leonard Patton IV, 30 4th Degree Assault, Violate 95 Days, Condition of Release, Driving Under the Influence 2 Yrs. Prob. $3000, 20 Days […]

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In our Native Land

Governor Dunleavy refuses to work with Alaska Tribes

by Native People’s Action, Inc. Dunleavy administration declining multiple requests for consultation and establishment of government-to-government relations. During Governor Dunleavy’s few months in office, he and his administration have already set an alarming precedent by […]

Delta Lifestyles

CVRF kicks off $1.5 million People Propel® Program

by CVRF Staff Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) kicked off the tenth round of its popular People Propel® program this past month following the Board of Directors’ approval of the $1.5 million budget for this […]

Inside Bethel News

KuC Students of the Year

by Cynthia Andrecheck University of Alaska Fairbanks Kuskokwim Campus is pleased to announce its Student of the Year Awards. Full-time Student of the Year Award was presented to Ethan Tutmalria Andrew from Tuntutuliak, AK. Ethan […]

In our Native Land

Southeast pink salmon forecast cause for concern, cause for conservation

by Jenny Weis As the days grow longer and summer plans start to materialize, ‘18 million’ is a number on the mind of many across Southeast Alaska, especially those in the numerous industries that rely […]

Contributors

Multiple Personality Disorder or Bipolar Disorder

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Is Multiple Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder the same? Answer: No. They are two separate diagnoses. However Multiple Personality Disorder, which is now called Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), is often […]

Speak Your Mind

Amendments and Clarification to Temporary Special Action Request FSA 19-02

by the Akiak Native Community The following is a letter to Federal Subsistence Board Chairman Anthony Christianson from the Akiak Native Community, dated April 16th, 2019. We are writing to amend and clarify Temporary Special […]

Sports

Bethel grapplers shine at Arctic Warriors meet

by Tommy Wells Hannah Howell, Briana Henry, Isabel Lieb, Maya Iverson, Ethan Wheeler, Hayden Lieb, and Hans Holkesvik all wrestled their way to first-place finishes this past weekend and helped spur the Bethel Wrestling Club […]

Inside Bethel News

City of Bethel Proclamation March 13th established as Pete Kaiser Day

The Bethel City Council voted to establish March 13th as Pete Kaiser Day. A proclamation was issued during their April 9th, 2019 regular council meeting. The Kaiser family were present at the meeting at council […]

Village Telegraph

Suicide prevention advocates make an impact in Juneau

by James Biela Suicide Prevention Advocates with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)- Alaska Chapter traveled to Juneau to meet the legislators and discuss keeping mental health and suicide prevention as a priority for […]

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In our Native Land

Doyon 2019 Board Election Results

At the 2019 Doyon, Limited annual meeting of shareholders held on March 15, 2019 in Fairbanks, four shareholders were elected to the board of directors. Incumbents Jerry Isaac, Sonta Hamilton-Roach and Miranda Wright were joined […]

Village Telegraph

Nunapitchuk Algebra I Students are Teacher For A Day

Nunapitchuk, AK – Students in the Algebra 1 classes at Anna Tobeluk Memorial School recently participated in an extension activity that saw them breaking into small groups and teaching a math lesson to students in […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Passengers uninjured in plane crash

Alaska State Troopers were notified of an aircraft crash approximately 30 miles Northeast of Bethel on 4/11/2019 at about 1700 hours. The aircraft a Yute Air PA-32, was being operated commercially on a charter flight […]

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Inside Bethel News

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame selects a new class Bethel’s Hoffman and Pete to be inducted

The Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame has selected 10 women to be honored at the 2019 induction ceremony on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 including Beverly Hoffman and Mary Pete (posthumously) of Bethel. Women from across […]

Letters to the Editor

Thank you for your support

Regarding, Charlie Don Spud Sr.: Mr. Spud’s three children, eight grandchildren and three great-grand children would like to thank, Mr. & Mrs. Richard Seebold, Barbara Amos & Children, Mr. & Mrs. James Whitman, Adam Whitman […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 4 – 11

Judgments Garrett E. Urovak, 36 2nd Degree Harassment $50 Aaron Jason Wise, 37 Violate Conditions of Release 5 Days Tanya D. Kasayulie, 26 Violate Conditions of Release, 4th Degree Assault 5 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob., […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending April 11

• On 4-5-19 at 9:11 p.m. firefighters responded to the Joe Lomack beach at the request of BPD Officers. Firefighters socked a pile of wood to prevent burning cleared scene and returned to quarters. • […]

Contributors

God’s Love is Unconditional, But His Salvation Isn’t

by Tad Lindley As our creator, God loves all people. Even those who do not recognize him. Whether we are an atheist worshipping the intellect of man, or idolator bowing down and kissing statues, or […]

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Village Telegraph

Bills moved in Senate Finance Committee

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Hello – Day 81…and this week, the Senate Finance Committee moved a couple of bills. SB 16: Alcohol License Fairs, Theatres, Concerts, Bonds; SB 61: Commercial Fishermen’s Fund/Vessel Owner and SB […]

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Inside Bethel News

BRHS Students win awards at the Alaska State Science & Engineering Fair

Bethel Regional High School students Nicholai Chase and Calvin Samson went to the Alaska State Science and Engineering Fair and they brought home the team trophy for the high school division. The 64th Alaska Science […]

Speak Your Mind

Investment in public preschool reaps high returns for our children and our economy

by Dr. Lisa Skiles Parady, Norm Wooten, and Sarah Sledge During a time of fiscal uncertainty, our organizations would like to highlight an investment Alaska can make that has a projected 7-10% per year return […]

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Village Telegraph

Hunters asked to avoid taking collared moose along the Yukon River in Unit 18

by ADF&G Staff Bethel -The Alaska Department of Fish and Game plans to capture and collar moose April 11 through April 20 along the Yukon River in Game Management Unit 18. Because sedatives routinely used […]

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In our Native Land

#FridaysOnTheFarm: Keeping it Fresh in the Last Frontier

by Dana Rogge, USDA Each Friday, meet farmers, producers, and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests, and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone. This week, […]

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Inside Bethel News

Wilderness Retreats for Vets 2018 Annual Report

by Dolly Faulkner Wilderness Retreats for Vets (WRFV) is an Alaska non-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation. Our goal is to help enhance the lives of veterans in our region. In 2018 we provided transportation for 12 veterans […]

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Inside Bethel News

Scholarship opportunities from Bethel Community Services Foundation

by BCSF Staff Bethel Community Services Foundation (BCSF) is pleased to announce the open application period for two new scholarship opportunities available to current and incoming college students. The deadline for both scholarships is June […]

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Delta Lifestyles

State, Partners request Ringed Seal delisting

The State of Alaska, along with the North Slope Borough, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and Iñupiat Community of the Arctic Slope submitted a petition today to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) requesting delisting of […]

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Delta Lifestyles

ArtsCan Circle Fund, a new addition to BCSF

by BCSF Staff Bethel Community Services Foundation is excited to announce the addition of the ArtsCan Circle Fund to our growing community foundation. The ArtsCan Circle Fund supports the outreach work of the Canadian nonprofit […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 1 – 5

Judgments Vasily Olick, 20 4th Degree Assault 12 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Ignatius J. Murphy, 28 4th Degree Misconduct Involving $100, Weapons, 2nd Degree Assault 3 Yrs. Prob. James Hale, 53 4th Degree Misconduct Involving […]

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Delta Lifestyles

Alaska Delegation moves to protect Native craftsmen

U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Congressman Don Young (R-AK) this week (March 15th, 2019) introduced the Empowering Rural Economies Through Alaska Native Sustainable Arts and Handicrafts Act, in the House and […]

In our Native Land

Local star honored

Every year the Alaska Hotel and Lodging Association recognizes the best and brightest associates in their field in the hotel and lodging industry throughout Alaska. On Saturday, March 30, 2019, the industry recognized Christina Hill […]

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Swan Lake Native Corporation

Swan Lake Native Corporation: Has begun Its reconveyance program under Section 14 (c) of the Alaska NATIVE CLAIMS SETTLEMENT ACT. The reconveyance will be for land around Nunam Iqua: which was occupied by individuals, or organizations on […]

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In our Native Land

BRHS to host AASG Spring Conference

The AASG (Alaska Association of Student Governments) 2019 Spring Conference will be held April 11-13, 2019 at Bethel Regional High School. The theme of our upcoming Spring conference is “Forefront of the Last Frontier.” According […]

Letters to the Editor

Praise for the Cama-i Dance Festival

This afternoon, on the eve of Cama-i’s opening festival, reaching out from Berkeley, CA, I renew my sincere enthusiasm for Alaska—especially for the Cama-i Dance Festival. Gazing on line at the listing by the Bethel […]

Speak Your Mind

Akiak Native Community submits request to Federal Subsistence Board regarding Chinook Salmon

by Akiak Native Community The Akiak Native Community sent the following letter to the Federal Subsistence Board and Chairman, dated March 1st, 2019. Akiak Native Community herein submits a Temporary Special Action Request (SAR) requesting […]

Sports

Bethel wrestlers compete at National tournament

by Darren Lieb Hayden Lieb, Joseph Smith and Landon Smith competed in the 2019 National High School Coaches Association National Wrestling tournament held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, VA this past […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel March 23 – 29

Judgments Douglas Chase, 33 2nd Degree Harassment 1 Yr. Prob. Dallas Sergie, 27 Driving Under the Influence $1500, 3 Days, 1 Yr. Prob. Richard Kinegak, 27 Violate Conditions of Release 5 Days Amy Alstrom, 19 […]

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In our Native Land

AFN responds to Supreme Court’s decision on Sturgeon Case

by AFN Staff The U.S. Supreme Court today (March 26, 2019) issued its decision in Sturgeon v. Frost, ruling navigable waters within the National Park System are exempt from the National Park Service’s normal regulatory […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 29

• On 3-22-19 at 6:11 p.m. Firefighters responded to Noel Polty for the report of a fire outside. Fire fighters were cancelled in route and returned to quarters. • On 3-23-19 at 12:14 a.m. medics […]

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Inside Bethel News

Kuskokwim Tribes object to Kuskokwim Area Plan Changes

by ONC Staff This morning (March 29th, 2019) Orutsararmiut Native Council, in coordination with other Yukon Kuskokwim tribal organizations, submitted another set of letters to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for continuing to […]