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 […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Russian Mission pike

Logan Larson, age 8, caught this nice Northern Pike across from his village of Russian Mission on April 13, 19. Logan and his proud parents Basil Larson and Lianna Peterson went for an evening manaq. […]

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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 […]

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Inside Bethel News

Remains found

Alaska State Troopers responded to a remote area of Big Lake after receiving a report that human remains had been located on 4/3/19, at approximately 2000 hours. Due to exposure to the elements, positive identification […]

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 […]

In our Native Land

Eskimo Ninja visits Bethel

GCI hosted a pool party featuring Nick Hanson, the American Eskimo Ninja Warrior as a way to say “thank you” to its Bethel customers on Thursday afternoon, April 11. The pool party was held at […]

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., […]

Speak Your Mind

Iditarod: one of the last Gold Rush towns

by Ned Rozell The mushers were gone, and so were the 640 dogs that pulled them out of town. A few days earlier, the volunteers who gave life to Iditarod had climbed into their single-engine […]

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. • […]


It’s never easy to lose a friend

by Peter Twitchell I have a friend who is terminally ill. It’s never easy to lose a friend. To tell you the truth, I was overcome with anger when I found out. Due in large […]


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 […]