Speak Your Mind

AVCP Response to the Governor’s Proposed 2020 Budget

by the Association of Village Council Presidents AVCP recognizes the Governor’s proposed budget is intended to be a catalyst for discussion. Let’s have part of that discussion in the Yukon Kuskokwim (YK) Delta. Here is […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending April 27

• On 4-20-19 at 11:37 a.m. medics responded to Ptarmigan for a person that fell and is hurt. Patient assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 4-20-19 at 8:30 p.m. medics responded to in […]

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Inside Bethel News

Kuskokwim Ice Classic has it’s winners

The 2019 Kuskokwim Ice Classic winner is Nuka Leslie Westdahl of St. Mary’s. Her winning time guess was 4:01pm on April 12th, 2019. The tripod clock tripped and stopped at 4:02pm, making Westdahl the winner. […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel April 18 – 26

Judgments Dale Sallison, 21 4th Degree Assault 180 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Elden Westdahl, 21 Reckless Endangerment 1 Yr. Prob. Norman Pete, 29 4th Degree Assault 90 Days, 2 Yra. Prob. Mildred Reuter, 55 4th […]

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Inside Bethel News

Best in the West competition 2019 Awards

The Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center (YPCC) has announced the winners of the 2019 Best in the West Small Business Competition. There are six winners with a total combined monetary prize of $33,500. The awardees are […]

Inside Bethel News

University and communities will monitor Alaska’s inland ice

by Heather McFarland A new lake and river ice-monitoring project led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks gets kids involved in science while promoting ice safety and a better understanding of changing winter conditions. Fresh […]

Inside Bethel News

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 […]

Contributors

Secret Discovered: How to Open the Floodgates of Heaven

by Tad Lindley How many of you want the windows of heaven to open so that God could pour out a blessing onto you? Imagine that the blessing would be so big, that you did […]

Sports

LKSD All Stars tie for 2nd at State NYO tournament YK Delta region athletes buoy Edgecumbe to top team gold

by K.J. Lincoln Tristan Anaver of the Lower Kuskokwim All Stars helped his team to win the silver trophy at the State Native Youth Olympics tournament held in Anchorage last weekend. He also tied the […]

Letters to the Editor

Bethel Egg Hunt Thanks

We really appreciate all that helped with the annual Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt. Thank you LKSD for the use of the M.E. School playground.  Thank you Swanson’s, A.C Store, Sammy’s Market, Bethel Fire Station, […]

Contributors

To serve on council is an honor

by Peter Twitchell The fair City of Bethel, Alaska is not a thriving community with unlimited municipal funds like Barrow, for example. I don’t believe the Bethel City Council members should be paid public servants […]

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In our Native Land

Day 102nd of the Legislative Session

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Good morning, We are on day 102nd. This week, the Senate Finance Committee is working on their FY20 budget recommendations to put before the full Senate for consideration. Many of you […]

From The Editor

The strength of friends

by Greg Lincoln This past weekend we were happy to attend the 2019 Native Youth Olympics State championship event in Anchorage. The atmosphere at any NYO event is always very comfortable, respectful and notably absent […]

Contributors

Bonaparte’s Gull Nacallngaq

by Frank Keim Athough the Bonaparte’s gull is Alaska’s smallest gull, I’ve never seen a feistier one, and I suggest not picking a fight with it.* This means, if you approach their nest or their […]

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In our Native Land

Alaska Senate urges railroad crossing through Canada

The Alaska Senate today (April 15, 2019) unanimously voted for a resolution urging the U.S. to issue a presidential permit allowing a railroad crossing between Alaska and Canada. “A railroad connecting Alaska to Alberta would […]

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Village Telegraph

Bethel Student to intern with Senator Murkowski

Tatiana Vaughn Korthuis of Bethel was selected as an intern for Senator Lisa Murkowski. She will be interning during the second session this summer from July 8th through August 2nd, 2019. Korthuis attends Mount Edgecumbe […]

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Village Telegraph

YK Delta region students at UAF named to fall 2018 honor roll

Congratulations to our Yukon Kuskokwim delta area students for making the honor roll. The Delta Discovery is proud to present this list. The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced the students named to the deans’ […]

Speak Your Mind

Warm spring may result in gentle breakup

by Ned Rozell Following the warmest March Alaskans have ever felt, forecasters are predicting a mellow transition from ice to water for most big rivers in the state. Things don’t always go that way during […]

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Delta Lifestyles

AVEC awards Top 10 Power Plant Operators of 2018

Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) announced the Top Ten Power Plant Operators of 2018 during its recent annual meeting in Anchorage. The following plant operators received recognition for their outstanding achievements: Evan Hunt of Kotlik, […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Bethel terminates city manager

The Bethel City Council voted 4-3 to terminate the employment of now former City Manager Pete Williams during their regular meeting last Tuesday. Voting in favor of termination were Mayor Fred Watson, Vice Mayor Thor […]

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Village Telegraph

Native Village of Napaimute to receive EDA grant

April 24, 2019 – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced that it is investing to help the Native Village of Napaimute, Alaska, acquire vital equipment needed to spur economic growth […]