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Delta Lifestyles

How many Alaska glaciers? There’s no easy answer

by Ned Rozell Not long ago, a glaciologist wrote that the number of glaciers in Alaska “is estimated at (greater than) 100,000.” That fuzzy number, maybe written in passive voice for a reason, might be […]


The Ministry of Dissatisfaction

by Tad Lindley Recently I read about a couple of newlyweds who went for a walk. The young couple just happened to be passing by, and a salesman called out to them and they stopped […]

Inside Bethel News

Community Service Patrol calls for service

by Delta Discovery Staff Non-residents outnumber residents in two of the three reporting quarters for the Community Service Patrol (CSP) calls for service in Bethel, according to a report from the City of Bethel that […]


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) For Sale: Plastic […]

Letters to the Editor

Support for Sattler, Kanuk, Don

This year, I’ll be supporting Anna Sattler, William Kanuk and Wayne Don for the Calista Corporation Board of Directors. They will ensure the highest ethical and competency standards for the key leaders that are responsible […]

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Inside Bethel News

The wonders of military service JROTC cadets visit Alaska Air National Guard wing

by David Bedard Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska — For almost 200 Junior ROTC cadets representing high schools across Southcentral and Western Alaska, 176th Wing C-17 Globemaster III and HC-130J Combat King II aircraft served as […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending May 31

• On 5-17-19 at 7:39 a.m. medics responded to the Sobering Center for a person with high blood pressure. Patient assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 5-19-19 at 5:32 p.m. medics responded to […]

Inside Bethel News

Community advisory vote will decide if council gets compensation

An ordinance was passed by the Bethel City Council that would provide for compensation and benefits for city council members, pending an advisory vote at the next city election. The ordinance was sponsored by council […]

Chasing the Ambulance

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel May 25 – 31

Judgments Willie Nickolie, 24 Reckless Driving 120 Days Ben Weston, 32 4th Degree Assault 60 Days, 3 Yrs. Prob. Logan Alexie, 21 4th Degree Assault 1 Yr. Prob. Paul Brown, 29 4th Degree Assault, Unlawful […]


Mental Illness and Marriage

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Several weeks ago, I sent you a question on whether Multiple Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder are the same. Thanks for clarification. There was a reason for my asking that […]

Village Telegraph

CVRF helps Elders and Families weather the high cost of living in Rural Alaska

by CVRF Staff Each winter, Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) supports elders and provides energy assistance to families in its 20 member communities through the longstanding Elder and Heating Oil Programs. This year, CVRF delivered […]

Village Telegraph

Attorney General William Barr visits Bethel, Napaskiak

Photo by Mike Williams U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, all R-Alaska, welcomed Attorney General William Barr to Alaska, May 30th, along with tribal leaders and community members in Bethel and […]