Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation Announces the 2019 Shareholder Awards Winners Exemplify Our Alaska Native Values

by Thom Leonard Calista (cha-lis-tah) Corporation is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the annual Calista Shareholder Awards. Nominated by fellow Shareholders, these awards recognize exceptional efforts by Shareholders and Descendants to uphold the […]

Contributors

What is the Least I Can Do and Still Be Saved?

by Tad Lindley The wealthy young man approached Jesus, “Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?” Jesus responded to him, “…if thou wilt enter into life, keep the […]

Inside Bethel News

Council peruses proposed Kusko Liquor license transfer to AC Co.

by Delta Discovery Staff During last Tuesday’s regular city council meeting in Bethel, Council reviewed the Administrative Report and Liquor License Transfer from Kusko Liquor, owned by Cezary Maczynski, to ACC Liquor Store, owned by […]

Speak Your Mind

To Bethel City Council: Do not approve the transfer of this license

by Amber Jones This letter was written to the Bethel City Council to protest the proposed liquor license transfer from Kusko Liquor to the A.C. Co. To whom it may concern, I am writing this […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Yukon King Salmon

On June 11, 2019 Cam O’Neill with the Pilot Station Fish and Game test fishing caught the Yukon’s finest mighty king salmon measuring 91.1cm long. Photo and info courtesy of Fish and Game – Kerri […]

In our Native Land

NOAA Fisheries responding to multiple dead ice seals in Bering Sea Region

by NOAA Staff NOAA Fisheries is responding to several reports of unusually large numbers of dead ice seals along the coast of the Bering and Chukchi seas, in Alaska. At least 60 dead seals have […]

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State Wide

Troopers encourage Alaskans to sign up for Nixle Nixle will be used to send out messages to the public

The Department of Public Safety is exploring better ways to communicate directly with Alaskans about public safety matters and events statewide. For this communication to be successful, we encourage Alaskans to sign up for the […]

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In our Native Land

Alaska Guardsmen rescue bear-attack victim near Galena

by David Bedard Airmen with the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th, 211th, and 212th Rescue Squadrons, as well as Soldiers of the Alaska Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation […]

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Delta Fishin’ Report

NOAA Fisheries confirms fourth dead gray whale in Alaska

A family fishing for herring north of the Clam Gulch Recreation Area on the Kenai Peninsula last Wednesday discovered a dead whale. They reported this stranding to NOAA Fisheries this past Friday with a photograph. […]

Contributors

Blackened Bethel Salmon a la Stevens

by Millie Bentley Bethel is so beautiful at this time of year, isn’t it? “Depends on where you look!”, one person replied. But isn’t that true of any place? “Depends on whose doing the looking,” […]

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Crime

Vehicles damaged and items stolen by vandals at parking service in Anchorage

by Delta Discovery Staff Nine vehicles were damaged by thieves at a long-term parking service in Anchorage this past week. The vehicles sustained smashed windows and items were stolen. One car was also reportedly driven […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending July 14

• On 6-8-19 at 7:13 p.m. medics responded to AC Quick stop for a person having a seizure. Patient assessed and they went to the ER with a friend. • On 6-10-19 at 3:06 p.m. […]

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State Wide

Spending bill amendment

by Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay Amendment submitted to spending bill that would stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from using funds to complete a final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Pebble Mine. […]

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Delta Fishin’ Report

Reallocation of Pollock in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is reallocating the projected unused amounts of 14,600 metric tons of the Aleut Corporation’s pollock directed fishing allowance from the Aleutian Islands subarea to the Bering Sea subarea directed […]

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In our Native Land

Village and Doyon Land Maps Available

Under the provisions of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), Doyon, Limited will receive approximately 12.5 million acres of land across Interior Alaska. To date, Doyon has received title to over 11.5 million acres, […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in BethelJune 4 – 13

Judgments Gary Pete Jr., 27 Disorderly Conduct 1 Day Jilann C. Brown, 30 Violate Conditions of Release 5 Days Gabriel W. Stone III, 27 2nd Degree Theft 120 Days Stephen Larson, 27 4th Degree Assault […]

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Crime

Man arrested

Alaska State Troopers received a report from Nunapitchuk of an intoxicated man shooting at and threatening to kill household members on 6/16/2019 at about 0830 hours. Troopers from Bethel responded by state aircraft to Nunapitchuk, […]

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Inside Bethel News

Bethel Police Chief appointed to APSC

Bethel Chief of Police Burke Waldron was appointed to the Alaska Police Standards Council at the beginning of this year. The Alaska Police Standards Council is a regulatory and quasi-judicial body that was created by […]

Contributors

We all have a lot to learn about life

by Peter Twitchell In reading the June 5, 2019 Delta Discovery Newspaper I found the writers and commentators to be diverse, provocative, informative, caring, self-expressive and interesting. Perhaps the paper leads us to self discovery […]

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Inside Bethel News

Law Enforcement Officers graduate from Public Safety Training Academy

39 new law enforcement officers, including 4 Village Public Safety Officers, and 16 Alaska State Trooper recruits, graduated from the Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka, June 13, 2019. The graduation ceremony at the Sheet’ka […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Corps extends comment period for Pebble draft EIS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District is extending the public comment period an additional 30-days for the Pebble Limited Partnership draft environmental impact statement. The deadline for submitting comments about the draft […]

Inside Bethel News

Monitoring a mystery bird in Yakutat

by Ned Rozell On sandy barrier islands between mountains and the sea, two different birds that look alike lay their eggs side-by-side. Biologists here are learning more about the less-common, more mysterious one. Arctic terns […]

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) For Sale: Plastic […]

Letters to the Editor

Protect our culture and lifestyle

The destruction of subsistence food and activity is the destruction an annihilation of a culture and people as will happen with the Pebble Mine and Donlin Creek Mine. The wipeout of the fish with the […]