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Legislature urged to restore funding for programs and services for the homeless

Just as the Anchorage community is making progress to address the persistent issue of homelessness, cuts to the State of Alaska budget are certain to worsen the problem and push more people—including women, children, seniors […]

Inside Bethel News

Ballot proposition initiated through alcohol local option petition ordinance passes introduction

by Delta Discovery Staff “Shall the City of Bethel adopt local option to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages except through a restaurant or eating place license?” is the ballot proposition that the Bethel City […]

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Delta Fishin’ Report

Yukon River Comprehensive Salmon Plan Phase II update released for public review

by the Bering Sea Fisherman’s Association The Yukon River Regional Planning Team announces the release of the public review draft of updates to the 1998 Yukon River Comprehensive Salmon Plan. The Yukon River Regional Planning […]

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Skyriver films produced in Emmonak in early 1970s to be restored

Three of the innovative, participatory development films produced by the Community Enterprise Development Corporation (CEDC) of Alaska’s Lower Yukon Project (c. 1970-73) will be restored under a National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) award to the […]

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State Wide

New online service for replacement social security cards in Alaska

The Social Security Administration introduced the expansion of online services for residents of Alaska available through its my Social Security portal at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, announced that residents of Alaska can […]

In our Native Land

Southwest Area Wildfire Update: More new lightning-caused fires; firefighters protecting two gold mines including Donlin, one village, cabins and allotments

by Alaska Division of Forestry July 13, 2019: Eleven new lightning-caused fires were discovered in the Alaska Division of Forestry’s Southwest Area on Friday and more new fires are anticipated as a result of thousands […]

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Delta Lifestyles

Current construction projects under contract not impacted by FY2020 Capital Budget

In response to recent concerns over construction projects shutting down due to the lack of a capital budget, Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Commissioner John MacKinnon issued this statement: “Projects that are in […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Calista Corporation announces Certified 2019 Annual Meeting Results 45th Meeting Held in Toksook Bay on July 5

Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation Shareholders reelected three directors to the Board in a strong support of continued operational successes, increased Shareholder benefits, and Board stability. More than 59 percent of all outstanding shares voted, the fourth […]