Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending June 27

• On 6-22-19 at 1 p.m. medics responded to Ptarmigan for a vehicle accident. Patient assessed then refused. • On 6-22-19 at 1:53 p.m., Firefighters responded to Uivik Sub for a house fire. On arrival, […]

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In our Native Land

AFN applauds Public Safety Emergency Declaration in Rural Alaska

by AFN Staff The Alaska Federation of Natives applauds the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)’s unprecedented announcement today in declaring a public safety emergency in rural Alaska under the Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance Program, […]

Village Telegraph

Newtok village move intensifying in summer 2019

by Ned Rozell The relocation of an Alaska village is happening fast this summer, after many years of planning and work. Observers say Newtok’s transition to Mertarvik is flying along because it has to — […]

Letters to the Editor

Mat-Su Delegation: Moving Special Session from Wasilla to Juneau Is Violation of Law

June 24, 2019 (Wasilla) The Mat-Su Delegation asserts that the presiding officers’ decision to move the location of the special session from Wasilla to Juneau is in clear violation of the law. Co-Chair of the […]

Speak Your Mind

Alaska Congressional Delegation welcome DOJ Declaration of Law Enforcement Emergency in Rural Alaska

U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, all R-Alaska, today (June 28th, 2019) welcomed the Department of Justice’s Announcement that Attorney General Barr will declare a law enforcement emergency in rural Alaska […]

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Inside Bethel News

City awards Community Action Grants to local organizations

The City of Bethel’s Community Action Grant (CAG) Technical Review Board met on June 12th, 2019 to decide which organizations would be receiving the next round of CAG awards. The CAG board chose the Bethel […]

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Inside Bethel News

Proposed ordinance to amend alcohol laws passes introduction

by Delta Discovery Staff An ordinance that would amend the current Bethel Municipal Code’s alcohol laws passed introduction during the Bethel City Council’s June 25th regular meeting. The proposed amendments would implement more strict laws […]

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Delta Fishin’ Report

Enforcement efforts aim to maintain valuable Kuskokwim Salmon Fisheries

In an effort to help preserve a highly valued resource, Alaska Wildlife Troopers made their presence known during recent Chinook, or “king,” salmon subsistence fishery openings on the Kuskokwim River. Over the course of four […]