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2019 Toksook Bay Blackberry Festival Photos

Photography by Jimmie Lincoln

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Crime

K9 assists in drug bust arrest

The Alaska State Troopers’ Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit in Ketchikan with the assistance of K-9 Misty, the United States Postal Inspection Service, and the Ketchikan Police Department arrested Christian Mathers (age 21 of Ketchikan) for […]

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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 […]

Contributors

Our ancestors set the course

by Peter Twitchell In the days before tools and colonization, the Yupiit People buried their deceased loved ones above the ground for it was not possible to dig up the frozen tundra. When the human […]

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Anchorage has new tobacco sales age of 21

Anchorage’s new age of sale for all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, rose to 21 on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 20. To celebrate, community advocates, public health leaders, and Anchorage Assembly members hosted […]

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Village Telegraph

Temporary Wildlife Special Action Requests and revisions to Policy on Nonrural determinations

During an August 15, 2019 work session, the Federal Subsistence Board (Board) took action on three Temporary Wildlife Special Action Requests. The Board approved WSA19-01 (Unit 18 moose) with modification, approved WSA19-02 (Unit 2 wolf), […]

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Crime

Assault at YKCC

Alaska State Troopers responded to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Corrections Center for a report of an inmate v. inmate assault on 8/23/2019 at about 1100 hours. Investigation revealed that a 36 year old male inmate had committed […]

Contributors

Münchausen Syndrome

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What is Münchausen Syndrome? Münchausen Syndrome is a serious psychiatric disorder wherein an individual has a need to assume a “sick role.” This is accomplished by feigning a disease, illness, […]

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Crime

Kidnapped dog returned safely

The Alaska State Troopers in Kodiak investigated the report of a residential burglary on Sean Circle on 8/20/2019, at 1418 hours. Subsequent investigation revealed that Skyler Waite, 26 years old of Kodiak, had entered the […]

Sports

Mamterilleq Mile XC Race Results

The 2019 Mamerilleq Mile Cross Country race was held this past Friday in Bethel at the, Ayaprun, School. Runners in grades 4th through 8th from the Bethel Regional High School, Gladys Jung Elementary, and the […]

Letters to the Editor

Yup’ik language advocate

I wrote a letter to the person who was in charge of the Yup’ik language department in LKSD, Lower Kuskokwim School District. The letter stated that speaking, learning Yup’ik would be contrary to the prominent […]

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Crime

Escapee apprehended

A report was made to AST that Brandon Agathluk (age 27) of Emmonak had escaped from the Emmonak Police Dept on 8/21/19 at about 0255 hours. Agathluk had been arrested earlier in the evening on 2 […]

From The Editor

A season for everything

by Greg Lincoln As we age, we sometimes find ourselves not being able to remember things. For instance, we may go into the kitchen only to stop and think, what was I going to do […]

Village Telegraph

Cutting Fish in Marshall

Sophie Tiffert of Marshall works on cutting her fresh Yukon salmon. She cut 12 at a time for her fish house, said her daughter Elizabeth Phillips who took this photo.

Contributors

Morning Glory Muffins

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Some years ago we had published a recipe for morning glory muffins. These were simple yet very delicious muffins that one could make and enjoy immediately on the baking day or […]

Contributors

When the Bullets Start Flying

by Tad Lindley I knew what I needed to do, tap-tap, two shots in the chest and one in the head. The front sight dropped down between the rear sights. Forward on the right hand […]

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Nunavut to meet September 23rd

The Annual Nunavut Alaska Provisional Government will be holding its Legislative Session on Monday, September 23rd, 2019 at the Alaska Bible Seminary Conference Room opening with registration at 8:00 pm and officially beginning the meeting […]

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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 […]

Contributors

The Irritable Child

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Recently, as I stood in line at an airport terminal, I observed a child probably 3 years old whining for something from his mother. Finally, the whining turned to hitting […]

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Crime

Illegal importation halted

A local commercial airline in Nome contacted Nome AST to report bottles of alcohol were found in a passenger’s baggage checked for Shaktoolik on 8/8/19 at about 0900 hours. Contact was made with a 54 year […]

Contributors

Shooting Silver Salmon

by Peter Twitchell On July 1957 I was walking along the Kuskokwim River just a half a mile upriver from the Old Airport across the river from Orutsararmiut of Bethel as the Moravian missionaries named […]

Contributors

Margaret’s Salmon Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is another salmon recipe. Can you take it? Actually this was published in 1992 and 2000, but I thought it should be published again. It’s Margaret Eubank’s recipe that she […]

From The Editor

To bear another loss

by Greg Lincoln Sometimes during the onset of grief it seems like the weather knows what you are going through and feeling and it becomes part of your grieving. The wind may pick up, the […]

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Man extricated from hole

Alaska State Troopers responded to the report of a man stuck in a hole following a disturbance at a Kasilof Residence on 08/18/2019 at approximately 0109 hours. The male was extricated from the hole without […]

Inside Bethel News

City council news briefs

Ballot proposition items adopted The Bethel City Council voted to adopt both Ordinance 19-15 for the alcohol local option petition and Ordinance 19-16 for the marijuana local option petition. The items passed 5-0. They will […]

Village Telegraph

Early Education advocates celebrate budget restoration

by RurAL CAP Staff Following Governor Dunleavy’s early education funding restoration announcement, Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) celebrates the success of advocacy efforts and promotes the preservation of existing funding allocations for […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Fresh Silver Salmon

Steven Smith, age 8, from Quinhagak caught his first silver salmon this morning from the Qanirtuuq River, August 8th, 2019.

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State Wide

Extreme melting where glacier meets ocean

by Ned Rozell LeConte Glacier near Petersburg is the farthest-south glacier that spills into the sea on this side of the equator. Where that ice tongue dips into salty water, scientists recently measured melting much […]

Village Telegraph

Berries for Grandma

Two year old Kylee Evan is daughter of Meriel Mike and Jarek Evan of Mountain Village. She went on her first berry pick. “She said she is picking berries for grandma Sophie. Her little heart […]

In our Native Land

Northern wheatears now on remarkable journey

by Ned Rozell Birds that spent their summer next to muskoxen are now leaving Alaska to spend winter with zebras. Northern wheatears are robin-size songbirds with tan bodies and handsome black eyebands. Wheatears are now […]

Speak Your Mind

Public Safety is a Right for all Alaskans

by Representatives Tiffany Zulkosky & John Lincoln According to research by ProPublica and the Anchorage Daily News, one out of three Alaska communities does not have local law enforcement. Alaska’s sexual assault rate is three […]

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Internship opportunity for college students

Senator Dan Sullivan is looking for exceptional Alaskan college students and recent graduates to join his team in Washington, D.C. Many of today’s best and brightest political minds began their careers in public service as […]

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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 […]

From The Editor

Sleep amnesia

by Greg Lincoln There is a very brief moment in time that occurs between the moments when you come out of unconsciousness from sleep and full wakefulness. During this time between sleep and full consciousness […]

Village Telegraph

The art of the wooden passin

by K.J. Lincoln Lizzie Chimiugak of Toksook Bay remembers the day when she first made fish egg akutaq. She was a young woman and what she was making didn’t turn out so good, she said […]

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Inside Bethel News

Lead in Drinking Water

This is a notice from the City of Bethel, released on Thursday, August 8, 2019. To Bethel Water and Sewer Customers: Routine semi-annual water testing was conducted in September 2018 on the City Subdivision water […]

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Child bit by dog in Bethel

A 5 year old child was bit by a dog in Larson Subdivision in Bethel on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 during the early evening hours. A part of the child’s right ear was torn off. […]

Contributors

Salmonberry Rhubarb Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Some folks have asked about salmonberry recipes and I’ve searched without success for my salmonberry pie recipe. I did, however, find the following two previously published recipes which are quite good. […]

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State Wide

Hiker deceased after fall

Alaska State Troopers received a report of a hiker who fell on Penny Royal Glacier in the Hatcher Pass area while trying to cross on 8/4/2019 at about 2235 hours. The hiker, identified as Leslie […]

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Inside Bethel News

Construction Zones in Bethel

KNIK Construction has issued this construction zone alert for Bethel: Please exercise caution in the construction zones that are currently located between the Cultural Center and the US Fish and Wildlife Center. They are in […]

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Inside Bethel News

Bethel Point in Time Homelessness Data Collection

by Bethel Community Services Foundation Staff On January 23, 2019, 74 people were identified as possibly or definitely homeless in Bethel. This information was provided by the Bethel Housing and Homelessness Coalition, which conducted a […]

Contributors

One Baptism, But Which One Is It?

by Tad Lindley The Bible tells us that there is one Lord, one faith, one baptism (Ephesians 4:5). And surely that was the case when Paul was writing Ephesians, but nearly 2,000 years later there […]

Contributors

Five Stages of Acculturation

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Below is information I have provided several times over the years of writing this column. Since teachers will be arriving, this may be beneficial to those new to our area. Shepherd […]

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In our Native Land

Fall Public Safety Training Academy Commences

by Dept. of Public Safety The Alaska Law Enforcement Training (ALET) Academy’s second session of the year began Sunday, July 28, with the enrollment of 39 recruits representing police agencies. The class includes 15 Alaska […]

From The Editor

Only the essentials

by Greg Lincoln There came a point in time when we realized that we needed to do something about our energy consumption and our energy bills. What can we do to cut down costs? How […]

Village Telegraph

Juicy Blueberries

Aubrey “Paningayaq” Simon, age 7, of Quinhagak picked these plump and juicy blueberries from Agolik on July 26th, 2019. “She was so eager to pick,” said mom Jessica. “She happily picked two quarts.”

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In our Native Land

K9 officer assists in drug arrest

The Alaska State Troopers’ Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit in Ketchikan with the assistance of K-9 Misty, the United States Postal Inspection Service, and the Ketchikan Police Department arrested Christian Mathers (age 21 of Ketchikan) for […]

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Crime

Man injured in assault

Alaska State Troopers in St. Mary’s was notified of a disturbance in St. Mary’s on 7/26/19 at 1547 hours. AST investigation revealed Allen Andrews, age 37 of St. Mary’s, had cut a 28 years of […]

Contributors

Hamburgers with Secret Sauce

by Millie Bentley Greetings. A while ago some gentleman came up to Ryan Martin at the B&B and asked him about hamburgers in Bethel. He said he really loved big Macs and wondered if we […]

Village Telegraph

Generation to generation

Renee Winnie is enjoying her first picking trip below Russian Mission. “She is picking raspberries along the bank before making her way into the bushes,” said her mom Sherilyn Polty. “Thanks to her Ap’a Joey […]

Letters to the Editor

Tourists want to see wolves

You see in the News that the tourist are not seeing Denali wolves like they used to. One of the reasons is that the state allows wolves to be hunted/trapped close to the Denali area […]

Contributors

Father’s Love Letter

by Peter Twitchell A message from Creator God to His children: My child – you may not know me but I know everything about you (Psalm 139:1). I know when you sit down and when […]