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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Heard it in the Steam House

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 […]


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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Heard it in the Steam House

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. […]


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 […]