Kasayuli Trail Run Race Results

Cross country teams in Bethel in grades 4th through 8th raced in the Kasayuli Trail Run last Friday. Runners from Bethel Regional High School Jr. High, Ayaprun Elitnaurvik, and Gladys Jung Elementary participated. Below are […]

Letters to the Editor

Fix the Permanent Fund Dividend Now

Recently the Anchorage Daily News printed an editorial column slamming Governor Dunleavy’s plan to pay the full PFD by law and calling for the legislature to reject another special session. Soon after the ADN opinion […]

From The Editor

A common thread

by Greg Lincoln When a person is struck by some kind of tragedy or trauma, such as the loss of a close and beloved friend or family member, the feelings and the experience they are […]


Surf Scoter Akacakayak or Cingayak

by Frank Keim One of the Yup’ik names, Akacakayak, for this crazy looking duck describes its odd appearance perfectly. The male’s nose in spring does indeed look like a bird who has “overturned accidentally,” and […]

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Village Telegraph

Aircraft crashes on Nunivak Island

Alaska State Troopers received a report of an aircraft crash on Nunivak Island on 9/7/2019 at approximately 2022 hours. An SOS beacon was activated through an In-reach GPS and investigation revealed that an aircraft with […]

Inside Bethel News

Tua-i to Suicide

by ONC Qasgiq September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the ONC Qasgiq Department held a “Tua-i Walk”. In the Yup’ik/Cup’ik language “Tua-i” means to stop or no more. The community of Bethel came […]

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Stolen homemade smoker recovered

Alaska State Troopers received a report of a suspected theft of property from a recreational cabin in Willow on 8/12/2019 at approximately 1642 hours. Interview with the complainant revealed he saw a post on Facebook […]

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Middle school student charged

Alaska State Troopers responded to Teeland Middle School for the report of found marijuana on 09/13/2019 at 1200 hours. Investigation revealed a student had brought a small amount of marijuana into the school. The student […]


Feasting is part of our Culture

by Peter Twitchell 100-200 years ago Mother Nature was our friend, it provided for our food and heat. You didn’t need much else – our Native people back then weren’t money driven, but they cared […]

Village Telegraph

Eek River Moose Harvest

Keri Cleveland of Quinhagak successfully harvested her first moose last week with a 30-06. The antlers were 68″. Elton Cleveland, Keri’s husband writes,”My wife’s first catch on the north fork Eek River. The antlers are […]


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 […]