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25-30 hp Outboard Motors for Sale. $150. What’s running last 6 year ago: 1 Evinrude 25 hp, 1 Johnson 40 hp needs lower unit. Parts: 1 Johnson 25 hp, 1 Johnson 50 hp, 1 Evinrude […]

Obituaries

Evan Ward Qirnaq Charlie

Evan Ward Qirnaq Charlie, son of Michael and Ida, was born on November 16, 1999 in Bethel, Alaska. Throughout his life he lived in Bethel, Anchorage, and Kongiganak. Evan graduated from high school in May […]

Contributors

Thanksgiving

by Tad Lindley We tend to think of Thanksgiving as a modern American holiday. It’s not. If you attended public schools, you may have been taught that the first Thanksgiving involved the English speaking Pilgrims […]

Village Telegraph

Winter set net

Andrew Boots “Andy” of Marshall, Alaska sets out his net under the ice every winter, writes Alexandrea Michelle. He walks down to the beach to check his net and he catches whitefish, sheefish, pike, lush, […]

Contributors

Thankfulness

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: It’s Thanksgiving. Is there any psychological research on the benefits of being thankful? Answer: I didn’t find any empirical research directly on the topic, but I found an article in […]

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Thanksgiving Blueberry Crumble Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I was reading an article containing several berry recipes and noted that the author stated many other berries not usually found in your run-of-the-mill grocery stores can be used in most […]

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Remembering a longtime friend

by Peter Twitchell As a boy I never worried or gave much thought to my future. Grandma Hannah and Mom always reminded me to help others and especially Elders. We lived in the moment. “The […]

Letters to the Editor

The importance of alliances

Your Excellencies, We write to you as bipartisan members of the United States Senate and as strong supporters of the U.S. bilateral alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea. We believe it is important […]

Village Telegraph

Blackfish

by Brad Cole It was early Saturday morning and ice still laid on the ground from the night before. Small patches of snow covered the land. I decided to walk to a nearby pond to […]

Inside Bethel News

Ground Truthing

by Bethel Search & Rescue November 22, 2019: BSAR River Update Summary: Due to weather, BSAR has not been able to complete aerial surveys of the Kuskokwim River above Tuluksak. But seeing that there is […]

From The Editor

Thanksgiving wishes

by Greg Lincoln Let us be thankful in all that we do, because the opposite of thankfulness is to not care, and that is not how we should be. Folks living in our vast homeland […]

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25-30 hp Outboard Motors for Sale. $150. What’s running last 6 year ago: 1 Evinrude 25 hp, 1 Johnson 40 hp needs lower unit. Parts: 1 Johnson 25 hp, 1 Johnson 50 hp, 1 Evinrude […]

Sports

Smith, Lieb lift Warriors to Small School crown at Lancer Smith Invite Bethel HS Girls take runner up spot

by Tommy Wells Heading into the final matches of the 2019 Lancer Smith Memorial Invitational Wrestling Tournament, the Bethel Regional High School Warriors needed wins from Landon Smith and Hayden Lieb to capture the small-school […]

Village Telegraph

Heavy equipment training a success

by the Native Village of Napaimute Native Village of Napaimute employees Stanley Morgan, Nickolai Savage, Andrew Littlefish, Jr., and Isaac Evan recently completed a four week Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance, Welding, Truck Driving, and […]

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Why Crying Feels Good

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Why do I feel better when I cry? Answer: My initial thought was, “I don’t know.” However, in a recent study published in the journal Emotion, researchers found that crying […]

In our Native Land

Calista Corporation promotes Kuhns to Land VP

by Calista Staff Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of Shareholder Tisha Neviq’aq Kuhns to vice president of land and natural resources. Kuhns is responsible for managing lands and resources to meet […]

Contributors

Scrumptious Carrot Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Twenty-eight years ago, 6/27/91, the first Kitchen Korner was published. The first recipe from Lynn (then Lupson) Green was a favorite at Glacier Bay Lodge for the two years she and […]

Contributors

Keep moving forward

by Peter Twitchell Domestic violence is real, it’s also scary. The violence we see in our homes is fueled by anger, resentments, and fear. Most of us grew up in one room dwellings with nowhere […]

Letters to the Editor

Camai Dance Festival Planning Meeting

Our next planning meeting will be on Tuesday, November 26th at 7PM in Room 118 at Kuskokwim Campus. These meetings only last an hour. Camai Dance Festival is a grassroots event: community and volunteer driven. […]

Speak Your Mind

Memories of Home

by Martha Kassayuli Walking around the tundra feeling nostalgic. Then feeling of sadness struck, that we wouldn’t stay at home forever. Trying to think back where we used to play around and eating wild berries. […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Corp. unveils contest to win $1,000

by Calista Staff Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation announces the 2019 Calista Stock Will Contest. Two Shareholders will win $1,000 each. Eligible Calista Shareholders are those with Class A or Class B shares and are at least […]

From The Editor

Heart health

by Greg Lincoln In this day and age that we have been destined to be born into, we sometimes find ourselves seeking new things that are beneficial to our health. We strive to be healthy […]

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25-30 hp Outboard Motors for Sale. $150. What’s running last 6 year ago: 1 Evinrude 25 hp, 1 Johnson 40 hp needs lower unit. Parts: 1 Johnson 25 hp, 1 Johnson 50 hp, 1 Evinrude […]

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Crime

K9 assists in apprehending thief

The Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI Report of a vehicle driving erratically and ultimately crashing into the ditch in the area of Chena Pump on November 6, 2019 at approximately 12:21pm. The driver was […]

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Inside Bethel News

Outstanding Arrest Warrant

The Alaska State Troopers are trying to locate Alexie Michael, 65 years old, of Napakiak for an outstanding arrest warrant of $50,000.00 in the court case 4BE-19-01085CR. Alexie has been indicated on seven counts of […]

Contributors

How to Avoid Burnout

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I’m a professional with an advanced degree. I have always been excited about the work I do, so I have never really given much thought to burnout. With that being […]

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Crispy Chicken Thighs

by Millie Bentley Greetings. To the kitchen. This week we have a very simple recipe for chicken. Thighs are one of my favorite chicken parts and I usually cook the skinless, boneless variety. So here’s […]

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You choose

by Peter Twitchell Our people have been suffering tremendously for a long time from alcohol abuse. If it’s not from the guilt caused by our terrible mistakes when we’re drunk, it’s the addition to it. […]

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Inside Bethel News

Bethel Winter House to open November 16

The Bethel Winter House or Uksumi Uqisvik will be opening on Saturday, November 16th, 2019, which is two weeks earlier than scheduled. The shelter will be open until March 31st, 2020. The Bethel Winter House […]

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Inside Bethel News

2019 #BethelGives Campaign

by Bethel Community Services Foundation Bethel Community Services Foundation announces the beginning of the 2019 #BethelGives Campaign, sponsored by Bethel Community Services Foundation and eleven local nonprofit organizations. The aim of #BethelGives is to offer […]

From The Editor

The value of shared knowledge

by Greg Lincoln Our lives are intertwined with the land we reside on. It provides us with the food that we so love to eat every day. This life/land/food relationship defines who we are, the […]

Contributors

Diet or Exercise?

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I keep hearing that exercise is better than dieting. What do you recommend? Answer: When you speak of dieting, I would imagine you are referring to fad diets that often […]

Speak Your Mind

A Letter to Parents

by Charlotte Kungston To the parents that put their own children to ‘suffer’ from their parents drinking alcohol, and doing drugs. You the parent may be having a hard time to keep going and living […]

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Crime

Man arrested in fatal shooting incident

Alaska State Troopers were notified of a shooting incident involving two brothers in the community of Scammon Bay on 10/20/2019 at about 2000 hours. Weather prevented immediate response from Troopers and medivac aircraft. Troopers have […]

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Crime

Man arrested for smuggling

Investigators with the Alaska State Troopers’ Anchorage Airport Interdiction Team (AAIT) contacted Quincy Iyatunguk, age 28, of Nome at the Anchorage International Airport prior to boarding a flight to Nome on 10/29/2019, at approximately 1530 […]

From The Editor

Fish therapy

by Greg Lincoln Each fall before the grip of winter takes hold of the Kuskokwim River and the waters are still ice free, you can find folks fishing for lush fish along the seawall in […]

Contributors

Southwest Chicken Soup in Crockpot

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Soup weather. I’m going to haul out the crockpot and make this wonderful soup recipe given to me by a lovely neighbor in Palm Desert. She moved to an assisted living […]

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In our Native Land

Alaska Fire Service Award recipients named

Anchorage Fire Department firefighter/paramedic Christopher “Doug” Widener was off duty and driving down the Old Seward Highway this past January when his daughter pointed out smoke coming from a local business. Widener didn’t hesitate. He […]

Inside Bethel News

VFW hosts dignitaries for fundraiser event

by Delta Discovery Staff The Bethel VFW Post 10041 hosted some dignitaries last week, and they had a lot of nice things to say about Bethel. National VFW Commander-in-Chief William J. “Doc” Schmitz, National President […]

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Crime

Waterfowl Hunting Violations

Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Cold Bay cited three men for waterfowl hunting violations on 10/15/19. Washington resident John Davies, age 50, was cited for taking an Emporer goose without a drawing permit and failing to […]

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25-30 hp Outboard Motors for Sale. $150. What’s running last 6 year ago: 1 Evinrude 25 hp, 1 Johnson 40 hp needs lower unit. Parts: 1 Johnson 25 hp, 1 Johnson 50 hp, 1 Evinrude […]