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Heard it in the Steam House

AFN passes resolution calling for tribal consultation by state and federal governments

The Bering Sea-Western Interior Tribal Commission praises the passage of a resolution by the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) calling on the federal and state governments to meet their lawful obligations to consult, listen to, […]

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In our Native Land

Operation targets non-compliant sex offenders, fugitives with warrants in Bethel and 13 villages

by the Office of the U.S. Marshals Service Under “Operation (RAAVEN)” Rural Alaska Anti-Violence Enforcement, federal, state and local law enforcement officers joined together to account for registered sex offenders, and to locate and arrest […]

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Calista Elders receive 12th straight Elders’ Benefit Distribution

by Calista Staff Calista Corporation provides $325 For Each Original Shareholder At Least 65 Years Old. Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation’s Board of Directors approved the 2019 Elders’ Benefit Distribution. Original Shareholders who are at least 65 […]

Inside Bethel News

Samuelson, Phelan tune up for GAC tourney with solid outings at Grace Grizzly Shakedown

by Tommy Wells Rebecca Samuelson and Fiona Phelan will head into this weekend’s Great Alaska Conference wrestling tournament with plenty of momentum. The two Bethel Regional High School stars posted stellar performances at the 2019 […]

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In our Native Land

State report compiles vital statistic data on births, deaths, marriages and divorces

Dec. 6, 2019 – The Section of Health Analytics & Vital Records within the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health just released its 2018 Alaska Vital Statistics Annual Report. The […]

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Village Telegraph

League of Women Voters provides Elizabeth Peratrovich Book to Alaska Schools and Libraries

The League of Women Voters of Juneau, in partnership with the Alaska State Library and the League of Women Voters of Alaska, has mailed to each middle school library and public library in Alaska: Fighter […]

Inside Bethel News

VFW Auxiliary 10041 gives back to our community during the #BethelGives campaign

All organizations in the #BethelGives campaign were given funding from the VFW Auxiliary 10041 ranging from $500 to $3500. VFW Auxiliary 10041 also voted to host all Monday dinners for the Bethel Winter House for […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel Native Corporation announces 2019 BEST Distribution

by Ana Hoffman On December 6, 2019, Bethel Native Corporation shareholders, beneficiaries of the Bethel Elkartaa Settlement Trust, received a distribution equal to $4.01 per unit/share. This distribution marks the thirty-second consecutive annual payment to […]

In our Native Land

November 30th Earthquake was Alaska’s Largest Natural Disaster Since 1964

The Nov. 30, 2018 Earthquake was Alaska’s largest natural disaster since the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake. The 7.1 earthquake shook Alaska’s most densely populated area and caused damage to homes, roads, public buildings, utilities, and […]

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In our Native Land

New bill would prevent DOC from shipping inmates to out-of-state prisons

State lawmakers are pushing back against the Dunleavy Administration’s effort to send Alaska inmates to private prisons in the Lower 48. New legislation sponsored by Rep. Zack Fields (D-Anchorage) would remove the ability of the […]