Speak Your Mind

Funding in the state operating budget to support Village Public Safety Officers is urgently needed

by Kendra Kloster Dear Governor Dunleavy, Improving the safety of all Alaskans is an issue that we can all get behind. Everyone has the right to feel safe in their home and their community, no […]

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Village Telegraph

Murkowski: We Must Have a Sense of Urgency to Keep Native Women and Girls Safe

Nov. 1st, 2019: U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke on the Senate floor to highlight the growing crisis of missing, trafficked, and murdered indigenous women across the nation and the need to both understand the […]

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 […]

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In our Native Land

Murkowski: We Must Have a Sense of Urgency to Keep Native Women and Girls Safe

Nov. 1st, 2019: U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke on the Senate floor to highlight the growing crisis of missing, trafficked, and murdered indigenous women across the nation and the need to both understand the […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Interior gold mine wins DNR reclamation award at miners’ convention

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has awarded its 2019 Excellent Mine Reclamation Award to Ajax Mining Alaska Inc., a Fortymile mining district placer gold operation, in recognition of its successful continuous reclamation practices. Commissioner […]

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Village Telegraph

Foundation announces 2020 Sabbatical Award recipients Three YK Delta residents among seven grantees

by Lisa Demer One said she’s never had a real vacation. Another is looking forward to building a steam house and taking his family to Disneyland for the first time. Leaders of five Alaska nonprofit […]

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In our Native Land

Kids Don’t Float education program participation tops 200,000

by Alaska DNR Staff Alaska’s award-winning boating safety school program, Kids Don’t Float, recently surpassed the 200,000-participant mark, and the Alaska Office of Boating Safety is celebrating that milestone at a Kid’s Don’t Float pool […]

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Inside Bethel News

Impacts to Kuskokwim Smelt in any way would not be protecting our way of life

by Dave Cannon This is in regards to Andrew Guy’s Speak Your Mind article titled Protecting our Way of Life Through Sustainable Development. Mining proponents are good at discounting potential impacts. A recent example is […]

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Village Telegraph

Calista subsidiary delivers hundreds of backpacks to kids in Emmonak and Kotlik

by Calista Staff Employees of Yulista Holding, LLC—a Calista Corporation subsidiary—raised money to provide backpacks and school supplies for kids in Emmonak and Kotlik this year. “I live here in Emmonak and have a lot […]

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Inside Bethel News

Alaska Department of Labor awarded $100,000 for employers who hire returning citizens

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $100,000 to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development for fidelity bonds, which reduce financial risk for employers that hire people with criminal records or a history […]