Village Telegraph

Kuspuk School District selects four finalists in search for new Superintendent

March 27, 2020: The Kuspuk Board of Education superintendent search committee is pleased to announce that four individuals have been selected to interview as finalists in the search for a new superintendent. The full Board […]

In our Native Land

Seventeen new cases of COVID-19 detected; first case in a long-term care facility

March 28, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 17 new positive cases of COVID-19 in six Alaska communities – Anchorage (10), Eagle River (1), Fairbanks (3), North […]

Speak Your Mind

COVID-19: The time to act is now, before widespread community transmission

by Dr. Anne Zink As reports of an illness began spreading across the United States, reactions were mixed. One city took it seriously, closing the schools, isolating the ill, advising citizens to “socially distance” themselves […]

In our Native Land

Alaska Army Guard helps rescue Iditarod mushers after hitting seawater overflow

March 20, 2020 By Candis Olmstead Joint Force Headquarters, Alaska National Guard Alaska Army Guard helps rescue Iditarod mushers after hitting seawater overflow JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Aircrew with the Alaska Army National Guard’s 1st […]

Village Telegraph

YKHC limiting visitors to Primary Care Facility, Hospital and Emergency Department

The Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is limiting visitors to their primary care facility in Bethel. In an announcement posted yesterday (March 19th, 2020) YKHC is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19. “Preventing the spread of […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

UofA shifts course delivery, housing, events in face of COVID-19 situation

March 12th, 2020: University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen today announced plans to extend spring break, move classes to distance delivery, move students out of campus residence halls and cancel large campus events due to […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation seeks nominations for 2020 Shareholder Awards

Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation is seeking nominations for its 2020 Shareholder Awards. Calista’s annual awards recognize valuable contributions by Calista Shareholders and Descendants living in and out of the Calista Region. Each award recipient will receive […]

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Inside Bethel News

Sexual Assault Kit Initiative training aims to educate, ease backlogs

by Dept. of Public Safety Staff Regional training sessions help law enforcement, prosecutors, medical providers and advocates improve response in sexual assault cases. February 18, 2020 (Bethel): The Department of Public Safety hosted the sixth […]

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Inside Bethel News

Members appointed to Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils

Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, with the concurrence of Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, has made appointments to the 10 Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils. The Councils advise the Federal Subsistence Board on subsistence […]