Heard it in the Steam House

PFD filing deadline extended to April 30, 2020

All 2020 PFD filing season applications submitted by April 30, 2020 will be considered timely. Please know that all of the PFD public spaces are no longer open to the public, but that there are […]

Heard it in the Steam House

GCI pivots to meet unprecedented demand for service

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – As Alaskans hunker down and practice social distancing to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Alaska’s largest telecommunications provider is developing new ways of doing business to keep customers and employees safe while responding to […]

In our Native Land

BCSF opens YK Delta COVID-19 Response Fund

by Bethel Community Services Foundation Bethel Community Services Foundation announces the opening of the YK Delta COVID-19 Response Fund. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to expand in Alaska and across the United States, our families, […]

In our Native Land

Major Economic Relief Package Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Senate tonight passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a bill to provide major relief to families, small businesses and their employees, as well as to stabilize our economy and […]

Contributors

My Last Column Ever

by Tad Lindley Usually I type up my column on Sunday night. I share it online with the Lincoln’s before 10 PM. Then they put it into the newspaper layout on their computer. Before 7 […]

Classifieds

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 […]

Letters to the Editor

Help is on the way

Fellow Alaskans, The hard-working men and women of this state will not weather this storm alone. With a singular focus, the Legislature is exploring every avenue and will dedicate vast resources to support Alaskans during […]

Contributors

Setting the record straight

by Peter Twitchell I, Peter Adams Twitchell, wish to set the record straight once and for all. I write this being of sound mind and body. I was born April 25, 1950 to Sarah and […]

Inside Bethel News

Caiggluk wall’ Qanganaruaq/Wormwood

by Ann Feinup-Riordan In these difficult times, Calista Elders Council (CEC) would like to share some of the healing words that have been shared with us over the years. Recently, we have been working with […]

Inside Bethel News

Alaska House District 38 Report

by Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky March 21, 2020 Dear friends + neighbors, I know I join you in the reality of our lives, communities, and world shifting and changing in a matter of weeks, days, and […]

From The Editor

A first

by Greg Lincoln Greetings friends. This, we must say, is the first time that we have experienced having to change our lives this much to deal with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic going on in our […]

Delta Lifestyles

AVCP responds to COVID-19

The Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) released the following advisory regarding COVID-19. AVCP will continue to provide essential services to tribal members and tribal councils. Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, our offices (throughout the […]

Classifieds

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 […]

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In our Native Land

2020 Spirit of Youth Winners

by Spirit of Youth Staff Spirit of Youth is excited to announce the 2020 Spirit of Youth Award Recipients! We thank you for your support of Spirit of Youth, and the work the organization does […]

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In our Native Land

Murkowski addresses crisis of MMTIW

March 12th, 2020: Today, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) spoke on the Senate floor in recognition of Ashley Johnson-Barr Day, a day of recognition passed by the Alaska State Senate yesterday, to bring awareness to […]

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Village Telegraph

2020 Tribal Unity Gathering Canceled

by YKHC March 12, 2020: As you may be aware, the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is a global pandemic and quickly spreading across the country. As of March 12, nearly 40 states are reporting cases of […]

Inside Bethel News

Alaska House District 38 Report

by Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky March 13, 2020 Dear friends + neighbors, With much going on in our world, the economy, and our state, please rest assured that we continue to work hard on the issues […]

From The Editor

Virus concerns

by Greg Lincoln Hello friends. This past week we have been notified about many different cancellations and postponements for some of our most beloved events here in the YK delta and statewide due to the […]

Contributors

The mirror and the truth

by Peter Twitchell You ever look in the mirror and see a fake smile? A smile comes from the heart where love, peace, and the joy of God reside. Are you truly happy? Being happy […]

Classifieds

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 […]

Contributors

If Joseph Had Given Up on Life

by Tad Lindley We all know people who have chosen to take their own lives. Often they are weakened by drunkenness. Sometimes a note is left, other times only unanswered mysteries. Their reasons are many: […]

Village Telegraph

2020 LKSD Science Fair

Last week the Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) held their 2020 Science Fair in Bethel. 55 students from Gladys Jung Elementary, Bethel Regional High School, Ayaprun Elitnaurvik, Atmautluak, Napaskiak, Mertarvik, Platinum, and Toksook Bay participated. […]

Contributors

Memories of the past

by Peter Twitchell Congratulations to Dee Dee Jonrowe dog musher extraordinaire. She has come a long way against all odds. She lifted the institution of dog mushing and racing to heights above the expectations of […]

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In our Native Land

Alaska House District 38 Report

by Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky March 6, 2020 Dear friends + neighbors, We finally had a day of sunshine in Southeast. It was welcome after weeks of rain and snow! The FY21 operating budget is moving, […]

From The Editor

Coastal Conference has new champions

by Greg Lincoln The 33rd Annual 1A Coastal Conference Basketball Tournament has come to a close after an exciting weekend of basketball action. Our 1A teams displayed sportsmanship and discipline in the midst of extreme […]

Village Telegraph

Cama-i Dance Festival 2020 – Postponed

After careful consideration and lengthy discussion about the concerns of the coronavirus (COVID-19, a severe and highly contagious respiratory illness), we have decided to postpone the 2020 Cama-i Dance Festival. We will be working with […]

Classifieds

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 […]

Contributors

A Harlot in the Hall of Faith

by Tad Lindley There are many Halls of Fame in our country. Since I grew up nearby, I went to the Canton Pro Football Hall of Fame many times in my young life. There is […]

Contributors

Holiday Horror

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I have come to hate holidays because without fail my wife is miserable. I have not been able to figure it out, but I think she looks forward to the […]

Contributors

Read the fine print

by Peter Twitchell I’ve received gifts and bought items with labels stuck to them that I need a magnifying glass to read the fine print. It tells you where the item was made and which […]

Letters to the Editor

Alaska is my project for the State Fair

Dear People of the Great State of Alaska, Hello! I am a third-grade student in Northern Virginia. Our class is learning about the United States, and I will be teaching our school about the state […]

Speak Your Mind

It affects the ‘whole’ person

by Elena Aluskak Growing up, we have been forewarned of many behaviors and actions that will have a negative and destructive effect on us… and to others around us. And we also have received guidance […]

Village Telegraph

Report from House District 38

by Rep. Tiffany Zulkosky February 28, 2020 Dear friends + neighbors, I’m not sure about you, but this week has gotten away from me! The halls of the Capitol were again buzzing with numerous legislative […]

From The Editor

March Madness

by Greg Lincoln It is March Madness here in the YK Delta and teams throughout our region are having or have had their league tournaments for basketball. The long-awaited week is finally upon us here […]