In our Native Land

Connecting people to salmon in Alaska, the East Coast and the Midwest during COVID-19

by Mary Catharine Martin Some fast food restaurants in the Lower 48 have stopped serving hamburgers. Meatpacking plants have shut down. Grocery stores are frequently sold out of flour and rice. But Americans can buy […]

Letters to the Editor

GCI coordinates with local communities to ensure field work is done safely

In mid-April, damage to the fiber optic cable between the microwave tower on Pilcher Mountain and the community of Marshall threatened to limit connectivity to the Western Alaska village. As an essential services provider, GCI […]

Inside Bethel News

YKHC encourages all Alaska Airlines travelers to remote locations be tested for COVID-19

by YKHC Governor Dunleavy announced that Alaska will begin Phases 3 and 4 of reopening on Friday, May 22, amid the global novel coronavirus pandemic. As the Governor begins lifting statewide restrictions and relaxing health […]

Inside Bethel News

Old Navy friends reunite after nearly 50 years Sonny Venes of Bethel makes a trip of a lifetime

by K.J. Lincoln It’s been almost 50 years since Sonny Venes of Bethel has seen his two Navy buddies Wayne Bowman and Ray Green. They so happened to have the good fortune of working together […]

Inside Bethel News

YKHC encourages all Alaska Airlines travelers to remote locations be tested for COVID-19

by YKHC Governor Dunleavy announced that Alaska will begin Phases 3 and 4 of reopening on Friday, May 22, amid the global novel coronavirus pandemic. As the Governor begins lifting statewide restrictions and relaxing health […]

In our Native Land

Two more seafood industry workers test positive for COVID-19 Kotzebue reports coronavirus case

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced three new cases of COVID-19 in: Anchorage (1), Northwest Arctic Borough (1) and the combined Bristol Bay and Lake & Peninsula boroughs (1). This […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Alaska National Guard Soldiers deploy to Poland for NATO sustainment mission

by Sgt. Seth LaCount More than 80 Soldiers assigned to the Alaska Army National Guard’s 297th Regional Support Group departed from Ted Steven International’s Kulis airfield on May 13 for a deployment to Poland in […]