Letters to the Editor

Health Mandates: Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping in Alaska during COVID-19

Hunting, fishing, and trapping activities are important to many Alaskans and non-residents. Hunters, anglers, and trappers are reminded that all seasons remain open as scheduled during the COVID-19 pandemic unless changed by emergency order. All […]

Inside Bethel News

Health officials expand contact tracing workforce and prioritize check-in calls to at-risk individuals

The Alaska Department of Health and Social and Services (DHSS) is working to expand Alaska’s public health contact tracing workforce to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. DHSS has roughly doubled the statewide contact tracing […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation will consult with YK Tribes on CARES Tribal Funding

by Calista Staff Calista (cha-LIS-ta) Corporation appreciates the U.S. District Court’s recent decision to uphold the Alaska Native Regional and Village Corporations’ eligibility for much-needed funding from Title V of the CARES Act. No funding […]

Crime

Troopers Respond to Apparent Domestic Violent Deaths in Rural Alaska DPS Committed to Partnering with Alaskans to Stop the Violence

July 1, 2020, Anchorage – In less than 10 days, five people were killed in Western Alaska. The first was Lawrence Paul; he was killed in Grayling on June 22, 2020. Two women, Rhoda Adams […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Conocophillips partners with The Salvation Army to provide food to Bethel families in need

June 10, 2020: As a result of a community grant made by ConocoPhillips, The Salvation Army was able to provide the Southwestern Alaska community of Bethel with 14,000 pounds of food. The food was distributed […]

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In our Native Land

Lawmaker urges DOE to distribute absentee ballot applications to all registered voters

June 15th, 2020: On Thursday, the Division of Elections announced that it will send absentee ballot applications to every registered voter over the age of 65 prior to the August primary elections. In a statement, […]