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In our Native Land

Alaska SeaLife Center must raise critical funding to prevent permanent closure

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) announces an urgent public information and fundraising campaign to raise $2 million in funding by September 30. Uniquely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, ASLC will not be able to maintain […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel City Council to consider resolution regarding alcohol curbside pickup

The Bethel City Council will be considering a resolution requesting the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office to prohibit sales of alcoholic beverages by means of curbside pickup and home delivery unless the sales are […]

Speak Your Mind

Essential prevention program to prevent COVID-19 through animal health services

From the Yukon Kuskokwim Canine Health Association Dear Alaska Tribal Governments, This would be a project in partnership with the tribes to protect from COVID-19 and enhance the overall health of the communities by increasing […]

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Introducing The 2020 First Alaskans Institute Summer Interns

First Alaskans Institute (FAI), a statewide Alaska Native nonprofit focused on advancing Alaska Natives for the next 10,000 years, is pleased to introduce the 2020 Summer Internship Program (SIP) cohort, including Brittany Tunrall’aq Sallison (Yup’ik) […]

Inside Bethel News

BBNC Statement on the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pebble Mine

Anchorage, AK – Earlier today, the Alaska District for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Pebble mine. The EIS is meant to inform the Corps’ […]

Inside Bethel News

Final Federal Environmental Review Shows Pebble Can Be Developed Responsibly PLP CEO Calls EIS a Significant Project Milestone

July 24, 2020 Anchorage, AK – Pebble Partnership CEO Tom Collier hailed today’s publication of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Pebble Project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) as […]

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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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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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, […]