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Crime

Man arrested

Alaska State Troopers in Bethel responded to an incident involving a DV Assault on 10/11/2020 at approximately 2111 hours. Jayden Andrew, 23 years old of Tuluksak, was arrested on Assault I, Assault II, Burglary I, […]

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Crime

School burglarized

Alaska State Troopers received a report of a burglary on 10/9/2020 at approximately 1551. Investigation revealed that the Crooked Creek School was broken into. This case is being closed at this time due to the […]

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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

Cottage Cheese Pancakes

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a good recipe from one of our B&B guests, who years ago was a speech therapist from western Montana. Linda worked in Alaska for more than 20 years. While […]

In our Native Land

Search ongoing for missing boaters

Alaska State Troopers (AST) in Bethel received a report of overdue boaters from Quinhagak on 10/21/2020 at about 1200 hours. It was reported that Chad Chadwick, Sr., Elizabeth Wassillie, Michael Sharp, Alexie Nose, and Wilson […]

Contributors

Full

by Tad Lindley I don’t know how it is for you, but for me, there are some foods where it is very hard for me to get full on, no matter how much I eat. […]

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In our Native Land

Fireball in the sky over Alaska

by Ned Rozell Katie Kangas operates a bed-and-breakfast in Ruby, Alaska. On the morning of October 15, she turned to look out her picture window, toward the cabin next door. She was waiting for her […]

In our Native Land

One COVID-19 death in the YK Delta

by YKHC Staff It is with profound sadness YKHC reports that on October 17 a YK Delta resident in their 80’s died due to complications of COVID-19. The next of kin have been notified. YKHC […]

Delta Lifestyles

MASK-UP!

by Vicki Malone Are we seeing ourselves differently after living this long with Covid-19? In the YK region, almost everybody agrees with medical experts that wearing masks helps stop the spread of the virus. At […]

Contributors

Remembering a dear friend

by Peter Twitchell Luther Oscar was my friend and he always acknowledged me. He was my best friend, Samuel Oscar’s oldest brother. He treated me no different than he would a brother and I really […]

Village Telegraph

Status of COVID-19 pandemic in YK Delta

by YKHC Staff October 23, 2020: Throughout the week, the YK Delta has experienced an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases in multiple communities. YKHC emphasizes that without immediate broad behavior change by the public, cases […]

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Inside Bethel News

Cama-i Dance Festival set for 2022

by Linda Curda Cama-i! In the Yup’ik culture, we embrace each other with a warm and welcoming greeting by offering a hand to shake accompanied by the exclamation, “Cama-i!” It is in that same spirit […]

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Inside Bethel News

Salmon Raven 2020 Art Auction

by John Oscar Cama-i – Greetings, the Kuskokwim Art Guild’s (KAG) annual steel Salmon-Raven art auction has taken on a new form this year. Over the years it was held this time of year and […]

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From The Editor

REAA Election results

by Greg Lincoln Voting for the Regional Educational Attendance Area or REAA took place on October 6th, 2020 and the election results have been posted. Overall voter turnout was 17.75% statewide with 5,494 voters voting […]

Village Telegraph

Fresh Ocean Fish

Arlene Hooper of Tununak is happy to be catching fresh tasty tom cod from their river near their home by the Bering Sea. Folks were busy catching fish last weekend with manaqs and nets.

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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 Water Tanks […]

Heard it in the Steam House

Ravens and crows are hard to fool

by Ned Rozell Biologist Stacia Backensto has fooled a raven. When trying to recapture birds on Alaska’s North Slope during her graduate student days at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, she wore a moustache and […]

Contributors

Chocolate Chocolate Cookies

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I was craving the taste of chocolate and found a terrific cookie recipe that is “healthy”, low-fat, low-carb from my UNBELIEVABLE DESSERTS WITH SPLENDA by Marlene Koch. This fits the bill. […]

Obituaries

George Paul Charles, Kanaqlak

Dr. George Paul Charles – Kanaqlak George Paul Charles was born on at Punugtali Nelson Island, Alaska on 2/13/1941. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on 9/8/2020 in Bethel Alaska. George was born to […]

Contributors

The Water Cycle

by Tad Lindley Can you remember the first time you saw ice? I can’t. It must have happened way before I came into understanding. I can’t remember my first snowfall either. I’ve always known snow. […]

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Crime

Man arrested

Alaska State Troopers in Bethel responded to an incident involving a DV Assault on 10/11/2020 at approximately 2111 hours. Jayden Andrew, 23 years old of Tuluksak, was arrested on Assault I, Assault II, Burglary I, […]

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In our Native Land

Human remains found

Alaska State Troopers were contacted by a concerned family member of Donald R. Evans (age 89 of Palmer) on 5-27-20 at approximately 0956 hours. The family member reported that Evans was supposed to have traveled […]

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Delta Lifestyles

AFN 2020 President’s Award Honorees

Every year AFN honors those who have made outstanding contributions to their families and the Native community. Please read on for a list of this year’s AFN President’s Awards honorees and scroll to the bottom […]

Contributors

Cast your vote this election

by Peter Twitchell Local, State, and National Elections are important and they matter, by allowing us the “voice,” at the election booth. If you do not vote then you do not have a voice. Some […]

Letters to the Editor

Sullivan Chooses Respect?

While I honor the work around domestic violence and sexual assault done by the women who penned the Oct 13, ADN commentary, “Native Women Vote for a Leader Who Chooses Respect,” I do not think […]

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Village Telegraph

USDA awards grant for Rural School Broadband

BETHEL – Today (October 13th, 2020), the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Utility Service Program announced they are awarding a $25 million grant to GCI to build fiber optic broadband through the Aleutian chain […]

Inside Bethel News

Nikki Nick Corbett honored by AFN

by Vicki Malone Nicholette Corbett (Nikki Nick) was honored by AFN at the 2020 AFN Convention as the recipient of the Presidents Small Business Award last week. Her business, Sew Yup’ik, has taken off since […]

From The Editor

Fall time gathering of grasses

by Greg Lincoln Each year during the cool fall months the folks in our coastal communities begin gathering beach grass for their projects – for braiding subsistence fish for drying, and for creating works of […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Long-distance champions of Alaska

by Ned Rozell A scientist recently wondered which animal travels farthest across the landscape in one year. In doing his research, he found a few Alaska creatures near the top of the list. Kyle Joly […]

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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 Water Tanks […]

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In our Native Land

Alaska Employ People with Disabilities

Governor Mike Dunleavy has issued the following proclamation, dated October 4th, 2020. WHEREAS, Alaska Statute recognizes the first full week of October as Alaska Employ People with Disabilities Week to celebrate and foster the integration […]

In our Native Land

YK Delta Regional Tribal Government Process Continues

Calista Corporate Governance Committee Shares Updates and Facts on Discussions October 9, 2020: Willie Kasayulie, Chair of the Calista Corporation Corporate Governance Committee, shared an update on the process of forming a Regional Tribal Government […]

Contributors

Don’t Worry; Be Happy

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: My husband tells me I am a worrier. He says that if I don’t have something to worry about that is real, I will dream something up. I disagree with […]

Letters to the Editor

Vote No on Ballot Measure 2

This election season, we are strongly urging our fellow Alaskans to VOTE NO ON BALLOT MEASURE 2. This initiative would get rid of our simple one person, one vote system and replace it with a […]

Inside Bethel News

Council member Franko tenders resignation

Bethel council member Cece Franko has tendered her resignation from the city council, effective October 31st, 2020. Bethel Mayor Perry Barr will be introducing an action memorandum to accept the resignation and confirming the process […]

Inside Bethel News

City of Bethel 2020 election results

The City of Bethel election votes have been tabulated – two incumbents will remain on council, and one newly elected council member will be sworn in during the next regular meeting, Tuesday October 13th. Current […]

Village Telegraph

ASAA cancels all 2020 Fall State Championships

The Alaska School Activities Association is announcing the cancellation of all 2020 Fall State Championship Events. For the activities currently in season, Regions are allowed to complete their Regional championships, if they are able to […]

Contributors

Fear Dance

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: My husband and I have arguments that escalate in intensity as they progress. It seems that each of us are reacting one another’s comments. There is so much emotion involved […]

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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 Water Tanks […]

In our Native Land

Howard Pass an extreme, inviting place

by Ned Rozell Howard Pass, a rock-stubbled tundra plateau in the western Brooks Range, is one of the lowest points in the mountains that arc across northern Alaska. It is a broad gateway between the […]

Contributors

Violet-green Swallow Kauturyaraq

by Frank Keim Take a close look at this swallow. Notice its long wings and white “saddle bags,” and the glossy quality of its plumage, sparkling with iridescent emerald green and metallic purple in the […]

Contributors

Buffalo Wings to stampede for

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a favorite of my grandson Jack’s, Buffalo Wings. Back when he was 10 he was disappointed to learn that buffalo wings do not come from buffaloes. So I had to […]

Contributors

Hardship teaches lessons

by Peter Twitchell What is money anyway? It’s only paper, right? Absolutely correct. The Creator and his infinite wisdom has been teaching me the value of the dollar in the last several months. I haven’t […]

Inside Bethel News

Winter Trail Markings

by Gisela Chapa The days of the midnight sun are slowly turning to the days of the mid-day moons. Winter will continue gradually creeping in until, alas! It is that time of the year to […]

From The Editor

Sharing goes a long way

by Greg Lincoln Hello friends. I wanted to say a heartfelt quyana to our sharing community. Bethel is a sharing community. It is one of the nicest things that we love about living here. A […]