Contributors

Facebook File # 47: Unfriended

by Tad Lindley Only on account of writing about Facebook did I look up how many friends I have (1,811), because I don’t monitor the whole thing too hard. My wife manages my Facebook account […]

Classifieds

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 […]

Contributors

Why Good Women Seek Bad Men

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Why do good women seek out relationships with men who treat them badly? I am one of them. I am a woman who has turned down opportunities to marry good […]

Contributors

Holiday Cranberry Salad

by Millie Bentley Greetings and Happy Thanksgiving to all you wonderful folks. Here is a recipe that was submitted by Diana Gamez. Her mother Lynn (Lupson) Green lived in Bethel from about 1990 through 1994. […]

Contributors

Let’s be a blessing to others

by Peter Twitchell After ten months hunkered down because of the coronavirus, I see the world through a different lens. Life is precious. I thank Creator God each morning that I am awake, what a […]

Inside Bethel News

Somewhere In Between

by Bethel Search and Rescue November 18, 20: Summary Although we had another late freeze up, the recent cold weather has brought River conditions closer to what they used to be in “normal” years … […]

Delta Lifestyles

Gram’s Sourdough Bread

by K.J. Lincoln Hello everyone, here’s a recipe for Gram’s Sourdough Bread, which we call kelipacuggluk in Yugtun. This bread is made with sourdough and a couple other ingredients. It is easy to make and […]

From The Editor

Your voting results

by Greg Lincoln Alaskans voted and here are the results as of Nov. 18th. The Alaska Division of Elections posted their newly updated counts last Wednesday. The final regional count of absentee and questioned ballots […]

Classifieds

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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Crime

Man arrested for kidnapping

Troopers received a report of a juvenile possibly being kidnapped and released by Stanley Vaska, age 59 of Russian Mission on 10/24/2020 at 2142 hours. Troopers were unable to respond to Russian Mission by aircraft […]

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In our Native Land

Legislation introduced to include Haines, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, and Tenakee under ANCSA

Delegation’s Landless Legislation Rectifies 50-Year Injustice. Bill Would Provide Lands and Rights Under ANCSA to Five Southeast Native Communities. U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Rep. Don Young, all R-Alaska, today (Nov. 10th, 2020) […]

Delta Lifestyles

Gram’s Homemade Sourdough

by K.J. Lincoln Hello everyone. Did you ever wonder how to make your own sourdough starter? Here is a recipe for starter and pancakes just like my Gram makes that you can also learn how […]

Contributors

What are Nonepileptic Seizures?

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What are pseudoseizures? The preferred term is “nonepileptic seizures”, or “psychogenic nonepileptic seizures” (PNES), rather than pseudoseizures, though that term is still used in some professional literature. PNES are episodes […]

Obituaries

Reverend Irvin Baxter Jr.

Reverend Irvin Baxter, Jr. died Tuesday after complications from Covid-19. He was 75. Rev. Baxter was a United Pentecostal Church minister, radio and television host, evangelist, author, and biblical scholar who hosted the internationally syndicated […]

Obituaries

Marie Riley

Marie Riley was the Eldest daughter of Paul and Sophie Guy. She was born on July 25, 1960 and passed away on October 31, 2020. Marie was blessed to live 60 years. Marie had a […]

Contributors

When God Takes Off His Mask

by Tad Lindley I was deep undercover, 30 year old hoodie, sunglasses, and COVID mask. Nobody could recognize me. That’s how I wanted it. I had tested negative, but I was still on contact trace […]

Contributors

Grandparents burden

by Peter Twitchell Baby Boomers, of which I am one, born in 1950, were expected to go to school. It was what was expected of us. We finished our school K-through-12, so we went to […]

Letters to the Editor

How can the Donlin Mine even be safe?

“Is Calista partnering to create a subsistence committee made up of residents from the YK Region to provide feedback and comments to Donlin and Calista? Yes. Does Calista prioritize using the best-available environmental protections and […]

Speak Your Mind

United We Are Strong

by Willie Kasayulie Through our ancestors, we still live in our own homelands today. Most of us are related, especially in our villages. If you really think about it, we are related throughout the YK […]

Village Telegraph

2020 Commercial Salmon Harvest Summary

by AK Fish & Game The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) has published preliminary harvest and value figures for the 2020 Alaska Commercial Salmon Fishery. The 2020 commercial salmon fishery all species harvest […]

From The Editor

Sunlight

by Greg Lincoln Alaskans living in our native homeland, the YK delta region, have long benefitted from the natural native foods that are found here that are high in vitamin D, which our bodies need […]

Village Telegraph

Community spread of COVID-19 in Akiak

YKHC has evidence that widespread community-based transmission of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, is occurring in the village of Akiak. This joint advisory is issued by YKHC and Akiak Native Community out of an abundance […]

Contributors

A Soft Startup

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: My wife and I seem to have a very difficult time communicating. I love her dearly, but I wish we could discuss some of the problems that arise in our […]

Obituaries

David Michael Verlinich, D.D.S., M.S.

David Michael Verlinich, 67, died on September 27, 2020 in Clinton Township, Michigan. A gathering to share stories and memories will be held in Alaska next summer. Dave is survived by his daughters, Emily Jan […]

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 […]

Speak Your Mind

Mortality and the Afterlife

by Cynthia Ivan Life and death, and the metaphysical theology disseminated, propelling the human consciousness. Is there life after death? When we die, is there another life beyond the world we know, is there life […]

Contributors

Parmesan Chicken Linguini

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a recipe that I obtained from Barb Long, a nurse at Providence Hospital back in 2001. It will hit the spot. Barb Long’s Chicken Linguini 1 tablespoon butter or olive […]

Inside Bethel News

Veteran’s Day November 11, 2020

by the Bethel VFW Post and Post Auxiliary VFW Post 10041 would like to say – “Happy Veteran’s Day” to all Yukon-Kuskokwim Area veterans who wore our nation’s military uniform, past and present. Veteran’s Day […]

From The Editor

Something else

by Greg Lincoln I thought it was very rude of CNN to describe the voters who are not white, black, Latino, or Asian as “something else” during their election coverage on Tuesday, November 3rd. That […]

Village Telegraph

Traditional seal stretching in Emmonak

Monalisa Harpak Andrews has been busy this fall working on their family’s subsistence harvest of seals. Her husband Jordan Andrews and his brothers caught the seals from the ocean, west of Emmonak. Monalisa, her mom […]

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Village Telegraph

All LKSD Schools move to remote learning

by LKSD Staff October 27th, 2020: Following a significant increase in the region’s COVID-19 cases, and at the request of our regional healthcare provider, YKHC, the Lower Kuskokwim School District is transitioning all district schools […]

Classifieds

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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Crime

Eight arrested in Nome drug bust

In January through October 2020, the Nome Office of the Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit’s (SDEU) Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team (WAANT) lead a large-scale investigation into the sale and distribution of heroin and methamphetamine […]

Contributors

Jesus the Storm Chaser

by Tad Lindley It was evening, and Jesus told his disciples to get in the boat and head across the Sea of Galilee. Jesus went to sleep, and the disciples did the sailing. Mark includes […]

Obituaries

Priscilla Rachael Chris

Thank you all for your kindness and for comforting us during the loss of our beloved Priscilla Rachael Chris. She was our daughter, mother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. We, the family of Priscilla would […]

Contributors

Negotiation in Marriage

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I am a professional woman who works hard and likes to win. When given a task, I stay with it until finished. When given a challenge, I take it. When […]

Contributors

Millie’s Kitchen Korner

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This week’s recipe comes to us courtesy of Christine Hippler. This is a delicious pie recipe. It’s easy to make and so good to eat; also unusual in that it isn’t […]

Contributors

If you see something, say something

by Peter Twitchell Very disheartening to get a call first thing in the morning, “Peter, someone broke into your house and looks like destroyed everything.” What is the world coming to when grandparents know their […]

Speak Your Mind

I just love dry fish…

by Elena Aluskak The dry fish that were first introduced to my taste buds were of course my mother’s. And as a young child, I did not have any other thoughts as I savored them. […]

Village Telegraph

My Very First Tom Cod

5 year old Lewis Mann of Kwigillingok went iqsak fishing at the mouth of the Kuigilnguq River with his dad Curtis last week and this is what he caught with his own rod and reel.

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Inside Bethel News

KUC health advisories and recommendations

The UAF Kuskokwim Campus in support of the City Council resolution issued last evening to “hunker down” will do the following effective today (October 28th, 2020): 1. All face-to-face classes will be delivered by a […]

From The Editor

Close elections

by Greg Lincoln Did you know that your vote could change the outcome of an election? That is why it is important to cast your ballot. Here are some examples: Back in 2016, there was […]

In our Native Land

Fishing at the Seawall

Jerry Riley of Bethel (and originally from St. Mary’s) was jigging through the crusty river ice for lush fish at the Bethel Seawall across the Slough last Sunday afternoon.