Obituaries

Harry G. Peterson

Harry George Peterson passed away peacefully on November 29, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska virtually surrounded with family members sharing prayers, music, encouragement and loving words. He was born to Charlie Peterson and Julia Ann Peterson […]

In our Native Land

The Alaska National Guard delivers Christmas gifts, honoring Op Santa 65-year tradition

by Edward Eagerton and Spc. Grace Nechanicky The Alaska National Guard shared their time-honored tradition of Operation Santa Claus by spreading goodwill and joy to remote Alaskan communities again this year. Despite the challenges of […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Creating a stronger Alaska through increased hiring opportunities

by Kelly Tshibaka, Commissioner The State of Alaska workforce serves Alaskans best when it employs outstanding talent that reflects the diversity of the people it represents. The Department of Administration (DOA) has made it possible […]

Village Telegraph

Update on federal COVID-19 vaccine allocation; Alaska prepares for distribution

by DHSS Staff The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) are continuing to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine distribution throughout the state, with the first shipments of […]

Delta Lifestyles

Passing it Down – one Alaska Native Guardsman reflects on heritage and tradition

by Edward Eagerton November is National American Indian Heritage month, also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. During this time, the U.S. Armed Services honors and celebrates the diverse cultures, traditions, and […]

Speak Your Mind

Proposal to improve public health through veterinary care, an essential service in regards to the pandemic

by the Yukon Kuskokwim Canine Health Association 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 veterinary care and improving […]

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Village Telegraph

Lawmakers urge Governor to issue disaster declaration in Norton Sound, Yukon River fisheries

This year’s commercial salmon fisheries were devastating for Norton Sound and Yukon River fishermen, processors, local vendors, and municipalities. Harvests in Norton Sound decreased by 87 percent, a loss of $1.7 million, and Yukon River […]

Inside Bethel News

Calista Corporation announces Increased Elders’ Benefit Distribution

by Calista Corporation Staff Calista (cha-LIS-ta) Corporation is pleased to announce the 2020 Elders’ Benefit Program distribution. Original Shareholders who are at least 65 years old as of November 13 will receive $25 more than […]

Speak Your Mind

UAA’s aviation programs give students the edge to become leaders in their fields

Aviation touches nearly all aspects of life in Alaska. It’s a vital part of our state’s economy, serving the 82% of Alaska communities that are not connected by the contiguous road system. At the University […]

Village Telegraph

Honor and tradition – Alaska Native Guardsman reflects on life and selfless service

by Edward Eagerton November is National American Indian Heritage month, also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. During this time, the U.S. Armed Services honors and celebrates the diverse cultures, traditions, and […]

Inside Bethel News

YKHC urges month-long regionwide lockdown and prepares to implement crisis capacity care strategy

by YKHC Staff The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation urges all communities in the YK Delta region to immediately enter into a monthlong shelter-in-place, or lockdown, to curb the spread of COVID-19 as it prepares to implement […]