Sports

2021 Bogus Creek 150 Sled Dog Race

The Bogus Creek 150 sled dog race is underway! Seventeen mushers are on the trail on this beautiful, cold day and the teams look great. This year the trail will follow an alternate route with […]

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In our Native Land

SAR successful in Emmo

Alaska State Troopers received a report of 3 overdue individuals on a snow machine on 12/31/2020 at approximately 2103 hours. A Kotlik resident advised family and friends that he would locate the overdue party, but […]

Obituaries

Evelyn Tutu’tuaq Pete Elliott

Evelyn Tutu’tuaq Pete Elliott was born November 6, 1940 to William and Cecilia Pete, in Bethel. A fluent Yup’ik speaker, she attended elementary at Holy Cross Mission, where she helped nuns and priests communicate with […]

Contributors

When Someone Dies, We Bury Them

by Tad Lindley It varies from place to place. We’ve got good soil here, so we typically dig graves six feet down. Oftentimes we are blessed by AVEC’s drill rig and only have to finish […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Two lost in open water mishap

Troopers in Bethel were informed by the Bethel Search and Rescue that they were responding to a report of two snowmachiners that had driven into a hole in the ice on the Kuskokwim River downstream […]

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

AST seeks help in homicide case

The Alaska State Troopers were notified of a body located along the Parks Highway north of Willow on 1/9/2021 at approximately 1330 hours. The remains appeared to be that of an adult female. The death […]

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In our Native Land

AFN strongly supports condemning violence

The Alaska Federation of Natives stands solidly behind our Alaska Congressional Delegation, and in particular our Senior U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, in condemning the January 6th violence in the capitol against democratically elected officials and […]

Contributors

Be a Friend

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: At the moment, I am very sad, possibly depressed. I have lived in Bethel a number of years, and it seems that whenever I get a good friend, she moves […]

Letters to the Editor

We cannot govern by violence

In the light of the events of January 6, we are reminded that words matter, stories matter, art matters. Truth, Equity and Justice matter. Leadership is speaking truth to power, clearly and strongly setting out […]

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Village Telegraph

Time to apply for 2021 Individual Artist Awards

Rasmuson Foundation is accepting applications for the 2021 Individual Artist Awards (IAA). Online applications will be accepted through March 1; paper applications must be delivered or postmarked by Feb. 15. In addition to individual artists, […]

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Inside Bethel News

Bethel’s Log Cabin to be demolished

The historic Log Cabin in City Sub at Pinky’s Park is slated for demolition, an ordinance authorizing its disposal was approved by the Bethel City Council. The then-interim City Manager Pete Williams introduced the item […]

Village Telegraph

Ocean Bay Ice Fishing

Ice fisher Mary Kailukiak of Toksook Bay is captured in this superb photo as she manaqs for tom cod on the frozen ice of Kangirrluar Bay on Nelson Island.

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 […]

Speak Your Mind

New Year Tragedy & the Whale Tail

by Bethel Search and Rescue 1.5.21 BSAR Kuskokwim Aerial Survey—Report 2021-01* Summary: 2021 has gotten off to a tragic start with the loss of two Bethel snow machine travelers following the wrong trail at night […]

Obituaries

Hallie Odessa Dixon

Alaska’s oldest military veteran and Kenai resident Hallie Odessa (Williams) Dixon, 104, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 at her daughter and son-in-law’s home in Kenai. A viewing was held from 1-2 p.m. Friday, Jan. […]

Contributors

Safety for humanity

by Peter Twitchell 2020 was one tough year nothing like we ever experienced in recent years. We didn’t know what was going to happen to us, our uncertainty kept us on edge. We were told […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Cranberry Rice Akutaq

by Delta Discovery Staff Cran you please make cranberry akutaq? Who would have known that rice in akutaq would taste so good? The first time we heard about this delectable treat was a few years […]

Sports

Pavila mushes to Season Opener win

Jason Pavila of Kwethluk, mushing with the Bad River Kennel, won the 50 mile Season Opener dog race this Saturday, January 2nd, 2021. His time was 3 hours 58 minutes. Coming in seven minutes later […]