Heard it in the Steam House

City Manager requests to negotiate a contract for satellite internet services

Bethel City Manager Pete Williams is introducing an action memorandum to the Bethel City Council that would allow negotiations to execute a contract with Alaska Communications to procure low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite internet services. Council […]

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For Sale

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Village Telegraph

Donlin Gold affirms its strong support for ADEC Commissioner’s upholding of Section 401 Certification

Donlin Gold LLC (“Donlin Gold”), owned 50/50 by Barrick Gold Corporation (“Barrick”) and NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (“NOVAGOLD”), today (June 28, 2021) provided an update relating to the Clean Water Act Section 401 Certification (the “401 […]

Inside Bethel News

Amendments proposed to City code regarding discrimination and harassment passes introduction

The City of Bethel Council approved introduction of a proposed ordinance that would amend municipal code chapters related to discrimination and harassment. Proposed Ordinance 21-34 would amend the Bethel Municipal Code stating under the Nondiscrimination […]

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Delta Fishin’ Report

Bristol Bay salmon fishery breaks records

Commercial fishermen urge the EPA to do their job and protect Bristol Bay. Bristol Bay’s sockeye salmon run set a new record with 63.2 million sockeye returning to the Bristol Bay watershed as of July […]

Contributors

Jesus was Buff

by Tad Lindley I am so sick of seeing these limp-wristed pantywaist Jesus paintings and drawings. Jesus was buff. Instead, a lot of artists have presented an effeminate Jesus. Far from the rough, tanned hands […]

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Preserving our Language and Culture

by Peter Twitchell It’s good that indigenous people are getting their covid vaccinations, not just to extend our lives but to preserve our native culture through our culture bearers, our Elders, and our children. To […]

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For Sale

Houses for Sale Must be moved. Call Shorty at 907-545-3157 for prices. (12)(6/2-cnx)  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 […]

Obituaries

George B. Nevak

George B. Nevak worked as a maintenance man with B.I.A. and L.K.S.D. for many years in Toksook Bay and retired after 30+ years. Each of his children had fond memories of him that are dear […]

Contributors

Field Sobriety Test

by Tad Lindley H ave you ever been charged with a DWI or a DUI? It usually starts like this: you told yourself you would only have one, because you didn’t want a DUI. But […]

Contributors

Common Murre -Alpak

by Frank Keim I don’t remember ever seeing Common murres while living and teaching in the YK Delta, but I did see plenty of them in both Togiak Bay and Nushagak Bay while helping two […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Salmon success

Eek Island Fisherman: tHere’s a picture of George Dylan Hoffman of Eek, 12 years old subsistence fishing with his Dad during the June 15th opener near Eek Island. (Photo courtesy of George Hoffman)

Contributors

A cleaner future

by Peter Twitchell As a boy in the Early Years of my childhood the sky was clear and the sun shown brightly in the 1950s. Our skies were not polluted like they are today with […]

Letters to the Editor

To my fellow dreamers

Thank you so much for joining us for such an incredible day as Virgin Galactic flew to space – and I became an astronaut alongside our wonderful crew. I’m so glad we were able to […]

Speak Your Mind

Still Fighting for Alaskan Families

by Governor Mike Dunleavy Last week, I signed a budget that narrowly avoided a government shutdown. It’s a budget that significantly reduces spending by just over $200 million, but ultimately threatens no jobs or programs. […]

Village Telegraph

2021 First Alaskans Institute Summer Interns

First Alaskans Institute (FAI) is pleased to introduce our 2021 Summer Internship Program (SIP) cohort. This year marks 18 years of placing Alaska Native, American Indian, Indigenous, and rural community members into organizations around Alaska […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Summer Catch

Aubree Nicholson (age 8) with a nice king salmon that her dad caught on the Kuskokwim River in Aniak. Photo by Lenora Nicholson

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Inside Bethel News

For Sale

Houses for Sale Must be moved. Call Shorty at 907-545-3157 for prices. (12)(6/2-cnx)  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 […]

Speak Your Mind

A Tribute to Lydia Jacoby

by Senator Dan Sullivan On the floor of the U.S. Senate on Thursday (June 24th, 2021), Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) recognized Lydia Jacoby, of Seward, a young Alaskan swimmer who will be representing the United […]

Contributors

The Prevalence of Schizophrenia

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: How prevalent is Schizophrenia? Answer: According to the DSM-5, the lifetime prevalence appears to be between 0.3% and 0.7%. That means in a population of 1000 individuals, you could expect […]

Contributors

It is better to give

by Peter Twitchell Many of our native people have been cautious about getting a covid immunization, which is an individual choice, I won’t judge anyone. I chose to get a covid shot because I have […]

From The Editor

Inspiring elders keep going

by Greg Lincoln Another year is in the books for this journey, the trek up Mount Marathon in Seward that we take each year. Thank you to the good Lord for another year of health […]

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For Sale

Houses for Sale Must be moved. Call Shorty at 907-545-3157 for prices. (12)(6/2-cnx)  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 […]

Heard it in the Steam House

A trip on the Stikine

by Mary Catharine Martin Each year, my partner Bjorn and I take a river trip. Parenthood (we have a two-year-old and a five-month-old) has also meant that we’re also thinking low-key. COVID meant we were […]

Letters to the Editor

Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day to all! We are celebrating around the state. Whether it is fireworks down in Southeast, parades up north, or just an outdoor barbeque—we are ready to come together as Alaskans and as […]

Speak Your Mind

I am my River

by Gloria Simeon The following is the testimony of Gloria Simeon provided to the Salmon People event as part of the Red Road to D.C. Journey. I speak as a citizen of the Orutsararmiut Traditional […]

Contributors

July 4th Bethel Style

by Peter Twitchell When I was a boy in Bethel, Alaska back in the 50s right about now excitement was growing with the July 4th Celebration a few days away. I thought about the Men’s […]

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Village Telegraph

BIA announces Energy and Mineral Development Grants

Calista Corporation and Toksook Bay’s Nunakauiak Yupik Corporation named grantees. The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) announced today (July 1st, 2021) that it has awarded more than $6.5 million in Energy and Mineral Development Program […]

From The Editor

World Eskimo Indian Olympics coming up

by Greg Lincoln The 60th Anniversary year for the World Eskimo Indian Olympics, or WEIO, is coming up later this month, to be held in the interior city of Fairbanks. After being put on hold […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Salmon Harvest

1 year old Danica Bavilla of Tuntutuliak is enjoying the sun as she sits at her family’s fish rack that is laden with drying salmon.

Crime

BETHEL POLICE DEPARTMENT

Press ReleaseOn 07/05/2021 at approximately 0320 hours, the Bethel Police Communications received a report of a man with a gunshot wound in the 200 block of Ptarmigan. Police officers and fire medics responded to the […]