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In our Native Land

Canadian border agents seize firearms and endangered goods

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to keeping Canada safe from the threats posed by weapons and undeclared food and animal products. Today, the CBSA announced that border services officers seized eight undeclared […]

Classifieds

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Classifieds

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 […]

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 […]