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Crime

“Horseshoe Harriet” Timeline of Events

In October 1983, Alaska State Troopers arrested suspected serial killer Robert Hansen. At the time, he was suspected of murdering four women, whose bodies had been discovered in Southcentral Alaska between 1980 and 1983. He […]

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Sports

BRHS Slamtastic Volleyball Tourney

The Bethel Regional High School girls volleyball team has been busy hitting aces and this weekend you could find them setting the ball at the annual Slamtastic Volleyball tournament along with other teams. Visiting squads […]

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Sports

Chevak hosts Invitational Wrestling tourney

The Chevak Comets at Kashunamiut High School hosted an invitational wrestling tournament this past weekend. Teams from Emmonak, Hooper Bay, Kotlik, Mountain Village, Scammon Bay, and St. Mary’s joined the Comets host team for the […]

Speak Your Mind

Suspension of Courts

by Ina Pavila To my understanding and to my observation of trials and courts they have been suspended due to high volumes of covid cases in Bethel, Alaska. To my understanding also, there also are […]

Contributors

A better tomorrow

by Peter Twitchell We must never forget our Ancients who nurtured us by feeding us a steady diet of healthy food to help our minds, our hearts, our bodies, and our spirit to develop into […]

Inside Bethel News

Pacific Dataport installs the first 2.5 GHz Tribal Broadband System in Alaska to connect Akiak Native Community

October 19, 2021: Pacific Dataport and Microcom are proud to announce they have installed the first OneWeb low-earth-orbit (LEO) user terminal in Alaska to deliver broadband to the Akiak Native Community. This is the culmination […]

From The Editor

Native Youth Olympics virtual meet

by Greg Lincoln Our athletes from the Yukon Kuskokwim delta region are deeply talented in Native Youth Olympics (NYO). This region has produced champions and record holders year after year. These athletic events encourage involvement […]

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Contributors

When Will The Rapture Happen?

by Tad Lindley In case you missed last week’s column, it was about the concept of the rapture. The word “rapture” is not in the Bible. It comes from a Latin translation of the Bible, […]

Youth News

BRHS NYO has started practice

by Hilary Oscar The students at Bethel Regional High School student signed up for NYO last week, and are currently practicing every day each week for 3 weeks. There is going to be a meet […]

Delta Lifestyles

Wild Geese

by Brad Cole I could feel the cold autumn fog blanketing the forest surrounding the village of Tuluksak. Its icy fingers firmly gripped the dried, dusty trees, but the heavy mist was being slowly blown […]

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Delta Lifestyles

2021 Call for Art

The Alaska State Council on the Arts is requesting applications of visual artwork to purchase from Alaskan artists for the Alaska Contemporary Art Bank (ACAB). Alaskan artists are invited to submit up to 6 recent […]

Contributors

Make it count

by Peter Twitchell This is Peter Adams Twitchell. I don’t mind saying I was a substance abuse counselor for 17 years, mainly for inmates in the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center and Phillips treatment facility named […]

Letters to the Editor

Remembering Senate President Clem Tillion

Alaska Senate President Peter Micciche released the following statement today after learning of the passing of former Alaska Senate President Clem Tillion. Clem Tillion dedicated his life to public service. A WWII Veteran, Clem served […]

Village Telegraph

Pacific Dataport installs the first 2.5 GHz Tribal Broadband System in Alaska to connect Akiak Native Community

October 19, 2021: Pacific Dataport and Microcom are proud to announce they have installed the first OneWeb low-earth-orbit (LEO) user terminal in Alaska to deliver broadband to the Akiak Native Community. This is the culmination […]

Inside Bethel News

2021 AFN Convention will be all-virtual

by AFN Staff The Alaska Federation of Natives today (October 15th, 2021) announced that the 2021 Annual Convention will be all-virtual. After consultation with state, federal and tribal health officials, and reviewing current data trends, […]

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For Sale

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Heard it in the Steam House

Human remains found and identified

The Alaska State Troopers received a report of human skeletal remains found on a small uninhabited island near Craig and Klawock on August 2, 2021. AST responded via the PV Gow’tukan to the area where […]

Summer Living

Life of a sockeye

by Bjorn Dihle On July 22nd, news broke that Bristol Bay was having its biggest sockeye salmon return since recordkeeping began in 1893. More than 63 million sockeye had returned to the bay’s different watersheds […]

Contributors

A song in my heart

by Peter Twitchell I’ve liked and I’ve loved music all my life. I believe music, singing, dancing all have some benefit to giving me longevity, freedom to express my feelings and my emotions in a […]

Speak Your Mind

Alaska Fishermen ask Governor Dunleavy and North Pacific Fishery Management Council to Change Course on Fisheries Management

by the Salmon Habitat Information Program Commercial fishermen and others from throughout Alaska are calling for a sea change in Alaska’s fisheries management. Today (October 6th, 2021), fishermen delivered a letter signed by over 300 […]

Village Telegraph

LKSD School Board Member Clarence Daniel receives 2021 Don MacKinnon Excellence in Education Award

Clarence Daniel, Lower Kuskokwim School District School (LKSD) Board Member, was awarded the 2022 Don MacKinnon Excellence in Education Award by the Alaska Superintendents Association (ASA). Daniel was presented the award during the ASA fall […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel City Election Results

The City of Bethel held their municipal election on October 5th, 2021. Four city council members were elected out of a pool of six candidates. Incumbents Mark Springer and Conrad “CJ” McCormick were re-elected along […]

Contributors

Is this Elder Abuse?

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: Is it elder abuse to take away the harmful substances that they are addicted to such as chewing tobacco, cigarettes, or alcohol? Answer: I wouldn’t recommend going into an elder’s […]

Obituaries

Patrick Minock

Patrick Pete Minock, a highly respected Yup’ik artist, passed away peacefully at home, on September 18, 2021. A viewing will be held Tuesday at 2 PM at the Legacy funeral home. 1707 Bragaw Street, Anchorage, […]

Sports

LKSD Regionals XC Championships

The Lower Kuskokwim School District hosted the 2021 LKSD Regional Cross Country race in Bethel last Saturday morning. Runners braved the 29-30 degree temperatures while race fans cheered. Coming in first place was Jasmine Simons […]

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For Sale

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Inside Bethel News

Bethel’s Clean Up Before Freeze Up 2021

by KRITFC and ONC Natural Resources Last weekend, ONC Natural Resources Department and the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission along with 40 volunteers helped clean up 92 bags of trash and recyclables in Bethel. Thanks […]

Contributors

Parakeet Auklet Taituiq

by Frank Keim As its English name “parakeet” suggests, this auklet looks a little like a small parrot. But don’t be fooled, it is far from a parrot. Watch the way it stands, walks, flies, […]

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In our Native Land

2021 Permanent Fund Dividend amount announced

Beginning the week of October 11th, an estimated 643,000 Alaskans will start to receive their 2021 Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) in the amount of $1,114.00. Alaskans who are determined eligible by October 7, 2021, filed […]

Letters to the Editor

Facts Matter

It’s October, yes, the pandemic is still with us, and at the same time, unfortunately, political optimizers are trying to rewrite history. We all are reading the articles filed under “coronavirus” which bear the dooming […]

Speak Your Mind

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Tribes fight Donlin Pipeline Permit

by Orutsararmiut Native Council, Native Village of Eek, Native Village of Kwigillingok, and Chevak Native Village AKDNR improperly approved Right-of-Way for Natural Gas Pipeline to fuel mining operation. Orutsararmiut Native Council, Native Village of Eek, […]

Village Telegraph

YKHC activates use of COVID-19 Clinical Guidelines

by YKHC Staff Effective September 29, 2021, YKHC activated its COVID-19 Clinical Guidelines, also known as Crisis Standards of Care. Developed at the beginning of the pandemic in April 2020, these guidelines provide clinicians revised […]

Inside Bethel News

Fisheries Program Summer Highlights 2021

by Orutsararmiut Native Council Staff ONC Fisheries staff conducted another successful year of harvest surveys and Chinook salmon biological sampling as a part of our Inseason Harvest Monitoring Project! This project, in partnership with the […]

From The Editor

AVCP honors award recipients

by Greg Lincoln The Association of Village Council Presidents 2021 Awards have been announced, congratulations to the award recipients. The awards were recently announced following the 2021 AVCP Annual Convention which took place virtually on […]

Village Telegraph

Yukon River Moose

Ray “Ciuk” Fitka (in front right) of Tuntutuliak harvested a moose in full velvet across from Marshall on the Yukon River in late August. Hunting with him was Gunner Fitka (standing). The boys are the […]

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Delta Lifestyles

Support for DNA sample collections

Rep. Geran Tarr (D-Anchorage) expressed thanks to Governor Dunleavy, Department of Corrections Commissioner Nancy Dahlstrom, and Department of Public Safety Commissioner James Cockrell for their commitment to collecting all lawful DNA samples from Alaskans arrested […]

Contributors

Fuller Than a Tick

by Tad Lindley Bed bugs bite people while they are sleeping, and then sneak back under the mattress before daybreak so they don’t get caught. Lice live in your hair and bite you to drink […]

Contributors

Mental Health Effects of COVID

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What are some of the mental health effects of COVID? Answer: To find an answer to your question, I searched the American Psychological Association (APA) data bases, WebMD, and Mayo […]

Contributors

Changing Times

by Peter Twitchell Today we are inundated with with extreme weather conditions. When I went to Southern Lake Tahoe in July, fires were raging in California and the smell of fire was in the air. […]