For Sale

Houses for Sale – 20% Price Reduction on all houses! Must be moved. Call Shorty at 907-545-3157 for prices. (18)(6/2-cnx)  For Sale: Hitzer Amish built woodstoves. UHMW Plastic sled runners. 543-2379. (11)(3/1-cnx) FOR SALE 300 […]

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Bethel man arrested for bank robbery

Bethel Police Communications received a report of a bank robbery on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at approximately 11:00am from the AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union within the Alaska Commercial grocery store at 135 Ridgecrest. Officers responded […]

Inside Bethel News

ONC awarded USFWS Tribal Wildlife Grant

More than $6.6 million awarded to 37 projects in 17 states to bolster fish and wildlife conservation. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is awarding more than $6.6 million in Tribal Wildlife Grants to federally […]

Village Telegraph

Twinning on Ice

Peter and Jackie Martin, twin boys from Kipnuk, enjoy a day of ice fishing for smelts with their Mom Lorena on the Kugkaktlik River in front of their village of Kipnuk last Friday. 

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Village Telegraph

Stranded hunters returned home

AST was advised on 10/29/21 at 1715 hours, that seven people were stuck at a fish camp approximately 20 miles east of Emmonak on the Yukon River and they have shelter, supplies, heat, and are […]

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Arrest made in Akiachak

The Alaska State Troopers received a report on October 16, 2021, at approximately 1500 hours, that a teacher in Akiachak had sexually abused a juvenile. Troopers responded to Akiachak and investigated the allegations. Upon further […]

Letters to the Editor

World Kindness Day

On Saturday, November 13, people around the world will celebrate World Kindness Day. World Kindness Day was founded in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement (WKM) with the pledge to “join together to build a […]

Speak Your Mind

Tribal Citizens voice strong opposition to Donlin Gold in recent Orutsararmiut Native Council Survey

Orutsararmiut Native Council (ONC) Tribal Members and other Yukon-Kuskokwim region residents are opposed to the proposed Donlin mine by a wide margin, according to a survey conducted this summer by ONC: 76% opposed the project, […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Bus 142 to embark on final journey

by Ned Rozell In a cavernous room within the university’s new engineering building, a bus squats on four flat tires. In this place, the 1946 International Harvester model K-5 looks small, for maybe the first […]


Old traditions

by Peter Twitchell When I was a boy growing up in the 1950s in Bethel, Alaska whenever a loved one passed on a family member of the deceased burned the clothes of their loved ones. […]


Napaskiak hosts Invitational Wrestling Tournament

The Napaskiak Hawks hosted an invitational wrestling tournament for varsity and elementary school students this past weekend. Teams from Aniak, Bethel (Jr. High), Gladys Jung, Kalskag, Napakiak, Quinhagak, and Tuntutuliak joined the Hawks for the […]

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In our Native Land

Human remains found near Juneau

The Juneau Police Department received a report from an employee with Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT), that they had found a deceased person in the woods across from the area of the Auke Bay Ferry […]


Jean Francis Hull

Anchorage resident Jean Hull, 79, died Oct. 12, 2021, at her home with family and hospice caregivers by her side. Visitation will be held Oct. 27, 2021 at Legacy Funeral Homes at 1707 South Bragaw […]


Warm memories of cold winters

by Peter Twitchell Back in Bethel, during the 1960’s, us kids went house to house down Mission Road, including our friends and relatives’ homes on Main Street. The people of Bethel were always without fail […]

Letters to the Editor

Immunize when you winterize: An annual flu shot plus the COVID-19 vaccine protects Alaskans and our health care system, too

This year’s early snowfall was a reminder that winter is on its way. Alaskans are moving fast to put on snow tires and dig out ice scrapers. Cobwebs and goblins are popping up in stores […]

Village Telegraph

2021 Jacob Wise Memorial Spirit Camp

by Audrey Leary Since the summer of 2016, the Native Village of Napaimute has coordinated and held a culture camp for youth in the middle-Kuskokwim. With the help of donations from the Association of Village […]

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Inside Bethel News

Bethel ASB Election Results

The Bethel Advisory School Board conducted an election on October 5th, 2021 for three open seats. Seven candidates were running – Sonya Beaver, Deshan Foret, Brian Jackson, Mark Jones, Jamie Jacobs-McDonald, Winter Montgomery, and Wyatt […]

Village Telegraph

Snowman Maker

Genesis Chakuchin made her first snowman for 2021 last Friday with her Grandma Edith Carter in Eek, Alaska.