Wrestling results for the Great Alaska Conference championships

The Bethel Warriors hosted the Great Alaska Conference wrestling tournament this past weekend at the WarriorDome. First and second place wrestlers will have automatic berths at the state wrestling championship this week, December 17-18, 2021 […]


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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Heard it in the Steam House

Gladys Jung awarded Community Action Grant

Gladys Jung Elementary is the recipient of the most recent award for the City of Bethel’s Community Action Grant program. The Gladys Jung Elementary Wrestling Program requested $10,602 to cover the cost overrun to purchase […]


Thomas Michael Sharkey

Thomas Michael Sharkey passed away on November 2, 2021. All Souls’ Day, surrounded by his brothers and wife of 31 years, Geraldine Sharkey. Tom was born September 20, 1954 in Oceanside, California to Eugene & […]


Wives’ Tales or Attribution?

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I’m Yup’ik Eskimo from the Lower Yukon region. Growing up, I’ve heard a lot of wives’ tales about itching hands (to receive money soon), twitching eye lids (about to see […]

Delta Lifestyles

Solo Adventure on the Savonoski Loop

by Bjorn Dihle Bristol Bay may be most famous for having the world’s biggest run of sockeye and unparalleled fishing opportunities. Its watersheds also have incredible adventure opportunities — everything from day trips to epic […]

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In our Native Land

Blown back to Alaska, bird perseveres

by Ned Rozell A bar-tailed godwit recently arrived in New Zealand on its second attempt to get there from Alaska, after a storm had blasted it back north. Keith Woodley of the Pukorokoro Miranda Shorebird […]


Festive Cranberry Pecan Bread

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This week we have a recipe using either fresh or frozen cranberries that I found among some of my mom’s old recipe files. I really love my mom and am so […]


Never a dull moment

by Peter Twitchell When I first started working for KYUK public radio station in 1971 a year after I started working I began attending radio conferences in the lower 48. One year in the West […]

Letters to the Editor

Parking Garage Update

Please plan accordingly before coming to the airport if you need parking. Currently ANC’s parking garage, long term parking lot, and the Park and Fly lot are full. The North Terminal lot is approximately half […]

Speak Your Mind

Dunleavy Administration fights federal government to uphold Freedom, Liberty, and Privacy Rights of Alaskans

by Governor Mike Dunleavy As Governor, there exists no greater responsibility than to protect and defend the rights of Alaskans and the rights we hold in common as a state. President Ronald Reagan once said, […]

Village Telegraph

Yugtun Qaneryaramta Arcaqaucia

igartii Nanugaq Layla Kashatok Wani igamni qalarteqatartua elitellemnek Yugtun qaneryaramtenek arcaqaucia-llu. Cakneq man’a qaneryaraput arcaqertuq wangkuta-wa yugni una qaneryaraq pikngamteggu. Nayagaqa-llu miktellemnuk Yugtun qalarcesciigatellruukuk qiitevtaqlunuk-llu kiingan. Ta͡ugaam aanama maurluma-llu cingumangnaq’laraakut Yugtun qalarcesqelluta. Maa-irpak mikelnguut qanyuirutut […]

From The Editor

Lighting of the Tree Ceremony

by Greg Lincoln Last week on Friday, the community of Bethel came together to celebrate the Lighting of the Christmas Tree. Local dignitaries, organization members, community members, children, and students came together to commemorate the […]

Delta Lifestyles

Bountiful Blackfish

Rylan Nickoli, age 2, of Russian Mission checks the blackfish trap on December 6th, 2021 and finds it full of fish. Photo by Melissa Nickoli