Bethel Warriors are Division II Wrestling State Champions

The Bethel Warriors are winners of the 2021 Division II State Wrestling tournament – it is their eighth state title. They narrowly beat the second place team – the Redington Huskies of Wasilla by a […]


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 […]


Henry E. Ivanoff

Henry E. Ivanoff passed away in the comforts of his home in Mekoryuk. He was born to Caroline Jones and Mischa Ivanoff at Nash Harbor on Nunivak Island on February 10, 1935. Following the passing […]


James Angalgaq Nicholai

James Angalgaq Nicholai was born on June 27, 1942, in Nalqigliq near Luumarvik to Qakvaralria Charlie and Culuk’aq Julia Nicholai. He grew up with his brothers Andrew Nicholai Sr., John Nicholai Sr., Peter Nicholai, Henry […]


Holiday Dilemma

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: I have come to hate holidays because without fail my wife is miserable. I have not been able to figure it out, but I think she looks forward to the […]

Village Telegraph

History of the fire beater

by BLM Alaska Fire Service How smokejumper ingenuity led to the development of a tool widely used by Alaska wildland firefighters. Story by Jeff Cramer, BLM Alaska Fire Service smokejumper crew supervisor. Long before there […]

From The Editor

AFN hosts virtual convention

by Greg Lincoln This year’s Convention theme is “ANCSA at 50: Empowering Our Future.” to commemorate the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act fifty years ago. The 2021 AFN Convention was all virtual […]