Obituaries

Mary Mellick, Beloved Elder

Mary Mellick, aged 90, passed away on October 20, 2021, in Anchorage. Mary was born February 22, 1931, in Nogamut, a now-abandoned settlement on the Holitna River. Raised in Sleetmute, Mary was the eldest of […]

Classifieds

For Sale

For Sale: Small House 22 by 20 must be moved $14000. 545-0929 (12)(3/3-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 […]

Letters to the Editor

Tara for Alaska Campaign

Alaska, thank you. Ten weeks ago I answered the call from Alaskans and embarked on a campaign journey with an amazing team of dedicated volunteers. I stood before Alaskan voters ready to be judged on […]

Contributors

Parenting Issues

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: What are some of the most common parenting issues you have seen in your practice? Answer: Probably the most common parenting issue that I see is one parent sabotaging the […]

Contributors

Our sacred land

by Peter Twitchell Who is teaching our kids about our sacred Tundra land, air, and sea? We the people are the stewards of this land to take care of it as we would an infant […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Sheefish caught in Kipnuk

Carl Paul of Kipnuk caught a sheefish while drifting on the Kugkaktlik River last week, which is a very unusual catch for that river. Carl’s wife Martha cooked it and made delicious blackberry fish akutaq. […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

In-Season Kuskokwim Fishing Updates

by Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission Since Federal salmon management began on June 1, 2022, the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission estimates that about 12,630 king salmon have been caught in the lower Kuskokwim this […]

Delta Fishin’ Report

Grandma’s Helper

2 year old Amelia Chaney of Napaskiak is happy to be helping her grandparents Joe and Susan Bavilla hang their salmon strips at their family’s fish rack. She is the daughter of  Alex Chaney and […]

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In our Native Land

Remains found

On October 25, 2021, the Alaska State Troopers were notified by 59-year-old Fox resident Robert Bridges that his wife 65-year-old Fox resident Kimberly Bridges was missing from their home. Troopers began a thorough search for […]

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In our Native Land

Investigation in Akiak

A Tribal Police Officer contacted Alaska State Trooper dispatch on June 11, 2022 at about 4am, to report a death in the Community of Akiak. The deceased male, Nelson Jackson, 21 years old of Akiak, […]

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Crime

Man arrested

The Alaska State Troopers were notified on June 10, 2022, at 2:10 am, that 26-year-old Atmautluak resident Emmitt Paul provided alcohol to a toddler who was then brought to the village clinic. Paul then proceeded […]

Classifieds

For Sale

For Sale: Small House 22 by 20 must be moved $14000. 545-0929 (12)(3/3-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

Laverne Howard Shimanek

Laverne Howard Shimanek, 88, peacefully passed on to His Savior Jesus, on May 11, 2022, at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. His devotion to family and expressive faith in God were the hallmarks […]

Obituaries

Donald Lee Fancher

Donald Lee Fancher was born in Bethel, Alaska, on January 30, 1955 to Elizabeth Wassilie and Edward Giarraputo. He was later adopted by Maxwell and Gladys Fancher. Don grew up in Bethel, Alaska, and attended […]

Inside Bethel News

Troopers of the Year Announced

by DPS Staff Alaska State Trooper and Alaska Wildlife Trooper receive awards. The Directors of the Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers announced the recipients of the 2021 Trooper of the Year Award for […]

Letters to the Editor

Doug Massie for Alaska

Newly retired head of Alaska State Wildlife Troopers, Doug Massie, has filed for Alaska State Senate Seat O. Senate District O was recently redrawn, and now covers a significant portion of the Northern Mat-Su Borough, […]

Classifieds

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 […]

Contributors

Guardianship

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: My mother is quite elderly, and I am concerned that she may be in need of a guardian. I recently found that there are a number of bills that have […]

Contributors

Believe it or not

by Peter Twitchell There was an interesting question posed to two contestants on the Family Feud show today. Host Steve Harvey asked each member of the family this question: “What makes you suspect that your […]

Letters to the Editor

Planting the seed

Suicide hurts everyone from the top of the earth to the bottom. I myself am amongst the millions that are hurting and so I write of this undesirable topic. I have heard on the news, […]