BRHS host Donlin Gold Invitational Basketball Tourney

The Bethel Warrior basketball and cheer teams hosted the Donlin Gold Invitational Basketball Tournament this past weekend. Visiting varsity teams hailed from Eielson of Fairbanks (Ravens), Nikiski (Bulldogs), and Unalakleet (Wolfpack). Both Bethel Lady Warriors […]


Qasgiq File #293: The Cup

by Tad Lindley I was fairly new in the land of the Yup’ik people, and I didn’t want to be a bad guest, but my body was covered with sweat and I was thirsty. “You […]


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 Shorty at Shorty’s Shop for pricing. 543-3158 or 545-3157 (19)(9/18-cnx) For Sale: Plastic Water Tanks […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

K9 officer tracks burglar

AST and WPD responded to a business on Wasilla-Fishhook Road near Seldon Road in Wasilla for the report of a burglary in progress where the suspect fled into the woods on 01/15/23 at 0330 hours. […]

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Heard it in the Steam House

Fatal polar bear attack in Wales

The Alaska State Troopers received a report of a polar bear attack in Wales on January 17, 2023, at 2:30 pm. Initial reports indicate that a polar bear had entered the community and had chased […]

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Delta Lifestyles

A Star that Shines North of Alaska

by Brad Cole Being a retired Alaskan teacher, I am still fascinated by the process of “educating” people. I feel it is a way to get people to accept more responsibility for their lives. Like […]

Speak Your Mind

Parents are key to curbing underage drinking

by the Fairbanks Native Association Fairbanks Native Association will start a campaign to encourage parents in understanding the risks of underage drinking, especially if they are providing alcohol. FNA’s Strategic Prevention Framework program is using […]


Memories of a great man

by Peter Twitchell When I was a boy of 12 years old I became aware of Chief Edward Hoffman. And whenever I ran into Edward Hoffman outside Northern Commercial Company store or the Alaska Commercial […]

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Inside Bethel News

State seeks clarity on federal opinions addressing the placement of Native Lands into Trust after ANCSA

With five different opinions issued by three different Solicitors of Indian Affairs in the U.S. Department of the Interior over the past several years, confusion exists over whether the 51-year-old Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act […]