No Picture
Inside Bethel News

For Sale

  Hitzer Amish built woodstoves. JHMW 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) 18’ SSV Lund with […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel resident receives degree from Simmons College

Joan Daniels, Bethel resident, recently earned a M.S. in Nursing from Simmons College. Simmons College is a nationally recognized private university located in the heart of Boston, and is the preeminent authority on women’s leadership. […]

Inside Bethel News

The Halfway Mark

by Rep. Zach Fansler March 9, 2017 Dear Friends, The Legislature is a slightly over halfway through our first regular 90-day session and our work carries on. The House Finance committee is considering hundreds of […]

No Picture
Inside Bethel News

Officers assist man

Alaska State Troopers assisted in stopping a man from harming himself during an incident in the village of Kwethluk. Troopers report that on 2/1/2017 at about 1445 hours, AST in Bethel received a report of […]

Inside Bethel News

Kuskokwim Ice Classic

by Haley Hanson The Kuskokwim Ice Classic is gearing up for another exciting year! The Ice Classic features an increased jackpot this year, as well as a new and important rule change. This year the […]

Inside Bethel News

ONC Solicitation

To ONC tribal members, The Native Village of Bethel needs you, please seriously consider running for your tribal council. This is election year and 3 of 7 seats are up for consideration. To be eligible, […]

Inside Bethel News

Woman perishes

A woman in Bethel died while being inside a sauna, said a report from the Bethel PD. On 2/23/2017, at approximately 0128 hours, Officers and Medics responded to the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Hall […]

Inside Bethel News

Cama-i Dance Festival 2017

by Linda Curda “Nunaniryuum Nalliini ~The Time of Joy” This year’s Cama-i (Yup’ik for a warm welcoming hello) Dance Festival is almost here and the Bethel Council on the Arts is once again proud to […]

Inside Bethel News

LKSD Board Actions

The Lower Kuskokwim School District Board of Education met on February 13, 2017 for a SPECIAL MEETING in Bethel, Alaska. Present for the meeting were Board members Greg Larson, Wassilie Pleasant, President Susan G. Murphy, […]

Crime

Man arrested for stealing taxicab

A Napakiak man was arrested for stealing a taxicab and driving it on the river, said the Bethel Police Department. On 02/19/2017, at approximately 1357 hours, the Bethel Police Department received a report of a taxicab […]

Inside Bethel News

Tower toppled in Bethel

The AT&T tower in Bethel was finally felled after years had passed to take it down. On February 15th, 2017 at approximately 10:45am the tower located in Bethel, which is hundreds of feet tall came […]

Inside Bethel News

Welcome to the 30th Legislative Session

by Rep. Zach Fansler Good Afternoon, the Legislature is speeding through the short, 90-day session, with budget and energy issues continuing to dominate. As the session moves on, please continue to keep in touch on […]

From The Editor

Kuskokwim Sauna

by Greg Lincoln Alexie Nicholai of Oscarville is the happy owner of a new steambath house or maqivik. Shorty Salzbrun, owner of Shorty’s Shop in Bethel, who is also Alexie’s son-in-law, had the steamhouse custom-built […]

Inside Bethel News

Bethel’s Women’s March January 21st

Approximately 75-100 marchers took part in the Bethel Women’s March held on Saturday, January 21st. Here the group makes its way up the Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway. Marchers joined others around the nation in this […]

No Picture
Inside Bethel News

Yup’ik Atlas Workshop coming to Bethel

CEC (Calista Education and Culture) and ELOKA (Exchange of Local Observations and Knowledge in the Arctic) are hosting a free three-day workshop, February 22-24, at the UAF Kuskokwim Campus. The workshop will focus on our […]

No Picture
Inside Bethel News

Alaska’s population increased in 2016

Alaska’s population increased by 2,645 people—about one-third of 1 percent—from July 2015 to July 2016, based on population estimates released on January 12th, 2017 by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The Matanuska-Susitna […]

No Picture
Inside Bethel News

BCSF Announces 2017 Give+Get Drawing

by BCSF Staff Bethel Community Services Foundation (BCSF) announces that the third annual Give+Get Drawing in 2017 will reward two lucky donors who choose to Pick.Click.Give. to a Y-K Delta-based nonprofit. The first place winner […]

No Picture
Inside Bethel News

25 mushers sign up for 2017 Kuskokwim 300

The 2017 running of the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race now has 25 mushers signed up for southwest Alaska’s premier mid-distance event. They are: Ken Anderson, Tony Browning, Rick Casillo, Rob Cooke, Richie Diehl, Paul […]

No Picture
Inside Bethel News

Priorities set for City of Bethel

by K.J. Lincoln The Bethel City Council has worked on setting the funding priorities for the State of Alaska Capital Budget for FY 2018. There are four items on the list. “Every year the City […]

No Picture
Inside Bethel News

UAS to host College of Education

Board of Regents votes to locate consolidated University of Alaska College of Education at the University of Alaska Southeast. Today, the University of Alaska Board of Regents approved unanimously in an 11-0 vote to establish […]

No Picture
Inside Bethel News

Larson wins Season Opener

Greg Larson of Napaskiak has won the 2016 Season Opener sled dog race in Bethel. In all, 22 mushers came out for the race sponsored by the K300 Race Committee last Saturday, December 24th, 2016. […]

No Picture
Inside Bethel News

AVEC Employees Earn Professional Achievements

Alaska Village Electric Cooperative announces lineman Leland Rogers earned Journeyman Lineman status and electrical engineer Aimee Chase earned her P.E. (Professional Engineer) license. Rogers, hired in June 2010, first passed the Merchant Apprenticeship program that […]

Inside Bethel News

The Lights of Christmas

Light fills the Moravian Church during the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service in Bethel. At right is Elder John P. Charlie during the singing of Jesus Yugni Tanqilriaruuq.