Summer Living

Youth enjoy nature bird walk

An enjoyable bird/nature walk in Pinky’s Park with YK Fitness Day Camp for youth!! “There are 240 plus species that come back to the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta to nest!” writes Beverly Hoffman of Bethel. “They […]

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Summer Living

4th of July Winners

“We the People” is the theme of this year’s 4th of July parade in Bethel. This is from the beginning of the preamble of the Constitution of the United States. Congratulations to the winners and […]

Summer Living

St. Mary’s Spring clean up

by Eric Alstrom The Yupiit of Andreafski EPA/IGAP Environmental Program would like to say “Thank You!” to all the 6 youth supervisors, 26 youth litter patrollers, and 4 adult volunteers for their time and effort […]

Summer Living

Mortenson graduates with Masters Degree

Ryan Mortenson of Bethel graduated with his Masters in Business Administration on December 8th 2018 from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He during walked the commencement ceremonies for UAF on May 4th of this year. […]

Summer Living

Coastal Villages kicks off Youth Employment Programs

by CVRF Staff Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) is employing hundreds of Western Alaska youth this summer through its longstanding internship and Youth-to-Work programs. CVRF’s internship program celebrates its 20th year of providing college students […]

Summer Living

The Salmon State: Wild fish in wild places Hunting for fish in Alaska’s steelhead-bearing rivers and streams

by Mary Catharine Martin For most people, steelhead — sea-run rainbow trout — are “the fish of 10,000 casts.” To catch them, you stand waist-deep in a spring-melt river, growing numb with cold as you […]

Summer Living

Alakanuk Clean Up Green Up a success

by Augusta Edmund Alakanuk’s yearly clean-up had a great turnout on May 20th & 21st. We had 99 participants, 4 volunteers with 453 bags picked. The event was followed with a party, movie & prizes […]