In our Native Land

Hunting Success

Warren Nicolai, originally of Kwethluk, was able to get a nice muskox during a recent hunt on Nelson Island last weekend. He shared the bounty with family and friends.  photo by Phillip Tulik


1A Coastal Championship Awards

The Chefornak Shaman boys are the 1A Coastal Conference 2017 champions. They will be representing LKSD at the State Basketball tournament in Anchorage March 15-18. Coaches are Robert Panruk and his wife Eva. They have […]


Proton arc

Aurora-seekers were treated to a rare auroral phenomenon – a proton arc – which appeared in the night sky over Larson Subdivision in Bethel, Alaska on 3/3/17 at 12:30am. Our website is having network outages […]

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 […]


March Madness begins!

A blast from the past: Islander player #34 Isaiah Pitka defends the basket as a Napaskiak Hawk looks to score 2 points in the championship boys game last year. This week the 1A Alaska Coastal […]


2017 Junior NYO

The Junior Native Youth Olympics competition took place February 24–26 at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex, UAA campus. Over 800 junior athletes participated from schools all over Alaska including competitors from Gladys Jung Elementary School. […]

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 […]