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Pool wind turbine benefits

The wind turbine at the Bethel pool has been generating energy savings since monitoring began last August. From August 26th, 2014 to June 3rd, 2015 the North Wind 100 Arctic Turbine has produced a...

Burn closure for Western Alaska

ALL BURNING IS PROHIBITED. Past and prevailing weather conditions have caused extremely dry and windy conditions for western Alaska. The Alaska Division of Forestry and the State Forester determined that it is necessary to prohibit the use of all...

Yulista Holding, LLC presented with Warrior Mask

The ancient art of traditional mask making for the Chevak village (pop. 1100) in Alaska dates back thousands of years. Traditional masks for the Cup'ik Eskimos of Chevak were used mainly to complete a prayer. A ceremonial dance would be performed...

Staff Make Students Count Award

Sheila Randazzo of Fairbanks was awarded the Staff Make Students Count Award during the University of Alaska Board of Regents meeting June 3-5, with joint meetings with the State Board of Education and the University of Alaska. One of the meeting...

Akiak 2015 Annual Clean Up Green Up

Akiak EPA/IGAP would like to thank the following entities and organizations for their generous donations: Akiak Native Community, City of Akiak, North Star Gas & Kokarmiut Corporation, Donlin Gold, ALPAR, AVCP TANF, Alaska Commercial Company and...

Farewell, my friend

Well, our old friend Ron Moody has taken the long walk at age 91. With a scruffy beard and devilish twinkle in his eye, Ron Moody's Fagin is one of the most memorable, musical theater villains of all time. Moody died Thursday at a hospital in...

Wade Hampton resolution postponed

The resolution by the Bethel City Council that would support the effort to change the name of the “Wade Hampton Census Area” to a locally relevant name has been postponed indefinitely. City council member Charles Herman introduced Resolution...

Calista Chairman's response to letter

As Chairman of the Calista Corporation Board of Directors, I am responding to a piece in the Delta Discovery "Speak Your Mind" section that ran on June 10, 2015, written by Harley Sundown. There are a number of inaccuracies in this piece that need...

Let's make a statement about the need for reconciliation and justice

In the wake of the horrific killings last week in South Carolina, it may be difficult to envision a constructive response to the persistent racism that still plagues our nation and our communities. How can we in Alaska make a gesture of solidarity...

Kuskokwim River Salmon Fishery Update

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) works cooperatively with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and various Tribal or Community groups to monitor the health of Kuskokwim Area salmon stocks and provide data for inseason management....

Who Would You Die For?

In Helmand Province, Afghanistan on February 9, 2008. Matthew Croucher and three other British Marines were on a reconnaissance mission. While going through a building, they triggered a trip wire...

Assertive Discipline

I am tired of screaming at my children. It seems they don’t even hear me any more. What can I do? There is a lot that you can do to train your children to respond to you. First you must stop...

Zucchini Pie

Greetings. The hot weather around the state is unusual. Seems like we need air-conditioning. The fans aren't really doing the best job of keeping everything cool. I usually don't tell people about...

Dad's are Special

I’ll put, Happy papa’s Day on this piece of paper, because I know the recognition of those who are dads is special. First, I believe it honors those men who have children, and that is a big...

Lee earns degree from Michigan University

Linda Darong Lee of Bethel graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology. She celebrated her graduation on May 2nd, 2015....

Robotics Camp in Hooper Bay

Learning Point Alaska, Inc. would like to thank William Naneng with the Sea Lion Corporation and the Coastal Villages Regional Fund for sponsoring a ROBOTICS camp that supports STEM learning in the middle of May in Hooper Bay. 10 children and 3...

Classifieds June 24

For Sale New Toyostoves Laser 73 $2450. Laser 56 $1950 Laser 30 $1450. Boiler $2850. GCI Cell 545-1616. (10/10-cnx) Jeff Sanders sells Hitzer Amish built wood stoves. Quality workmanship, simple to operate, clean burning, highly efficient, and very...

 
 
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