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Arctic Ringed Seal critical habitat

Since time immemorial the Yup’ik people have harvested and used the native ring seal for sustenance and survival. In December 2012, NOAA Fisheries declared four subspecies of ringed seals,...

Bethel Nursing Program students to celebrate graduation

The students in the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Nursing program in Bethel will graduate on Sunday December 14th. Alison Angaiak, Catherine Crews, Elizabeth Lee, Marissa Rankin, Wileina Rhodes, and Wyatt Rodgers have completed the...

Man succumbs to injuries from accident

On November 26, 2014 at approximately 9:00pm, Bethel Police Department received a report of a deceased male at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska. Police Officers arrived on scene and found a male deceased in the Emergency...

Calista Regional Committee

I am troubled. Isn't Calista our regional for-profit corporation? AVCP is our official, 56-village tribes representation. My thinking is that the regional committee was formed by our regional corporation as an exploratory committee to look into...

Bethel Native Corporation announces 2014 Shareholder Dividend

Bethel Native Corporation is pleased to announce shareholders dividends equal to $5.19 per share will be mailed to approximately 1,800 shareholders on December 11, 2014. Bethel Native Corporation has proudly paid an annual dividend to shareholders...

Council votes down dog park recommendation

The council for the City of Bethel has voted not to pursue a dog park in Bethel at this time. This issue came before council during their November 11th, 2014 city council meeting. Community member Marty Langlois speaking during People to Be Heard...

Focus on the Future

We’ve all been hurt. You can’t be an adult or teen alive today who hasn’t experienced some kind of pain. It hurts. I get that. What you do with that hurt is probably more important than the hurt itself. Moving on in life is something that we...

Alaska blackfish in a world of its own

Imagine a shallow lake north of Hughes, in the cold heart of Alaska. In frigid, sluggish water, dim blue light penetrates two feet of ice. The ice has a quarter-size hole, maintained by a stream of methane bubbles. Every few minutes, a brutish...

Warriors repeat as Great Alaska Conference champions

BRHS to send 22 to Class 1-2-3A state tournament The Bethel Regional High School Warriors have made a habit out of winning the regional wrestling tournament … and an even better one of sending an astounding number of wrestlers to the Class 1-2-3A...

ASAA statement regarding prayer at State wrestling meet

Following the 2013 State 1A-2A-3A Wrestling tournament, hosted by ACS, ASAA received a complaint from Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. The complaint was based upon a public prayer delivered at the wrestling tournament just...

How can you go wrong?

Someone asked me not too long ago, “You never run out of words to say, where do you get your ideas?” I never thought about it and I’m not a great scholar. You noticed by now I don’t use many...

Love is a Choice Part II

If Adam and the woman had not eaten from the tree, everyone would be perfect. People would be easy to love. The problem is, they ate from the tree, and we are left with the consequences. Not only do...

Delicious Pastisto

Greetings! Can you hear the wind? Weather can be tricky - like in Juneau. When I first moved there (from sunny Southern California), more often than not the weather would be fine during the week, but ...

Robotics teams take on World Class Challenge

What do the Kipnuk Kippers, the Napaskiak Hawkobots, and Newtok Robotastic have in common? They are all teams that competed in the 2014 First Lego League (FLL) competition hosted by the Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) this past weekend,...

2014 Upriver Science Fair

The 2014 Upriver Science Fair for the Kuspuk School District was held in Stony River, November 20th and 21st. The theme this year was Alternative Energy. Students learned about water-power, wind-power, hydrogen-power & bio-fuels. Students flew to...

Classifieds December 10

For Sale New Toyostoves Laser 73 $2300. Laser 56 $1800 Laser 30 $1300. 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 affordable....

 
 
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