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A family of heroes

Our community is full of special people and the Nicholai/Andrew Family is one of them. Alice Nicholai and her children Kaitlin, Noah, Callie, Julia, and Joel Andrew are heroes. On January 13, 2016...

Alaska Board of Fish weighs in on Regulatory Proposals

At the January 12th meeting in Fairbanks the Board of Fish reviewed 16 proposals to change regulations in how Fisheries are managed on the Kuskokwim River. The Board listened to hours of public testimony, reviewed recommendations from ADF&G...

BSAR Upriver Ice Road Report*

January 25, 2016 Summary: Over the past several days the tribal and city governments of Napaimute, Chuathbaluk, Aniak, Kalskag, and Lower Kalskag have pooled their resources and coordinated efforts to establish a safe ice road between the Middle...

Alaska Army National Guard trains, engages, and assists locals in rural Alaska

Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers conducted airborne and arctic training operations, as well as community engagement events, during an extended drill weekend in western Alaska, January 13-17. The training events commenced Wednesday morning when...

CVRF approves $22 Million in Community Benefits

On December 8 and 9, Coastal Villages Region Fund’s (CVRF) Board of Directors and staff gathered at the company’s headquarters in Anchorage to conduct its quarterly board meeting. At the meeting, which was open to the public, the CVRF Board...

Nelson Island Muskox Permits available online

Nelson Island muskox permits RX070 and RX071 will be available online at http://hunt.alaska.gov at 9 a.m. Wednesday, January 20th. Permits were originally scheduled to be available online Monday, January 18th at 9 a.m. Due to technical...

Praise for city water delivery driver

I realize water delivery in Bethel has become a real issue but I would like to recognize one city employee water truck driver who arrived a day late at our house to deliver water. As this slight young lady lumbered out of her truck she apologized...

Martin Buser penalized for K300 Race infractions

The Kuskokwim 300 Race Committee announced last Thursday a time penalty for racer Martin Buser which will drop his finish place to 21st in the final standings. Buser will receive a 12-hour time penalty for a series of events that happened during...

Cama-i 2016 is seeking volunteers

The Yukon Kuskokwim Delta’s premier dance festival is in search of volunteers to help power the event that is set for April 1-3rd, 2016 in Bethel. The theme is “Nunalgutkellriit Piniutiit Cauyakun ~ Community Strength Through Drumming” and is...

Hearing planned for two liquor licenses

On February 2, 2016, the City of Bethel Planning Commission will have a special hearing for two (2) requests for Conditional Use Permit applications. On Jan. 8, 2016, the Planning office received a request by Fili’s Restaurant for a liquor...

In State of the State Address, Governor stays on-message

Even those who might disagree with Governor Bill Walker, for whatever reason, should nonetheless admire his resolve. After a full year during which many of his policies were greeted skeptically at the Legislature, the man continues to reach out for...

29th Alaska Legislature begins

Dear friends and neighbors, The second session of the 29th Alaska Legislature began Tuesday (Jan. 16) at our State Capitol in Juneau. As we all know, Alaska’s estimated $3.8 billion state fiscal gap will dominate discussions and hearings this...

BRHS girls split games with Anchorage Christian

Haley O’Brien and the Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors earned a split of their two-game series with the Anchorage Christian School Lady Lions this past weekend in front of a large crowd in the WarriorDome. Bethel tipped off the series...

Warriors earn split of twinbill with ACS

Jayvin Williams knocked down a clutch shot near the end of the game on Saturday and helped the Bethel Regional High School Warriors earn a split of a two-game series with Anchorage Christian High School in front of a large crowd at the WarriorDome....

How to Talk to Your Spouse

Question: There are some pretty serious issues that I need to talk to my spouse about, but I have not been able to get up the courage to do so. Do you have any suggestions? In searching for...

Sweet and Sour Meatball Soup

Greetings! Time for a Super Bowl Sunday recipe. In the past we always had a crowd of people over to watch the game on TV. This called for a lot of appetizers and at least one main dish, usually soup ...

Now that was cool!

It’s been a while now since I put on a pair of hockey skates, I remember dad and I going skating as soon as the oblong shaped lake in front of our house across the river froze and a mallard drake...

Except You Accept the Exception

Perhaps you have seen the following sign in a restaurant or grocery somewhere in your travels: No Shirt. No Shoes. No Service. No exceptions! It makes it hard for folks on a limited wardrobe to get a ...

Want to run dogs with Richie Diehl, Pete Kaiser, or Mike Williams Jr.?

Within the past 5 years, there has been an almost 80% increase of Pre-Diabetes in our region. Pre-Diabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as Type II Diabetes yet. Those with...

ANSEP hosts students from three rural school districts

This month, middle school students from three school districts in the Lower Yukon area will converge in Anchorage at the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program’s (ANSEP) first Middle School Academy of the year. The students arrived at the...

 
 
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