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YK Delta youth represent at State NYO

Our area youth were respectful, courteous, and showed excellent support for all during the recent State Native Youth Olympics meet this past weekend. We are also so proud that they placed second with ...

AVEC receives FEMA grant

FEMA is providing a grant for $8,070,882.50 in federal funding to the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) for permanent restoration of facilities destroyed or damaged as a result of severe storms in November 2013. The major disaster...

Best in the West awards aspiring winners

This year's 'Best in the West' Small Business Competition wrapped on March 31st. The annual competition provides cash awards to aspiring individuals with exceptional business ideas, to help spur economic innovation within the Yukon-Kuskokwim...

Donlin Gold is too risky

I grew up in in Tununak, on a coast where salmon is the most important food source. I help catch fish for these food sources every summer in Tununak to fill my parents freezers so my family and I could survive throughout the winter. I am against...

Alcohol sales added to city code

An ordinance amending the Bethel Municipal Code to add alcohol sales and dispensing as a conditional use permit designation in the General Use zoning district was approved unanimously by council during the April 12, 2016 regular meeting. Ordinance...

Kuskokwim Campus names Students of the Year

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Kuskokwim Campus is pleased to announce its Student of the Year Awards. Full-time Student of the Year Award was presented to Corey Everett Arnapagaq Joseph from Kwigillingok, AK. Corey is completing his freshman...

Donlin Gold Offers A Brighter Future For Our Villages

As surface owner of the land on which the Donlin Gold mine is proposed, The Kuskokwim Corporation (TKC) finds it imperative that any development on our land be carried out in a thoughtful manner that safeguards our shareholders’ way of life. Over...

Community Revenue Sharing now Community Assistance Program

April 18, 2016: Good Evening – Yesterday, the Legislature started their House and Senate floor sessions on the 90th day of the 90-day session and ended in the early morning hours of the 91st day. And, we are not done yet. The goal was to clear...

Rural Clean Water to get legislative review

Rep. Foster’s HB209 creates Alaska Water & Sewer Advisory Committee Rural Alaska’s widespread lack of modern and robust water and sewer infrastructure will get a thorough review following the Alaska Legislature’s passage of a bill by Rep....

All Stars lead LKSD to second at NYO state meet

The Lower Kuskokwim School District’s reputation for being a spring of Native Youth Olympics stars is still intact. A total of 10 LKSD All Stars turned in outstanding performances this past weekend at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage and...

Bethel grapplers turn in strong outing in season finale

The Bethel Wrestling Club completed its 2016 regular season on a strong note this past weekend at the Avalanche Freestyle Wrestling Tournament at South High School in Anchorage. Overall, eight members of the 12-man team competing in the event...

The Fear of Bugs

Question: Why do so many people in our region have a phobia of bugs? Is it because people here haven’t been exposed to so many bugs? I have no way of knowing if more people in our part of the world ...

Chocolate Cherry Cake

Greetings. Another week of spring weather. Here is another KISS recipe this week – Keep it Simple Sweethart. I forget who gave me this recipe, but we wanted something quick, simple and tasty that...

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(For younger readers, before mP3s and CDs, we had records. Records looked like large CDs. You could put them on a record player and spin it backwards with your hands and hear the song played in...

Safety Helmets

I remember quite vividly the 2005 bike roundup and Dr. J.R. Krevans had bought the bike helmets for all of the kids. It was the year I bought my 7 year old daughter a black bike with red and yellow...

Classifieds April 27

For Sale Jeff Sanders sells Hitzer Amish built wood stoves. Quality workmanship, simple to operate, clean burning, highly efficient, and very affordable. Floor and wall protectors and Ecofan Airmax in stock, 543-2379. (30)(12/12-cnx) Plastic sled...

VPSO points firearm at people

A village public safety officer in the community of Emmonak was arrested for pointing a firearm at three people, said a report by the Alaska State Troopers. On 4/16/16, at about 1245 hours, Emmonak based Alaska State Troopers were notified...

Intoxicated teen arrested

A teen in Lower Kalskag was arrested for assault, said the Alaska State Troopers. On 4-17-16 Aniak Troopers responded to Lower Kalskag for a report of an intoxicated juvenile female causing a disturbance and threatening family members with a...

 
 
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