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Mother in coma gives gift of life

It is a heartwrenchingly sorrowful story – a young woman falls into a coma. She is declared to be brain dead. Health care givers find out that she is expecting a baby and hope beyond all hope...

New absentee early voting sites in Rural Alaska

The Native leadership team working to establish new absentee in-person and early voting sites has completed its work and released the final list of new sites. An astonishing 128 villages were added in 11 business days. The team, with...

No notification is ludicrous

In October 2013, my son, Bo, was the victim of a hit and run accident. While he was walking at Watson’s Corner, Daisy Mae Barrera hit him with her truck and knocked him into the ditch before fleeing the scene. She did not stop to render aid, but...

Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot crew visits Bethel

“Bobo” James Fay and Matt Moneymaker from Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot program came to Bethel to seek out leads to follow up on regarding the legendary Hairy Man, Bigfoot, Miluquyuli, or Uurayuli creature. Along with them came a film crew...

Man deceased in Bethel

A Bethel man died last Thursday, according to a press release from the Bethel Police Department. On 7/10/2014 at approximately 1:06am, the Bethel Police Department received of a report of a person with a possible self inflicted gunshot wound in the...

Lt. Achee appointed as Bethel Chief of Police

The City of Bethel has appointed Lt. Andre Achee as Chief of Police, effective July 11, 2014. Lt. Achee has served the Bethel Police Department for over 20 years; 9 years as Lieutenant. He served the community as Acting Police Chief before his...

Alcohol - people will do anything to have me

I come in a lot of names - Budweiser, vodka, wine and others. No matter what the name, as long as it has alcohol, I’m it. I’m found in liquor stores, bars and everywhere it’s legal, or illegal. When a person takes alcohol, I could make them...

Pope condemns legalization of drugs including marijuana

June 20, Pope Francis spoke out against the legalization of drugs at the 31st International Drug Enforcement Conference in Rome. Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2, a grass roots campaign against the legalization of marijuana, concentrates,...

Employee Assistance Program

Question: I recently heard about Employee Assistance Programs. I have a very vague idea of what they are, but was wondering if you could explain what they are, who they cover, and how I, or others,...

The Little King Ruby-crowned Kinglet

What a delight to hear this tiny bird as it sings its heart out in the spring. It should be arriving right about now, especially in the spruce taiga parts of the LK Delta. And what an energetic bird ...

Taco Pie

Greetings. Wish I had some new and exciting news to tell you about happenings in the Delta, but, alas, I do not. The news I have is only exciting to me - Denise Thulin is in town for a week. She’s...

Changing our World View

One positive thing about sobriety is that our world view changes when we are in recovery, whereas before we viewed the world through the lenses of hatred, envy, resentments, anger, jealousy, and an...

The Wound That Destroys Everything (Part 3): For Our Combat Veterans

Mitchell Perkins was a sergeant in the US Marine Corps with the 1st Battalion 4th Marine Infantry Battalion. Sgt. Perkins saw three combat tours in Iraq including the invasion with RCT1 all the way...

Nursing Summer Day Camp

The annual nursing summer day camp will be held from August 4 – August 7 this year at Yuut Elitnaurviat in Bethel. For the past 3 years KuC, UAA School of Nursing and RRANN have sponsored a summer day camp for YK Delta residents who are thinking...

Classifieds July 16

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....

Janis Guest April 19, 1987 – April 29, 2014

Janis Martha Mary Guest Lake was born at Pashca on April 19th, 1987 at the Bethel Hospital to Martha Guest. She departed this life on April 29th, 2014. Janis recently celebrated her 27th birthday with many of her friends. Janis was raised in Bethel...

 
 
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