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Here's your 2015 K300 Mushers

This year’s Kuskokwim 300 has 31 mushers signed up for Alaska premier mid-distance race. Included in the list are past K300 champions Jeff King, Rohn Buser, Martin Buser, Paul Gebhardt, and John Baker plus local mushers Mike Williams Sr., Mike...

Quinhagak Clean Up

As the year comes to a close we would like to say that the Native Village of Kwinhagak Annual Clean Up was a success thanks to the generous donations provided to us from numerous entities. The event took place from June 2 – June 6, 2014. A total...

Vet makes clinic trips to Kong and Tunt

Alaska Native Rural Veterinary, Inc. would like to send a big THANK YOU to Grant Aviation for donating the flights to Tuntutuliak and Kongiganak for our most recent spay, neuter and vaccination trip. We are working on partnering with Grant to reach...

AVEC refunds Patronage Capital

Alaska Village Electric Cooperative’s (AVEC) Board of Directors approved refunding $500,000 of accumulated Patronage Capital to its members. This payment reflects credits that were allocated through 1990, as well as part of those allocated for...

GCI connects rural communities to Alaska's largest wireless network

In 2014, Alaska’s largest telecommunications company brought increased connectivity and new entertainment options to more than a dozen rural communities in Alaska with the expansion of its wireless network footprint and popular TiVo service. GCI...

The Kuskokwim Salmon Working Group is there for a reason

First of all my condolences to the Ralph “Jimmy” Demantle, George Evan and Sally Stone Families. Hope and prayers for the recovery of the two still missing. Time is passing as we all know, summer is fast approaching. Subsistence fishing will...

Kuskokwim Ice Classic announces application process

The Kuskokwim Ice Classic committee and Bethel Community Services Foundation is inviting multiple Bethel-based, youth-serving groups or programs to apply for an opportunity to sell Ice Classic tickets. In addition to this, the Ice Classic is also...

Donlin Gold joins the Yuut Elitnaurviat Learning Center Board of Directors

Donlin Gold was recently welcomed by the Yuut Elitnaurviat Learning Center to serve on the Yuut Elitnaurviat Board of Directors, joining 10 other partnering organizations. Yuut Elitnaurviat is the first state-of-the-art vocational campus for the...

A Yup'ik's Response to Opposition of a Regional Tribal Government

I wrote to Delta Discovery and my writing was in LTE section in late December. I hope you get to read it. I would like to thank Calista Corporation for facilitating a much-needed dialogue. Our region remains the most economically deficient in the...

Lady Warriors claim second at Nome tournament

Haley O’Brien scored 12 points and Shantell Kessner-Kinegak added nine more on Saturday afternoon and helped carry the Bethel Regional High School Lady Warriors to a 43-24 victory over the Nome-Beltz Nanooks at the Nome Subway Showdown. Overall,...

Warriors finish second at Nome Subway Showdown

The Bethel Regional High School Warriors went into the annual Nome Subway Showdown knowing full well they would find out how they stacked up against the other teams in the Western Conference as both Kotzebue and Nome-Beltz would scheduled to...

Warriors, Islanders ranked in AABC poll

The Yukon-Kuskokwim drew plenty of notice from the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches over the past week. A total of four teams, including Bethel, Toksook Bay, Hooper Bay and Chevak, from the Y-K Delta were ranked in the top five in their...

Let us honor those who keep us safe

My family and I spent Christmas and New Year holidays together stateside. Police killings in New York and Florida were in the news everywhere we went. In D.C., here in North Carolina, and in Orlando...

Fried Buttermilk Scones

Greetings. Welcome to all the folks coming to Bethel for the Kusko 300. It’s amazing how different the weather has been over the years. I remember one year there was so much water that the mushers...

Seven Mistakes Married Couples Make

Question: Dr. Bradbury can you give me, and others who read your articles, some tips on how to build and maintain a happy marriage? Maybe you could give some tips on what not to do. I’m really not ...

Lie #2: It Was the Caboose That Killed Me

When I was a kid toy train sets were popular. There would be a locomotive followed by a whole bunch of freight cars and then at the very end of the train would be a caboose. I don’t know what the...

Classifieds January 14

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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