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Bethel needs a new ambulance

Bethel desperately needs a new ambulance. Currently the fleet consists of two aged ambulances that medics at the Fire Department use to answer calls – when they are not being serviced for parts or...

Kotlik Is My Hometown

My name is Garner Unok, and I am from Kotlik AK. That is where I grew up most part of my life. It is where I came from and where my parents and elders taught me how to go out hunting and how to survive off the land from what the Elders learned from...

Surgeon General visits Bethel, Napaskiak

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is traveling across the U.S. to discuss the opioid crisis — and solutions — including a stop in Bethel and Napaskiak on August 3rd, 2016. Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, is the 19th United States Surgeon General. As...

GCI completes tower construction in 4 communities

GCI marked a milestone in its high-speed broadband expansion project today (Aug. 10) with the completion of tower construction in the Alaska communities of Koyuk, Elim, St. Michael and Selawik. The project is part of the planned expansion of...

Summertime

In the summer there’s birds flying and little birds singing, the sun is out and the wind is breezing. The sky is blue filled clouds, butterflies are out plants are beautiful as the roses too, days are better sometimes not. Walking on the beach on...

Meyers Farm is bursting with tundra-grown goodness

The Meyers Farm in Bethel is in full harvest bloom. There you can find fresh, organic, locally-grown produce with a difference that you can taste. "Taste the difference, grown in the icy cold, virgin ...

Declaration of Candidacy due this week

If you are interested in serving the City of Bethel on the city council, the Candidate filing period is open from August 5, through August 22nd at 4:00pm. For the upcoming October 4, 2016 Regular City Election, three - two year seats are available...

2016 Primary Election in Alaska: Get out and Vote

The right to vote is a foundation of our democracy and exercising that right is important. This year more than 19,000 Alaskans have registered to vote and most of them did it via our new online service. I’m hoping each and every one of you –...

Commercial opener held for registered catchers/sellers

Subdistrict 1-A was opened to commercial salmon fishing for 6 hours from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2016. The area for fishing was the portion of District 1 upstream of regulatory markers located at Bethel to ADF&G regulatory...

King Shops Around for a Different Answer

If you grew up with two parents, then the chances are good that if one parent said, “No”, that you went to the other parent in hopes that they would say, “Yes.” Maybe you also did it in...

Joy vs. Anger

Most of the people I know are working, being productive and are making it. The Yup’ik people, “the real people,” were very productive, hard working people. Back when they didn’t have Hoffman...

Salmon with potatoes and onions

Greetings! Here is a great recipe if you have a nice salmon fillet. Beautiful. Usually I sauté fresh salmon with lemon juice, soy sauce and a little water, but this time I tried something a little...

When to Get Marriage Counseling

Question: How does one know when a marriage has reached the point that it could benefit from counseling? In all honesty, most marriages could benefit from counseling, and it’s not necessary to hit...

ANSEP Summer Bridge provides STEM industry internships

This summer, 22 recent high school graduates from across Alaska had the opportunity to gain professional experience and earn college credit through Summer Bridge, a component of the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP). Working paid...

Sweet summer berries

Here is 5 year old Elizabeth Nicoli of Kasigluk with her first bucket of berries that she picked on July 13th, 2016. Photo taken by her mom...

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