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2015 WEIO

Yukon Kuskokwim Delta athletes and artists represented our region with outstanding athleticism, sportsmanship and pride for our culture at the World Eskimo Indian Olympics (WEIO) this past week. Here ...

Unit 18 Fall Moose Harvest Quota Increased

2015 State and Federal Hunts to be Managed Differently Recent surveys by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) indicate an increase in the number of moose in Unit 18; therefore, the annual...

Chinook Salmon Tagging project

This information was released by the Alaska Department of Fish & Game on July 14th, 2015. ADF&G is tagging Chinook salmon downstream of Bethel near Fowler Island. The purpose of this study is to estimate the total number of Chinook salmon that...

Salmon escapement report

This information was released by the Alaska Department of Fish & Game on July 14th, 2015. The Chinook salmon run is nearing completion in the lower and middle portions of the Kuskokwim River. It appears that the run timing was slightly early but...

Miss Cama-i 1st runner up at Miss WEIO pageant

Bethel’s Miss Cama-i Mary Kernak represented her Yup’ik community well at the Miss World Eskimo Indian Olympics cultural pageant. She was named 1st runner up. Kernak was also voted Miss Congeniality by the other Miss WEIO contestants. For her...

Youth mortality

Bethel police officers responded to a call involving the death of a 22 year old man. On 06/20/2015, at approximately 7:31am officers from the Bethel PD responded to the area of Uivik Subdivision in Bethel on a report that someone had hung themself....

A Dream of Hope

I have a HOPE that someday my NATIVE people will be free from every sickness, depression, oppression of failures, manipulation and stigmatism of negative labels, and from every abuse, and arise to lead its very people by their OWN respective people...

Alaska Bible Seminary expands with new construction

The Alaska Bible Seminary in Bethel will soon have a new dormitory and seminary building through a project by Samaritan’s Purse. Volunteers with Samaritan’s Purse, a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization, have been busy...

Court System expands access to online jury questionnaire

When Alaskans are summoned for jury service, they must return a qualifying questionnaire that allows court personnel to qualify, defer, or excuse them from service. Now prospective jurors in Bethel have the option to submit the qualifying...

Pugtallgutekluta… Floating Together/Equity/Social Justice

Aatavut, Kangrilnguq, ellalirturtekellruaput amllerni yugni. Aatavut yungcarvigmi itrumangermi ellalirturiurallni taqeksaita. Aipaqlemku nallunrilamku qanruciyunqellra aptellemku camek qanruciyullranek computer-aakun alairarkamek uumek...

Ferguson wins WEIO 2-Foot High Kick title

Casey Ferguson earned two more gold medals at the 2015 World Eskimo Indian Olympics last week. Overall, the former Chevak standout netted three medals in the kicking events and increased his career medal count to more than 10. The 27-year-old...

Children of Incarcerated Parents

When it comes to incarceration, we need to practice, first and foremost, understanding. There are at least five (5) people that are affected by this dilemma. And, it’s a worldwide problem, not just ...

Facebook File # 47: Unfriended

Only on account of writing about Facebook did I look up how many friends I have (617), because I don’t monitor the whole thing too hard. My wife manages my Facebook account for me and lets me know ...

Delicious Breakfast Waffles

Greetings. After writing the article about Cinnamon Toast Crunch last week, I began thinking about all the delicious "breakfast" dishes I'd used over the years for both breakfast and dinner. My kids...

Manipulation

Question: My husband tells me that I use manipulation to get my way. I just don’t see it, and am wondering if you would be able to write an article about manipulation describing what it is. Maybe I ...

Students build and fly unmanned aerial vehicles at ANSEP

Fifty-seven high school students from across Alaska recently arrived at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) campus to participate in the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) Acceleration Academy. During this five-week summer...

Kalskag Youth Clean Up Green Up

The 30 Youth of Lower Kalskag that did the cleanup greenup this May, would like to Thank the following for the donations. Donlin Gold for the bikes, Aniak AC Co for the hotdog and burger buns, BethelAC co for the $30 gift card, AVCP TANF for the...

 
 
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