The Delta Discovery - The real news for the real people

Williams Jr. wins Holiday Classic Dog Race

Mike Williams Jr. rode his sled in second position for part of the return loop before taking the lead to win the Holiday Classic this past Sunday. The 47-mile race with an 8-dog limit was sponsored...

Calista Corporation Opens Enrollment

Calista Corporations announces the opening of enrollment. All the latest information and details are posted at www.calistacorp.com/enroll. Enrollment is currently available online only at https://enroll.mycalista.com. Paper applications can be...

Akiachak Limited Corporate Lands are Private Property

Akiachak Limited Corporation Board of Directors and Shareholders would like to remind the Public that Akiachak Limited Corporate Lands are Private Property owned by the Shareholders, and that you can only cut down dead spruce trees for PERSONAL use...

An Open Letter to the People of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Region:

Happy New Year to everyone! For over a quarter of a century Bethel Search and Rescue has faithfully served the People of the region. Our all-volunteer organization has grown from just a handful of caring individuals to over one hundred registered...

Polar bears over people, environmentalism over economies

In the name of climate change initiatives President Obama has, over the course of his presidency, marginalized the voices of the Arctic Iñupiat while destroying our ability to develop a stable economy in Arctic Alaska. He has used our region as a...

25 mushers sign up for 2017 Kuskokwim 300

The 2017 running of the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race now has 25 mushers signed up for southwest Alaska’s premier mid-distance event. They are: Ken Anderson, Tony Browning, Rick Casillo, Rob Cooke, Richie Diehl, Paul Gebhardt, Victoria Hardwick,...

Priorities set for City of Bethel

The Bethel City Council has worked on setting the funding priorities for the State of Alaska Capital Budget for FY 2018. There are four items on the list. “Every year the City of Bethel and just about everybody else submits capital requests to...

BCSF Announces 2017 Give+Get Drawing

Bethel Community Services Foundation (BCSF) announces that the third annual Give+Get Drawing in 2017 will reward two lucky donors who choose to Pick.Click.Give. to a Y-K Delta-based nonprofit. The first place winner will earn $1,000 and the second...

Please continue funding the Bethel Transit System

An open letter to the Bethel City Council: During the November 22, 2016 City Council meeting, the Council gave their pre-approval for John Sargent, City Grant Manager, to complete and submit the FY 18 Transportation Grant application, to the...

Legislation pre-filed to enshrine Permanent Fund Dividends

Senator Bill Wielechowski (D-Anchorage) has pre-filed a bill in advance of the 30th Alaska legislative session which would allow Alaskans a vote to safeguard the Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) in the state’s constitution. The principal or...

Warriors grab 3rd at Lime Solar tournament

Jayvin Williams and Clevon Constantine helped the Bethel Regional High School Warriors make a solid showing at the Anchorage Christian Schools’ annual Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational basketball tournament over the weekend. The Warriors turned in a...

Pineapple Pork Adobo is a tropical dish for winter weather

Greetings! What gorgeous weather we’ve been having here in Bethel for the past few days! Daylight hours are increasing and it won’t be long before spring is here to stay. Here is a recipe for...

Where are the real people?

As we head into the 22nd century, you can say that we are gaining in knowledge and skills necessary to thrive, but getting poorer bit by bit as we begin to lose the sense of who we are as Yupiaqs...

How to Succeed in Your New Year's Resolution

Question: I have repeatedly tried New Year’s resolutions, but if I were to measure my life by succeeding in keeping them, I would be an abysmal failure. Any suggestions? I suppose everyone has made ...

Marijuana is Legal, Now What?

Marijuana sales is now legal in the State of Alaska. What does this mean for Christians? What position should the church take on the use of marijuana? Will it now be acceptable for preachers to smoke ...

Classifieds January 11

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...

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