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Pledge to Live campaign march a success

Our region has suffered 9 recent suicides with 4 of those being in Bethel – and that is one too many. The Bethel community came together to take part in the Pledge to Live event where folks pledged ...

Kuskokwim Subsistence Salmon Panel to convene

The Alaska Board of Fisheries is convening its second Kuskokwim Subsistence Salmon Panel meeting in Bethel, August 24-25, to determine if there remains needed proposals related to Kuskokwim subsistence salmon for this year’s upcoming...

Arrival of Yup'ik Bibles

On behalf of the Alaska Moravian Province and the Yup’ik Old Testament Translation Committee, we greet you in the Name of our Lord and Savior. We want to announce that the Yup’ik bibles have arrived to Bethel as of last week. These are written...

Coho salmon update

Coho salmon are the most abundant species in the lower portion of the Kuskokwim River, says an August 13th report from Alaska Department of Fish & Game, who have now shifted toward coho salmon management. The historical average midpoint of the coho...

Trawl shutdown leads NFMS to allocate extra chinook bycatch

The National Marine Fisheries Service has allocated an additional 1,600 chinook salmon to be used as bycatch for the Gulf of Alaska non-pollock, non-rockfish groundfish trawl fleet. The year-round Gulf of Alaska non-pollock, non-rockfish fishery...

Akiachak corporation lands are private

**Public Notice** Akiachak Limited Corporation wants to remind everyone that its corporate lands are private property, which includes most of Gweek River. We also would like to remind moose hunters that camping will not be allowed again this year...

Survey on Alaska responses needed

All, will the 20 districts who did not respond to the Survey on Alaska school Funding be given an opportunity to respond to original survey? I find it very unfortunate that Kodiak, Denali, Alaska Gateway, Annette Island, Chatham, Craig, Haines,...

YKHC executive leadership responds to investigation of former employee

Bethel, Alaska – August 12, 2015 Today, a press release from the State of Alaska Department of Law was issued regarding former YKHC employee Gene Geisler, who has been indicted by the Grand Jury in Anchorage based on allegations of child...

Goldstrike Mine, Elko, Nevada

Late 1800’s Although they were not a very large tribe, at one time, the Shoshone Indians had established trade routes from the West coast to the Mississippi River. A very nomadic people, they subsisted mainly on plants, nuts and roots, but they...

Plan to save your life

Planning is good, in that it prepares you to meet the challenges of life, in this case, a sober life. A man has to decide that he wants to do to better life for himself. Planning will take preparing...

Full

I don’t know how it is for you, but for me, there are some foods where it is very hard for me to get full on, no matter how much I eat. In particular, bird soup and dried pike fall into this...

Stages of Acculturation

The following question and answer were submitted to the Delta Discovery several years ago. With new teachers and healthcare workers moving into the area at this time of the year, I thought it might...

Tasty Tundra Blueberry Pancakes

Greetings. Have you lost the taste for fresh salmon? Salmon berries? Blueberries? That seems to happen towards the end of summer. Then, in winter, one begins to yearn for the taste of those...

Classifieds August 19

For Sale New Toyostoves Laser 73 $2450. Laser 56 $1950 Laser 30 $1450. Boiler $2850. 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...

Christopher Brian Morgan

Christopher Brian Morgan, 45, died suddenly of a heart attack while setting up his drums for a show at the Wasilla Four Corners Lounge on the evening of June 26th, 2015. Chris was born in Anchorage, Alaska on March 12, 1970, and moved to Bethel in...

 
 
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