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AVCP Parents of the Year chosen for AFN Presidents Award

This year John and Ruthann Elia of St. Mary’s will be honored as the 2014 Parents of the Year at the Alaska Federation of Natives Presidents Awards. John and Ruth Ann Elia Sr. of St. Mary’s were...

Calista Corporation Board of Directors oppose Ballot Measure 2

Through a unanimous vote, the Calista Corporation Board of Directors oppose Ballot Measure 2, the Alaska Marijuana Legalization measure. The use of marijuana, which is illegal under federal law, has been found to be detrimental to health, behavior...

Ballot Measure 2 opposition resolution passed by Atmautluak

The Atmautluak Traditional Council, representing the interests of their tribal members, passed Resolution 14-09-36 opposing the passage of the initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in Alaska and urges voters to defeat ballot measure 2. The...

Naneng re-elected as AVCP President

The Association of Village Council Presidents voted to re-elect Myron P. Naneng Sr. to lead the regional organization during their 50th annual convention, held October 7-9, 2014 in Bethel. Naneng won by 1 vote, 23 to 22 over Raymond Watson in the...

K300 Race Committee offers free entry to all K300 Races

Following on the heels of raising the purses for the K300, Bogus Creek 150 and Akiak Dash, the K300 Race Committee has announced that it will have free entry fees to all K300 Races. “The K300 is eliminating entry fees for the 2015 season to...

AVCP Aviation School Student Housing

Myron P. Naneng, Sr., President of AVCP announced today (Oct. 16th, 2014) the construction of the AVCP Aviation School Student Housing in Bethel, Alaska. This demonstration project is utilizing an integrated truss system for two energy efficient...

Use your voting power

It is 2014 and once again we will see close political races. The US Senate and the Governor’s race will come down to ten or twenty thousand votes that separates the candidates. As we head to the AFN convention, let’s remember that we, the...

City's water sewer truck fleet in dire need of upgrades

The City of Bethel’s aging fleet of water and sewer trucks is slowly but surely catching up to the City with no end in sight unless the City can get new trucks very soon. “I want to bring up to the council a problem that we are going to start...

Bethel Capital Priority resolution postponed

The Bethel City Council voted to postpone action on deciding what to ask the State of Alaska legislature for their FY 2016 State Capital Priorities. Council voted to go into committee-of-the-whole to discuss what the City’s capital priorities...

A People in Peril

According to Dr. Robert Chaney of the South Central Foundation, as of two years ago, Alaska Native youth, ages 18-29 were taking their lives at 19 times the national average for their age group. The amount of human suffering and heartbreak...

Gladys Jung NYO Meet

The 2014 Gladys Jung Elementary Native Youth Olympics event took place last weekend, with teams visiting from Akiuk-Kasigluk, Kwig, Kwethluk, Oscarville, Kong, Nightmute, and Ayaprun Elitnaurvik. The meet was great with athletes participating in 11...

AFN Basketball Tournament

by Warren Nicolai The Southwest team from Bethel and the surrounding region led by team captain Warren Nicolai took 3rd place at the 2014 AFN Basketball Tournament in Anchorage last week. During their first game they defeated NANA by 4 points. In...

Bethel grapplers take first in Nunapitchuk

The Bethel Regional High School wrestlers cruised to the team championship at the Nunapitchuk Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Saturday. The BRHS wrestlers rolled up 106 total points and easily edged out Nunapitchuk for the top spot in the...

Warriors take second at Throwdown in Snowtown

Patrick Francisco continued to turn heads on the wrestling mat this past weekend. The Bethel Regional High School standout wrestled his way a first-place finish at the annual Throwdown in Snowtown wrestling tournament in Valdez. Overall, Francisco...

Waltz in Bethel

Have you ever wanted to learn to Waltz? Or are you looking for a way to exercise and have fun at the same time? If your answer is “Yes,” you may want to take advantage of a Waltz Boot Camp being taught by Chester Mark, an instructor who has...

Winning isn't everything

I have observed a few behaviors of people in the last couple weeks. Life has been moving quickly, it seems, the last few years. It wasn’t that long ago I was working for the ONC Tribal Office. It...

Macaroni 'n Cheese with Broccoli

Greetings! Comfort food is calling. I love macaroni and cheese – or really macaroni and just about anything. My brother Jesse and I used to make macaroni and tomatoes for a snack in the evening....

Preacher Almost Lost Over $7,000 Plus Legal Expenses

He had cheated me out of about $7,000 plus legal expenses. I sued in Bethel court. If you run my name on Courtview, you’ll see that I won that small claims case. It turns out though that winning a...

Classifieds October 22

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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