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Congratulations Grads

Graduation season is upon us where we celebrate the successes and accomplishments made by our students and their hardworking supporters. To all the upcoming graduates in our great land - your diploma ...

Mike Dunham presented at Potlatch in Wasilla

Mike Dunham, arts and entertainment reporter for the Alaska Dispatch, was honored at a Yup’ik potlatch and naming ceremony held in Wasilla by the Miracle Drummers and Dancers. Mike was presented by the sisters and brother of Larry Beans who...

KuC celebrates Student of the Year

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Kuskokwim Campus (KuC) is pleased to announce Martha Nanugaq Perry as the 2014-15 Student of the Year. Martha, originally from Tuntutuliak, Alaska, has called Bethel home for over 35 years. Born to Nick and Marie...

Kuskokwim Intertribal Fish Commission meeting

The Kuskokwim Inter-Tribal Fish Commission steering committee is calling for a historic meeting of the 32 Tribal Governments of the Kuskokwim River on May 5 and 6 at Bethel, Alaska to officially form the Commission through the constitution and by...

Threat draws council members, community closer together

A City of Bethel council member found a note threatening harm if he continued pursuing his advocating for heroin abuse awareness. As a result, council and the community has united together in support of standing against this drug abuse. Byron...

KuC 41st Commencement Ceremony

The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Rural and Community Development (UAF CRCD) Kuskokwim Campus (KuC) held its forty-first commencement ceremony at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel on Friday, May 1. The afternoon ceremony...

Bethel City Council votes to protest liquor licenses

In a narrow 4-3 vote, the Bethel City Council voted to protest the liquor license application made by Bethel Spirits LLC during their meeting on April 28th, 2015. The four yes votes came from council members Mark Springer, Charles Herman, Zach...

The Salmon Project drops free books in Bethel

The Salmon Project will continue its statewide King of Fish Book Drop on Saturday, May 9, at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., book drop organizers will hand out free copies of David Montgomery’s book...

Cama-i 2015!

I wish to celebrate from afar--- but in heart---very close to Bethel and to DANCE. Although not present in Bethel for the 2015 Cama-i Festival, I viewed through live streaming on the internet this year's events. And the wonderful photographs on the...

End of Session 2015

Dear friends and neighbors, It took us a little longer than 90 days, but the Legislature finally adjourned on April 27th, day 98 of the session. Although the voter-passed initiative calls for a 90-day session, the Constitution allows us to take up...

Yes, I Had a Ponytail Part 2

Last week we learned about the Biblical teachings for men’s hair (short). This week we will look at what the Bible says about women’s hair. Since we live in a world with a very wide variety of...

Hummingbird Cake

Greetings. Happy Cinco de Mayo. I think the only place that's celebrated is here in the U.S. My niece Ronda arrived in Bethel in time to celebrate it and to watch out for breakup. The dogs love her...

Elder Abuse

Question: What are some signs of elder abuse and what can be done about it if someone suspects abuse is occurring? The National Center on Elder Abuse at the University of Delaware provides the...

Alexie graduates as Chemawa valedictorian

Marissa Alexie, is the daughter of Jolene Geerhart and Richard "Giff" Alexie. She graduated from Chemawa High School as valedictorian of her Class of 2015. Her grandparents are Billy Geerhart Jr/Nastasia Todd (maternal) and Roy/Ida Alexie...

Classifieds May 6

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....

Woman indicted in connection with death

On March 26, 2015, 35 year old Shannon Cooke of Bethel was indicted on charges of manslaughter and misconduct involving a controlled substance in the second degree. On September 29, 2014, Anchorage Police Officers responded to a medic call at an...

 
 
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