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AVCP’s second E-Waste Drive a success

August 15, 2017 0

by K.J. Lincoln The second E-Waste drive in Bethel made a lot of folks happy, happy to get rid of their old electronics in an environmentally conscientious way. The Association of Village Council Presidents through […]

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UAA professor finds potential market for wild Alaska salmon, in China

August 8, 2017 0

by Tracy Kalytiak Qiujie “Angie” Zheng grew up in the coastal city of Tianjin, China, a place brimming with a rich selection of seafood. There, she could see tanks of live seafood stocked with all […]

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Calista Corporation announces Board Officers

August 8, 2017 0

by Thom Leonard The Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation Board of Directors elected officers following the successful Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Each officer serves a one-year term. Wayne Don was elected as board chair. Recently promoted to […]

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Roadhouse provides a rest along the trail

August 8, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell June 8, 2017: RIKA’S ROADHOUSE — Sitting in the shade of a poplar, I watch the Tanana River flow by. It’s flat and tan, dimpled by eddies and darted over by swallows […]

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Alaska Natives now permitted to sell crafts that include nonedible migratory bird parts

August 8, 2017 0

July 21st, 2017: Since the passage of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, the sale of products incorporating the nonedible parts of migratory birds, such as feathers has been prohibited. New regulations publishing on […]

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Rural Alaska Honors Institute graduates set academic record

August 8, 2017 0

by Leona Long Forty-two Alaska Native and rural high school students  graduated earlier this month from the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Rural Alaska Honors Institute with the highest average GPA in the program’s 35-year history. […]

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Answered Prayers – An interview with Katie Roehl

August 8, 2017 0

by Vanessa Lynn Hunter Katie was born in Nunapitchuk, Alaska, she is 82 years old and a resident of Bethel. Katie shares her story of growing up in Nunapitchuk and the survival skills her family […]

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Helping Hands

July 12, 2017 0

“My big helpers. Helping with fish to dry after the June 24th opening,” writes Theodora Agwiak of Eek. In the photo are Michelle age 3, Shaun age 6, and Mary Agwiak age 4. “The didn’t […]

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National Coin planned to honor Elizabeth Peratrovich

July 6, 2017 0

The United States Mint has released candidate designs that commemorate Alaska Native Civil Rights Leader Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Law as part of the Native American $1 Coin Program. The Act (Public Law 110-82) […]