Charles Enoch

Calista Corporation logo. Courtesy of Calista

Calista Corporation logo. Courtesy of Calista

Representatives from the Calista Corporation met at the Cultural Center in Bethel earlier this month with shareholders and descendants, to discuss the details of an upcoming vote on whether to issue shares to “afterborns,” those born after December 1971 when newly formed Alaska Native Corporations enrolled their shareholders.

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The Yup'ik version of the "I Voted" sticker given to voters at local polls. Photo by Charles Enoch

The Yup’ik version of the “I Voted” sticker given to voters at local polls. Photo by Charles Enoch

Lori Strickler is the City Clerk for Bethel, Alaska. This year, her office doubled as an early or absentee voting location.
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AFN President Julie Kitka. Photo courtesy of the Alaska Federation of Natives

AFN President Julie Kitka. Photo courtesy of the Alaska Federation of Natives

Near the end of this year’s Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, AFN delegates endorsed senate candidate, Mark Begich and Gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker and his running mate Byron Mallot.
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The logo of the Bethel Police Department. Courtesy of BPD

The logo of the Bethel Police Department. Courtesy of BPD

According to a press release, last night just after 7pm, Bethel police and medics responded to a call about a man that fell through the ice and did not surface across from 178 East Avenue at the mouth of Brown’s Slough in downtown Bethel. They found only one set of tracks leading to a hole in the ice.
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