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A driver and two passengers were transported to the hospital Wednesday night following a single vehicle rollover on Remington Road about 100 yards east of Clearwater Road. Troopers are still investigating the incident.

Some of the weather conditions that led to the destructive McKinley and Swan Lake fires in 2019 could be a mainstay of Southcentral Alaska summers in the future, according to a recent article by a team of scientists with the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.

A Delta Junction man was arraigned on felony charges of assault and leaving the scene of an accident following a hit and run accident Saturday night on Emmaus Road in Delta Junction. Troopers say 27-year-old Jesse Isberg-Ohler struck a 15-year-old that was walking along Emmaus Road Saturday night.

The Delta Junction area saw an increase in positive coronavirus test results last week preceded by a week of no local positive tests. According to local test facilities, there were five positive tests last week, and none the week before. The total number of positive resident tests performed …

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Sports/Outdoors

The Chitina Personal Use Dip Net Fishery will open at 12:01 a.m. Thursday morning. The fishery will remain open until 11:59 p.m. Sunday night, June 13. Under the preliminary schedule, the fishery is to remain open through June 22. An update will be published by the Alaska Department of Fish …

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game says lake fishing has been excellent with most of the local lakes in the area are ice-free and have been for the season with catchable rainbow trout and Arctic char. Stocking crews are working this week to stock the more remote lakes near Delta Junction…

DHS wrestlers competed over the weekend with Steven Warren and Gretchen Marchuk both taking third, and Madison Grapengeter taking second overall.  

Schools

Delta High School Baseball seniors were recognized Saturday at their last home game of the season. Players left to right are: Senior Tyler Hudgin with parents Andrew and Hannah, Senior Wes Hollenbeck with parents Crystal and Buckley, Senior Dustin Peterson with parents Becky and Randy.

The Delta Greely School District graduation for Delta High School and Alaska Home School will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at the high school. Ceremonies start at 7 p.m. followed by the senior parade.

Births

Jessica and Marshal Brown would like to announce the arrival of their son Agamemnon Ezekiel Brown, born on Jan. 14, 2020 at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. Agamemnon weighted 7 lbs. 10 oz. Agamemnon’s grandparents are Chuck and Joan Sturgis.

Dawn Cole and Josh Cook welcomed the arrival of the newest members of their family on July 14, 2018. 

Dakota Conley and Elias Grossmann welcomed a son, Dax Ryan Grossmann, on March 6, 2018 at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. Little Dax weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Elias is a sergeant assigned to the Stryker brigade at Fort Wainwright.

Obituaries

Long time Alaskan, John Sipes Jr. passed away on March 24, 2021, at the age of 93. John was born in Big Spring, Texas to John Sipes Sr. and Wi…

Norman M. Coon, age 84, of Wautoma, Wisconsin passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. He was born August 12, 1936 in Linton, North Dakota, the …

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“And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother and brought them up into a high mountain apart, and was transfigured before them: and His face did shine as the sun, and His raiment was white as the light. And behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elijah talking with …

Opinion

Alaskans have been through it all: earthquakes, fires, floods, and landslides. For the past year, our communities, businesses, families, and f…

On March 15, 2021, Joe Biden signed into law the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Act. Not a single Republican in the House or Senate voted in favor of this legislation, as only 9 percent of which had anything to do with the Wuhan China Virus. This in light of the fact that a trillion dollars was not yet spent from the money previously allotted for COVID relief.

Sixty-two years ago, Alaska traded its status as a territory for full statehood and a promise – the promise of a prosperous future grounded in the freedom to access and develop our common natural resources.