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Partners for Progress in Delta held the first in a series of workshops on presenting your business on social media. The workshop, with 16 participants, had the largest attendance of any recent workshop said Tawina Butorac, executive director of Partners.

Delta Junction Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10450 Commander, Mike Cassidy honored Delta Junction Jr. High student Kathy Kravets for her third place achievement at the Alaska VFW’s Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Competition Feb. 19 at the school gym. 

According to Brittany Johnson, Deltana Fair manager, the fair board selected this year’s logo at its meeting Monday night. The logo, submitted by Adrienne Lyons, incorporates the fair’s theme for this year, “`Blue Jeans & Alaskan Dreams,” which was submitted by Lyons’ son, JD. The logo h…

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The Delta Career Advancement Center will hold a series of social media engagement workshops on Feb. 18, 25, and March 3, 10 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Career Advancement Center. Classes require preregistration and are $10 each. Call the center at 895-4605 for more information.

The 48th annual Delta Form Forum will be held on Feb. 29, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the small gym at Delta High School.

Have you ever wondered what the Delta Lions are all about? Come join us for an information dinner meeting on Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. in the Delta Elementary School library. Questions about the Lions Club or the event can be emailed todeltalionsserve@gmail.com.

Bring your children age Kindergarten through third grade for a reading celebration featuring a story, a snack, games and other Seussical things on March 3 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Delta Community Library. Anybody who likes a little reading fun is welcome as well.

Sports/Outdoors

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeing nominees for its Resource Advisory Council (RAC) from the general public, government, Native organizations, archaeological and historic organizations, recreation users, environmental organizations, energy and mineral development, and other BLM land users. The council consists of 15 Alaska residents who, through consensus, develop recommendations for public land management policy.

The DHS girls basketball team kicks off Friday action when they take on the North Pole Patriots at 9 a.m. Delta lost to Redington Thursday night 67-30. In other girls action, Galena beat Bethel 56-49 in the opening game of the tournament Thursday morning. Nome beat North Pole 50-39 in the no…

Delta High School senior Hailey Williams signed her letter of intent on Tuesday to attend Duke University in Durham, NC in the fall. Williams has been gaining the attention of several university sports programs around the country.

Effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, October 11, 2019, sport fishing for coho salmon in all flowing waters of the Delta Clearwater River drainage, including the Delta Clearwater Lake drainage, is closed. Additionally, only unbaited, single-hook, artificial lures may be used while fishing for other species.

Schools

Delta Junction Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10450 Commander, Mike Cassidy honored Delta Junction Jr. High student Kathy Kravets for her third place achievement at the Alaska VFW’s Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Competition Feb. 19 at the school gym. 

Delta/Greely Homeschool students had a fantastic time learning about the process of becoming an author from two wonderful local authors, Cindy Lou Aillaud and Barbara Parker.

Births

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.

Jennifer and Kyle Smith would like to announce the birth of their daughter Peyton Lynn on January 29 at a weight of 7 lbs. 2 oz.

Obituaries

Gary Eugene Schoening was born August 1, 1947, in Limon, Colorado to Robert “Bobcat” Schoening & Lena Irene Schoening. He died with family near on January 15, 2020, at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

Born Oct. 6, 1950, in Storm Lake, Iowa, Dean Allen Stumpe entered the U.S. Army on July 15, 1971, as a heat and cooling specialist, eventually…

Features

Opinion

The January Industry roundtable hosted by Partners for Progress brought to light several business and community training needs. One of the nee…

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