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Golden Valley Electric Association said last week it was halting work on meeting the requirements of a proposal by Eco Green Generation LLC’s plan to build small generation facilities in the Interior, including a wind farm in Delta Junction. GVEA made the decision after learning that Eco Gre…

Fort Greely hosted their Senior Mission Commander, Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, commander of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and his wife, Angie, Jan. 28-30. During the command visit, Lt. Gen. Dickinson visited with garrison command and staff, as well a…

A national television celebrity visited Delta High School on Tuesday. Nick Hanson from American Ninja Warrior fame came to spend time with the students and deliver an inspiring message.

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Sports/Outdoors

The Delta Huskies hosted the Lathrop Malemuts Friday for a well fought evening of high school basketball. The girls opened the varsity games struggling after Lathrop opened up an 18-point lead in the first half. Delta rebounded in the second, holding Lathrop to seven while putting eight on t…

Husky boys place fourth in Dean Cummings Memorial Tournament following some serious numbers in their victory over Hutchison Saturday, scoring 43 in the first half. The Huskies relentless scoring continued well into the third period. But Hutchison wouldn't go down without a fight.

The Delta Huskies girl’s basketball team struggled against the Nome Nanooks Friday evening in the Dean Cummings Memorial Basketball Tournament. Following a win Thursday against Seward, the girls were unable to muster enough strength to hold off the Nanooks.

Schools

The Delta Huskies hosted the Lathrop Malemuts Friday for a well fought evening of high school basketball. The girls opened the varsity games struggling after Lathrop opened up an 18-point lead in the first half. Delta rebounded in the second, holding Lathrop to seven while putting eight on t…

Delta Elementary School is pleased to announce that our 3rdAnnual Science Fair is soon approaching. We’re looking for young, eager scientists willing to do some experimentation, research, or engineer a solution to a problem. Last year was amazing and I hope this year will be even better!

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

Richard Reese, 60, passed away peacefully in his home in Delta Junction, Alaska on Saturday, January 26, 2019. He was born on May 17, 1958 in …

Alexis Elizabeth Flynn passed away tragically in the early morning of Feb. 12, 2019, in her bed at home in Big Delta, Alaska. She passed sudde…

Marilyn E. Midgley, age 90, of Battle Creek, passed away on January 22, 2019 at Bickford Senior Living. She was born on January 16, 1929 in Ka…

Features

“Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. For we are to God the fragrance of Christ among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing.” -2 Corinthians. 2:14-15.

Psalm 142:4 states, “I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.”

In Acts 3:11-26 we have an account of Peter and John entering the temple in Jerusalem at about noon. They were going there to worship the Lord Jesus Christ. As they entered the gate called “Beautiful”, they saw a paralyzed man there sitting. By the power of Almighty God, he was healed and be…

Opinion

Thank you to all who donated to the Project Christmas fund by putting your change in the donation cans at the IGA Food Cache and the Alaska Fa…

I support Bill Johnson for State House in District 9. George Rauscher is our current Representative in the House. I believe George is a good m…