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News

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for up to nine inches of snow in the Delta Junction area by 4 p.m. Sunday. Intermittent snow today is expected to end this evening as the initial front moves through according to the National Weather Service Forecast Office. A se…

Two individuals were transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital following an altercation in the parking lot at The Cave Bar and Grille Thursday night. Police and medical personnel were dispatched to the restaurant shortly after 11 p.m. for the report of two individuals that had been stabbed.

The brush piles across from the Delta airstrip are being burned by the Division of Forestry today. They will likely smolder for several days says Delta Fire Management Officer Michael Goyette.

The Delta Junction Post Office received a facelift recently after Postmaster Susan Winchel pointed out to Post Office officials that it has been many years since the building had been painted and the flagpole was recently damaged. Winchel said that staff came down and reviewed the outside of…

Sports/Outdoors

The holiday weekend did not slow down our Delta High School cross country team. Mil-Tan trail was home to many on Saturday for the 2021 Delta Invitational. Delta hosted 10 other teams from across the state, with nearly 80 athletes altogether. Junior varsity kicked off the invitational with 1…

The DHS Huskies volleyball season kicked off their home opener on Friday as the Lathrop Malamutes were in town. This was the first look that the hometown fans got to see how the junior varsity and the varsity girls teams would perform.

On August 21 the Delta Husky cross country team attended the Birch Hill Invitational in Fairbanks. While the rain kept the weather nice and cool, it did not slow the kids down as they tackled the two-loop trail that was full of challenging hills.

Coming off a weekend of cancelled games against Tri-Valley, Delta brought home a 2-0 win over Birchwood Thursday evening in a fierce rainstorm. Kaylee Vert and Jacob Karovnik each scored a goal against Birchwood.

Schools

Delta Elementary School has chosen their DES Ambassadors for the current school year. Ambassadors are fourth and fifth grade students who represent the school's values. They will assist with day-to-day school functions as needed, mentoring, helping kindergarteners with their winter gear, ass…

Heather Stossmeister’s fifth grade class from Delta Elementary School recently walked to the Sullivan Roadhouse to clean the plant beds and get the area ready for winter. The annual event is now in its ninth year, but this was Stossmeister’s first time after taking over for Todd Hanson as a …

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

Lois Lintelman passed away on August 5, 2021, in Fairbanks. Lois was born on November 1, 1941, to Marine and Carl Haase. Lois spent most of he…

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…

Features

As I write this weeks’ article, I am so aware of how much our community is suffering from the coronavirus, employment challenges, and other issues. These things have affected many I love all over the country. I have prayed and waited upon the Lord like never before. If you and I are going to…

Generally, when we think of where our daily consumptive energy comes from we usually think along the lines of extraction and conversion from raw, natural resources. With transportation needs, often drilling rigs pulling up oil and gas with subsequent refinery work come to mind. With heating …

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.