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Come get ready for winter fun! There will be a FREE beginning classic ski lesson  Sunday afternoon, Nov. 24 from 1-3:00 pm. Meet at the Delta High School big gym lobby (entrance by the track) for inside instruction. Then outdoor skiing will happen on the Liewer Trail. All ages are welcome. D…

Sports/Outdoors

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.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) has increased the bag and possession limit for pink salmon to 12 fish per day and 24 fish in possession in the Valdez Terminal Harvest area through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, December 31. The increased limit is effective for all marine waters north…

Schools

As all proud Alaskans know, Alaska is big. As a matter of fact, it is huge. Alaska is larger than the combined area of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and California. The state of Alaska has more coastline than the rest of the Lower 48 combined. Yes, Alaska is big.

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.

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

Steven J Taylor was born on December 17, 1940, to Lewis and Ruth Taylor in Rexburg, Idaho. He died on Aug. 3, 2019, at the Denali Center in Fa…

A funeral service for Nikolay Davitadze, who died as a result of an unfortunate accident on July 22, 2019, will be held at the Word of Life Ch…

Features

On December 15, 1989, a pilot who had flown a 747 passenger jet all the way from Amsterdam was looking forward to landing in Anchorage. There, he would take a short break before continuing to Tokyo.

I’m quite sure every person reading this has experienced awkward moments in their life. I know I have. Some more embarrassing than others, some just downright awkward. I had to giggle when I looked up the definition of “awkward” in the dictionary. It reads, “not graceful or skillful in movem…

This past week on an evening national news broadcast, two separate stories about two pairs of police officers caught my attention. The first story introduced two former Houston, Texas, police officers, “once hailed as heroes,” who are currently in trouble on multiple charges ranging from fal…

Opinion

The Sullivan Roadhouse Museum (SRM) hosted the 14th Annual Soup at the Sullivan August 21. Mother Nature provided plenty of rain and the roadh…

Anyone who knows me knows I am passionate about emergency services. It’s one area where a community needs to come together to prepare itself a…