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Anchorage Daily News says the Associated Press is reporting that the Missile Defense Agency is cancelling its contract with Boeing effective Thursday, Aug. 22 to redesign the kill vehicle on the interceptor missiles. The new kill vehicle was to be installed on the additional interceptors to …

UPDATE: Fort Greely has confirmed a shelter in place was issued at 3:07 p.m. and lasted until 3:40 p.m. A spokesperson for Fort Greely said the high school was notified at about 3:30 p.m. of the shelter in place, and was notified at 3:50 p.m. of the all clear. Busses were then released to ta…

This story has been updated to reflect additional information released by Alaska State Troopers and the name of the individual arrested in the incident.

The Social Security Administration is now offering online services to review statements, review future benefit estimates and earning records, change information, and request replacement Social Security cards. You can also now change your address and phone number, direct deposit payment infor…

Around Town

Fort Greely MWR will hold a Grow & Giggle Playgroup on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at the North Haven Pavilion. Parents and children under five years of age are invited to the interactive playgroup to learn developmental appropriate play techniques. Activities include story time, …

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes will be offered in Delta Junction and Fort Greely during September beginning the week of Sept. 2. Registration will take place in Delta Junction on Friday, Aug. 30 10 a.m. to noon at the Alaskan Steakhouse, and at the Fort Greely Education Center 12…

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes will be offered in Delta Junction and Fort Greely during September beginning the week of Sept. 2. Registration will take place in Delta Junction on Friday, Aug. 30 10 a.m. to noon at the Alaskan Steakhouse, and at the Fort Greely Education Center 12…

The Highway's End Farmers Market is open on Wednesday's and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the end of the Alaska Highway where it intersects the Richardson Highway. Come out and buy some local crafts, vegetables, plants and other hand-crafted items.

Sports/Outdoors

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…

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game has released an emergency order changing the bag limit for the Nelchina Caribou Hunt in Game Management Unit 13 to one caribou of either sex this hunting season.

Schools

This past June I was out in front of the IGA raising money for a trip to the Harvard Ambassador Leadership Program. I wanted to thank all the people who donated and let them know what my trip was like.

The Delta Greely School Board is scheduled to discuss a revised policy on memorials at its meeting Thursday night, Aug. 1. The proposed policy allows three exceptions for memorials during activities prohibited by the existing policy, but retains the prohibition on temporary and permanent mem…

Delta Greely Schools awarded 44 diplomas this evening at a ceremony held in the Delta High School Gym. The annual event packed the school gym with family and friends of graduates. Delta High School had 34 graduates, Delta Homeschool 7, and Gerstle River School 3.

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

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…

A memorial service for long-time Delta resident Leigh Dennison will take place on Saturday, July 20 at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery. All are …

Features

Leviticus 4:27a states, “And if any one of the common people sin through ignorance…”

I’ve always been a bit of a clean freak (family members and friends who know are currently rolling their eyes). We’re not talking Jack Nicholson obsessive-compulsive, like his character in “As Good as It Gets” with Helen Hunt. But one could say I expect everything to have its place and to fu…

Opinion

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…

I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to one of the hardest working groups of volunteers in the community. The Delta/G…