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Drivers should allow extra time Friday morning as the high winds are creating whiteout conditions with blowing snow in open areas. Also, drifts are forming across the road in the normal areas along the Richardson highway at the Allen Army Airfield, Nistler and Clearwater Roads, and Emmaus Road.

Update: The suspect has been identified as Daniel Duane Jensen Jr., 59 of Delta Junction. Next of kin for Jensen has been notified. Law enforcement officers were in Delta Junction to apprehend Jensen on an outstanding felony warrant for multiple counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the first…

Sports/Outdoors

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

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…

If you and your child are trying to decide if they should take a lunch or buy a lunch at school this week, you can check out the January lunch menus for the Delta Greely schools on our website at www.DeltaWindOnline.com and clicking on the School Lunch Menus button.

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

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…

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…

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For the 20th straight year, in December 2019 I carried a notebook into the halls of the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Most of those years the conference was in San Francisco (as it was this year).

A father wakes, rolls out of bed, and drops his toes to cold carpet. He grabs a flashlight and shines it outside the window. The thermometer reads 40 below zero, the only point at which the Fahrenheit and Celsius scales agree. The red liquid within his thermometer is alcohol; mercury freezes at 38 below.

North of the village of Hughes, in frigid, sluggish water, dim blue light penetrates two feet of lake ice. The ice has a quarter-size hole, maintained by a stream of methane bubbles. Every few minutes, a brutish little fish swims up, turns to sip air, and peels back to the dank.

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…