Fort Greely hosted the Fifth Army Inter-American Relations Program Aug. 7 with the goal of enhancing Army-to-Army relations with Mexico. Officers with the Mexican military received an unclassified overview of the Ground Based Midcourse Defense program, a Missile Defense Complex tour, and lun…

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Autumn is in the air, and that means the cross country running season is upon us. The Delta High School team has a new coach after the retirement of longtime coach Mike Pelto. Dr. Tom Graves is the new counselor at the junior and senior high and is the also the new cross country coach. 

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game has announced that the Alaska Board of Game’s 2018-2019 Proposal Book for the Southcentral and Southeast regions is now available. F&G says the book contains more than 140 proposals that primarily impact hunting and trapping regulations for the areas of Southeast Alaska, Anchorage, Kodiak, and the Kenai Peninsula, in addition to some proposals for other regions.

The Alaska primary election will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Polling places in the Seward area are located at the KM Rae Building for those living in Seward and Lowell Point, Bear Creek Fire Station for those living north of Seward, and the Moose Pass Community Hall for those living in and near Moose Pass.

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Autumn is in the air, and that means the cross country running season is upon us. The Delta High School team has a new coach after the retirement of longtime coach Mike Pelto. Dr. Tom Graves is the new counselor at the junior and senior high and is the also the new cross country coach. 

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game has announced that the Alaska Board of Game’s 2018-2019 Proposal Book for the Southcentral and Southeast regions is now available. F&G says the book contains more than 140 proposals that primarily impact hunting and trapping regulations for the areas of Southeast Alaska, Anchorage, Kodiak, and the Kenai Peninsula, in addition to some proposals for other regions.

The Alaska primary election will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Polling places in the Seward area are located at the KM Rae Building for those living in Seward and Lowell Point, Bear Creek Fire Station for those living north of Seward, and the Moose Pass Community Hall for those living in and near Moose Pass.

U.S. Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark Esper visited Fort Greely, where he received an overview of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense program, the processes of securing the Missile Defense Complex, and an overview of the Cold Regions Test Center Aug. 7. As part of the visit, Secretary Esper spe…

U.S. Army Garrison Fort Greely hosted its National Night Out event sponsored by North Haven Communities Aug. 7 at the North Haven Pavilion. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, making neighborhoods safe…

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The candidate forum at this year’s Deltana Fair gave locals the opportunity to hear from those running for state senate and house seats. Questions were presented to the candidates by Richard Mauer, who moderated the event.

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Republican gubernatorial candidate and former State Senator Mike Dunleavy was in Delta on Monday for a campaign stop as part of a tour through the road district. About a dozen turned out in the rain to meet with Dunleavy at the gazebo adjacent to the farmers market.

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A power outage Sunday night left 265 Delta area customers without power according to the GVEA website. Spokesperson Corinne Bradish said the outage was reported at 11:43 p.m. and a crew was dispatched from Fairbanks to address the issue.

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Fort Greely's Child and Youth Services and Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation sponsored the annual Back to School Bash Aug. 3 at the Aurora Community Activities Center. As part of the bash, parents and students were able to let their children pick out a back-pack for the upcoming sch…

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Jeff Newell and his friend Ron Wachholtz stopped in Delta Junction on Tuesday on their way to Deadhorse from Arlington, Washington. It’s not a trip for the fainthearted, but most who make the trip do so in a conventional form of highway travel. Newell and Wachholtz are making the trip on tractors.

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Back for a second year, Deltana Fair’s demolition derby packed the house again. The track had been moved and greatly enlarged to provide more opportunity for the cars to enter into battle.

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The Pogo Mine Fire Department team in the Deltana Fair Firefighter Challenge took top honors this year in a close race against teams from the City of Delta Junction, Rural Deltana, and Fort Greely Fire Departments.

Mariana Lugo Vasquez, daughter of Luis Lug Nazarro, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Scholarships for Military Children Program. The scholarship was awarded through the Defense Commissary Agency and sponsored by Reynolds Consumer Products.

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Just in case you have not driven past the Deltana Fairgrounds recently, volunteers have been working overtime to make sure that everything is shiny and bright as the Deltana Fair gets underway on Friday morning at 10 a.m. with the raising of the American flag and opening remarks by Fort Gree…

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Local responders were requested to assist following an ATV accident along the Goodpaster River Saturday afternoon. Initial reports were an Argo had rolled over injuring one of more people along the Goodpasture River.

The Delta Community Library will be closed on Friday, July 20 for electrical work and maintenance. While the power is off, Wi-Fi will not be available. Wi-Fi is expected to be available by mid-afternoon.