The Hoodoo Half, a half marathon sponsored by Hoodoo Brewery in Fairbanks, has been drawing racers from around the state for three years now, and Delta represented!  Race finishers – or should we say survivors? – earned a goodie bag upon completion of the 13.1 mile run that included a HooDoo…

top story

As the Arctic Anvil military exercise winds down, troops are returning to their home bases and many are traveling in convoys along the highways. Five convoys are expected to return to Fort Wainwright this afternoon, Oct. 16, along the Richardson Highway.

The city council held a brief meeting on Tuesday to certify the results of the municipal election held last week. Council member Lou Heinbockel maintained control of his seat on the council and Charles Lester was elected to fill the position formerly held by Jennifer Brant.

The Hoodoo Half, a half marathon sponsored by Hoodoo Brewery in Fairbanks, has been drawing racers from around the state for three years now, and Delta represented!  Race finishers – or should we say survivors? – earned a goodie bag upon completion of the 13.1 mile run that included a HooDoo…

top story

As the Arctic Anvil military exercise winds down, troops are returning to their home bases and many are traveling in convoys along the highways. Five convoys are expected to return to Fort Wainwright this afternoon, Oct. 16, along the Richardson Highway.

The city council held a brief meeting on Tuesday to certify the results of the municipal election held last week. Council member Lou Heinbockel maintained control of his seat on the council and Charles Lester was elected to fill the position formerly held by Jennifer Brant.

The Delta Greely School Board business meeting, which is held the third Thursday of every month, includes the always informative Principals’ Reports. Each school principal has an opportunity to share with the board the news and happenings in each of their schools. At the most recent meeting …

The unopposed elections for city council and school board took place on Tuesday, with each unopposed candidate succeeding in being elected.

The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program at Fort Greely is proposing replacement of the End of the Alaska Highway marker at the visitors center located where the Richardson and Alaska Highways meet. The BOSS program is designed to, “enhance the morale and welfare of single…

Heavy convoy traffic is expected on the Richardson Highway beginning Oct. 1 through Oct. 6 as the Arctic Anvil exercise kicks off in the Donnelly Training Area. According to a release from U.S. Army Alaska (USARAK) the multi-national training exercises will provide opportunities for soldiers…

The Alaska Health Fair (AHF) is a nonprofit organization that has provided health fairs statewide since 1980.  The AHF will be at the Delta Elementary School on Saturday, September 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The locally owned and operated Alaska Flour Company held a sampling event at the IGA grocery store to showcase some of their products for those who visited on Thursday afternoon. Customers fortunate enough to be there at the right time were able to sample three products; Chicken & Herb B…

Saturday night the biomass piles located across from the D-66 Airstrip were unlawfully burned. A call was received by the Fairbanks Dispatch Center who in turn contacted local fire officials. The call was received about 6 p.m. The investigated revealed that one of the three biomass piles wer…

UPDATE: We have learned that additional people from Delta participated. Bethany Amorone, ran her very first marathon in under 6 hours, Rachel Hannon and Annette Hannon ran the entire marathon., and Cindy Lou Aillaud ran the second leg in the relay with Team in Training for the Leukemia/Lymph…

Delta Greely School District’s most recent school board work session included discussion on the search for a new district superintendent. Superintendent Laural Jackson previously announced her intent to retire at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. The board recently formed a committee to …

Two Soldiers, one serving and one retired, sit in a pickup truck and watch the rising sun slowly illuminate the rolling horizon of Fort Greely.

The 100th Missile Defense Brigade and the 49th Missile Defense Battalion conducted the most comprehensive and thorough external evaluation to date at Fort Greely Aug. 20-24.

Northern Star Resources Limited announced last week it has acquired Pogo Mine – located north of Delta Junction – from Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. and its parent company, Sumitomo Company, for $260 million. Originally developed by Teck Cominco – a Canadian company – and Sumitomo, the mine prod…

Under what is being referred to as Restructuring for Reinforcing Support (RSS), the Fort Greely and Fort Wainwright Garrisons were officially combined under a new structure referred to as U.A. Army Garrison Alaska during a ceremony at Fort Wainwright last week. The restructuring also include…

The idea for Frank Borman’s U-Pick farm was born years ago when he was growing seed potatoes to ship overseas and discovered he had extra seeds, so he planted one or two extra acres for local families to pick. It was so successful that the next year he planted three acres of potatoes for sel…

The Alaska Energy Authority is offering grants to cover 75 percent of the cost of an audit for your commercial building. The audits will help building owners identify how they can make their building more energy efficient. The program, available anywhere in the state except Anchorage, is the…