Two individuals were transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital following an altercation in the parking lot at The Cave Bar and Grille Thursday night. Police and medical personnel were dispatched to the restaurant shortly after 11 p.m. for the report of two individuals that had been stabbed.

The brush piles across from the Delta airstrip are being burned by the Division of Forestry today. They will likely smolder for several days says Delta Fire Management Officer Michael Goyette.

The Delta Junction Post Office received a facelift recently after Postmaster Susan Winchel pointed out to Post Office officials that it has been many years since the building had been painted and the flagpole was recently damaged. Winchel said that staff came down and reviewed the outside of…

The annual period for interested people to enter their names for a position on the Delta Junction City Council has closed with four Council seats up for election and only one person submitting a declaration of candidacy.

City Administrator Mary Leith told the City Council last week that in a conversation with Jason Sakalaskas, maintenance and operations chief for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT) Northern Region that with the increase in trucks proposed by Kinross, DOT should insta…

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Braving icy cold water in central Alaska, students of the Basic Military Mountaineering Course offered by the Northern Warfare Training Center conducted the final event of the course August 18: a river crossing on foot.

Several squirrels, some deceased and some near death, were discovered by Steve Leirer in the Dairy Hill area last month, all apparently victims of tick infestation. Initially identified as diseased by Leirer, one squirrel appeared in pictures to be playing host to a tick.

The deadline to file to run for a seat on the Delta Greely School Board is Friday, August 6. Currently all four incumbents have filed for reelection. Those individuals are Debbie Joslin, Flower Cole, Eileen Herman, and Richard Mauer. Joslin is the only member that has not served on the Schoo…

A driver and two passengers were transported to the hospital Wednesday night following a single vehicle rollover on Remington Road about 100 yards east of Clearwater Road. Troopers are still investigating the incident.

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Some of the weather conditions that led to the destructive McKinley and Swan Lake fires in 2019 could be a mainstay of Southcentral Alaska summers in the future, according to a recent article by a team of scientists with the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.

A Delta Junction man was arraigned on felony charges of assault and leaving the scene of an accident following a hit and run accident Saturday night on Emmaus Road in Delta Junction. Troopers say 27-year-old Jesse Isberg-Ohler struck a 15-year-old that was walking along Emmaus Road Saturday night.

The Delta Junction area saw an increase in positive coronavirus test results last week preceded by a week of no local positive tests. According to local test facilities, there were five positive tests last week, and none the week before. The total number of positive resident tests performed …

Once again Delta’s loosely organized walking/hiking group will be gathering for weekly adventures in the great outdoors. This year’s program will be run much like last year’s.

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U.S. Army Garrison Alaska, Fort Greely hosted a visit from U.S. Army Installation Management Command Pacific director Mr. Craig Deatrick and his senior enlisted advisor Command Sgt. Maj. Jason Copeland on April 29.

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game (F&G) says to “Clean Up Your Act Now” to prevent bear issues this summer and ramp up your bear etiquette. As the snow melts bears are starting to stir and Alaskans need to clean up food around the home that attract bears.

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The Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS) and U.S. Army Alaska (USARAK) will begin implementing multiple prescribed fires on military training lands beginning today. Plans are to start with woody debris piles and dead grass within the Donnelly Training Area East located on …

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U.S. Army Garrison Alaska, Fort Greely Family and MWR celebrated “Purple Up Day” April 15 with our military children by painting in the snow outside the Child Development Center. The color purple represents all branches of the military. Army green, Air Force blue, Marine red, Navy blue combi…

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Spring is finally coming! Breakup looks like it could be a rapid event this year. Trails will be vulnerable to damage, and we need to use them with care. Please keep in mind how your use of trails in the spring may affect other trail users. Early season damage to trails is a recurring proble…

Over 100 kids turned out for the annual Delta Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday at the Deltana Fairgrounds. After taking a break last year due to the pandemic, kids were extra excited to be out on a beautiful Sunday afternoon to look for the hidden eggs. Mother Nature provided plenty of f…

Delta Junction used to be one of the hotspots in sled dog racing circles. In the 1980s Delta had a thriving sprint dog community. The local sled dog club held races throughout the winter. Races ranged from December preliminaries to the Delta Five Dog Classic in the spring.

Five Delta locals and one part-time Delta resident participated in the Race Across Alaska Winter Challenge, a virtual event which began on Winter Solstice and ended on Spring Equinox. Race participants chose from five race distances; 125 miles, from Anchorage to Seward; 225 miles from Anchor…

Last week the Delta Junction area had its third highest week of positive tests for the coronavirus by local providers since the pandemic began. Local providers reported 25 new positive tests last week. This was the highest number since the week following Thanksgiving when there were 49 posit…

This story begins way back in 1969 when former Delta Junction resident Joe Desmidt purchased a 1954 Volkswagen Beetle from a woman in Berkeley, California for $300.

Charges have been filed against 40-year-old John Emerick of Delta Junction following the theft of a 2004 Dodge truck and a utility trailer from the parking lot of the Alaskan Steakhouse on Saturday. Court documents indicate the owner of the vehicle had left the vehicle in the parking lot wit…

A report of smoke outside the Big Delta Brewing Company Restaurant Monday morning had fire departments scrambling and hoping to not have a repeat of a fire like the one that destroyed the Clearwater Lodge last fall. Departments were dispatched about 8:20 a.m. to a structure fire at the resta…

Quilts of Valor members all across the nation were sewing on National Sew Day on February 6. Locally there were four volunteers working on quilts in the City Hall conference room, one volunteer quilting at home in Healy and another at home in Arizona.  The Delta Junction Windy Junction Quilt…

Interior Alaska Medical Clinic has opened a Mental Health Care and Wellness Services Clinic in Delta Junction. They can now offer help with issues such as anxiety, depression and addictions, along with other behavioral health issues.

Remote rescues in Alaska often are performed by the U.S. Air Force 176th Rescue Wing, part of the Alaska Air National Guard. The wing recently participated in Operation Noble Defender to train for readiness in an arctic environment. The 176th Wing’s rescue triad – known as the Guardian Angel…