Baseball met up with Monroe this past Saturday. Not only battling each other, the players had to overcome colder temperatures, rain, and wind. Monroe came out ahead but spirits were bright. Monroe parents graciously cooked and shared warm hot dogs for the players in between the double header games.

Delta High School Baseball seniors were recognized Saturday at their last home game of the season. Players left to right are: Senior Tyler Hudgin with parents Andrew and Hannah, Senior Wes Hollenbeck with parents Crystal and Buckley, Senior Dustin Peterson with parents Becky and Randy.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeing nominees for its Resource Advisory Council (RAC) from the general public, government, Native organizations, archaeological and historic organizations, recreation users, environmental organizations, energy and mineral development, and other BLM land users. The council consists of 15 Alaska residents who, through consensus, develop recommendations for public land management policy.

Baseball met up with Monroe this past Saturday. Not only battling each other, the players had to overcome colder temperatures, rain, and wind. Monroe came out ahead but spirits were bright. Monroe parents graciously cooked and shared warm hot dogs for the players in between the double header games.

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Breakup is finally happening! With our excessive amount of snow this year trails are 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 problem. When the …

Delta softball traveled to Palmer this past weekend to participate in the 2022 Rally in the Valley Softball tournament. Joined by 12 other teams, Delta displayed perseverance and teamwork. Thursday started the tournament with a shut out by Alyssa Hooton pitching for Delta against Homer. A te…

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When Delta Junction is mentioned in conversation it’s impossible for hockey not to come up, it’s a ‘Hockey Town’ after all! Lifelong Delta resident Jacob White and friend Guy Lene have been quietly coaching a 10U girls team for the past couple months and for the first time in Delta’s history…

The Bureau of Land Management will implement new overnight camping fees at three campgrounds along the Dalton Highway beginning this summer to keep pace with consistently growing public use and maintenance costs according to information posted recently in the Federal Register.

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The Delta Chapter of the Alaska Trappers Association held their final meeting until fall and the members were treated to some events planned throughout the summer.

A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change completed by a team of scientists found that the retreat of glaciers in Alaska and British Columbia caused by global warming may open more than 3,800 miles of potential new Pacific salmon habitat by the year 2100.

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For the seventh year running, the Delta Junction Trails Association hosted a non-competitive Turkey Trot Saturday. This year we were happy to introduce the new River Walk Park Trails to a few more Delta residents and visitors.

The holiday weekend did not slow down our Delta High School cross country team. Mil-Tan trail was home to many on Saturday for the 2021 Delta Invitational. Delta hosted 10 other teams from across the state, with nearly 80 athletes altogether. Junior varsity kicked off the invitational with 1…

The DHS Huskies volleyball season kicked off their home opener on Friday as the Lathrop Malamutes were in town. This was the first look that the hometown fans got to see how the junior varsity and the varsity girls teams would perform.

On August 21 the Delta Husky cross country team attended the Birch Hill Invitational in Fairbanks. While the rain kept the weather nice and cool, it did not slow the kids down as they tackled the two-loop trail that was full of challenging hills.

Coming off a weekend of cancelled games against Tri-Valley, Delta brought home a 2-0 win over Birchwood Thursday evening in a fierce rainstorm. Kaylee Vert and Jacob Karovnik each scored a goal against Birchwood.

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) has closed the DC485 Nelchina Caribou Hunt as of Tuesday night. The department says the harvest quota of 225 caribou for the hunt has been reached. ADF&G had indicated earlier hunts were likely to close this year by emergency order to …

When permits were issued for the Game Management (GMU) Unit 13 Nelchina Caribou Hunt, bag limits were listed as “to be announced” to allow the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) the opportunity to complete a summer census before setting bag limits. The survey was completed in Jul…

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The federal subsistence hunt for the Fortymile Caribou herd opened Aug. 1 on federal lands in Game Management Units in Units 20E, 25C and a portion of 20F on Aug. 1 to provide opportunities for federal subsistence. The hunt is limited to federally qualified rural residents hunting on federal…

The Chitina Personal Use Dip Net Fishery will open at 12:01 a.m. Thursday morning. The fishery will remain open until 11:59 p.m. Sunday night, June 13. Under the preliminary schedule, the fishery is to remain open through June 22. An update will be published by the Alaska Department of Fish …

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game says lake fishing has been excellent with most of the local lakes in the area are ice-free and have been for the season with catchable rainbow trout and Arctic char. Stocking crews are working this week to stock the more remote lakes near Delta Junction…

Delta High School Baseball seniors were recognized Saturday at their last home game of the season. Players left to right are: Senior Tyler Hudgin with parents Andrew and Hannah, Senior Wes Hollenbeck with parents Crystal and Buckley, Senior Dustin Peterson with parents Becky and Randy.

The Delta Running Club hosted its first real, live race in almost 18 months on Tuesday to celebrate National Star Wars Day on May 4. The non-competitive, multi-sport event drew a large crowd of people participating on foot, on bikes, scooters and any other human powered mode of transportation. 

The Delta High School Girls Softball team opened the 2021 season this past Saturday vs the Monroe Rams on a beautiful sunny spring day. The Huskies, behind strong pitching and hot bats, cruised past the Monroe Rams.

The sounds of balls bouncing, athletic shoes screeching, whistles blowing, and buzzers ringing welcomed about 150 fans to the first high school basketball game in a very long time. The only things that were missing was the smell of popcorn and the taste of a hot pretzel and hotdogs.

Delta's 12UA Hockey team has shown recent success with championships at the Palmer Hogwarts Tournament and the FairbanksFest Tournament. (Front row left to right) Justing Galicia, Clara Creviston, Brady Zachgo, Emily Ketschek (goalie), Evan Zachgo, Magnus Sanford. (Top row left to right) Coa…

Delta Junction Trails Association hosted their Sixth Annual Turkey Trot on Saturday. Over 30 people braved the high winds on what was otherwise a beautiful November day to participate in the annual event. Amanda Trainor won the turkey at the end of the day. 

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Delta Running Club was started in 2018 under the name Delta Wind Runners on Facebook. Early in 2020 Jessica Fellman and Hilary Adams, the “who” behind Delta Running Club, began planning a summer full of running and racing opportunities for the community. With the onset of Covid-19, all race …

Due to safety concerns, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game is instituting a no-caribou-hunting corridor along a portion of the Taylor Highway for the Fourtymile Caribou Hunt in Unit 20E. Caribou hunting is no longer allowed within 100 feet from either side of the road, including the dr…

Delta Junction saw its first high school sports action last Thursday when high school coach, Hilary Adams, organized a race for the junior and senior high cross-country teams against the community. The race was organized because of restrictions on travel due to the coronavirus keeping school…

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This Spring we have been blessed with an exceptional amount of snow. With the “hunker down” in place, we all want to go outside and explore the big outdoors that Delta Junction offers. Our trails will be vulnerable to damage, and we need to use them with care. Please keep in mind how your us…

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeing nominees for its Resource Advisory Council (RAC) from the general public, government, Native organizations, archaeological and historic organizations, recreation users, environmental organizations, energy and mineral development, and other BLM land users. The council consists of 15 Alaska residents who, through consensus, develop recommendations for public land management policy.

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.

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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.