The Delta River Walk Park is a plan that considers about 40 acres of combined City of Delta Junction and State of Alaska land, located in the heavily wood area across the Richardson Highway from the forestry office. It provides motorized and non-motorized recreational trailhead access and cr…

This year started out with a lot of head scratching and planning over so many new players. As the season progressed there was so much improvement on the field that we had to make many changes to adjust for the new talent; we eventually found a solid plan of where to play our players. There w…

According to a release from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Coho, or silver salmon are, “beginning to poke their noses into the mouth of the Delta Clearwater River.” The release goes on to say that they have not yet been reported at the campground and boat launch near the Clearwater …

The Huskies volleyball team has had a slow start to their season on the road with a record of 1-4 so the girls from Galena might have been looking for an easy win coming to Delta. The Lady Huskies had a very different plan.

The Delta River Walk Park is a plan that considers about 40 acres of combined City of Delta Junction and State of Alaska land, located in the heavily wood area across the Richardson Highway from the forestry office. It provides motorized and non-motorized recreational trailhead access and cr…

This year started out with a lot of head scratching and planning over so many new players. As the season progressed there was so much improvement on the field that we had to make many changes to adjust for the new talent; we eventually found a solid plan of where to play our players. There w…

According to a release from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Coho, or silver salmon are, “beginning to poke their noses into the mouth of the Delta Clearwater River.” The release goes on to say that they have not yet been reported at the campground and boat launch near the Clearwater …

The Huskies volleyball team has had a slow start to their season on the road with a record of 1-4 so the girls from Galena might have been looking for an easy win coming to Delta. The Lady Huskies had a very different plan.

The Delta Huskies soccer team lost a tough match to Cook Inlet Academy last Saturday, final score 3-1. The Eagles are a very skilled team, and the game was close for most of the match. 

Several current and former Delta area residents have been selected as members of elite level Girls Fastpitch Softball competition teams in Fairbanks and Anchorage. Tryouts for the teams were conducted mid-August, and close to 100 girls in both Anchorage and Fairbanks competed for a limited n…

Friday evening, August 31, found the Delta Cross Country team in Salcha on a beautiful fall evening ready to run despite several runners fighting colds and the cool temperatures. The boys team now boasts two new members, Tim Khatman and Nickolas Willard. 

With hunting season in parts of Alaska underway, Alaska Wildlife Troopers would like to remind hunters to be aware of their surroundings and take note of what is behind the wild game they are targeting. Whether utilizing firearms or archery equipment, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts ar…

Rain is certainly a significant part of crop production, and without it fields wither and die. Sometimes rain can be more than sufficient, however, as is the case right now. Although fields are not flooding, the continual on and off rain has reduced field work for some farmers and limited th…

The Delta Soccer Team is off to a terrific start with a young team. Delta started off the season against a very tough and rough Su Valley team. In the opener of the season Delta fell 2-0. I was a bit nervous of how this team would come out the next morning, knowing for many of the players th…

The Huskies’ cross-county season is in full swing, and our runners are doing great. Their workouts are showing fruit with improved times on a much harder course Saturday than last week’s race. 

Your Husky cross-country team participated in the North Pole Invitational held at Chena Lakes Recreation area on Saturday, August 18. The course was reported to be a fast one and enjoyable to run. 

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 first-ever Huskies Summer Fair Classic went off without a hitch Friday and Saturday. The Delta Huskies hosted five teams for two days of nonstop baseball. 

Fort Wainwright has released the annual hunting season closures for the Donnelly Training Area (DTA) surrounding Fort Greely. In addition to impact areas and areas always closed to recreation, four different closures have been announced.

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) has issued an emergency order changing bag limits, quota, and reporting requirements for state managed hunts for the Nelchina caribou herd in Unit 13, which begins south of Black Rapids on the Richardson Highway and includes the Glennallen…

The Alaska Department of Fish & Game has opened the Chitina Subdistrict Personal Use Dipnet Fishery for a 168-hour period from 12:01 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12. This is the longest opening of the season thus far.

Mark your calendar. August 11 is the date set for a 60+ triathlon. You need to be 60 years of age this year to participate. This is a bike, hike, and paddle event designed especially for the slightly older set. The event will begin at 11 a.m. with a 2.5- or 5-mile bike ride from Lost Lake Ca…

This summer may have been slow to heat up, but youth sports have been hot here in Delta for quite a while.