Delta Junction, AK

PSA ~ Delta-Area Unit 13 Federal Subsistence Hunters

Attention Delta-Area Unit 13 Federal Subsistence Hunters: The Bureau of Land Management Glennallen Field Office staff will be at the Delta Career Advancement Center July 13-16th to issue Federal Subsistence Hunt Permits for Unit 13 moose and caribou. Call 907 822-3217 for more information. To get your permit, come to...

GVEA seeking MAC members

Golden Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEA) is currently seeking members its Member Advisory Committee (MAC). The MAC meets monthly and provides a link between members and the organization. “The MAC was formed by and for the GVEA Board of Directors to pass along members’ desires and concerns for the Cooperative and...
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Fort Greely – Recreation Access Permit and USAG Alaska Wood Cutting Permits

“The Fort Greely DPW office recognizes last winter was an extremely hard and difficult one, with firewood becoming scarce due to access problems. DPW is trying to be proactive this summer by advertising the firewood acquisition and payment process. For more information, we recommend you navigate to the iSportsman website (see below for website address). Wood cutting on U.S. Army Garrison Alaska managed lands is permitted only in areas designated by the garrison forester. Individuals who want to harvest trees for firewood must first obtain, and carry on their person, a Recreation Access Permit and USAG Alaska Wood Cutting Permit. Timber sales are also available. For individuals interested in larger volumes of wood, call the iSportsman technical phone line at 907-361-9684 or visit

Fred Sheen elected to GVEA Board of Directors

Delta Junction resident Fred Sheen was overwhelming elected to the Golden Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEA) Board of Directors receiving 46.7 percent of the votes returned for District 6. Sheen will take the Delta Junction area seat currently held by John Sloan who did not seek reelection. Sheen is a longtime...

City administrator proactive

City administrator Ken Greenleaf once again delivered his report in a clear and concise format during the city council meeting. While Greenleaf delivered his report regarding several issues, one issue stood out from the rest. The Delta Junction landfill had its beginnings in 2004/2005 and has been servicing members of...

Obituary ~ Tonia Marie Smith

Tonia Marie Smith passed away on June 16, 2022, in Delta Junction, Alaska. Tonia was born to the parentage of Loren and Judith Horstmann in Creighton, Nebraska, on July 10, 1963. She married Randal Smith on Dec. 21, 1984. Tonia was a registered nurse for 35 years, and 15 of...

Heavy Equipment Academy building the future

Partners for Progress, a local educational consortium delivers education and job training to adults and high school students. They accomplish this through a partnership with many local and state entities. This program has touched the lives of thousands over the years they have been in existence. Partners for progress just...

Obituary ~ Ronald (Ron) Alan Magee

Ronald (Ron) Alan Magee, of Delta Junction, Alaska, passed away at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Silverdale, Washington the morning of April 28, 2022, at the age of 80. Ron was born and raised in Portland, Oregon on May 19, 1941, to Keith and Mary Ann (Smith) Magee Fry. Being simpler times, Ron spent much of his youth riding his bicycle to fish local tributaries: but always found his way home in time for supper. Ron graduated from Franklin High School in Portland, class of 1959, competing as a talented track & field sprinter and football player, and subsequently received letters of intent from the University of Oregon and Oregon State University.

Obituary ~ Nancy Ellis

Nancy Ellis, 70 of Delta Junction passed away peacefully at her home in the early morning of May 30, 2022. Born on July 19, 1951 in Johnstown Ohio, she couldn’t wait to see the world and was delivered by her father in the backseat of the family car in her grandparent’s backyard.

Aging Seniors in Delta Junction

Last Wednesday, June 8, Darlene Supplee from North Star Council on Aging (NSCoA) and the Aging and Disability Resource Center North (ADRC North) met with several community members to continue the discussion that began in May when Nona Safra from the Alaska Commission on Aging held a meeting here to listen to community concerns regarding local services for seniors. The meeting was attended by a variety of local residents, and a spirited and productive meeting ensued. Several issues pertinent to our unique community were discussed, and some misconceptions clarified.

Keith Conrad Morley

Keith Conrad Morley passed away Monday, May 30, 2022, peacefully at his home in Delta Junction, with Tammy by his side. Keith was born on July 18th, 1958, in Plainfield, New Jersey, to Constance and Robert Morley the oldest of eight children. His family moved to Georgia when Keith was just a toddler and spent his younger years there. When Keith was 14 his family moved to Kenny Lake, Alaska where Keith grew up. He is preceded in death by his father Robert (Bob) Sherman Morley, his brother Glenn Morley, and his ex-wife Barbara Denise Morley.

City council meeting turns to chaos

The Delta Junction City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday evening at City Hall as it normally does on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Typically, the council meetings are poorly attended by the public unless there is a hot issue up for debate such as kids’ hockey, anything to do with marijuana, or moving people from Afghanistan to Delta Junction.

The 2022 Deltana Fair and Music Festival is forging ahead with preparations for the July 22-24 event

Despite some serious and sad challenges, organizers remain optimistic and determined. In February the fair board's dedicated president, Paul Myers, passed away. In addition, the board and volunteer staff have been putting in extra hours for two years to make up for the lack of a fair manager – a hired position that is still open. This year they have unable to fill the busy volunteer exhibit hall manager slot either. Even so, the board has started the annual process, full steam ahead. Sponsors are coming forward and volunteers are beginning preparations.

Vitamins and information and you won’t need an ambulance

As one member of the Deltana Community Corporation Board said at its December meeting, vitamins and information will keep you from needing an ambulance. Under the CARES Act, Deltana Community Corporation (DCC) received $75,000 to support response to the coronavirus pandemic. Receiving the money in December of 2020, the board waited until the last possible moment to award the money.

Nancy Ellis 1951-2022

Nancy Ellis, 70 of Delta Junction passed away peacefully at her home in the early morning of May 30, 2022. Born on July 19, 1951 in Johnstown Ohio, she couldn't wait to see the world and was delivered by her father in the backseat of the family car in her grandparent’s backyard.

Obituary ~ David Allen Marquard (Red Neck)

Long time Delta Junction Alaska resident David Marquard, 68, passed away March 20, 2022. David was born October 3rd, 1953, in Great Falls, MT to Jeanette and Philip Marquard. He graduated from Great Falls Central Catholic High School in 1972. David moved to Alaska in the early 70’s where he worked on Fort Greely Army Base as a Civil Service employee until retirement. David had three daughters whom he shared with his former spouse LeAnn Marquard.
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🔴 Kodiak vs. Delta | Alaska High School Softball

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