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  • A slide from an Alaska Energy Metals presentation shows the amount of nickel and other elements needed for electric-vehicle batteries. Company officials believe that will fuel increasing demand for nickel in the years ahead.
    Alaska Energy Metals
    Alaska Energy Metals executives met with Delta Junction-area residents Monday to talk about a nickel deposit the company is exploring near Paxson. They say the Nikolai Project could become an important source of the metal essential to manufacturing green energy products like wind generators and electric-vehicle batteries.
  • Subway employees work on last-minute preparations for Monday's initial soft opening of the new Subway sandwich shop. From left, John Adams, from the company's corporate office in Anchorage; Angelica Funderburk; Julie Steele, from the Anchorage office; and Whitney Cosgrove, store manager.
    Tim Ellis/KUAC
    A new fast-food restaurant and convenience store opens today in Delta Junction, with a grocery store expected to follow. The new grocery will replace one that collapsed under a heavy snow load two years ago.