Delta Junction

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City of Delta Junction officials are worried about the rising cost of operating the city’s landfill. And they’re  wondering what happened to the 400 tons of trash they were expecting to be dumped there.

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Alaska State Troopers say a man was killed and his companion was injured when they were buried in an avalanche Saturday evening while skiing near Isabel Pass.

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Delta Junction-area volunteers completed repairs last week to a gazebo at the city cemetery that was damaged by vandals two weeks ago. The volunteers who rebuilt the structure say their work was a show of community solidarity.

A Fairbanks broadcasting company’s plan to build a television-translator tower in Delta Junction is on hold now that residents of the area where it would be built say they don’t want it in their neighborhood. They say they weren’t told of the project, and that it shouldn’t be built in a residential area.

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Alaska State Troopers have arrested a 16-year-old male and charged him with arson for setting a house in Delta Junction on fire last weekend and the May 15th  fire that destroyed the Clearwater Lodge.

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Alaska State Troopers are investigating vandalism at the Delta Junction cemetery over the weekend. The vandals drove through the fence both on the way in and out of the cemetery and then ran over several gravesites on their way to the gazebo, which they nearly destroyed.

A Fairbanks broadcasting company is building a new tower in Delta Junction as part of a project to convert its television signals there from old-style analog to digital. Tanana Valley Television also plans to build another tower near Healy, to transmit a digitized signal in that area.

Clearwater Lodge

The owners of Clearwater Lodge near Delta Junction have decided to rebuild the historic structure that burned to the ground in May. And now fans and friends of the lodge want to help get work started with a fund-raiser next month.

A Fairbanks based alternative energy company continues to push Golden Valley Electric Association to buy more of its wind power. Alaska Environmental Power operates a wind farm in Delta Junction, and recently teamed with an Anchorage law firm on a report it hopes will sway utility members. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

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Updated: The Clearwater Lodge near Delta Junction burned to the ground this morning. The rustic lodge was a popular gathering place for fishermen, birders and others who come to the Clearwater River.