Community: 50th anniversary celebration 

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Fair Float

The City of Delta Junction was
awarded the
Best Unusual/Miscellaneous
float by the fair judges


Deltana Fair Parade / July 31, 2010 - Past and Present City Council Members Pictured: Mike Jenkins (2006/2008), Glen Wright (1985/1998, served as Mayor 1992/1998 and Mayor Pro tem 1991/1992), Mark Weller (2000/2003), Mary Leith-Dowling (1982/1990, 1998/2010, served as Mayor 1985/1989, 2006/2010, and Mayor Pro tem 1989/1990, 1998/2006), and Roy Gilbertson (1973/1974, 1998/2006, served as Mayor 1998/2006).

 (Not pictured (on other side of float): Pete Hallgren (2007/2010, serves as Mayor Pro tem 2008/2010), Lou Heinbockel (1976, 1982/1987, 1999/2010, served as Mayor 1982/1983 and Mayor Pro tem 2006/2008), Susie Sandy (1998/2005), Sherman Stebbins (2009/2010), Dawn Grossmann (2008/2010), and Mike Tvenge (2005/2007).


City's Maintenance Department

The City's Maintenance Department won the float award for Best Automotive  Jeremy Williams (driver), Arthur Dowling, and Michael Zastavskiy showcase a renovated Fire Department vehicle, which is a 1976 Dodge power wagon.



Fair Booth


DVD copies of “Delta 50-year Snapshots – 1st Edition” are available for sale at City Hall.

Delta photos are still being collected to go into a 2nd edition. Too much history was not captured on the first DVD. Scott Cosgrove sitting on Aunt Jemima’s lap (1959). Chuck Forck standing in the first field of oats in the Clearwater area (1957). Ray and Lucy Savela with their five children (1955). End of Alaska Highway marker when the population of Delta Junction was 817. JoAn Talvi with Rika Wallen on her 90th birthday. Vera and Paul Marchuk’s first home that they purchased with 90 acres for $900.00 (1960).  

If you have photos taken in Delta anytime over the past 50 years and wish to share them, please contact City Clerk Pat White (895-4656 or We are accepting photos, slides, and scans.


50th Anniversary memorabilia is limited to stock on hand. Sorry, hats are sold out.

Adult T-shirts (brown) – S, M only $12.00

Youth T-shirts (green) – S, M, L $10.00

Crewneck Sweatshirts – S only $18.00

Crewneck Sweatshirts – 3X, 4X $20.00

Pullover Hoodies – M, L only $20.00

Pullover Hoodies – 3X, 4X $30.00

Zippered Hoodies – 3X, 4X only $35.00

“Delta Snapshots 1st Edition” DVDs $5.00

50th Celebration Picnic Postcards $2.00 or 3/$5.00

Stop by City Hall or call (895-4656) for more information

City of Delta Junction
PO Box 229
Delta Junction, Alaska 99737-0229

Telephone: 907.895.4656
Fax: 907.895.4375

Location: 2288 Deborah Street
Office hours:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday

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