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Palmer, Alaska is located in Matanuska Susitna County. Zip codes in Palmer, AK include 99645. The median home price in Palmer is $274,500 which is roughly $123/per square foot. More Palmer information.

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Woman cited for photographing while driving

A woman observed driving erratically between Palmer and Wasilla has been cited for taking pictures of herself while driving.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: 'Today' show filming in Juneau

NBC morning show filming at Mendenhall Glacier: NBC's "Today" show will be broadcasting live from Alaska's capital city Thursday morning.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Pilot injured in Palmer plane crash

A 57-year-old pilot was flown to a Wasilla hospital following a crash Tuesday night near Palmer.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Williams Lake Tribune

Motorcyclist fortunate to be OK after crash

On Tuesday around 8 a.m. Lucas Jurek headed out on Highway 97 North driving his BMWF700GS for a planned three-week trip to Alaska.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Wasilla man sentenced to 161 years for sexually abusing his children

A Palmer Superior Court judge this week sentenced a 54-year-old Wasilla man to more than 160 years in prison for sexually abusing his two daughters over more than 10 years.

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Anchorage Daily News

Garbage-browsing bear killed in Palmer

A Matanuska Valley black bear is dead after spending "a couple of days" rummaging through trash near the Palmer airport, according to a press release from the Department of Fish and Game.

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DNR Public Notices

Alaska Grown Day at the Alaska State Fair

The Division of Agriculture and the Alaska State Fair in Palmer are pleased to announce that they will again offer an agriculture pavilion to Alaska Grown vendors during the fair on Thursday, August, 28, which is Alaska Grown Day.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fred Meyer to build new Palmer store -- across Glenn Highway from old one

At 66,000 square feet, The Fred Meyer in Palmer, shown here July 2, 2014, is among the chain's smallest.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Driver in fatal Big Lake collision with ATV indicted for criminally negligent homicide

A Palmer grand jury has indicted a 24-year-old Wasilla woman on charges of criminally negligent homicide for a collision last year that killed a 25-year-old Big Lake man riding a four-wheeler.

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Anchorage Daily News

Driver in fatal Big Lake collision with ATV indicted for criminally negligent homicide

A Palmer grand jury has indicted a 24-year-old Wasilla woman on charges of criminally negligent homicide for a collision last year that killed a 25-year-old Big Lake man riding a four-wheeler.

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Anchorage Daily News

Computers stolen from Mat-Su Spanish-immersion school

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the theft of 14 laptops from Fronteras Spanish Immersion Charter School between Palmer and Wasilla.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Compass: Permits don't make Wishbone Hill coal mine a good idea

The Department of Environmental Conservation's recent approval of Usibelli's Air Quality permit for the Wishbone Hill coal strip mine was a devastating blow to those of us in the Valley working to protect our community from harmful coal mining.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Free Republic

6.9 Earthquake Sandwich Islands Southeast of Argentina

Magnitude 6.9 - 154km NNW of Visokoi Island, 2014-06-29 07:52:56 UTC USGS Seismologists reduced the magnitude from 7.2 to 6.9 magnitude No Tsunami Warnings or Advisories: Preliminary Quake Information Location: in the South Sandwich Islands region, South Atlantic Ocean Preliminary Magnitude: 7.2 Depth: 21.7 Lat: 55.5 S / Lon: 28.5 W Origin Time: ... (more)

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Wasilla passes anti-panhandling ordinance, regulates cabs and nuisance 911 calls

Wasilla is cracking down on panhandlers as officials say they're grappling with big-city challenges as the population nears 10,000.

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Anchorage Daily News

Wasilla to crack down on 'big city' problem of panhandlers

Wasilla is cracking down on panhandlers as officials say they're grappling with big-city challenges as the population nears 10,000.

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The Austringer

Marine Mammals: The Smithsonian Magazine Talks About NOC

Smithsonian Magazine ran an article by Charles Siebert titled, "The Story of One Whale Who Tried to Bridge the Linguistic Divide Between Animals and Humans".

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Tsunami warning for Aleutians after 8.0 quake

A magnitude-8.0 earthquake was widely felt in communities along Alaska's sparsely populated Aleutian Islands on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

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NOLA.com

8.0 earthquake in far Aleutian Islands prompts tsunami warning for Alaska

Location of an 8.0 earthquake near Rat Island in the Aleutian Islands, halfway between Russia and the Alaska mainland, at 2:53 p.m. Central Standard Time.

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Daily Reporter

Tsunami warning issued for Alaska after quake

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-7.1 quake was recorded at 12:53 p.m. local time Monday afternoon.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

E--reader disappearances put stop to Palmer library lending

The Palmer library used to lend out e-readers, such as these, to patrons but has stopped the practice after losing the devices to theft.

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