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  1. Backfiring pickup truck sparks 'insane' string of Mat-Su wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    A single vehicle started a series of Mat-Su wildfires that kept crews across the region busy for hours Thursday afternoon, Mat-Su fire officials said. Ken Barkley, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough deputy director of emergency services, said the first fire near Hemmer Road in Palmer was reported at about 2:30 p.m. Another was soon reported near Colony High School, followed by two more in the Big Lake area.

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  2. Troopers ID'd in fatal shooting of Wasilla man after Glenn Highway chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    The two Alaska state troopers who shot and killed a Wasilla man during a Parks Highway chase Sunday, in which the man fatally shot one trooper's police dog, have been identified. A troopers dispatch early Wednesday named patrol Troopers Christopher Havens and Jason Somerville, with the force since February 2012 and August 2015 respectively, as the men who fired on 36-year-old Justin Quincy Smith shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday.

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  3. Mat-Su approves revised trapping ban in six popular parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly on Tuesday night approved a new trapping ordinance banning traps and snares in popular parks, after removing two state-owned parks mistakenly placed on a list of prohibited areas. Several thousand people signed a petition asking for prohibitions here.

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  4. 4 face charges tied to ATM thefts in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The first of two cases filed Tuesday charges Jerd Thacker, Cristi Cozzeti and Jordan Cook with possession of stolen bank property - an ATM taken from First National Bank Alaska off Old Seward Highway on March 1, according to the charges. An Alaska state trooper arrested them on a property near Big Lake where an allegedly stolen truck and the ATM were found, according to a criminal complaint written by FBI special agent Barry Vaughan.

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  5. 'The borough has changed': Mat-Su Assembly bans traps in popular parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Trailside traps meant to catch fur-bearing animals like lynx and fox are also catching pet dogs in increasingly suburban parts of the Mat-Su, where the population now tops 100,000 people. The ban covers borough-owned land at the following places: West Bodenburg Butte; Lazy Mountain; Matanuska Lakes; Reflection Lake; Crevasse-Moraine; Matanuska River Park; Alcantra Sports Complex and Trail System; and Jordan Lake Park in Big Lake.

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  6. Iditarod live blog: Buser pulls a Buser heading into day twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Martin Buser heads out onto the Chena River during the Iditarod restart on Monday, March 6, 2017, in Fairbanks. Good morning! Welcome to the start of our Iditarod blog.

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  7. Iditarod notebook: Fast starters, comfortable in chilly tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nicolas Vanier's sled dog's face is caked with snow at the Nenana checkpoint during the first day of the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday, March 6, 2017. Two years ago on the same course, Martin Buser of Big Lake blazed the first 60-mile stretch out of Fairbanks at an eye-popping average speed of 12.04 mph, arriving in Nenana 27 minutes ahead of the rest of the field.

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  8. Expect deep snow and minus-27 chill for Fairbanks start of IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Four-time champion Martin Buser mushes past the Riverboat Discovery on the Chena River in Fairbanks during the start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on March 9, 2015. Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race CEO Stan Hooley said this week he could sum up the 2017 race trail in three words: "Lots of snow."

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  9. Iron Dog board denies appeal to overturn race resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Iron Dog board of directors voted 12-0 Monday after a two-hour debate to deny an appeal by Tyler Aklestad and Tyson Johnson, who sought to overturn their disqualification from the race, which happened just as they appeared poised to repeat as champions. Board President Jim Wilke said in a press release it was the "most challenging situation the organization has faced in its 34-year history."

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  10. Family of a Mat-Su teen wanted him home. Instead, they say he died at a 'flophouse.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Relatives of 16-year-old Frank Woodford say he should have been in their care before he died, instead of living as a runaway tracked by a state case worker. Woodford died in late June with a gunshot wound in his chest at a Wasilla house where he was staying, according to court documents.

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  11. Trooper who shot and killed man in Big Lake standoff identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A brief online dispatch said Lt. James Helgoe, a member of the troopers' Special Emergency Reaction Team, shot 35-year-old Jean R. Valescot.

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  12. Former champs Minnick, Olstad reach McGrath by sunset with Iron Dog leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three-time Iron Dog champion Nick Olstad, left, and two-time champion Todd Minnick, right, were the first team to leave Big Lake during the pro class restart on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Ripping over fresh snow, the leaders of the world's longest and toughest snowmachine race zoomed over the Alaska Range as if it were a mere bump on Sunday and by evening had reached the Kuskokwim River town of McGrath.

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  13. Iron Dog roars out of Big LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two-time Iron Dog champion Chris Olds gets some air during the pro class restart at Big Lake on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. The 2017 Iron Dog snowmachine race got underway Sunday as racers roared away from Big Lake on their way north.

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  14. After 31 miles of tough pedaling, a fierce finishing sprint settles Little Su 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    CAPTION: Jason Lamoreaux celebrates a narrow victory in the Little Su 50K fat-tire bicycle race Saturday afternoon at the Big Lake finish line. Arms spread wide in celebration, Jason Lamoreaux edged fellow Anchorage fat-tire biker Tim Bernston by less than 10 yards Saturday to claim the Little Su 50K race.

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  15. Sons of famous mushers, Swenson and Lindner turned to Iron Dog racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Iron Dog teammates Rurik Lindner, left, and Andy Swenson at the ceremonial start of the 2017 race on Saturday. Both are sons of well-known Iditarod racers, Lindner the son of Sonny Lindner and Swenson the son of 5-time Iditarod champion Rick Swenson.

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  16. Searching for Alaska's most legendary cannabis strainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ron Bass' marijuana plant, which he believes is the legendary Matanuska Thunder F- strain, pictured July 22 in Big Lake. Cobb was standing in the rain outside of a Big Lake apartment building, where he'd just been given some marijuana to identify.

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  17. Which Johnson-Aklestad team will show up to defend their Iron Dog title?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A driver leaves Big Lake in the 2014 Iron Dog, the world's longest and toughest snowmobile race. Defending champions Tyler Aklestad and Tyson Johnson are back in the 2,000-mile race from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks.

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  18. Wasilla man killed crossing Parks Highway near Big LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 55-year-old man died Friday night when he was struck by an SUV while walking across the Parks Highway near Big Lake, Alaska State Troopers said. Troopers responded to Mile 49 of the Parks just before 9 p.m., Friday where they found Joseph Linkiewicz, of Wasilla, had been hit by a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee headed north on the highway.

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  19. First Iron Dog team to first checkpoint will earn $5,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Expect the 70 drivers competing in the world's longest and toughest snowmachine race to punch their throttles from the start when the Iron Dog revs up later this month. The $250,000 purse of the Iron Dog snowmachine race got a cash boost Thursday when Alaska Directional donated a $5,000 prize to the first team into the first checkpoint of Skwentna.

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  20. Low snow in Rainy Pass and Dalzell Gorge could mean an Iditarod restart in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ralph Johannessen drops down onto the frozen surface of Puntilla Lake in the Alaska Range during last year's race. Whether the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race will officially begin in Willow or Fairbanks next month is anyone's guess - for now.

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