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  1. Skipping Rocks On A Frozen Lake Makes The Coolest Sound EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | News Talk Florida

    ... who has worked in every form of entertainment. He and his girlfriend are "getting out of the house" and going to Palmer, Alaska on a quest to see the stores and look at some 4-wheelers. While driving along, the two stop at a nearby lake and attempt ...


  2. Teen with rifle in car triggers lockdown at Wasilla's Burchell High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 19-year-old Wasilla resident described as suicidal and later discovered with a loaded semi-automatic rifle triggered a brief lockdown at Burchell High School in Wasilla Monday afternoon, authorities say. Alaska State Troopers got a call Monday morning that Christopher Fritzler was suicidal and hadn't shown up at Valley Pathways alternative school near Palmer, according to court documents filed Monday.


  3. Mat-Su trooper hurt when cruiser sideswipes pickup, crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska state trooper received minor injuries when her patrol vehicle sideswiped a 17-year-old's truck in Wasilla on Sunday, troopers reported. Around 1 p.m., Palmer-based trooper Sgt.


  4. SoHi, Kenai have tough volleyball trip to ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Peninsula Clarion

    Just as it seemed like everything had fallen apart for the Palmer Moose, a sudden shift in momentum pushed Palmer to victory. Palmer rallied from a five-point deficit midway through the decisive fifth game to secure a 3-2 win over the Soldotna Stars on Saturday afternoon at Palmer High School.


  5. Grieving Parents Shocked When Son Turns Up Alive and WellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Mashable

    After an unfortunate case of mistaken identity, an Alaskan couple was overcome with relief after discovering that their son was actually alive and well at his girlfriend's home. Karen and Jay Priest received a knock on their Palmer, Alaska, home at 3 a.m. on Thursday from a state trooper, who told them that their 29-year-old son Justin had died in a car crash, the Associated Press reports .


  6. Police mistakenly tell couple son died in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | UPI

    Police in Juneau, Alaska, apologized to a couple who were told their son had died in a car crash when it was actually a different man with the same name. Jay and Karen Priest, parents of Justin Priest, 29, said an Alaska State Trooper visited their home in Palmer, Alaska, about 3 a.m. Thursday to inform them their son had died in a crash in Juneau, about 570 miles away.


  7. Police in Alaska told the wrong parents their son was deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Independent

    ... at 5.30am to find his family "crying and shouting" and completely stunned that he was in fact, alive. At 3am in Palmer, Alaska, on Thursday, the police had woken up the Priests and informed them their son had been killed in a car crash in the Juneau ...


  8. Soldotna volleyball loses to WasillaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... The Stars continue their road trip with a 6:30 p.m. matchup today with the Colony Knights, and will end Saturday with Palmer. Soldotna will face Kenai Central next Tuesday night at SoHi, which will double as senior night and a "Dig Pink" match. All ...


  9. Palmer police arrest 2 for daytime home invasion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    Palmer police say they arrested two men involved in a brazen home-invasion robbery near the small city's downtown on Wednesday afternoon. An adult female in a home on South Denali Street -- a quiet block-long street near the Mat-Su Borough building -- told officers that a man wearing a mask "accosted" her and pointed a firearm at her, police Commander Lance Ketterling said Thursday.


  10. Unofficial Mat-Su Borough Election ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | APRN

    ... on Tuesday. In Wasilla, Bert Cottle took almost 75 percent of the vote to win the mayor's race over Loren Means. In Palmer, Linda Combs and Brad Hanson won Palmer city council seats. Wasilla and Palmer election results are unofficial until ...


  11. Roads close for winter in Hatcher Pass East Management AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | DNR Public Notices

    (Palmer, AK) The Archangel Road at Mile 14.4 of the Hatcher Pass Road and the road that goes over the pass at Mile 17.5 are closed as of today, Tuesday, Oct. 7, according to Alaska State Parks. These are annual closures that take place when the roads ...


  12. Food Sunday: Kale PieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Pam's House Blend

    ... we've been to, from San Francisco to Forestville ( Backyard Restaurant !), to Seattle ( Poppy ) to Anchorage and Palmer, Alaska had at least one kale item on the menu. Facebook is full of stale kale jokes. Food writers discussing kale these days ...


  13. Mat-Su housing, rental markets flourishRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Land for sale at a former gravel pit near Palmer. The Mat-Su Borough has seen tremendous growth in the past few years in housing, commercial and infrastructure development.


  14. Mat-Su voters go to polls Tuesday in borough electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Mayfield, a Big Lake community council official and trails advocate. There is one contested city council seat each in Palmer and Wasilla. Linda Combs, Brad Hanson and Elden Tritch are vying for two open seats in Palmer. Tim Burney, Stu Graham and ...


  15. October is Farm to School monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | DNR Public Notices

    (Palmer, AK) The Division of Agriculture Farm to School program is partnering with child nutrition programs to promote Farm to School activities and Local Lunch Day at schools across the state during the month of October. The Farm to School program ...


  16. Division of Agriculture releases new edition of Alaska Grown Source BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | DNR Public Notices

    (Palmer, AK) The 2014-2015 edition of the Alaska Grown Source Book is now available in print and digital formats. The 100-page booklet includes contact information for more than 200 farms across the state and highlights their products and where they ...


  17. Mat-Su Assembly expands trash definition to cover planned monofillRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    WASILLA _ The Mat-Su Borough Assembly this week added shredded waste to the list of things that constitute trash to make sure an Anchorage company gets a permit before dumping ground-up construction and demolition debris near Palmer. The Assembly, in a 4-3 vote Tuesday evening, amended the borough junk and trash code to include pulverized, shredded or broken material --the type of waste that Central Monofill Services hopes to dispose of at a site just west of Palmer.


  18. South Dakota fair manager to leave for AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | KSFY

    The Alaska State Fair announced South Dakota's Jerome Hertel will become general manager in Palmer, Alaska, in December. Hertel has overseen the South Dakota fair for almost seven years and helped it reach over 200,000 attendees this past year.


  19. Home at last: New building transforms longtime Mat-Su alternative schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Valley Pathways students, from left, juniors Hannah Manasco and Hollie Titus along with seniors Gabe LoRusso and Ethan Secoy talk about their paths on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, which brought them to the alternative school near Palmer.


  20. Explosive Warriors blast Colony football team 50-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in control of their own playoff destiny with one Railbelt game left to play -- the season-ending Potato Bowl against Palmer. A win would clinch a playoff spot and give the Warriors bragging rights over their two biggest rivals. Renk started the ...


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