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  1. Skier still missing in Hatcher Pass; search helicopter unable to landRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... remained in effect Thursday for Hatcher Pass, a popular recreational area in the Talkeetna Mountains northwest of Palmer, said the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center . The information center said that a skier remained missing in ...


  2. Troopers: Suspect in Wasilla armed robberies was looking for attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    The 28-year-old Wasilla man arrested in a string of armed robberies in the Valley said his acts were a "cry for help" and meant to impress his estranged wife, according to court documents filed in the case. Alaska State Troopers arrested Michael A. Longiny III late last week after serving search warrants at his ex-wife's apartment in Wasilla, where they set up surveillance and stopped his 1995 Jeep as he pulled in, according to an affidavit filed Saturday at the Palmer courthouse by trooper Ronald Hayes.


  3. Gladstone ready to pick new city administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Portland Tribune

    ... ? Joe Hannan, who was Redmond's city manager during its growth spurt throughout the 1990s, had his last paid gig in Palmer, Alaska. The Frontiersman newspaper reported that Hannan resigned after a year and a half because his managerial style, honed ...


  4. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | APRN

    ... But it turns out, in space, it plays a critical role as well. A Wasilla man is missing in the Hatcher Pass area near Palmer, and now a series of avalanches are hampering search efforts. The road from illness to recovery is often difficult. In the ...


  5. Avalanche shuts Hatcher Pass Road; Skier missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | APRN

    The Hatcher Pass Road near Palmer remains closed due to an avalanche Tuesday morning. State officials are assessing whether or not it is safe to clear the road.


  6. Mat-Su Borough settles lawsuit filed by emergency responders over PERS benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of full-timers is growing. The lead plaintiff in the PERS suit was Andrea Richey, a former medic and officer at Palmer and Wasilla-based Central Mat-Su fire departments. Richey said in a phone interview Monday that she worked more than full time ...


  7. Jury convicts Anchorage man in 2014 slaying of Valley berry farmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    A jury on Friday convicted a 24-year-old Anchorage man in the 2014 machete slaying of a Mat-Su berry farmer , Alaska State Troopers report. Thomas Cottam was convicted by a Palmer jury on charges of murder and vehicle theft, troopers said in an online dispatch posted Friday.


  8. Thousands of turkeys lead the charge into the Food Bank's annual Thanksgiving driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... people might need food assistance this year. Real Life Church Pastor Barry Orzalli leads the Thanksgiving Blessing in Palmer. Between nine churches and other groups, they end up giving out 500 meals -- enough to feed about 1,500 people. Orzalli said ...


  9. Following losses in Palmer, Homer hosts Shoot-OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Homer News

    The Homer hockey squad faces intense competition from three other teams this week at the End of the Road Shoot-Out at Kevin Bell Arena, following a disappointing weekend in Palmer. The team finished 0-2-1 in the weekend Palmer Hockey Showdown, falling to Wasilla 7-1 on Friday and North Pole 5-2 on Saturday.


  10. Weather alerts for Hillside, Susitna Valley, Turnagain as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Temperatures across Southcentral Alaska are up from their lowest ebbs during this week's clear and cold spell -- but with them will come a flurry of snow and wind along Turnagain Arm and the Susitna Valley on Thursday. As of 6:30 a.m., the National Weather Service's Anchorage office listed temperatures above zero for much of the region, including 5 degrees at Ted Stevens International Airport and Palmer, 3 degrees in Wasilla and 9 degrees in Talkeetna.


  11. Homer Mariner Hockey is ready to come homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Homer Tribune

    ... at Kevin Bell Arena By Sean Pearson Homer Tribune The Homer Mariner Hockey team finished 0-2-1 in the weekend's Palmer Hockey Showdown, falling to Wasilla 7-1 on Friday and North Pole 5-2 on Saturday. On Thursday, the M's played Palmer to a 3-3 tie, ...


  12. Stan Tebow Agency Initiates Charity Campaign to Help Local Chapter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WebWire

    ... Agency, a locally owned and operated, full service insurance firm serving families from offices in Anchorage and Palmer, AK, announces the newest phase of their community involvement program. The agency is proud to fundraise in support of the ...


  13. Former oncology nurse makes 'magical' Disney princess wigs for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Daily Mail

    ... Disney princess wigs for young girls with cancer who have lost their hair during chemotherapy Holly Christensen of Palmer, Alaska, began making the yarn wigs after her friend's two-year-old daughter was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2014 The ...


  14. Southcentral Alaska chill to persist at least another day, forecasters sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... a temperature of 3 degrees at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Much of the Mat-Su was below zero, with Palmer at 4 degrees below, Wasilla at 11 below and Talkeetna at 13 below. The Kenai Peninsula and points south hosted Southcentral's ...


  15. Research trip takes Southern Miss student to North PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... from the water to the atmosphere - how much was contributing to global warming," she said. Whitmore grew up in Palmer, Alaska, so she is used to cold weather. But she didn't know what to expect when she arrived at the North Pole. "We went in the ...


  16. Colony hockey rallies in third period to beat North PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The North Pole Patriots spent most of the second period of Thursday's hockey game at the Palmer Tournament on the penalty kill.


  17. MEA finally gets Wasilla power line approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    More than two years after Wasilla rejected a towering Matanuska Electric Association transmission line along the Parks Highway corridor, the city planning commission has approved a new route for the line. The Wasilla Planning Commission on Tuesday voted to approve an MEA permit application for one of three routes the Palmer-based electric cooperative submitted after almost a year of public input, according to an MEA statement.


  18. Alaska politicians eye sacred oil checks amid budget deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | SFGate

    In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 file photo, seventh-grade student Shania Sommer of Palmer, Alaska, announces that nearly every Alaskan will receive $2,072 from this year's oil dividend check during a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska.


  19. Alaska mom creates special a princessa wigs for kids with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    An Alaska woman is hoping to recruit more volunteers to help her create special "princess" wigs for kids with cancer as part of her "Magic Yarn Project." Holly Christensen of Palmer, Alaska, initially started the project after a friend's daughter was diagnosed with cancer.


  20. Mom makes 'magical' princess wigs for children with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    According to ABC News , Holly Christensen of Palmer, Alaska, started the Magic Yarn Project to help a friend's daughter who was diagnosed with cancer. "What better way to comfortably cover a little girl's head and help her feel like a 'princess' again than with a beautiful, handmade yarn wig build on a soft crocheted beanie?" Christensen wrote on Facebook .


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