Palmer Newswire (Page 11)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Palmer, AK. (Page 11)

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  1. Celebrating Bodenburg Butte with a summit partyRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Great Land Trust threw a party yesterday evening at the top of Bodenburg Butte in Palmer for the hundred or so who made the one-and-a-half mile, nearly 900-foot climb. It was to celebrate the closing of a real estate deal that transferred 40 acres from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority to Great Land Trust.

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  2. Lawmakers keep oil tax loopholeRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Homer News

    ... then passed the House by a 21-19 vote about 5:30 p.m. Monday. The crucial votes in the House were Rep. Jim Colver, R-Palmer; Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla; Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole; and Rep. Cathy MuA oz, R-Juneau. In mid-May, each of those ...

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  3. How 'Alaska-grown' are Southcentral farmers markets right now?Read the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... business to check out some of the markets to see what 49th state fare they offer, starting with the Friday Fling in Palmer. The Fling is a miniversion of the Red Trail at the State Fair, dominated by arts-and-crafts trinket vendors with prepared ...

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  4. Lawmakers keep 'net operating loss' creditRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... then passed the House by a 21-19 vote about 5:30 p.m. Monday. The crucial votes in the House were Rep. Jim Colver, R-Palmer; Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla; Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole; and Rep. Cathy MuA oz, R-Juneau. In mid-May, each of those ...

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  5. Torch keeps burning during run in the rain for Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics got off to a cool and rainy start Saturday, May 21st but the conditions were perfect for the runners, according to First Responder Tom Champion of North Dakota who was first to carry the torch across the finish line. The Law Enforcement Torch Run was originally called the Sun Run where officers in a relay ran the Special Olympics Torch from Fairbanks to Palmer back in the 1970's according to local Special Olympics organizer Tina Strayhorn, "Then in 1981the original national Torch Run was started in Kansas City and from their all states adopted the Law Enforcement Torch Run in conjunction with other first responders for the traditional event for the Special Olympics.

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  6. Twin City Raceway opens with Saturday Night ThunderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... keep steady and hope to repeat. It'll be fan exciting season for the fans," he said. Mike Braddick a driver out of Palmer was the 2014 Late Model Champion # 82 broke his arm last year in a crash in Fairbanks and was unable to race the entire season ...

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  7. Troopers release names of officers who shot, killed suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska State Troopers have released the names of two officers who fatally shot a man with a knife outside Palmer on Thursday night. Troopers say Sgt.

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  8. Troopers release names of officers who shot, killed suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska State Troopers have released the names of two officers who fatally shot a man with a knife outside Palmer on Thursday night.

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  9. NASCAR racing coming to Alaska -- yes, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    The historic venue in Palmer, Alaska, embarks on a new era on Saturday. Racing will officially commence on the recently completed oval track as NASCAR comes to Alaska.

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  10. State troopers shoot Wasilla man who charged with a knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    In a release, troopers say 33-year old Joshua Smith of Wasilla died just before 4 a.m. Friday at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. Palmer troopers were responding to a report of a disturbance.

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  11. Wasilla man shot by troopers dies on birthdayRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A knife-wielding Wasilla man who Alaska State Troopers say charged at them and was shot died just before 4 a.m. Friday. Troopers responded to calls of a disturbance around 8 p.m. Thursday in a residential area between Palmer and Wasilla.

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  12. EPA grants launch cleanup process for polluted sites in Mat-SuRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the mid-1990s, according to an EPA press release. The Mat-Su funding will be spent in partnership with the cities of Palmer and Wasilla, the relatively urban centers of a sprawling borough bigger than West Virginia. Mat-Su is the fastest-growing ...

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  13. 14 best weekend events: Carnival, wine, pig roasts and more on Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | SILive.com

    The annual Carnival & Science Spectacular combines Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math into traditional carnival games, rides, popcorn and cotton candy. Check out all the fun things in store here .

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  14. Outdoors digest: Hefty halibut landed in ValdezRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... delivered with his fish, caught the same day. In Homer too, a new derby leader cracked triple digits Sunday when Palmer angler Marcella Kolberg reeled in a 142-pounder to grab the lead in the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby, which has struggled in ...

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  15. Several fires plague Mat-Su over Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | KSKA

    Three new fires in the Matanuska Susitna Borough were sparked over the long weekend. On Monday, fire crews were called out to two fires in the Palmer area.

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  16. Attorneys in Sockeye fire case ask for more time to prepare,aRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | KSKA

    Attorneys for the two defendants in the Sockeye fire case have asked for more time from the court to prepare a case for trial. Today, Judge David Zwink granted their request from the bench in Palmer.

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  17. Confiscated gun led to campground stabbing, troopers sayRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of Point MacKenzie Road, reached troopers at about 3:45 a.m. Troopers said the attack was prompted when 39-year-old Palmer resident Nathan Buck took a gun away from Larocque. "Larocque was intoxicated and was in possession of a firearm," troopers ...

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  18. UA Coop Extension Services in Sitka and Anchorage set for closureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | KSKA

    ... 4H program in Anchorage will most likely continue, since the 4H agents in the Anchorage area can be supported by the Palmer and Soldotna offices. Grimes said that of the twelve Cooperative Extension offices in the state, only two will be shuttered. ...

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  19. Troopers: Palmer duo threatened to kill Wasilla man, took his truckRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers said they arrested two Palmer residents who threatened to use deadly force against their target in the course of a Wasilla home-invasion robbery last week. Troopers said in a dispatch they received 911 calls at about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, reporting "a male screaming for help" near South Starlight Lane in Wasilla.

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  20. ACS sweeps Region III track titlesRead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Triple-winners Tanner Ealum and Elizabeth Balsan and double-winner Holden Quinn helped Anchorage Christian race past the competition at the Region III track and field championships Saturday in Palmer. The Lions dominated the boys side of the Class 3A competition at Colony High.

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