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  1. Farmers hoping to save Mat-Su slaughterhouse take activism onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Southcentral Alaska's only USDA-certified meat processing facility will close at the end of June, when the state's fiscal year ends. One-time operational funding from the state Legislature earlier in the year has kept the plant going.

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  2. Saturday's prep wrestling roundupRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    South wrestlers won all seven of their dual meets Saturday in the Halloween Monster Bash Duals round robin tournament held at South. South went 7-0 with Lathrop finishing second at 6-1 and Wasilla landing in third at 5-2.

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  3. Wasilla man charged with attempted murder in elementary school stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 33-year-old man is facing a charge of attempted murder after troopers said he repeatedly stabbed a school custodian and left him in critical condition outside a Mat-Su school. Shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday, troopers in Palmer got a report that Daniel Cochrane of Wasilla was attacking a man outside Meadow Lakes Elementary School, troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said Friday.

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  4. Oil and gas industry messaging effort reaches elementary students in Mat-SuRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    With talk of taxes on the rise and Alaska struggling with massive deficits, an oil and gas trade association representing some of the state's largest taxpayers has reached into elementary schools to deliver a message it calls educational but some call political. The Alaska Oil and Gas Association, whose member companies include ExxonMobil and BP, mailed 6,300 pamphlets containing information about science experiments to 16 elementary schools in Palmer and Wasilla in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District.

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  5. Hopes for freedom unfulfilled as Alaska man's brother dies in Mexican prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Mexican-born Palmer resident, a past Mat-Su school board member and former chief of staff for state Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, learned Tuesday that his brother, Victor Hugo Cordero, died Monday night in a prison in the Mexican state of Durango. Erick Cordero, 40, and now a real estate licensee and political consultant in the Valley, flew to Mexico City Wednesday to help his family deal with the death, the grief -- and a human-rights complaint perhaps forever left unfinished.

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  6. Private post office could replace abruptly closed Settlers Bay facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A private post office is in the works more than a month after a U.S. Postal Service investigation suddenly shuttered the small but high-volume post office at Settlers Bay in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The U.S. Postal Service closed the facility operated under private contract on Sept.

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  7. Troopers: Wasilla man drives drunk with kids to wife's location, shoots into airRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Wasilla man faces numerous charges after he drunkenly drove to his estranged wife's location with his two young children in the car and fired six shots into the air, according to Alaska State Troopers. Troopers said they were called to a home on Penny Lane in Palmer around 11:50 p.m. for reports of shots fired.

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  8. Questions surround Alaska's early inmate-release plan at Palmer hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska Department of Corrections proposal to release minimum-security inmates early drew criticism at a Palmer legislative field hearing Tuesday. Concerns voiced by state legislators, invited guests and a handful of citizens centered on risks to public safety, especially with budget-related cuts to Alaska State Troopers, the potential for released inmates to become homeless and failures in victim notification.

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  9. Outdoors CalendarRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mat Valley Fish & Game Advisory Committee - 7 p.m. at the MTA, 480 Commercial Drive, Palmer. The agenda will include discussion of November elections and comments on waterfowl emergency regulations.

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  10. With final election results in, a shakeup in Mat-Su BoroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nearly two weeks after local polls closed, a tally of outstanding ballots shows that assemblyman and Willow dog musher Vern Halter has defeated incumbent Larry DeVilbiss to become the next mayor of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Meanwhile, retired business executive Randall Kowalke surged ahead to win Halter's soon-to-be-vacated borough Assembly seat against hardware store owner Doyle Holmes, according to an unofficial count of absentee and questioned ballots that finished early Monday afternoon.

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  11. Halter elected Mat-Su Borough mayor over incumbent Larry DeVilbissRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nearly two weeks after local polls closed, a tally of outstanding ballots shows that assemblyman and Willow dog musher Vern Halter has defeated incumbent Larry DeVilbiss to become the next mayor of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Meanwhile, retired business executive Randall Kowalke surged ahead to win Halter's soon-to-be-vacated borough assembly seat against hardware store owner Doyle Holmes, according to an unofficial count of absentee and questioned ballots announced early Monday afternoon.

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  12. MEA picks preferred route for high-voltage power line through WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Matanuska Electric Association has picked a preferred route for a contentious high-voltage transmission line through Wasilla that would put the city's Walmart and movie theater on either side of 80-foot electric towers. Matanuska Electric had hoped to put the 115-kilovolt line through town along the Parks Highway corridor but balked after the city's planning commission in August 2013 required that it be buried to protect the city's "viewshed" and property values.

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  13. Valley newcomer Parnell returns to legal roots with Palmer officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Former Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has opened a law office in downtown Palmer, the city he and his wife now call home. Announcements mailed out this week by the Law Offices of Sean Parnell on South Bailey Street describe the practice as specializing in business law, contracts and real estate as well as municipal law and local government issues.

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  14. Shooter sought after bullet fired in air hits Palmer homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers are asking for help from the public to find out who fired a high-caliber bullet that penetrated a Palmer residence on Tuesday. Troopers said in a Wednesday dispatch that they were called at about 1 p.m. Tuesday to the residence, off East Green Street, after a report of a round fired at the home.

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  15. DOC begins reviewing possible early release for 1,200 prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Department of Corrections is embarking on a review of the supervised early release of up to 1,200 minimum-security prisoners around Alaska starting next year. The move comes amid tough budget times as the state analyzes which inmates "need to be in hard beds and which could be placed in a responsible manner" in either halfway houses or on electronic ankle monitoring, said Remond Henderson, the state's deputy corrections commissioner.

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  16. Mat-Su mayoral race still up in the air; effects of Palmer pot ban sink inRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Voters in Palmer, the heart of the farming stronghold that is the Matanuska Valley, apparently don't condone the commercial cultivation of one potential crop: cannabis. There were still 129 outstanding Palmer ballots to be counted Friday, but unofficial results from Tuesday's town vote put the marijuana business ban at 318 in favor and 266 opposed.

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  17. Troopers seek 2 drivers who fled from Mat-Su crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two drivers who left the scenes of recent Mat-Su crashes they were involved in, including one whose SUV wrecked near a gas station, are being sought by Alaska State Troopers. In the first collision, which took place early Saturday, a driver crossed the center line near Mile 49 of the Parks Highway.

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  18. Palmer leans toward ban on pot businesses; Mat-Su mayor's race too close to callRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Palmer residents apparently voted to ban commercial marijuana operations, according to early municipal election results, despite residents having voted in favor of legalizing pot when the issue came to a statewide vote last fall. The other big race in Tuesday's elections here, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough mayor, was too close to call even as a dramatic night ended with results from Talkeetna delayed by a mechanical glitch and hand-delivered by municipal clerks -- and more than 2,000 outstanding ballots yet to be counted.

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  19. Parity-packed CIC appears strength of large-school football playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    No football powerhouse emerged from the Cook Inlet Conference this season, but parity proved profound - the top four of the circuit's five playoff-bound teams finished 4-2 in the conference. Still, on paper, the CIC appears to hold the upper hand entering this week's state large-school playoffs, which also includes three teams from the Railbelt Conference.

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  20. Palmer offramp on Glenn Highway closed for cleanup, repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Drivers headed to Palmer this weekend will encounter a detour on the Glenn Highway as crews clean up and repair damage from a Sept. 4 fire that consumed a tanker that flipped while carrying more than 6,000 gallons of gasoline.

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