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  1. Officials send governor warning as Matanuska River eats 14 feet of land in 12 hoursRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    That's the sound Easler heard Wednesday night before the main channel of the broad Matanuska River devoured another slab of rocky soil, a half-dozen trees - and ultimately 14 feet of land in a 12-hour period. "It's the full brunt of the main channel," he said, standing a few miles of south of Palmer on Thursday, eyeing the frothy brown water roiling past.

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  2. Primary race to replace Stoltze heats up in Chugiak, Mat-SuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    A heated three-way primary race is underway to replace retiring state senator Bill Stoltze, a conservative Chugiak native who served more than a decade in the Alaska Legislature. The Republican primary for the seat pits Rep. Shelley Hughes, a House member from Palmer, against well-connected young business owner Adam Crum and retired military police officer and tea party activist Steve St. Clair.

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  3. Mat-Su farmer gets house arrest and community service for federal grant fraud, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    Federal prosecutors said Thursday a Wasilla farmer was sentenced to six months of house arrest, five years of probation and more then a week of community service for lying to get grant money for her company. Crystal Jean Boze, 39, was sentenced on two counts of federal grant fraud for making false claims to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, prosecutors said.

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  4. August brings seafood along with produce to marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    Bob Shumaker of Black Bear Farms in Palmer, holds his Nantes carrots. The Mountain View Farmers Market, in its first year, operates on Thursdays through August along Mountain View Drive.

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  5. Here's how many cannabis plants Alaskans can now legally possess at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    Evan Schlosberg shows off his marijuana plant in his West Anchorage home on Thursday, July 21, 2016. A law setting a limit of 12 personal-use plants per household takes effect Friday.

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  6. 1 suspect in custody, 1 escaped after 100-mph Wasilla chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers were seeking the driver in a high-speed Wasilla chase and collision with a troopers vehicle early Thursday who escaped from a hospital after he and a passenger were arrested. John Linebaugh of Palmer, 33, drove the black Oldsmobile in the chase owned by passenger and Wasilla resident Stephen Walsh, 36, Alaska State Troopers said in a dispatch.

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  7. Alaska's marijuana board chair wants the Kenai Peninsula to decide on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    The new chair of the state board tasked with regulating Alaska's fledgling marijuana industry took an active role in a campaign asking voters whether to ban commercial cannabis on the Kenai Peninsula, which he says - and state attorneys agree - is within his rights as a citizen. Peter Mlynarik gathered signatures this summer for the petition to put the question of a ban on the ballot.

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  8. Boom time for dahlia blooms at Southcentral farmers marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rob Wells grows and sells dahlias and dahlia tubers from his Palmer, AK area farm. One of the many varieties on dahlias Wells grows is the Alfred C dahlia photographed in one of his greenhouses on Wednesday, August 28, 2013.

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  9. Couple pleads not guilty in heatstroke death of dog found in stolen van near WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Valley couple charged in the heatstroke death of a dog inside a stolen van found abandoned near Wasilla pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. Jason McDonnell, 35, and Gina Jones, 36, face felony vehicle theft charges.

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  10. Troopers: Man shot in arm during Palmer home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A man was shot and wounded during a Palmer home invasion Thursday morning, and troopers say the suspects are still at large. At about 1:15 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a reported home invasion on Plumley Road, according to a dispatch posted online.

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  11. Valley duo arrested in van theft that led to dog's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two people have been charged with the theft in Palmer last week of a van containing a dog, which was later found dead inside the vehicle. Wasilla resident Jason McDonnell, 35, and Palmer resident Gina Jones, 36, are each charged with two counts of theft plus one count of animal cruelty, vehicle theft and misconduct involving weapons.

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  12. Federal judge rules against Wishbone Hill mine prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A federal judge has dealt a blow to an Alaska mining operator hoping to extract coal from the Wishbone Hill prospect near Palmer, ordering a federal agency to revisit a 2014 decision that allowed Usibelli to hold onto its 25-year-old permit though development had not occurred in a timely manner. State officials said the next step is an administrative process by the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation and Enforcement that could determine the validity of the permit.

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  13. Campaign opposing commercial marijuana ban in Mat-Su kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A new group has popped up in opposition to a ballot measure that would ban commercial cannabis in Alaska's Matanuska-Susitna Borough if approved by voters in October. M ThunderFund Inc. - a play on the infamous Alaska marijuana strain - filed independent expenditure reports with the state Wednesday in support of a campaign dubbed "Save The Mat-Su."

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  14. Man missing since August presumed dead; foul play suspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Detail from a missing-persons poster for Daniel Roy Buckwalter, 46, now presumed dead under suspicious circumstances after he was last seen Aug. 4. State authorities examining the missing-persons case of a man last seen almost a year ago have declared his disappearance a death investigation, after previously saying that they considered the circumstances surrounding his disappearance suspicious. A renewed call for the public's help in finding 46-year-old Daniel Roy Buckwalter was issued Thursday by the Alaska Bureau of Investigation.

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  15. Palmer woman found dead in Anchorage jail cellRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    According to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch, Laurel Hunter, 48, of Palmer was found unresponsive and alone in her cell at approximately 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. CPR was performed on Hunter before she was transported to Alaska Regional Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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  16. New Willow reindeer park sells live animals ... a little reluctantlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The reindeer for sale along the Parks Highway isn't in the form of meat and sausages packaged in a cooler on the back of a truck. No, the animals at Willow Reindeer Park are very much alive, twitching at bugs and scratching velvety antlers in a shady pen just off the summer-busy highway.

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  17. Retake the 'coal hills': Sutton wants its playground back from shooters and garbage pilesRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Residents here say uncontrolled target shooting and trash piles have chased them from their favorite recreation areas behind town, and now they want the rowdies gone - but they're not getting help from Alaska State Troopers. They are looking to reclaim the rough camping areas on the "coal hills" off Jonesville Mine Road and the shores of Slipper Lake.

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  18. Mackey ditches dog sled for race car at Alaska Raceway ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lance Mackey, the first musher to win both the Yukon Quest and Iditarod four straight times, put aside his dog sled for a race car and won the 25-lap legends feature race Saturday at the one-third mile oval in Palmer. When Mackey's No.

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  19. Mat-Su voters will decide commercial marijuana ban and sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    One ballot initiative asks if residents of the borough - Alaska's reputed cannabis capital - want to allow commercial marijuana operations outside Palmer, Wasilla and Houston. The other, approved Tuesday night by the Mat-Su Assembly, will ask voters if they favor up to a 5 percent sales tax on any marijuana sales.

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  20. Troopers: Wasilla woman slammed van with five kids inside into house twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Wasilla woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly rammed a van with five kids inside into a Palmer house twice, according to Alaska State Troopers. At 10:09 p.m. on Saturday, troopers were called to a house near mile 5 of the Old Glenn Highway in Palmer.

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