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  1. Four killed, four injured in multi-vehicle Parks highway collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | APRN

    Four people were killed in a Parks Highway accident on Monday. Alaska State Troopers report that 40-year-old Cary Taylor Bloomquist of Palmer was driving a car that crossed the center line and hit two oncoming motorcycles near Cantwell around 4:30 p.m. Motorcyclist Jeffrey Esley, 63, and his wife and passenger, 60-year-old Charlene Esley, both of Fairbanks were killed.

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  2. No Lazy Feat: A hikera s postcard from Lazy MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | APRN

    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder, but there's still plenty of time to take a hike. Alaska Public Media's Emily Russell made the trip to Lazy Mountain in Palmer and produced this postcard.

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  3. Learning about Alaska farms and farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | APRN

    Farm, Matanuska Valley, AK Agricultural farm in Alaska in the Matanuska Valley near the town of Palmer. The prominent mountain in the background is Pioneer Peak..

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  4. AK: Two runners, an Alaskan and a Spaniard, run for bone marrow donation awarenessRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | KSKA

    Marcos Yanez and Christy Youngblood celebrate after running more than 30 miles up and down a mountain to raise awareness for the bone marrow donation registry. In one, he chugs a bottle of water.

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  5. Wasilla child molester fled during trial, caught and convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | APRN

    A Wasilla man on trial for child molestation charges fled from Alaska this week just before the end of the trial. Ronald Guthrie, 64, failed to show up for what was scheduled to be the last day of his trial in Palmer on Tuesday.

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  6. Accused in 2016 murders, Palmer man faces possible death sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | APRN

    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Anchorage says it's only the third time in the past 25 to 30 years that a formal intent to pursue the death penalty has been filed in an Alaska case. According to the indictment against him, 32-year-old John Pearl Smith II committed several drug robberies that culminated in the fatal shootings of Wasilla residents 43-year-old Ben Gross and 30-year-old Crystal Denardi in June of 2016.

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  7. Almandinger found guilty on all charges in Grunwald murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | APRN

    Erick Almandinger, right, enters a Palmer courtroom after a short recess in his trial Wednesday, May 30, 2018. A Palmer jury today found Erick Almandinger guilty on all counts in the 2016 slaying of 16-year-old David Grunwald.

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  8. Palmer trial of first alleged Grunwald murder accomplice goes to juryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | APRN

    Erick Almandinger, right, enters a Palmer courtroom after a short recess in his trial Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Jurors have begun deliberating in the trial of Erick Almindinger , one of several alleged accomplices in the 2016 murder of Palmer teenager David Grunwald.

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  9. Southcentral Alaska road construction ramping up for summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | APRN

    The state Department of Transportation is gearing up for another busy construction season on Southcentral highways, and delays for motorists could be felt most acutely on two popular thoroughfares. The heavily-trafficked Glenn Highway will see work resume on multiple projects.

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  10. As Mat-Su mulls budget, school funding off the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | APRN

    Public comment on the Matanuska-Susitna Borough's budget is underway, but the often contentious issue of local school funding is already decided. The Borough Assembly voted at its last meeting to give local schools a set percentage of area-wide property taxes , and the borough will provide education funding to the school district by Feb.1 each year, much earlier than in the past.

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  11. Former Planned Parenthood worker rejected for midwives boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | APRN

    Alaska State Capitol in February. The Legislature rejected former Planned Parenthood worker Kenni Linden to be a member of the Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives Tuesday.

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  12. Palmer police expansion would be costly, as Valley grapples with crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | APRN

    Thousands of people in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough just outside the city limits of Wasilla and Palmer are not covered by city police and rely solely on overworked Alaska State Troopers. As residents of the ever-growing borough grapple for solutions to spiking crime, one idea is expanding the cities' police service to those outer areas.

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  13. We Are Passive Solar Home Builders | Indie AlaskaRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | APRN

    Beau Gibb and Cambria Houtte shared similar dreams of building a home in Alaska, but they wanted to do it using energy efficient principles. The duo embarked on a three-year journey designing and constructing their passive solar home in Palmer, Alaska.

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  14. Wasilla city council votes to ban plastic bags, effective July 1Read the original story

    Jan 9, 2018 | APRN

    It's the first such ban for a community in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, where a larger effort to tax plastic bags borough-wide is also underway. When Wasilla's bag ban goes into effect July 1, stores will be prohibited from providing those thin, disposable plastic bags commonly used for groceries, retail items or takeout food.

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  15. 49 Voices: Anita Laulainen of PalmerRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2017 | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Anita Laulainen from Palmer. Laulainen is a UAA graphic design student and just gave the whole state a present: a new license plate design.

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  16. Mat-Su looks north to Fairbanks for advice on air qualityRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | APRN

    Smoke from wood burning in the Mat-Su's Butte region is pushing ever-closer to violating federal air quality standards. Too many bad air days, and the Environmental Protection Agency will swoop in to take action.

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