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  1. Pay raise issue gets attention in budget hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... process. She questioned raises in a time of cuts. But as the committee heard subcommittee reports Monday, the Wasilla Republican said the issue needs to be addressed statewide, rather than in individual departments, and is better evaluated through ...

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  2. Ways to make viewing the Iditarod start kid-friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Young Iditarod fans reach to slap the hand of Iditarod rookie Katrina Pawlaczyk of Wasilla during last year's ceremonial race start in Anchorage. Much to their delight, the kids' pleas for discarded dog booties were occasionally answered as well.

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  3. MomentumLIZARD BRAINSRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... "turkey" might be the best way to describe Gov. Sarah Palin. The former Republican VP nominee, at home in Wasilla, Alaska, went to the Triple-D farm on Thursday, accompanied by a willing press corps. There, she declared, apparently in all sincerity ...

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  4. With oil savings dwindling, Alaska House begins budget hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... also restored some of the money that had been cut by subcommittees. Subcommittees chaired by Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, trimmed from the budget 2.5 percent raises that had been previously approved, and reduced the budget she oversaw by equivalent ...

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  5. Old Iditarod Gang gets back together to document race's early yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 1970s, there was no phone, no typewriter, no electricity for light bulbs in the village. When she later moved to Wasilla, Rawlins went and found the first telephone for the race's first office, using her own money to pay for it . In those days, ...

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  6. Anchorage man gets 9 years in prison for armed bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Surrells three days after the robbery. Trooper Chris Green spotted a silver van partially blocking Hollywood Road in Wasilla, according to court records. It turned out the van had been reported stolen in Anchorage. Green arrested Surrells, who ...

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  7. Chapman wrestlers bring home 3 state championsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    ... pounds, Wayne Newman picked up five wins on the first day of competition, and took out No. 2-seeded Hunter Hayes of Wasilla. Newman advanced to the semifinals, where he lost to No. 3-seed Warren Williams of Valdez. After moving to the consolation ...

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  8. Pay raise issue gets attention in budget hearingRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    ... process. She questioned raises in a time of cuts. But as the committee heard subcommittee reports Monday, the Wasilla Republican said the issue needs to be addressed statewide, rather than in individual departments, and is better evaluated through ...

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  9. Emancipation PostulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Urban Legends

    ... to become uncoupled from its context and spread more widely: [I]n a recent interview with Newslo in her home in Wasilla, Alaska, Mrs. Palin expressed her anger regarding the current issue with the immigration law in a somewhat unexpected way: "I'm ...

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  10. What others say: Clarity on marijuana rules welcomeRead the original story

    Monday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... public? In the days leading up to Feb. 24, when personal possession and use of marijuana became legal, the city of Wasilla showed just how broad municipal governments' interpretation of their authority could be. The Wasilla city government voted ...

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  11. Troopers: Police chase ends with suspect caught in cottonwood treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A traffic stop that escalated into a police pursuit ended in a cottonwood tree -- and with a 38-year-old man facing multiple charges, according to an Alaska State Trooper account. Troopers wrote in an online dispatch that an officer attempted to stop a blue Jeep Cherokee at about 5:30 p.m. Monday near the intersection of the Trunk Road and the Palmer-Wasilla Highway.

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  12. Loren Holmes photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of "public place," and some local governments, Anchorage first among them, attempted to clarify. The cities of Wasilla and North Pole have also passed similar ordinances. Although the Anchorage municipality is right next door to Chugach State Park, ...

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  13. Palmer and Wasilla Alaska, Monday Market Memo. Feb 23-March 2, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Wasilla Real Estate News

    Here is the Monday Market Memo for Palmer, and Wasilla Real Estate for this week. This includes the entire Matanuska-Susitna Borough but most of the real estate activity is in the core area of Wasilla and Palmer.

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  14. Washington WhirlATTORNEY for Blago's Brother Goes on the RecordRead the original story

    Sunday | American Reporter

    ... was linked to a rumored federal investigation of Palin in connection with the construction of a sports complex in Wasilla, Alaska, a community of 7,000 where Palin was mayor from 1996 to 2002. Palin had pushed for construction of the complex as ...

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  15. Longing for fresh water and the ornery ice finally meltingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 30 gallons of water are warm enough for showers. According to Chuck, the tanks for the stove came from a farm in Wasilla and were hauled to the north shore of Lake Clark by Bush plane. "Somebody's junk -- just lying around," he quipped. In this ...

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  16. Quam, Faeo nail down Iron Dog championship in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dominant much of the way, the tandem of Eric Quam of Palmer and Scott Faeo of Wasilla zoomed across the finish line of the Iron Dog Saturday afternoon to win grueling 2,000 mile Iron Dog endurance test of man and machine. They crossed the finish line at 12:32 p.m. after spending nearly 41 hours, 47 minutes on the trail - not counting down time such as layovers.

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  17. Sorry Alaska, you'll have to wait a little longer for your Krispy Kreme fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... McGinley's Irish Pub and two Firetap Alehouses -- said it will eventually open three stores in Anchorage and one in Wasilla, but had no solid dates on when the first location would be ready for business.

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  18. Legislators reach into Labor Department to cut appointeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... objected to a similar decision Tuesday night by a budget subcommittee on education chaired by Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla. Kito said in an interview afterward that the proposed firings in the labor department were "vindictive." Thomas and Fields ...

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  19. Legislative committee targets education programs for cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... classrooms whole, and not reach into the BSA because people are counting on that money," said Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, chair of the House Finance Committee's Education Subcommittee. She said the budget cut she proposed amounted to $13 million ...

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  20. Crowley Presents Scholarships worth $10,000 to Four University of Alaska Fairbanks StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | PRWeb

    ... students from rural Alaska from Crowley-served communities throughout the state, including Anchorage, Kenai, Palmer, Wasilla, Nenana, Fairbanks, Delta Junction, Glennallen, Valdez, Fort Yukon, Galena, St. Mary's, Iliamna, Bethel, Aniak, McGrath, ...

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