Wasilla Newswire (Page 7)

Wasilla Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wasilla, AK. (Page 7)

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  1. Wasilla man killed in plane crash was student pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 25-year-old Wasilla man was killed when his Cessna 172 crashed near Friday Creek, Southeast of Butte, on Oct. 29. The 25-year-old Wasilla man killed in a plane crash on a Knik River gravel bar a week ago was a student pilot, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The NTSB has released its preliminary report on the Oct. 29 crash during which Ray Justen was the pilot and sole occupant of a Cessna 172 aircraft.

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  2. Troopers: Nude man breaks into Wasilla home, exposes himself to mother and childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers say a naked man broke into a Wasilla home and exposed himself to a mother and her two children. Dispatchers got a report around 10:30 a.m. Friday about the nude man, later identified as 39-year-old Jesse Smart, trying to break into a residence in a neighborhood off of Engstrom Road.

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  3. Body found near South Anchorage railroad tracks identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A body was found near the railroad tracks south of the intersection of Huffman Road and the Old Seward Highway in Anchorage on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Police later identified the body as that of 73-year-old David Petina.

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  4. Wasilla man killed in Knik River plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 25-year-old man was killed when the small plane he was piloting crashed into a Knik River gravel bar Saturday, according to Alaska State Troopers and federal investigators. Troopers were alerted to the crash at 2:48 p.m. Saturday, the Alaska State Troopers wrote in an online dispatch.

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  5. 2016 Rarefied Light winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Greg Hensel of Wasilla received the Best of Show award for this year's Rarefied Light juried photography exhibition. Hensel's print "Smoke and Shadows" was selected by juror Amy Arbus from 654 entries.

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  6. Mat-Su's first commercial marijuana growers get the go-aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Talkeetna Herb Co., The Naked Herbalist and Green Degree were unanimously approved at the Marijuana Control Board meeting in Anchorage. Green Degree and The Naked Herbalist will be limited cultivators, meaning they have up to 500 square feet of canopy in their facilities.

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  7. Sutton man killed when pickups collide on Glenn HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Sutton man died in a Glenn Highway collision between two pickup trucks late Thursday that closed the road for more than an hour. Alaska State Troopers responded shortly after 11 p.m. to the Mile 52 crash, involving 50-year-old Keven Johnson of Sutton and Wasilla resident Thomas Pelfrey, 57. "Investigation found a southbound pickup driven by crossed the center line, striking a northbound pickup driven by ," troopers wrote in a Friday dispatch on the crash.

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  8. Alaska education department hopes to contract with new standardized test vendor by DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's education department has yet to pick a standardized test for students this spring, waiting for a change in the law that took effect Wednesday that allows officials to avoid the procedure-laden bid process. The department hopes to have a contract with a new test vendor in place by Dec. 1 so students can still take a statewide exam this school year, said Margaret MacKinnon, the director of assessment and accountability at the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development.

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  9. String, sturgeon or sea monster? Chena River 'creature' baffles internet observersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Craig McCaa, who works for the Bureau of Land Management in Fairbanks, recorded the movement of a mysterious object in the Chena River on Oct. 18, 2016. At various times of year, Bureau of Land Management Fairbanks District Office Public Affairs Specialist Craig McCaa likes to go down to the Chena River to share photos of changing Fairbanks weather.

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  10. Mat-Su marijuana businesses scramble back to life after ban failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Matanuska-Susitna Borough enacted a licensing moratorium in May, pending a local vote whether to ban commercial marijuana operations altogether outside Palmer, Wasilla and Houston. The moratorium froze the state licensing process for grow operations here in the state's reputed cultivation capital, as well as licensing for retailers and one of the state's few testing labs.

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  11. With just months of funding left, Southcentral's commercial slaughterhouse faces new threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Department of Natural Resources has started the process of hiring replacements for three management positions at the Mt. McKinley Meat and Sausage plant, despite the lack of official resignations from the current managers.

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  12. Dimond takes down rival South to win 20-team volleyball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Dimond Lynx took down rival South twice on Saturday to claim the championship at the Service-Dimond volleyball tournament. Early in the day, Dimond beat South 20-25, 30-28, 15-13 to send the Wolverines into the loser's bracket.

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  13. How to build a 100-ton model trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Engine 557 Restoration Company president Patrick Durand stands next to the nearly-completed tender at the group's work site on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Wasilla. Patrick Durand received his first American Flier train set with his three brothers in about 1950 and has never stopped upgrading.

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  14. UAA newcomer drills 3-pointer to decide men's basketball instrasquad gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Newcomer Ashton Pomrehn scored a deep 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to lift the Green squad to a 68-66 win over the Gold squad in the UAA men's basketball intrasquad game Friday night at the Alaska Airlines Center. Pomrehn, a transfer from California's Shasta College, took a pass from returning senior guard Drew Peterson and nailed a shot from several feet beyond the arc.

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  15. UAA men picked 1st, women 3rd in GNAC preseason basketball pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Conference coaches picked the UAA men's basketball team as the preseason favorite and ranked the UAA women's team third in polls released this week by the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. The men garnered nine of the 11 first-place votes for a healthy lead over No.

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  16. The bad, the big and the adorable: Our journey through Alaska reality TV history continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Welcome to round two of Reality Check's look back at the last 10 years of Alaska TV shows. Last week I went through the 17 shows that start with "Alaska," "Alaskan" or "Alaska's."

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  17. Federal agency sues Salvation Army over rejection of disabled Wasilla store applicantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Wasilla is located on Sun Mountain Avenue along the Parks Highway east of the Palmer-Wasilla Highway. A federal agency is accusing the Salvation Army of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act, saying the nonprofit group refused to hire a man with an intellectual disability for an entry-level job at its Wasilla thrift store.

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  18. Unclear whether 2 early morning Anchorage robberies are connected, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    According to a press release from police, the first robbery occurred at about 3:19 a.m., when two men walking in the area of 42nd Street and Piper Street were approached by two men both armed with guns. The suspects demanded wallets and cellphones from the victims before fleeing the scene in a dark blue four-door sedan driven by a third person.

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  19. Wasilla man killed in weekend crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers said in a dispatch that Ronald Weller was declared dead shortly after troopers and medics responded around 12:15 a.m. Saturday to the wreck on Lewis Loop. "Scene investigation revealed Weller's vehicle, a 2000 Ford F-150, left the roadway multiple times at a high rate and hit multiple trees," troopers wrote.

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  20. A grizzly mauling and an 'oh no' moment during flight: Brushes with death in the Alaska backcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's not a good thing to hear your pilot exclaim, "Oh no" midway into a flight, but I trusted Joe Huston. I knew him and I knew that he was skilled.

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