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  1. Forecasters warn of below-freezing cold tonight in Southcentral AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    The watch is in effect from 3 a.m. until 8 a.m. in Anchorage, Eagle River, Indian, Ekultna, Palmer, Wasilla, Sutton and Chickaloon, with temperatures in the 20s and 30s expected, the National Weather Service said.

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  2. Jim Creek closed to coho anglersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    A weak return of silver salmon to Jim Creek in the Mat-Su has prompted biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to close it to sport fishing for cohos beginning Wednesday. "While angler reports of fishing success have improved recently on other Knik Arm streams, fishing success has been sporadic and below average for this time of the season at Jim Creek," according to a Fish and Game press release.

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  3. Fire destroys car dealership near WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    A barrage of firefighters knocked down a fast-moving blaze at the Motor Rage of Alaska car dealership near Wasilla Friday afternoon, but not before it destroyed the business and displaced a tenant sleeping inside who escaped unharmed. The fire, first reported in the green two-story metal building around 2:45 p.m., sent thick black smoke billowing into the air near Mile 50 of the Parks Highway once it got going.

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  4. Firefighters respond to blaze at car dealership near WasillaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Firefighters were responding to a large blaze at Motor Rage Auto Sales in Meadow Lakes, near Wasilla, Friday afternoon, according to Alaska State Troopers. The fire is near Mile 50 of the Parks Highway, according to Mat-Su Borough Department of Emergency Services administrative assistant Stephanie Vitt.a .

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  5. Troopers: Gunman attempts to rob Wasilla woman at mailboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    A man attempted to rob a woman at gunpoint Wednesday night in Wasilla as she checked her mailbox, Alaska State Troopers said. A white man dressed in dark clothing jumped out of the woods at the intersection of Williwaw Way and Tanana Drive and "demanded money" from the woman as he brandished a firearm, troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said.

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  6. Unexpected spike in student numbers maxes out Mat-Su schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Schools in the Mat-Su are scrambling to keep up with a surprise influx of students that's swelling class sizes and causing a scramble for more teachers. Administrators in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District say they projected nearly 300 more students for this year than last.

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  7. Sudden spike in student numbers maxes out Mat-Su schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Schools in the Mat-Su are scrambling to keep up with a surprise influx of students that's swelling class sizes and causing a scramble for more teachers. Administrators in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District say they projected nearly 300 more students for this year than last.

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  8. Mat-Su voters to weigh commercial pot bans in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Residents in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough cities of Palmer and Houston will get to vote in October on whether they want to make commercial cannabis operations illegal. Alaskans approved Ballot Measure 2 last fall to legalize recreational marijuana use.

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  9. Eklutna Lake's Twin Peaks Trail: Elevation and ice creamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    Eike Schuemann and Johannes Wunder of Germany hike toward an overlook with spectacular views of Eklutna Lake on Wednesday afternoon, August 19, 2015. Schuemann and Wunder, who were visiting relatives in Anchorage, reached the overlook by taking the Twin Peaks Trail at Eklutna Lake.

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  10. Alaska lawmakers want cuts as administration weighs new taxes, other measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Republican lawmakers in Alaska's state House continued to press for more state budget cuts over new taxes or tapping the Permanent Fund to raise revenue during a presentation held by the Walker administration on Monday as part of its effort to inform Alaskans about the state's dire fiscal situation. Leading Republican members of the House Finance Committee complained that the administration was "glossing" over the need for further cuts and instead was focused on raising revenues.

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  11. With big campaign war chest, Murkowski forges toward 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    At the Palmer Alehouse, as Lisa Murkowski mingled with veterans, military spouses and a couple of industry lobbyists, a campaign volunteer scrambled to find her a cold beverage. Working her way through a sizable crowd on a sunny evening in the Matanuska Valley, Murkowski could afford to relax a little.

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  12. Senators take aim at federal wetland regulations in Wasilla hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hammered federal officials over national wetland protections they say hamper development in Alaska during a rare Senate oversight hearing in Wasilla Monday. Murkowski and Sullivan peppered a federal panel with questions about Clean Water Act wetlands mitigation rules that sometimes require payment or that land be set aside to make up for loss of wetlands.

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  13. Surprise hailstorm triggers brief weather warning for Matanuska ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Surprise thunderstorms rolled through the Matanuska Valley Tuesday afternoon, which led the National Weather Service to issue a severe weather warning for the area. An "unstable atmosphere" led to quickly forming thunderstorms producing hail southeast of Willow, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Rebecca Duell.

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  14. 3-car crash on Parks Highway near Wasilla injures 3Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    A three-car crash on the Parks Highway near Mile 50 briefly closed both lanes of the highway and injured three people, one of them seriously, according to Alaska State Troopers. The accident, in the Meadow Lakes area west of Wasilla, was first reported at 11:10 a.m. Tuesday, troopers said.

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  15. 4-vehicle crash on Parks Highway near Wasilla injures 4Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    A four-vehicle accident on the Parks Highway at Mile 51 briefly closed both lanes of the highway and injured four people, one of them seriously, according to Matanuska-Susitna Borough emergency officials. Drivers should still expect delays.

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  16. Mountain goat? Dall sheep? Moose? Which Alaska hunt is the toughest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    As hunters finish gearing up for the fall season, any number of them are sitting around campfires and Internet forums asking some version of this age-old question. But what most of them quickly find is that when you ask people who have hunted a range of Alaskan game species, you tend to come away with more questions than answers.

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  17. Wasilla man pleads not guilty in Valley murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Wasilla man charged with the June murder of 23-year-old Christopher Seaman entered a not guilty plea during his first court appearance Monday -- the day Seaman would have turned 24. Superior Court Judge Eric Smith set 30-year-old Joshua Beebe's bail at $500,000 cash with a third-party custodian and no contact with witnesses or Seaman's family. Few details have emerged about the events that led to Seaman being found dead in his car in late June near the fireworks stands in Houston, along the Parks Highway.

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  18. VA secretary takes heat from veterans at Wasilla town hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald held a well-attended town hall meeting Thursday night, where Alaska veterans voiced their complaints about the health care system that many said is failing its service members. Roughly 300 people came to see McDonald speak and field questions at Wasilla's Menard Sports Center.

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  19. Pilot in Knik Arm crash called Bethel troopers, not 911, troopers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    A plane found on the Knik Arm mud flats is loaded onto a trailer and taken away for examination on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. Alaska State Troopers said Thursday that the pilot whose plane crashed in Knik Arm last week never dialed 911 and instead used a satellite phone to call troopers in the Southwest Alaska community of Bethel for help, leading to an eight-minute wait before the National Guard learned of the crash.

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  20. Pot club ban among proposed Marijuana Control Board rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Cynthia Franklin, director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board in Alaska, talks at the Marijuana Control Board meeting in the Atwood Building on Monday Aug. 10, 2015. At the meeting, businesses that received cease and desist letters were able to give testimonies to the board.

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