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  1. Troopers: Palmer duo threatened to kill Wasilla man, took his truckRead the original story

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers said they arrested two Palmer residents who threatened to use deadly force against their target in the course of a Wasilla home-invasion robbery last week. Troopers said in a dispatch they received 911 calls at about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, reporting "a male screaming for help" near South Starlight Lane in Wasilla.

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  2. Giving the black soldiers who built the Alaska Highway their dueRead the original story

    Friday May 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Tundra Vision Lecture Series will present author Lael Morgan in a presentation about African-American troops who built the Alaska Highway at 6:30 p.m. next Thursday, May 26, in the community room of the Mountain View Branch Library. Morgan is the journalist whom Jean Pollard, chair of the Alaska Highway Project, credits with "breaking the story" about the black construction battalions in World War II.

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  3. University gets $18 million for U-Med road project in Alaska House committeeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    State lawmakers on Tuesday voted to transfer $18 million to the University of Alaska to build the contentious extension of Elmore Road through Anchorage's University-Medical District. The move, inserted into the state's capital budget in the House Finance Committee, directly countered the wishes of Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, who pulled the city's support for the U-Med project in December.

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  4. Fred Meyer starts work on new Palmer store -- a few blocks from old oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the new store is scheduled for Wednesday. A corporate spokesperson said she expected the store to open in March 2017 if everything goes as planned.

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  5. Game guide loses $25,000 and ATV in sentence for hunting offensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Wasilla big game guide convicted at trial earlier this year of nearly a dozen hunting violations , was sentenced to 20 days in jail, fined $25,000 and will forfeit an all-terrain vehicle. He also loses his guide license for three years and will serve three years' probation.

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  6. Guns on campus in Alaska? In 1948, the problem was caribou carcassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dr. Jim Johnsen, president of the University of Alaska, has his hands full with current legislative actions. He has taken several broadsides from the Legislature and public regarding funding, administrative structure, and developing statewide campuses.

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  7. Part of trail around Mat-Su's Reflection Lake washed outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Part of a popular trail to Reflections Lake off the Glenn Highway between Wasilla and Eagle River is washed out and impassable, according to Joe Meehan, coordinator of the lands and refuges program for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Over the weekend, high tides breached a berm supporting the trail at the west end of the lake.

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  8. At overtime halfway mark, GOP lawmakers 'working toward the middle' on oil taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Legislature is now more than halfway through its 30-day overtime session and still hasn't made visible advances on its three biggest outstanding deficit-reduction measures: the budget, an oil-tax rewrite, and legislation to restructure the Permanent Fund. But a pair of House members said that negotiations last week, set off by a chance encounter of two legislators at the Juneau Fred Meyer, could soon break a weeks-long stalemate over oil taxes and cash subsidies paid to small oil and gas companies.

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  9. Truck stolen in Fairbanks recovered in Palmer after 100-mph chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers say the driver of a stolen pickup truck they tried to stop early Wednesday on the Parks Highway led them on a half-hour chase that ended with the arrest of the driver and his passenger. Troopers said in a dispatch that they attempted to pull over the 2009 Chevrolet pickup, with 27-year-old Robert Bates of Wasilla at the wheel, at about 5 a.m. near Mile 46 of the highway after they saw it driving erratically.

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  10. Public hearings underway as Mat-Su growth outpaces pared-down budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    This year's $400 million budget for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough gives little indication of the growth that recently earned Mat-Su the status of Alaska's second largest region by population. As proposed by borough managers, the budget contains no increase in the property tax mill rate and no new positions, just an extra eight hours a week to bring one animal-care position to full time.

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  11. Mat-Su assembly rejects expansion of gravel pits in Meadow Lakes, Trapper CreekRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The owners of contentious gravel pits in Meadow Lakes and Trapper Creek both failed this week to get permits for large-scale extraction. Matanuska-Susitna Borough gravel is the source of much of the rock used in Anchorage and Southcentral construction.

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  12. Prominent lawmaker doesn't hew line in case to loosen state's contribution limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    A state senator appearing as a witness for supporters of Republican candidates who are suing the state to loosen campaign finance limits provided testimony on Monday that contradicted one of the plaintiff's key arguments. Appearing in Anchorage on a break from legislative duties in Juneau, Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said he supports the state's current limits on what candidates can accept from nonresidents, saying he believes elections should be about local fundraising efforts.

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  13. Prominent senator doesn't hew line in case to loosen state's contribution limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    A state senator appearing as a witness for supporters of Republican candidates who are suing the state to loosen campaign finance limits provided testimony on Monday that contradicted one of the plaintiff's key arguments. Appearing in Anchorage on a break from legislative duties in Juneau, Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, said he supports the state's current limits on what candidates can accept from nonresidents, saying he believes elections should be about local fundraising efforts.

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  14. Poetry Out Loud champ at Tap Root, Ukuleles en masseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    Next month, West High Senior Shannon Croft will represent Alaska at the National Poetry Out Loud competition in Washington, D.C. Get a sneak preview of what the judges can expect when she presents the poems she's preparing at the Classic Poetry Slam at 7 p.m. Thursday, at Tap Root. She won't be the only young talent on stage.

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  15. Longtime Chugiak lawmaker Bill Stoltze stuns Senate, says he is retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Chugiak Republican Sen. Bill Stoltze announced Wednesday that he won't seek re-election this year, saying in a floor speech that he has health problems and doesn't know how to do "half-speed." Stoltze is a conservative institution in the Alaska Legislature, having spent 20 years as a legislative aide before being elected to the House in 2002 and the Senate in 2014.

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  16. Legislature's overtime session could make lawmakers miss GOP conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    With the Alaska Legislature poised to continue its budget and revenue negotiations into next week, Republican lawmakers appear increasingly likely to miss their own party's biennial convention , set for late next week in Fairbanks. "My duty first is to my constituents here," Rep. Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla, said Thursday when asked if she plans to go.

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  17. Parks Highway being squeezed to 2 lanes near Wasilla for road workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A road project will reduce the Parks Highway near Wasilla to two lanes beginning Saturday, April 23, 2015. The lane restrictions will last three weeks, with further work planned throughout the summer.

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  18. Guns on campus, alcohol bills among those still in legislative limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Whether by inaction or late-night political maneuvering, a bevy of bills have stalled or died in the Alaska Legislature as lawmakers head into overtime. Leadership in both parties say they plan to focus exclusively on a half-dozen bills from here on out, including oil tax credits and criminal justice reform.

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  19. Son who shot 'everyone's pet moose' said mother wasn't only one feeding itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mary Beall was the only person cited for feeding a 2-year-old moose in this woodsy neighborhood built up around a golf course southwest of Wasilla. The calf was killed in Beall's yard on Easter Sunday.

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  20. Guns on campus, sex ed bills among those still in legislative limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Whether by inaction or late-night political maneuvering, a bevy of bills have stalled or died in the Alaska Legislature as lawmakers head into overtime. Leadership in both parties say they plan to focus exclusively on a half-dozen bills from here on out, including oil tax credits and criminal justice reform. 2 comments

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