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  1. Palmer, Wasilla Legion baseball teams forced to combine squadsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A lack of players has forced a pair of American Legion baseball teams in the Mat-Su to once again combine into a single squad. Legion Posts 35/15 manager Jamie Mayo said Tuesday that a plan to have two teams in the Valley - one representing Palmer and another in Wasilla - had to be scrapped after neither team could field a team.

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  2. Family of actor Sam Allred seeks help after critical four-wheeler accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    The family of Wasilla actor and children's health advocate Sam Allred, who was injured in a four-wheeler accident early Friday, has established a crowd-funding site to help cover the costs they expect to incur during his recovery. Allred, who turns 16 on July 8, was driving a four-wheeler with his younger brother, Tom, around midnight when it hit a rock and rolled on Kasilof Beach on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  3. Shelby Lum / ADNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    At the Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center, a lack of health care providers has temporarily constricted access to medical care at the facility that serves some of the city's neediest residents. Over the past few months, the neighborhood health center in Midtown has been reeling from rapid staff turnover.

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  4. Troopers: Wasilla robbery escalates to police chase, ends with man exposing himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 27-year-old Fairbanks man faces multiple charges after Alaska State Troopers say he robbed a Wasilla coffee stand, pulled a gun on another man, fled from authorities at a high rate of speed, and drunkenly exposed himself along the Parks Highway. In an online dispatch, troopers wrote that a woman called authorities after she arrived at work around 5:15 a.m. Thursday at the coffee stand, located along the Parks Highway where it intersects with Vine Road.

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  5. Market Fresh: Get fresh on the Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    And since the Fourth of July falls on Saturday, a quick trip to a local farmers market can put the freshest ingredients on your picnic or barbecue table. "The Fourth of July has impeccable timing; all different types of fresh Alaskan seafood are being harvested this week," says Dannon Southall of 10th & M Seafoods.

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  6. For second year, Alaska's GDP worst in the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    For the second year in a row, Alaska's gross domestic product declined more than any other state's, the result of reduced North Slope oil production and much lower prices for crude. In 2014, Alaska's GDP contracted by 1.3 percent, while Mississippi, the only other state with a negative number, shrank by 1.2 percent.

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  7. Arts Scene: Fundraiser for fire victims, garden gala this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska Native dance groups will perform to help the victims of recent area wildfires at 1 p.m. Friday, June 26. Dancers and drummers from the Andreafsky and the mouth of the Yukon, most now living in Southcentral Alaska, will perform traditional songs and dances. Bring donations of items that you think your neighbors may need -- like canned or dried people food and dog food, diapers and blankets -- and enjoy an afternoon of Yup'ik entertainment at the First Presbyterian Church in Wasilla, 1375 Bogard Road.

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  8. Willow meeting gives wildfire victims a look at available assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Burned-out Willow residents got more sobering news Tuesday: The Sockeye wildfire has destroyed 55 homes, more than twice an early estimate that surfaced last week. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough released the new information as part of a damage assessment linked to getting help for fire victims.

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  9. Chugiak man takes trophy class at Alaska Raceway ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Chugiak's Steve Lord returned to the trophy-class winner's circle for the first time in about two decades to highlight the Father's Day drag race competition Sunday at Alaska Raceway Park in Palmer. Driving a Ford Mustang 5.0, Lord clocked 12.8784 seconds at 107.80 mph with a 0.1484 reaction time.

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  10. Wasilla man arrested, faces attempted murder charges in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 28-year-old Wasilla man being sought in connection with a shooting that took place last Wednesday was arrested Monday night and faces charges of attempted murder, Alaska State Troopers said. Troopers said the shooting took place in a home on the outskirts of Wasilla on the evening of June 17. They were called to the home shortly after midnight where they found one man in critical condition.

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  11. Burned-out Willow residents start long road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Friday was the first day some of the 800 people displaced by the Sockeye wildfire were officially allowed to go home as officials reduced the evacuation zone, with plans to remove it Saturday. Justin High was putting a roof on his new house Sunday when he saw smoke billowing to the north.

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  12. Sen. Murkowski: Alaska delegation united to make Alaska VA work for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sometimes things seem too good to be true. Last year when the Phoenix VA waiting list scandal broke, and even as we began to discover that VA facilities in other parts of the country weren't meeting wait time standards, things were better in Alaska.

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  13. Wildfire relief efforts: How you can helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    As wildfires destroy homes and property from the Susitna Valley to the Kenai Peninsula , forcing hundreds to evacuate, many Alaskans are searching for ways to help. Plenty of information on donations and relief efforts is circulating on social media, but that isn't always reliable and scammers posing as volunteers collecting money have been reported.

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  14. Alaska-based Johnson's Tire files for Chapter 11 bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Automotive maintenance and repair company Johnson's Tire Service filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week, according to court filings. The Alaska-based company, which also sells tires, has locations in Midtown Anchorage, South Anchorage, Eagle River, Wasilla and Soldotna.

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  15. Ostrander bags 2nd straight Gatorade track honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Allie Ostrander of Kenai Central High, who last month broke two of her state records and came within a second of another record at the state meet, has been named the Gatorade Alaska girls track and field Athlete of the Year for the second straight time. Ostrander, who is headed to Boise State on scholarship in the fall, at the state meet swept the 800 meters, 1,600 and 3,200.

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  16. Susitna Valley mushers wait for word on homes, kennels after chaos of sled dog evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    With the Sockeye Fire still unpredictable late Monday, mushers who frantically evacuated their dogs Sunday afternoon waited to hear whether their kennels still stood and whether they'd need to seek further refuge as the fire moved through the Susitna Valley. The fire destroyed at least six kennels in one mushing neighborhood, according to Justin High, who lost his kennel and the home he had just begun to rebuild after a December house fire .

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  17. Parks Highway closure moves north as authorities anticipate shifting windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska State Trooper positioned at Sockeye Avenue along the Parks Highway uses his loud speaker to advise motorists to turn on their headlights to be more visible while driving through smoke on Monday, June 15, 2015. Southbound traffic on the Parks Highway waits north of Sockeye Avenue to begin moving again during an intermittent opening while the Sockeye Fire burns on Monday, June 15, 2015.

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  18. Fast-moving Sockeye Fire continues growing near WillowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Greg Halfhill and his dog Max slept in the car Sunday night at the Houston Middle School evacuation center for the Sockeye Fire near Willow, Alaska. Photographed on Monday morning, June 15, 2015, Halfhill was renting near Little Willow Creek and believes his place was burned.

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  19. Hundreds of sled dogs displaced as fire moves though Alaska mushing hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Iditarod musher Jan Steves posted this photo on her Facebook page. The caption reads, "Our home".

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  20. Dozens of structures around Willow so far lost to fast-moving wildland fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Sockeye Fire scorching a destructive path through Willow and areas south had destroyed as many as 45 structures by Monday morning, about half of them primary homes, according to an update posted by the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center . An ever-expanding 15-mile evacuation corridor runs along the Parks Highway from north of Willow down to the Nancy Lakes area, with some 1,700 residential structures inside its perimeter, according to an update posted early Monday by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and Alaska Division of Forestry, which administers the state's firefighting forces.

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