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  1. Four killed, four injured in multi-vehicle Parks highway collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | APRN

    Four people were killed in a Parks Highway accident on Monday. Alaska State Troopers report that 40-year-old Cary Taylor Bloomquist of Palmer was driving a car that crossed the center line and hit two oncoming motorcycles near Cantwell around 4:30 p.m. Motorcyclist Jeffrey Esley, 63, and his wife and passenger, 60-year-old Charlene Esley, both of Fairbanks were killed.

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  2. Gubernatorial candidate Mike DunleavyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | APRN

    Former Wasilla state Sen. Mike Dunleavy is running to be the Republican nominee for Alaska's governor. The field is set for the general election and the campaign for Alaska's next Governor is in full swing.

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  3. Alaska State Troopers. Photo: Monica Gokey/ Alaska Public Media file photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | APRN

    Gov. Bill Walker announced today that Alaska State Troopers are getting a pay raise at the start of next month. Walker made the announcement at the troopers' Mat-Su West post near Wasilla, which he says has been hit hard by vacancies as troopers have left for better pay and benefits elsewhere.

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  4. Fred Meyer to phase out single-use plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | APRN

    Fred Meyer stores in Alaska and other stores under parent company Kroger's umbrella will phase out single-use plastic bags over the next few years. The move comes as voters and local governments have instituted plastic bag bans or taxes across the country and in Alaska.

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  5. Senator who often stood alone runs for state's highest officeRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2018 | APRN

    Former Wasilla state Sen. Mike Dunleavy is running to be the Republican nominee for Alaska's governor. By the end of his time in the Alaska Senate, Wasilla Republican Mike Dunleavy often stood alone.

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  6. Kunniaka s Spices brings new flavors to Native dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | APRN

    Alesha Tangman uses an ulu to cut up pieces of bowhead whale meat at her aunt and uncle's kitchen table in Wasilla. She uses Kunniak's spice mixtures on everything from salads to Maktak.

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  7. Airline employee who stole and crashed Horizon Air plane had Wasilla rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | APRN

    The airline worker authorities say stole a commercial plane Friday at Sea-Tac International Airport before crashing on a Puget Sound island is a former Alaskan and 2008 graduate of Wasilla High School. Richard "Beebo" Russell, 29, had been a star athlete for the Wasilla Warriors, competing in football, track and field and wrestling, according to the Anchorage Daily News .

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  8. Mix of legislators and veterans compete to be Republican lieutenant governor candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | APRN

    There are six candidates seeking the Republican primary nomination to be Alaska's lieutenant governor. From left to right, top to bottom: Lynn Gattis, Sharon Jackson, Kevin Meyer, Edie Grunwald and Gary Stevens.

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  9. Alaska House primary has the most candidates in 22 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | APRN

    A voter casts a ballot at the Bethel City Hall in 2016. The House primary this year has the most candidates since 1996.

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  10. Inupiaq woman criticizes use of her image in Dunleavy ad, campaign deletes footageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | APRN

    Then-Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, during a Senate Finance Committee meeting in April 2017. A Fairbanks woman objected to video of her being included in a campaign advertisement without her consent.

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  11. Community in Unity: Recovery Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | APRN

    Many crimes are fueled by drug and alcohol addictions. So what can prevent some criminal activity? Helping people receive treatment.

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  12. Corrections seeks alternatives to halfway housesRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | APRN

    Corrections Commissioner Dean Williams speaks to reporters after Gov. Bill Walker announced his appointment in January 2016. Williams is seeking alternatives to traditional halfway houses.

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  13. Wasilla child molester fled during trial, caught and convictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | APRN

    A Wasilla man on trial for child molestation charges fled from Alaska this week just before the end of the trial. Ronald Guthrie, 64, failed to show up for what was scheduled to be the last day of his trial in Palmer on Tuesday.

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  14. Guiding peers on the path to recovery from addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | APRN

    Mark Weaver is a peer support specialist with Cook Inlet Tribal Council's new recovery center in Wasilla. The Solutions Desk looks beyond Alaska's problems and reports on its solutions - the people and programs working to make Alaska communities stronger.

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  15. Accused in 2016 murders, Palmer man faces possible death sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | APRN

    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Anchorage says it's only the third time in the past 25 to 30 years that a formal intent to pursue the death penalty has been filed in an Alaska case. According to the indictment against him, 32-year-old John Pearl Smith II committed several drug robberies that culminated in the fatal shootings of Wasilla residents 43-year-old Ben Gross and 30-year-old Crystal Denardi in June of 2016.

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  16. Ironworkers help men prep for life outside of Goose Creek Correctional CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | APRN

    When you're incarcerated, it can be hard to get real-world work experience and training. At Goose Creek Correctional Center near Wasilla, inmates can learn the basic concepts of welding using simulators, but until recently they haven't been allowed access to real welding machines.

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  17. Wasilla teen dead after canoe capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | APRN

    According to a release , Alaska State Troopers were notified around 2 a.m. Friday that a man was screaming on one of the islands in Finger Lake. His canoe had capsized and the man he was boating with had disappeared.

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  18. IGU board considers Siemens proposal for alternative natural gas source for FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | APRN

    Members of the IGU board, along with members of the Siemens Government Technologies team and AIDEA board member Gary Wilken and others, meet Tuesday in the Mt. McKinley Bank Building conference room downtown.

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  19. Senate seeks to revive Juneau Access and Knik Arm projects through capital budgetRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | APRN

    A conceptual rendering of the Knik Arm Bridge. The Senate capital budget seeks to revive the project, which Gov. Bill Walker ended work on.

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  20. Is meth back in Alaska? Or did it never leave?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | APRN

    Opioids like heroin get the most attention when you hear about the drug epidemic in Alaska. But people working at the ground level are warning of a parallel problem that is getting worse.

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