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Palmer, Alaska is located in Matanuska Susitna County. Zip codes in Palmer, AK include 99645. The median home price in Palmer is $264,900 which is roughly $124/per square foot. More Palmer information.

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Racing to yesteryear: Palmer man makes motorcycle-building his art

Erik Christensen works on pulling the rear drive from his 1974 BMW R90/6 custom cafe racer motorcycle in Palmer, Alaska, on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

APRN

DOL Leader: Alaska Model for Job Training

Earlier this week Secretary Tom Perez visited facilities in Fairbanks and Southcentral Alaska.

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DNR Public Notices

Restaurant Rewards program now accepting applicants

The Alaska Grown Restaurant Rewards Program is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 cycle from eligible food vendors, such as restaurants and caterers.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

DNR Public Notices

Finger Lake State Recreation Site construction closure update

Effective immediately, the Finger Lake State Recreation Site Campground in Wasilla is closed for the rest of the summer due to campground renovations.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KIMO

Woman cited for photographing while driving

A woman observed driving erratically between Palmer and Wasilla has been cited for taking pictures of herself while driving.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: 'Today' show filming in Juneau

NBC morning show filming at Mendenhall Glacier: NBC's "Today" show will be broadcasting live from Alaska's capital city Thursday morning.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Pilot injured in Palmer plane crash

A 57-year-old pilot was flown to a Wasilla hospital following a crash Tuesday night near Palmer.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Williams Lake Tribune

Motorcyclist fortunate to be OK after crash

On Tuesday around 8 a.m. Lucas Jurek headed out on Highway 97 North driving his BMWF700GS for a planned three-week trip to Alaska.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Wasilla man sentenced to 161 years for sexually abusing his children

A Palmer Superior Court judge this week sentenced a 54-year-old Wasilla man to more than 160 years in prison for sexually abusing his two daughters over more than 10 years.

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Anchorage Daily News

Garbage-browsing bear killed in Palmer

A Matanuska Valley black bear is dead after spending "a couple of days" rummaging through trash near the Palmer airport, according to a press release from the Department of Fish and Game.

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DNR Public Notices

Alaska Grown Day at the Alaska State Fair

The Division of Agriculture and the Alaska State Fair in Palmer are pleased to announce that they will again offer an agriculture pavilion to Alaska Grown vendors during the fair on Thursday, August, 28, which is Alaska Grown Day.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fred Meyer to build new Palmer store -- across Glenn Highway from old one

At 66,000 square feet, The Fred Meyer in Palmer, shown here July 2, 2014, is among the chain's smallest.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Driver in fatal Big Lake collision with ATV indicted for criminally negligent homicide

A Palmer grand jury has indicted a 24-year-old Wasilla woman on charges of criminally negligent homicide for a collision last year that killed a 25-year-old Big Lake man riding a four-wheeler.

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Anchorage Daily News

Driver in fatal Big Lake collision with ATV indicted for criminally negligent homicide

A Palmer grand jury has indicted a 24-year-old Wasilla woman on charges of criminally negligent homicide for a collision last year that killed a 25-year-old Big Lake man riding a four-wheeler.

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Anchorage Daily News

Computers stolen from Mat-Su Spanish-immersion school

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the theft of 14 laptops from Fronteras Spanish Immersion Charter School between Palmer and Wasilla.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Compass: Permits don't make Wishbone Hill coal mine a good idea

The Department of Environmental Conservation's recent approval of Usibelli's Air Quality permit for the Wishbone Hill coal strip mine was a devastating blow to those of us in the Valley working to protect our community from harmful coal mining.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Free Republic

6.9 Earthquake Sandwich Islands Southeast of Argentina

Magnitude 6.9 - 154km NNW of Visokoi Island, 2014-06-29 07:52:56 UTC USGS Seismologists reduced the magnitude from 7.2 to 6.9 magnitude No Tsunami Warnings or Advisories: Preliminary Quake Information Location: in the South Sandwich Islands region, South Atlantic Ocean Preliminary Magnitude: 7.2 Depth: 21.7 Lat: 55.5 S / Lon: 28.5 W Origin Time: ... (more)

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