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  1. In Chickaloon coal debate, does what's best for locals even matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and gear across a torrent of water. We spent a week trekking through the forested coal fields between Chickaloon and Palmer, on a slow, meandering, non-motorized path. From the highway, it takes less than an hour. Sutton is a gas station and a bar. ...

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  2. Alaska congressman blames 'government largesse' for Alaska suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Washington Examiner

    In this March 15, 2012 file photo, U.S. Rep. Don Young listens to a reporter's question during a... The Alaska Republican visited the Palmer Senior Citizens center in Palmer, Alaska on Wednesday, saying the government is a catalyst for suicide. When asked to elaborate on his "lack of support" comment he made at Wasilla High School Tuesday , Young added that suicide in Alaska didn't exist before "government largesse" gave residents an entitlement mentality, according to an audio recording provided to the Alaska Dispatch News.

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  3. Rep. Don Young: big government causes suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Washington Post

    ... attention in the Alaska local press and nationally. During an appearance on Wednesday at the Mat-Su Senior Center in Palmer, Alaska on Wednesday, a member of the audience asked Young if he wanted to revisit and restate his comments. Young remained ...

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  4. Swimmers, divers looking strong as Regions approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Homer News

    The Mariners swim and dive team moved a step closer to Regions competition with last weekend's 2014 Valley Invite. In team score in Palmer, the Kodiak Bears boys and girls teams led the competition.

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  5. Voters should know the judges they'll be voting onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... on the ballot. The council has taken the rare step of recommending against the retention of Judge William Estelle of Palmer. The council recommended that voters not give Judge Estelle another term in office because he filed 16 untrue affidavits ...

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  6. Senate F Race Pits Valley Educator Against Seasoned LegislatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | APRN

    ... as the gateway between the Matanuska Susitna Borough and the easternmost Anchorage suburbs. It stretches from Palmer, and the outskirts of Wasilla to Chugiak. Republican Bill Stoltze has served some outlying Palmer voting precincts - Lazy Mountain ...

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  7. Dunleavy Faces Independent Challenger in Senate E RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | APRN

    ... president, and spent one term on the Matanuska Susitna Borough Assembly, representing the communities North of Palmer. He says he's got the name recognition to take on the incumbent. "A Mr. Dunleavy has been in office only two years, so he does have ...

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  8. Skipping Rocks On A Frozen Lake Makes The Coolest Sound EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | News Talk Florida

    ... who has worked in every form of entertainment. He and his girlfriend are "getting out of the house" and going to Palmer, Alaska on a quest to see the stores and look at some 4-wheelers. While driving along, the two stop at a nearby lake and attempt ...

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  9. Teen with rifle in car triggers lockdown at Wasilla's Burchell High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 19-year-old Wasilla resident described as suicidal and later discovered with a loaded semi-automatic rifle triggered a brief lockdown at Burchell High School in Wasilla Monday afternoon, authorities say. Alaska State Troopers got a call Monday morning that Christopher Fritzler was suicidal and hadn't shown up at Valley Pathways alternative school near Palmer, according to court documents filed Monday.

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  10. Mat-Su trooper hurt when cruiser sideswipes pickup, crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska state trooper received minor injuries when her patrol vehicle sideswiped a 17-year-old's truck in Wasilla on Sunday, troopers reported. Around 1 p.m., Palmer-based trooper Sgt.

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  11. SoHi, Kenai have tough volleyball trip to ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Peninsula Clarion

    Just as it seemed like everything had fallen apart for the Palmer Moose, a sudden shift in momentum pushed Palmer to victory. Palmer rallied from a five-point deficit midway through the decisive fifth game to secure a 3-2 win over the Soldotna Stars on Saturday afternoon at Palmer High School.

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  12. Grieving Parents Shocked When Son Turns Up Alive and WellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Mashable

    After an unfortunate case of mistaken identity, an Alaskan couple was overcome with relief after discovering that their son was actually alive and well at his girlfriend's home. Karen and Jay Priest received a knock on their Palmer, Alaska, home at 3 a.m. on Thursday from a state trooper, who told them that their 29-year-old son Justin had died in a car crash, the Associated Press reports .

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  13. Police mistakenly tell couple son died in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | UPI

    Police in Juneau, Alaska, apologized to a couple who were told their son had died in a car crash when it was actually a different man with the same name. Jay and Karen Priest, parents of Justin Priest, 29, said an Alaska State Trooper visited their home in Palmer, Alaska, about 3 a.m. Thursday to inform them their son had died in a crash in Juneau, about 570 miles away.

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  14. Police in Alaska told the wrong parents their son was deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Independent

    ... at 5.30am to find his family "crying and shouting" and completely stunned that he was in fact, alive. At 3am in Palmer, Alaska, on Thursday, the police had woken up the Priests and informed them their son had been killed in a car crash in the Juneau ...

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  15. Soldotna volleyball loses to WasillaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... The Stars continue their road trip with a 6:30 p.m. matchup today with the Colony Knights, and will end Saturday with Palmer. Soldotna will face Kenai Central next Tuesday night at SoHi, which will double as senior night and a "Dig Pink" match. All ...

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  16. Palmer police arrest 2 for daytime home invasion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    Palmer police say they arrested two men involved in a brazen home-invasion robbery near the small city's downtown on Wednesday afternoon. An adult female in a home on South Denali Street -- a quiet block-long street near the Mat-Su Borough building -- told officers that a man wearing a mask "accosted" her and pointed a firearm at her, police Commander Lance Ketterling said Thursday.

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  17. Unofficial Mat-Su Borough Election ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | APRN

    ... on Tuesday. In Wasilla, Bert Cottle took almost 75 percent of the vote to win the mayor's race over Loren Means. In Palmer, Linda Combs and Brad Hanson won Palmer city council seats. Wasilla and Palmer election results are unofficial until ...

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  18. Roads close for winter in Hatcher Pass East Management AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | DNR Public Notices

    (Palmer, AK) The Archangel Road at Mile 14.4 of the Hatcher Pass Road and the road that goes over the pass at Mile 17.5 are closed as of today, Tuesday, Oct. 7, according to Alaska State Parks. These are annual closures that take place when the roads ...

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  19. Food Sunday: Kale PieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Pam's House Blend

    ... we've been to, from San Francisco to Forestville ( Backyard Restaurant !), to Seattle ( Poppy ) to Anchorage and Palmer, Alaska had at least one kale item on the menu. Facebook is full of stale kale jokes. Food writers discussing kale these days ...

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  20. Mat-Su housing, rental markets flourishRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Land for sale at a former gravel pit near Palmer. The Mat-Su Borough has seen tremendous growth in the past few years in housing, commercial and infrastructure development.

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