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  1. AK Beat: The makings of Alaska's monster veggiesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    That's what Palmer grower -- and holder of five world records -- Scott Robb tells NPR's food blog, The Salt.

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  2. Notebooks And Pencils And Pens, Cha-ChingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... supplies are expensive. There's quite a lot of variation on our list, from $14.58 at Butte Elementary School in Palmer, Alaska, to $122 at Atherton Elementary School in Arlington, Texas. But for the most part, the average was around $60. Few ...

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  3. DEC rejects application from operator of contentious Meadow Lakes debris dumpRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... state officials to again reapply or find a closer disposal site than the borough landfill at 49th State Street near Palmer. He said it didn't matter to him if the debris is allowed to stay at the site or gets moved to a closer disposal site. The ...

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  4. Austrian completes rugged -- perhaps unprecedented -- overland journey from North Slope to Cook InletRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... for some time about which to do. "I finally decided to run this section,'' he said in a lengthy July interview in Palmer, Alaska. Unfortunately, Hafele didn't stay upright in the kayak long. The boat rolled. He banged downstream through rocks and ...

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  5. Murder trial delayed for Palmer 17-year-oldRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A Palmer Superior Court Judge on Tuesday delayed the murder trial for Jacob Allen Dvorak, the 17-year-old accused of shooting 45-year-old Frank Pushruk and then pushing his body off a bluff above the Matanuska River in March.

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  6. DEC rejects application from contentious Meadow Lakes debris dumpRead the original story

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... state officials to again reapply or find a closer disposal site than the borough landfill at 49th State Street near Palmer. He said it didn't matter to him if the debris is allowed to stay at the site or gets moved to a closer disposal site. The ...

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  7. AK Beat: MEA forecasts steep rate increaseRead the original story

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    MEA predicts hefty rate increase by end of 2015: Palmer-based Matanuska Electric Association is telling members to expect an overall increase in retail rates of 15 to 20 percent over the next 18 months.

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  8. Alaska DispatchRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    The nation's high school football season kicked off Friday in Alaska, with defending state champion West handling Palmer 28-6 in Anchorage, Colony stopping East 23-13 in Palmer and North Pole escaping with a 41-35 win over North Pole in Fairbanks.

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  9. At 50, Alaska Raceway Park still has tires burning and hearts pumpingRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Park is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer. The venue has been hosting drag races in the Butte, near Palmer, since 1964. Cars and RVs fill the pit at Alaska Raceway Park on Saturday, July 5, 2014. Alaska Raceway Park is celebrating its ...

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  10. Primary roundup: Election could change face of Alaska HouseRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the governor's gas line bill as co-chairman of the Resources Committee, faces two serious primary opponents from Palmer: George Rauscher, who lost to Feige in the 2012 Republican primary by 172 votes, and Jim Colver, a Mat-Su Borough Assembly member ...

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  11. AK Beat: Killer whale sends sea lion flyingRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... brother. The family will be honored at the fair on Thursday. MEA predicts hefty rate increase by end of 2015: Palmer-based Matanuska Electric Association is telling members to expect an overall increase in retail rates of 15 to 20 percent over the ...

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  12. West's season-opening 28-6 win over Palmer comes with a high costRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nick Daniels, of the Palmer Moose reacts as Lazono Martin, of West High, made a one-handed catch of the tipped pass by West quarterback Sam Wedin to score the Eagles second touchdown against the Palmer Moose at Anchorage Football Stadium on Friday, August 15, 2105.

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  13. 2014 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | DNR Public Notices

    (Palmer, AK) The Williams family of EagleSong Family Peony Farm has been selected by the Alaska agriculture community as the 2014 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year. The Williams family will be honored at the Alaska State Fair on Thursday, ...

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  14. Man accused of trying to pull handgun during DUI arrestRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 31-year-old Palmer man is accused of trying to pull a handgun on troopers while being arrested early Thursday on suspicion of driving an all-terrain vehicle while intoxicated.

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  15. Decade-long pattern of sexual abuse alleged against Alaskan mother-daughter duoRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... are charged with sexual abuse over the course of a decade. Wasilla residents Shawn and Mailiea O'Shea-Grantham told a Palmer judge today that they're not guilty of sexually abusing two young children over a 10-year period. Their arrest comes five ...

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  16. Government-weary Matanuska River landowners warm to federal buyoutRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... gravel positioned to hold back Matanuska River floodwaters on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at his home between Butte and Palmer. Derstine has been cited by Mat-Su Borough officials for several projects on his property designed to keep floodwaters away ...

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  17. Stonebridge Companies' Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage Alaska...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | PRWeb

    The Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage hotel excitedly awaits the arrival of the 2014 Alaska State Fair, taking place August 21 - September 1 in Palmer, AK.

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  18. New "Farm to Restaurant" publication available to assist Alaska farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | DNR Public Notices

    (Palmer, AK) The Division of Agriculture, in collaboration with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, has developed a new publication to assist Alaska farmers seeking to sell their products to restaurants. The free, online Farm to ...

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  19. Oregon angler still holds big-halibut lead in derbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Homer News

    ... of North Country Charters aboard the Fringe Benefit; Fourth place: 185-pound halibut caught July 6 by Casey Byrnes of Palmer while fishing with Capt. Josh Brooks of Brooks Alaskan Adventures aboard the Huntress; Fifth place : 141.80-pound halibut ...

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  20. Troopers: Chugiak man arrested in sexual assault, choking of 15-year-old girlRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 33-year-old Chugiak man choked and then sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in a Jim Creek access parking lot early Tuesday morning, according to court documents filed by Alaska State Troopers in Palmer court Wednesday.

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