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  1. Gary 'Trigger' TwiggRead the original story

    Friday | KTNA

    A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 5 PM at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Talkeetna, Alaska, reception following. An additional service will be held on January 31, 2015, at 11 AM at the Palmer Masonic Lodge, 1022 South Cobb St., Palmer, Alaska.

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  2. BYU Hockey's Tragedy: Jaxon Logan's death leaves legacy still felt 10 years laterRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Vanquish The Foe

    ... defensivemen while on the power play. Showing full effort and commitment to his team, freshman Jaxon Logan from Palmer, Alaska dove his body in the path of shot. The shot hit him in the chest and the puck bounced onto the stick of Brett Fuller, who ...

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  3. Mariners lose battle to Stars, 3-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Homer News

    ... the Mariners have played in less than a week, beginning with their only junior varsity game of the season against the Palmer JVs Thursday. It was a Mariner victory of 2-1 with Douglas Dean scoring the first goal. "I got an awesome pass from Jack ...

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  4. Wasilla fire remains mystery as community rallies in its wakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Authorities say they still don't know what caused a massive fire Tuesday that destroyed a two-level commercial building in Wasilla that also contained two apartments. Matanuska-Susitna Borough fire departments from Houston to Palmer, as well as firefighters from Chugiak, spent 15 hours fighting the stubborn blaze in the metal structure that was originally built in 1970, according to Mat-Su fire Chief James Steele.

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  5. Food safety training offered Feb. 4Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Capital City Weekly

    A certified food protection manager training will be offered Feb. 4 in Fairbanks and Palmer and by videoconference in Kodiak, Unalaska and Craig. The food safety workshop, hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. State regulations require that all food establishments have at least one certified food protection manager on staff to ensure compliance with food safety regulations.

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  6. After hourslong battle, blaze that destroyed Wasilla building brought under controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the building and make sure the fire didn't spread. Officials called "just about every piece of fire apparatus between Palmer and Houston" to the scene, Brodigan said. The incident commander asked for help from Chugiak fire crews -- a rarity in the ...

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  7. After hourslong battle, officials say blaze that destroyed Wasilla building is under controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... clothing, living expenses and other assistance. Officials called "just about every piece of fire apparatus between Palmer and Houston" to the scene," Brodigan said. The incident commander asked for help from Chugiak fire crews at about 7 a.m. -- a ...

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  8. 4 things to know about megathrust earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CBC News

    ... falls to Emergency Management BC, which receives information from the West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska. Officials determine if there is a tsunami risk and issue the appropriate warnings to various communities by contacting ... 1 comment

  9. New hires to rescue Palmer's notoriously slow post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    An easygoing, old-fashioned pace is part of the charm of this city forged from a 1930s New Deal farm colony. But short staffing slowed the pace of Palmer's post office to the point that fuming locals were forced to wait in seemingly unmoving lines for a half-hour or more -- sometimes much more.

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  10. Board of Game chases 'wounded game' regulation to next meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... the meat. Another case involved three bow hunters who used an airboat to dispatch a wounded moose on Maud Lake near Palmer over a year ago. Electronic court records indicate that two of the hunters pled guilty to a misdemeanor of using a vehicle to ...

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  11. Governor Names Finalists To Lead CorrectionsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has named three finalists from a national search to lead the state's embattled corrections department. The candidates unveiled Thursday are Bryan Brandenburg of Palmer, Alaska , who recently served as a director in his state's corrections department; Scott Frakes of Olympia, Washington, the deputy director of the Washington Department of Corrections; and Daniel Ronay of Tallahassee, Florida, a vice president for Correctional Healthcare Companies.

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  12. Friday prep hockey roundupRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Cole Clements, who was serving the penalty, scored with 3:35 left in the period for a 2-1 lead. "That was huge," Palmer coach Eric Troisi said after his team moved to 4-1 in the league. "Cole Clements made a big play." With 5:37 left in the third ...

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  13. Mat Su Borough Mulls Marijuana RegulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | APRN

    ... on the proposed legislation. With many of the legal aspects of the state's new marijuana law still to be defined, Palmer mayor DeLena Johnson cautioned: The four mayors and Borough attorney listened for about two and a half hours, and may have been ...

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  14. Trial starts for Wasilla man accused of toddler daughter's deathRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in the murder trial for Clayton Allison on Thursday, January 15, 2015, in Palmeron Thursday, January 15, 2015, in Palmer. Allison is charged with homicide in the death of his 15-month-old daughter who died in 2008. A photo of Jocelynn Allison is ...

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  15. From insurance agents to entrepreneurs, Mat-Su crowd eager to talk potRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Tracking with the Valley's farm roots and small business spirit, entrepreneurial drive and agriculture dominated a crowded marijuana forum in Palmer Thursday night. At least 150 people turned out for the packed but civil work session hosted by the four mayors in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

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  16. Governor Names Finalists To Lead CorrectionsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has named three finalists from a national search to lead the state's embattled corrections department. The candidates unveiled Thursday are Bryan Brandenburg of Palmer, Alaska , who recently served as a director in his state's corrections department; Scott Frakes of Olympia, Washington, the deputy director of the Washington Department of Corrections; and Daniel Ronay of Tallahassee, Florida, a vice president for Correctional Healthcare Companies.

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  17. Three Vie For Department of Corrections PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Bryan Brandenburg of Palmer, Alaska recently served as the Director for the Division of Institutions at the Department of Corrections for the State of Alaska.

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  18. James V. SheridanRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | The News Journal

    ... the youngest son of John J. and Catherine (Jordan) Sheridan. In 1939, Jim married his wife of 60 years, Margaret Palmer, also of New Castle. Together they raised their 4 children. Jim retired from the DuPont Company, Louviers Building, in 1979. He ...

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  19. Photos: 2015 northern lights over AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    A band of aurora stretches across the sky over Chugach Mountains near Palmer at about 1 a.m. on Monday, January 5, 2015. This view is from the Knik River Bridge on the Old Glenn Highway.

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  20. Sarah Palin, PETA Clash Again, This Time Over Dog PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | News Max

    ... of the camera." They were referring to a 2008 incident when Palin did a lengthy interview at the Triple D Farm in Palmer, Alaska, while live turkeys were being fed head-first into a killing machine in the background. Not one to take criticism ...

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