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  1. Emergency measure to transfer Bering Sea halibut quotas failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    An emergency measure to help northern Bering Sea halibut fishermen was defeated at last week's North Pacific Fishery Management Council in a vote split along regional lines with all the Alaska representatives supporting the measure, which failed by a 5-5 tie vote. The measure would have transferred halibut bycatch quotas from pollock trawlers to hook-and-line halibut fishermen.

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  2. Big Lake takes step toward becoming Mat-Su's next cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Big Lake could join Palmer, Wasilla and Houston in the ranks of Valley cities if a recommendation holds from state Local Boundary Commission officials -- and locals vote for it. Staffers with the state Local Boundary Commission say Big Lake meets the statutory requirements to become a second-class city if the five-member commission agrees, according to a 44-page preliminary report released for public review on Wednesday.

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  3. What goes around: Parlor in the Round gives musicians and audiences a chance to playRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    The audience roared and cackled with laughter between the verses as they joined a trio of musicians in counting down the "12 Days of Alaskan Christmas," through "nine fat-tire bikes" and "eight cars a-crashing." On stage, Tatiana Agnew grabbed her trombone and belted out a few notes of the melody as the song came to a rollicking conclusion with "an ounce of recreational weed," subbing for "a partridge in a pear tree."

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  4. Alaskan 'doomsday prepper' with off-grid hideaway found guilty of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Steven Berry's home north of Wasilla was paid for with nearly a half-million dollars in coins he was found guilty of stealing during his years of working at the Mudbusters car wash of Alaska. A self-described survivalist who prepared for the world's end by building a massive off-the-grid home -- complete with a secret survival room and passageways -- paid for part of the work with more than $400,000 in coins he stole over the years, according to testimony at his criminal trial.

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  5. Teen charged with revenge killing of Palmer man and throwing body off Matanuska River bluffRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 17-year-old from Palmer faces murder charges in the shooting death of 45-year-old Frank L. Pushruk at an overlook high above the Matanuska River. Jacob Allen Dvorak told an Alaska State Trooper investigator that he killed Pushruk Wednesday night and dumped his body over a cliff as punishment for sexually assaulting a teenage girl a few days earlier, according to court documents filed by prosecutors.

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  6. Colony downs South to win wrestling duals championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    Colony defeated host South 48-28 in the championship dual match to earn the championship at the Alaska 4A Dual Meet Championships on Saturday. The Knights got pins from Kody Nash at 195 pounds, Zachariah Doan at 220, Sam Sisco at 106, Robert Haan at 160 and Dawson Nash at 170 to key the win.

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  7. Hometown U: Learning to program Android appsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    "Welcome to finals week," he said with a tired grin. "This will go on until after 5 p.m. Friday, until they just run out of time."

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  8. Valley man busted for commercial marijuana grow, power theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Voters may've agreed to legalize recreational marijuana in Alaska, but that law has yet to take effect, as a Valley man learned the hard way Thursday afternoon. That's when a complaint from the local utility led police to a commercial marijuana grow, according to an online dispatch from Alaska State Troopers.

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  9. Well, now, former UAA winger Kevin Clark is crushing it in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Couldn't help but notice that former UAA winger/massive pest Kevin Clark, in his second full season in the DEL, Germany's top pro league, is having a monster season. Clark, who plays for the awesomely named Hamburg Freezers, leads the DEL in goals and points with 20-17--37 totals in 25 games.

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  10. MEA: Thousands without power near WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    A contract crew that dug into a Matanuska Electric Association line near the John Shaw substation Monday morning left 4,888 members in the Wasilla area without power. At least one transformer caught fire when power returned, again cutting the power to many homes or businesses, according to a Matanuska Electric update posted on Facebook.

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  11. MEA: Power restored for thousands of customers near WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    A contract crew that dug into a Matanuska Electric Association line near the John Shaw substation Monday morning left thousands of members in the Wasilla area without power for several hours, with service resuming shortly before 2 p.m. The initial outage affected 4,888 customers. At least one transformer caught fire when power returned, again cutting the power to many homes or businesses, according to a Matanuska Electric update posted on Facebook.

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  12. MEA: nearly 5,000 customers without power near WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    A contract crew dug into a line and MEA crews were on site making repairs as of about 11 a.m., according to a Facebook update from the electric co-operative. The outage occurred at the John Shaw Substation at Bogard and Seldon roads.

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  13. Bethel man sentenced to jail for killing sister's dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    An unusual animal cruelty case wrapped up Thursday in Bethel District Court when a man was sentenced to 180 days in jail for killing his sister's pet dog with a flashlight. James B. Whitman, who will turn 30 this month, pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor count of animal cruelty, reduced from a felony.

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  14. Man shot in Wasilla home invasion leaves hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    A man shot during one of two home invasions near Wasilla Monday has been released from the hospital, Alaska State Troopers say. Two other men who arrived at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center at roughly the same time as that man remained hospitalized Thursday, troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said.

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  15. Troopers: Still no link between Wasilla home invasions, shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers say have yet to find a link between two home invasions near Wasilla Monday including one that led to the shooting of one man moments before two other men showed up at a local emergency room with gunshot wounds. All three men remained hospitalized Wednesday, troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said.

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  16. Reality Check: 'Only in Alaska' can you not escape the film crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    With Thanksgiving interrupting the regularly scheduled shenanigans of the youths of Wasilla, I had to turn to some unusual channels to entertain myself this long holiday weekend. I don't know why MTV thinks families don't want to digest turkey while watching "Slednecks," but here's what else is happening in the word of Alaska reality TV.

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  17. Troopers still trying to link Wasilla home invasions, shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers say have yet to find a link between two home invasions near Wasilla Monday including one that led to the shooting of one man moments before two other men showed up at a local emergency room with gunshot wounds. All three men remained hospitalized Wednesday, troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said.

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  18. Troopers: 2 men with bullet wounds seek aid after shots exchanged during home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three men were shot and a woman injured as home invasions were reported in two locations near Wasilla on Monday evening, authorities say. A man in an apartment was shot during a home invasion reported moments before two other men showed up at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center with gunshot wounds, Alaska State Troopers said Tuesday.

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  19. AK Beat: Kodiak exotic dancing cruise temporarily halted after complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kodiak stripper boat opens to mixed reviews: An "adult" dinner cruise complete with exotic dancers was shut down over the weekend after authorities were alerted that there were potentially too many people aboard the vessel. Owner and operator Darren Byler told KMXT the vessel was inspected by the Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers and Kodiak police after an anonymous caller reported the vessel, and the show reopened Monday.

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  20. Troopers: Woman tried to hide in stolen car as it was being towedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    When Alaska State Troopers came upon a truck that had been reported stolen in Wasilla on Thanksgiving, they discovered a woman driving with a suspended license inside, as well as a man with an outstanding felony warrant carrying heroin and meth, according to a troopers dispatch posted online. Ilsa "Asia" Johnson and Mitchell Kleewein were arrested following a traffic stop near the Parks Highway in Wasilla Thursday night, troopers said in the dispatch.

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