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  1. Senate budget panel cuts public broadcasting to zeroRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A Senate committee headed by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, stripped all state funding for Alaska's public broadcasting system during a hearing late Thursday. Gov. Bill Walker and the state House already proposed significant cuts to the broadcasting system in the early stages of this year's budget process, in which the state is trying to close a $3.5 billion deficit.

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  2. Alaska lawmaker seeks legal protection for parents who reject standardized testsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska lawmaker has introduced legislation that would write into law a parent's right to withdraw a child from state standardized exams, but the state Department of Education and Early Development said too many withdrawals could lower school ratings and legalizing refusals could potentially effect federal funding. Currently, Alaska students who do not take standardized exams do not face repercussions, but no law says the refusal is allowable, according to Deputy Education Commissioner Les Morse.

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  3. Bill to ax Alaska fish commission passes out of committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The House Fisheries Committee on Thursday passed a bill that would eliminate the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission and move its duties to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The unanimous vote came despite fishermen's objections that the bill upends the separation of power between the commission that oversees Alaska's limited-entry fisheries like salmon and the agency that regulates commercial fishing.

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  4. Arts Scene: Valley Performing Arts' production of 'South Pacific,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The opening weekend of Valley Performing Arts' production of "South Pacific" sold out, and those hoping to catch this staging of what some call the greatest American musical of all time should make reservations quickly. Seabees stuck on a womanless supply depot in World War II find their lives brightened considerably when a contingent of nurses is assigned to the base -- but the war goes on to a soundtrack that includes "Bali Hai," "Some Enchanted Evening" and "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair."

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  5. Wasilla pulls back from tough new marijuana lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    The "Smoothie Lady" can celebrate: some of Alaska's strictest municipal regulations on marijuana got rolled back Monday night in light of concerns that they could violate state law. The Wasilla City Council voted 4-2 to remove a local prohibition on cooking marijuana edibles -- which includes everything from cannabis butter to brownies to smoothies -- in a home kitchen within city limits.

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  6. Troopers identify woman killed in Glenn Highway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers have identified a woman killed in a crash on the Glenn Highway this month as 26-year-old Camille Plancher of France. On March 12, a pickup driven by Trenton Shepersky, 22, of Wasilla crossed the Glenn Highway median near the Knik River bridge and smashed into an RV that carried Plancher and three others .

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  7. Alaska Supreme Court reverses decision denying inmate access to kosher diet, prayer shawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday reversed a lower-court decision denying an inmate access to a kosher diet and prayer shawl, sending the case back to Anchorage Superior Court for further review. Paul T. Stavenjord, a Buddhist inmate at Goose Creek Correctional Center in Wasilla, brought the appeal.

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  8. Troopers: Wasilla man charged with sex abuse of minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Wasilla man faces charges of sexual abuse of a minor, following accusations that he sexually abused a 15-year-old girl, Alaska State Troopers said. In an online dispatch, troopers wrote that 40-year-old James Nix was arrested Thursday after the abuse was reported to the Alaska Bureau of Investigation's Child Abuse Investigation Unit.

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  9. Iditarod musher pays bloody price for rescuing dropped sled dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ellen Halverson was bitten on the face when she caught a dropped dog from an Iditarod musher's team in Galena on Tuesday. Two days after Iditarod musher Ellen Halverson scratched in Galena , she found herself riding on the back of a snowmachine and searching for another musher's sled dog -- still hundreds of miles from her home in Wasilla.

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  10. Class 4A: Buzzer-beaters, star performances spice opening roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Zach Garnett, of Wasilla, goes up for the rebound as Robert Sonnenberg, of Colony, grabs the ball at the Sullivan Arena on Thursday, March 19, 2015. The Colony Knights defeated the Wasilla Warriors 45-42 in the 1st round of the boys Alaska 4A State Basketball Championships.

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  11. Mat-Su Assembly quashes mayor's proposal for a marijuana voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly on Tuesday night unanimously voted down a bid to put commercial marijuana operations to a vote of Valley residents. Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss wanted to ask residents outside the cities of Palmer, Wasilla and Houston if they supported retail stores, as well as testing, growing or manufacturing facilities.

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  12. Mat-Su mayor wants vote on banning marijuana businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    The mayor of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough wants to put bans on commercial marijuana operations to a local vote, potentially opening a door to undo parts of Alaska's legalization law in the state's pot growing capital. Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss is seeking Assembly approval of a resolution asking local voters if they support prohibitions on four sectors of commercial marijuana: retail stores, cultivation facilities, manufacturing facilities and testing facilities.

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  13. Troopers identify passengers and drivers in fatal Glenn Highway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers say one person died and five others were taken to the hospital Thursday evening in a crash on the northbound Glenn Highway just beyond the Knik River bridge. Trenton Shepersky, 22, of Wasilla was driving southbound in a Chevrolet pickup truck when the pickup crossed the median into northbound traffic.

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  14. Marijuana concentrates would be illegal in Alaska in 2017 under amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    The state Senate Finance Committee on Friday afternoon adopted an amendment that would make marijuana concentrates illegal in two years. The amendment was added to Senate Bill 30 , which deals with marijuana criminal statutes.

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  15. Troopers: Routine traffic stop ends in warrant, drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers said they arrested two people on outstanding warrants after pulling over a vehicle for a traffic violation in Wasilla Thursday. In an online dispatch troopers wrote that Dusty Duke, 36, and Askia Porcher, 37, were pulled over by troopers for a moving violation, but troopers quickly discovered that the two were the subjects of outstanding arrest warrants.

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  16. Legislators call budget cuts significant, but not enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    The House of Representatives Thursday took up the state's proposed $5.4 billion operating budget, with key legislators praising the cuts made to a budget that will likely still require taking more than $3 billion from savings in order to balance at the end of the year. "We need to continue to reduce the footprint of government," said Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, at a press conference with Republican leaders Thursday morning.

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  17. Damage to hands leaves Lance Mackey suggesting his Iditarod days are almost overRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    In the minute it took Lance Mackey to walk to his dogsled just feet from the Tanana Community Hall where mushers in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race stop to rest, his hands went cold despite the thick, fleece gloves protecting them. Looking at his dog team lounging in the bright sunshine, the four-time Iditarod champ confessed his fingers were stinging and so swollen he thought his fingernails might pop off.

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  18. 1 dead, 2 hospitalized in Mat-Su carbon monoxide poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    A carbon monoxide leak in a Mat-Su Valley home left one woman dead and sent a man and child to the hospital Thursday morning. A 911 call was received just after 9 a.m. Thursday from a home on Krysten Circle in the Meadow Lakes area between Wasilla and Houston.

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  19. Market Fresh: Just for the halibutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nonna's Osteria, which opened about a year and a half ago, is a catering and baking company based in the Valley. Romano hopes to open a restaurant in the near future but is currently focusing on catering, baking for Kaladi in Wasilla and now the farmers' market scene.

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  20. Dangerous driver report prompts 20-minute chase in WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 21-year-old man is facing multiple charges after he led Alaska State Troopers and Anchorage police on a 20-minute pursuit Saturday night through Wasilla and along the Glenn Highway. According to a trooper dispatch, the incident began at 9:13 p.m. Saturday, when troopers in the Matanuska Valley city of Wasilla received a report of potentially dangerous driver in the area.

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