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  1. Longing for fresh water and the ornery ice finally meltingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    Just before the equinox, when the sun first starts to relinquish its introverted winter ways, the robins that will pull up grasses and collect twigs along the lakeshore are still tweeting at each other on some distant patch of greenery. They haven't even filed flight plans yet.

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  2. Quam, Faeo nail down Iron Dog championship in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    Dominant much of the way, the tandem of Eric Quam of Palmer and Scott Faeo of Wasilla zoomed across the finish line of the Iron Dog Saturday afternoon to win grueling 2,000 mile Iron Dog endurance test of man and machine. They crossed the finish line at 12:32 p.m. after spending nearly 41 hours, 47 minutes on the trail - not counting down time such as layovers.

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  3. Sorry Alaska, you'll have to wait a little longer for your Krispy Kreme fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaskans looking forward to the opening of a local Krispy Kreme doughnut store will have to wait a little longer to get their fix of the popular national chain's fried offerings. In November 2013, Krispy Kreme announced the first Alaska store would open in Anchorage by March 1, 2015.

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  4. Legislators reach into Labor Department to cut appointeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    A North Pole Republican's budget plan to fire a pair of Democrats in the administration of Gov. Bill Walker drew objections of micro-managing in a House committee hearing Wednesday morning, though it nonetheless moved forward. Recommendations from a budget subcommittee chaired by Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, take the unusual step of choosing specific positions to cut from the state labor department.

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  5. Legislative committee targets education programs for cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    Big cuts to education programs led budget subcommittee work in the Legislature this week, with Republican legislators saying Gov. Bill Walker has not proposed deep enough cuts to the budget. A subcommittee reviewing the Department of Education and Early Development budget Tuesday evening cut 19 percent from the unrestricted general funds budget, but did not touch the Base Student Allocation, the per-student funding that provides most education funding.

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  6. Worst of all possible times' to gut fish commission, chair saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    The three-member commission that oversees Alaska's lucrative limited-entry commercial fisheries is urging lawmakers not to pursue proposals for elimination for at least another year. The state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission is under fire as a more than $3.5 billion budget shortfall looms.

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  7. Troopers: Accidental SOS prompted rescue attempt in Southcentral AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers say the Rescue Coordination Center housed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson near Anchorage was able to find and pick up two men Tuesday who accidentally sent an SOS signal from Red Salmon Lake in Southcentral Alaska. A troopers helicopter had previously attempted to respond to the signal but was turned back due to rough weather.

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  8. Wasilla enacts strict new marijuana rules as legalization dawnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ringing in the eve of marijuana legalization in Alaska, Wasilla's city council on Monday banned making pot brownies at home. Fewer than three hours before recreational marijuana use became legal across the state, the city known for a freewheeling attitude about everything from big box stores to ATVs passed what may at least for now be the strictest local laws governing recreational pot use in Alaska.

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  9. Mat-Su school bus monitor arrested on child sex abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    A longtime Mat-Su school bus monitor has been arrested on child sex abuse charges, Alaska State Troopers and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District reported. Timothy Queripel, 41, of Wasilla had been under investigation by the Mat-Su Child Abuse Investigation Unit of the Alaska State Troopers and the Wasilla Office of Children's Services since Feb. 6, after officials learned of a "possible sexual abuse incident," troopers said in an online release posted Friday.

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  10. 3 with hypothermia rescued by helicopter from Mount MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three Alaska Vocational Technical Center students were rescued from Seward's Mount Marathon late Thursday after one of the men took a tumble down the mountain, according to the Seward Fire Department. Bryce Clark, 19, and Phillip Ling, 19, both of Wasilla, and Patrick King, 18, of Nikiski were all in the early stages of hypothermia when rescuers made contact with them, the fire department said.

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  11. Wasilla woman sentenced to 9 years for drug trafficking, mail theftRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A judge sentenced a Wasilla woman to nine years in federal prison Monday for receiving and distributing drug shipments and stealing mail, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler. Brenda Sue Cox, a former U.S. Postal Service contract mail carrier, pled guilty in September to conspiring to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine and heroin.

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  12. Wasilla police investigate attempted robbery at Wendy'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Wasilla Police Department is looking for information on an alleged armed robbery Monday at a Wendy's restaurant along the Parks Highway in Wasilla. Wasilla police said in a release that at just before 8:30 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a report of a robbery at the fast food restaurant.

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  13. Survey paints grim picture of violence against women in Mat-SuRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    More than half the 1,190 women surveyed reported at least one case of personal or sexual violence or both at some point in their lives. One in four reported at least one forcible sexual assault, according to data released Tuesday from the "Alaska Victimization Survey: Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough."

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  14. Small quake shakes Southcentral Alaska late TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    The quake, with a magnitude of 3.3 was centered about 5 miles south-southeast of Houston and 11 miles west of Wasilla, according to reports from the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program and the Alaska Earthquake Information Center . In a tweet shortly after the quake, the Alaska Earthquake Information Center wrote the epicenter was very near Big Lake Airport: Reviewed: M3.3 at 11:47pm, 11mi W of Wasilla, ~2mi NE of the Big Lake airport.

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  15. Let your voice be heard at Alaska Board of Game meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    This week is an important one for Alaska sportsmen. Iditarod racers have their food drops due.

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  16. Ice Fishing for a CureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Join MDA Alaska for the first annual Ice Fishing for a Cure. The tournament will be held at Lake Lucille in Wasilla.

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  17. Houston stops Monroe for Greatland hockey crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Aaron Allred stopped all 36 shots he faced to lead Houston to a 3-0 win over Monroe in the Greatland state championship game on Saturday at the Menard Center in Wasilla. Tristan Hracha,Yuiry Natekin and Reed Humphreys scored goals for the Hawks, who also defeated Monroe last week for the Greatland Conference regular-season title.

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  18. Hunters and guides grapple amid Dall sheep declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Most of the 170 people packed in a downstairs banquet room at the Best Western on Lake Lucille Friday night agreed Alaska Dall sheep are in crisis. But the crowd of hunters and guides at the town hall meeting convened by Alaska's Board of Game found little consensus on how to fix problems with one of the state's most prized big-game animals.

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  19. Prospective Mat-Su charter school to expand outreach after application rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    A group hoping to launch a charter school in the Valley said this week they will continue efforts to attract prospective students after the Mat-Su School Board rejected their application and the state supported the denial amid concern over whether they had enough parent and student interest. If eventually approved, Arkose Ridge Leadership Academy would focus on experiential learning and sustainable living for students in grades nine through 12, with an emphasis on science, technology, research, engineering, arts and math, according to Paul Morley, a founding member of Arkose and a teacher at Burchell High School in Wasilla.

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  20. Wasilla man found guilty of 2nd-degree murder in toddler daughter's 2008 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    A jury began hearing testimony in the murder trial for Clayton Allison, center, on Thursday, January 15, 2015, in Palmer. Allison has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his 15-month-old daughter, Jocelynn Allison, in 2008.

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