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Concerned Wasilla parents push to have controversial library book moved

A concerned parent is asking the Wasilla Public Library consider relocating a controversial book from its current position in the youth section.

Mat-Su benefits lawsuit

Mat-Su Borough to pay $160,000 in settlement with emergency responders

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough has reached a settlement with nine emergency responders who filed a lawsuit in January 2014 claiming they did not receive retirement benefits owed to them by the Public Employee’s Retirement System.

Experts discuss Heroin

Experts on the front line of Mat-Su valley heroin abuse discuss remedies

A panel of experts in health care and drug and alcohol addiction met in the Mat-Su valley Monday to discuss what they describe as a growing problem.

MEA, City of Wasilla agree on plans for alternative power line route

After years of planning, hours of public comment and hundreds of proposals, the Matanuska Electric Association and the City of Wasilla have agreed on a route for a transmission line that will run through the city.

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UPDATE: Kowalke sworn in as new Mat-Su Borough Assembly member

Randall Kowalke was sworn in as a Mat-Su Borough Assembly Member Tuesday evening after officials decided to deny the election contest filed by defeated incumbent Doyle Holmes.

Girdwood residents consider policing options

Girdwood task force mulls law enforcement options ahead of Trooper post closure

A Public Safety Task Force met in Girdwood Thursday to discuss the options available to the small community now that the local Alaska State Trooper presence will be gone by the end of June 2016. 

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Moose on the loose: Calf browses gourds at Wasilla grocery

A young moose walked into the Carrs grocery store Thursday morning in Wasilla, munching on small pumpkins in the store's floral department before getting shooed out.

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Man jumped from second floor to escape Meadow Lakes fire

The fire broke out at a home on Peninsula Drive about 9:15 a.m., and firefighters had it under control just before 10:30 a.m., according to Matanuska-Susitna Borough Emergency Services.

Mother on quest to stop heroin use in the Valley after son's murder

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