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Military recruiters return to Mat-Su, but not Anchorage schools

School districts in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Borough have taken diverging courses on whether to allow the return of military recruiters to their campuses, after meetings with recruiters held by their superintendents this week.

Wasilla Planners Approve Powerline Plans, with Conditions

Ravens, beaver cause power outages in Willow

Matanuska Electric Association crews responded to a slew of power problems in the greater Willow area Monday, with separate incidents in which animals “wreaked havoc” on parts of the co-op’s infrastructure.

Troopers, Family Search for Missing Palmer Teen

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Runaway Palmer teen found by troopers after week-long search

Alaska State Troopers are asking for help locating a missing Palmer teenager, after his family has been looking for him for nearly a week.

Man allegedly threatened suicide, officers near Wasilla high school

Man allegedly threatened suicide, officers near Wasilla high school

A Wasilla man faces weapons-misconduct and assault charges after Alaska State Troopers say he parked near a Wasilla high school Monday afternoon, threatening to commit suicide with a rifle he later aimed toward police officers.

Palmer-based trooper hurt in Wasilla collision with pickup truck

An Alaska State Trooper from the Palmer post received minor injuries when her cruiser collided with a pickup truck on a two-lane Wasilla road Sunday afternoon, troopers said.

Palmer family, police seek missing teen

Palmer police say missing teen has returned home

A Palmer teenager missing for more than a week has returned home, after police sought public help in locating the runaway boy.

Two men running to be next mayor of Wasilla

In Wasilla, a two-man battle for mayor

As the population in the Mat-Su Valley continues to grow, two Wasilla men hope to help guide their town into its next phase of expansion.

Bulldozer rollover entraps, kills Sutton man

Bulldozer rollover entraps, kills Sutton man

A Sutton man died after he was entrapped in a bulldozer rollover near Mile 70 of the Glenn Highway Monday evening, according to Alaska State Troopers.

Mat-Su Valley's First Football Park Under Construction

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