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Pat Gamble Budget

Higher education on low budgets

Known for leading the world in Arctic studies, the University of Alaska Fairbanks is trying to up its profile in the higher learning community. ( KTUU - TV )

Wasilla couple, dogs escape fire that consumes home, vehicles

Wasilla couple, dogs safe after fire consumes home, vehicles

The owners of a Wasilla home barely escaped a quick-moving fire that destroyed their residence and several nearby vehicles Tuesday, with local and state firefighters fighting the blaze after it spread to nearby woods.

Butte shooting under investigation by troopers

Palmer man charged with murder after Butte shooting victim's death

A Palmer man has been charged with multiple murder counts in the shooting of a woman near Butte Sunday evening, after her death at an Anchorage hospital.

Two dead in Palmer house fire; cause under investigation

Family members name couple killed in Palmer house fire

The deaths of a Palmer couple whose bodies were found in their burned home Saturday are under investigation by state authorities, according to local fire officials.

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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.

Mat-Su Valley's First Football Park Under Construction

1 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

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