Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
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Casey Grove is a general assignment reporter at Alaska Public Media covering the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, among other things.. cgrove [at] alaskapublic (dot) org | 907.550.8446 | About Casey

The 47th Native Youth Olympic Games got underway in Anchorage on Thursday. Listen now

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s budget proposal is out and it’s smaller than last year. Listen now

It's wildfire season in Southcentral Alaska and firefighters are gearing up.

Did an Anchorage couple start the 2015 wildfire that devastated a big swath of Willow? That’s the question for a Palmer jury, which heard opening statements Thursday as the trial over what became known as the Sockeye Fire began. Listen now

Alaska’s senior U.S. senator spent Wednesday in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough but has no events open to the public scheduled during the Senate's recess.
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An Anchorage dentist and his office manager are facing charges of fraud over unnecessarily sedating patients and then charging Medicaid. Listen now
Alaska State Troopers. Photo: Monica Gokey/ Alaska Public Media file photo.

A man who fired shots near Girdwood and apparently fled the area prompted Alaska State Troopers to close the Seward Highway from Girdwood to south of Portage on Monday morning. Listen now

An air traffic controller in Anchorage has been honored for helping a pilot land his disabled jet on a remote Bering Sea island. Listen now

Residents and staff at the Palmer and Juneau pioneer homes, the state-run senior-care facilities, have been put on notice that a budget battle in the Alaska legislature is threatening to displace them. Listen now

Alaska's largest telecommunications company, GCI, has blamed statewide outages over the weekend on intentional damage to a fiber optic cable in Midtown Anchorage. Listen now
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Among the massive road projects kicking off this year is an upgrade to a section of the Seward Highway running through Anchorage. Listen now
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An Anchorage man is dead after an apparent snowmachine wreck near Willow this week, according to Alaska State Troopers.

Alaska’s largest telecommunications company, GCI, has been acquired by a larger conglomerate. Listen now
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'Tis the season for specialty crop grant applications. The grants are part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's effort to expand certain crops and are distributed by the state Division of Agriculture. Listen now

From Public Safety to Platting, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s various departments have unveiled their latest round of budget requests. Listen now

After a sudden resignation, Alaska’s second largest school district finds itself in need of a superintendent for the second time in under a year. Listen now

Dozens of middle school students are in Anchorage from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District for hands-on learning at the Alaska Native Science and Engineering program (ANSEP). Listen now

A Wasilla man and a trooper dog are both dead after a shooting incident on the Parks Highway over the weekend. Listen now

A Palmer man faces federal charges in a Wasilla double homicide last summer, and the defendant, 30-year-old John Pearl Smith II, could face the death penalty. Listen now

A ban on trapping within some public lands in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough is now official, after a yearlong push by concerned trail users. Listen now