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
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Anchorage police say the city has had its 24th homicide of the year, after a suspicious death Sunday. Listen now

Alaska Airlines pilots have reached a breaking point in negotiations with the company, and now have plans to picket outside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Listen now
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The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly has put off voting on a proposal to tax retailers for the plastic bags they give customers -- at least for now. Listen now

Anchorage logged its 17th and 18th homicides of the year in less than two hours Wednesday night. Listen now

An Anchorage firefighter badly hurt during training is making progress in a Colorado hospital amid an outpouring of support from Alaska. Listen now
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Unseasonably warm spell weather is coming for Southcentral Alaska, just in time for the weekend. Listen now

Near Wasilla today, hundreds of salmon set to spawn in Fish Creek swam a gauntlet of dipnets after the Department of Fish and Game opened the sometimes sporadic personal-use dipnet fishery there. Listen now

Today, Governor Bill Walker signed into law House Bill 159, which aims to help prevent opioid addiction before it starts. Listen now

The supermarket chain Safeway Inc. has agreed to pay $3 million dollars in a settlement that involves missing pain medication from a pharmacy in Wasilla. Listen now
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A judge has increased the penalty the Municipality of Anchorage will pay two former Anchorage police officers, who alleged racial discrimination at the Anchorage Police Department and won with a jury verdict this spring. Listen now

Lawmakers have been meeting in Juneau for nearly half a year, but Gov. Bill Walker told reporters on Monday in Anchorage that he doesn’t think they’re done yet. Listen now

The University of Alaska's information technology infrastructure and many of its network systems suffered a prolonged, widespread outage Wednesday on at least two campuses -- Fairbanks and Anchorage. Listen now

There was a bit of a victory Monday for supporters of a proposed road in Southwest Alaska that would connect the village of King Cove to an airport at Cold Bay via the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. Listen now

That bear had been shot once already during an effort Sunday to recover the 16-year-old's body. Listen now

The former treasurer of an entertainment industry union that raked in money during Alaska's film-making boom is charged with stealing nearly $200,000 from the union

The study says wild red salmon are affected more by adult hatchery-raised pink salmon that compete with reds or eat them when they're small. And the research also says herring declines are more related to increased fresh water from melting glaciers, rather than oil inundation after the spill.

For the second time in as many months, Alaska's largest communications company suffered statewide outages due to alleged criminal activity. This time, a man is behind bars for causing damage to GCI equipment at the Denali Tower building in Midtown Anchorage on Sunday

Outdoor summer markets are ramping up with patrons and vendors abuzz over early season plant starts, delicious food, and crafts like homemade soap, jewelry, hats and mittens. Listen now

Following a successful test of the United States' anti-ballistic missile capabilities this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin called the missile defense system's components in South Korea and Alaska a threat to Russia. Listen now

Many customers of Alaska telecommunications company GCI will see the cost of their internet service increase next month. Listen now