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

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
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Anchorage police say an officer shot and critically wounded a hatchet-wielding man early Thursday morning during an investigation of car break-ins on the city's south side. Listen now

Frank Murkowski is again pitching a rail link between Canada and Alaska, an old idea the former senator and governor worked on when he was in office. Listen now

It might soon get a little easier for people selling things like baked goods, jams, jellies and fermented food in Anchorage. Listen now
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State and federal officials are trying to get a better idea of how much food Alaskans actually raise and grow. Listen now

The Alaska State Troopers have a new boss: Longtime trooper Hans Brinke is now Col. Brinke, the head of an organization he joined 26 years ago as a recruit. Listen now

A bit of last-minute school funding did not survive the veto pen of Matanuska-Susitna Borough Mayor Vern Halter. Listen now

Fourteen people have been the victims of homicide in Alaska's most-populous city so far in 2017. Listen now

The trial of Greg Imig and Amy Dewitt, accused of the 2015 Willow area wildfire known as the Sockeye fire came to a dramatic conclusion today. The married couple were found not guilty on all counts. Listen now

An Anchorage attorney and her client are charged with smuggling drugs into jail. Listen now

A half-dozen jurors are set to decide whether an Anchorage couple started a costly Willow wildfire in 2015, known as the Sockeye Fire. Listen now

A 17-foot albino Burmese python is back at home in Meadow Lakes after going missing for two weeks. The snake, named Sam, escaped while his owner was doing some spring cleaning. Listen now

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski on Thursday touted the Senate's passing of a spending bill, avoiding a possible government shutdown. Listen now

Animal control officers in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough have entered Day two of "snake watch," as the borough described an ongoing situation with an enormous pet python still at large in the Meadow Lakes area as of Wednesday. Listen now