Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

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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Specialty crop grant deadline approaches

'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

Mat-Su Borough budget proposals expect over $12M shortfall

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

Mat-Su School District Superintendent abruptly resigns

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

Popular program puts STEM in kids’ hands

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

Wasilla man, trooper dog killed in weekend shooting

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

Palmer man faces federal charges in 2016 double homicide

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

Mat-Su Borough bans trapping on some public land

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