Tag: Palmer

Untold Stories at the Palmer Depot

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KSKA: Tuesday, October 04, at 2:00 p.m. Storytelling comes to the Mat-Su Valley in the tradition of Arctic Entries and The Moth. Untold Stories brings Mat-Su Valley residents to the stage to share their personal stories: funny, sad and sweet. LISTEN NOW

State Wants Comments On Coal Health Assessment

The Matanuska Susitna Borough has voted down a resolution aimed at expanding a state health assessment regarding coal development in the Palmer area. Read More...

Land Purchase Highlights City’s Roots

More than a year ago, Palmer voters approved a bid to allow the city to acquire seven historic properties within the city limits. ...

Houston Man Arrested For Threatening State Trooper

A Houston man has been taken into custody for threatening a state Trooper, among other charges. Kenneth Champ, 48, who owns Champ Septic Pumping, is also under investigation for dumping raw human sewage into a creek that runs near his property.

Mat-Su Borough Mayor Larry DeVilbiss

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As a third-generation Alaskan farmer, Larry DeVilbiss, has an interesting success story. Now he is also the mayor of the Mat-Su Borough, facing issues of transportation, growth, and a brand new ferry that was built without a landing for passengers on the Anchorage side. Charles Wohlforth hosts Mayor Larry DeVilbiss, to learn how he sees Mat-Su’s future, and to answer your questions.
    KSKA: Wednesday 11/2 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Eight Indicted in Gun Theft

A Palmer grand jury has indicted nine people in relation to the theft of 38 handguns from a Wasilla store. Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen, says the nine, ranging in age from 30 years to a juvenile of 16, have a collective total of 72 felony charges against them.

Home Owners Voice Concerns Over Usibelli Mining Project

The contentious issue of coal development held the floor at a packed Matanuska Susitna Borough Assembly meeting in Palmer Tuesday night. Home owners in the vicinity of a proposed Usibelli mining project were not shy about airing their views before the panel.

Fiesta Colors Could Boost Potato Sales

Locally grown produce could be taking on a new festive look soon. Researchers in Palmer are working on what they call "novelty" potatoes.

Alaska News Nightly: September 2, 2011

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Earthquake Causes Tsumani Scare. Tanana Chiefs Conference Receives Suicide Grant. Sutton Coal Permit Up For Renewal. Gay and Lesbian Community Seeks Legal Protections. National Search Launched for ASD Superintendent. Potato Blight Surfaces in Palmer, Delta. Ferry Returns to Service. Sculptors Turn Stone Into Tradition

Some Potato Blight Found in Alaska

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Cases of potato blight on 2 Alaska farms have been controlled, but agriculture officials are warning Alaska gardeners to keep an eye out for the fungus that can destroy potato crops.

20-Year-Old Case Solved

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There’ll be no arrest, no prosecution, or a conviction. But, Tuesday the Palmer District Attorney’s office and the state troopers officially closed a 20 year old sexual assault case, satisfied they’d finally identified the perpetrator.

Man Drowns in Palmer-Area Lake

Thursday night a man died while swimming in a lake in Palmer. He is identified as Anthony Dalbeck, 24, of Anchorage.

Troopers Involved in Fatal Shooting Identified

Identities were released yesterday on the two State Troopers who fatally shot Adrian Spindler after a suicide standoff with the 19-year-old.

Troopers Shoot, Kill Palmer Man

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Alaska State Troopers have fatally shot a 19-year-old Palmer man they say was threatening officers with a gun.

Alaska’s USDA Research Station to Close

Alaska's U.S. Department of Agriculture research station is slated for closure by September 1, because of federal budget cuts. Federal officials want to take $42 million from the USDA Research Service budget.

Alaska News Nightly: June 9, 2011

Red Tape Over Palin Emails Irks State Legislators, Search Ends for Missing Talkeetna Woman, Federal Government Encourages Shellfish, Finfish Production, Snowy Owl Rehabilitated and Released in Barrow, and more...

Historic Palmer Farm Gets New Look

A 100-year old farm in Palmer is getting a new look and a new name. Ellen Lockyer, APRN - Anchorage Download Audio (MP3)

Alaska News Nightly: August 7, 2009

Individual news stories are posted in the Alaska News category and you can subscribe to APRN’s news feeds via email, podcast and RSS. Download Audio...