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Wasilla High School physical education teacher honored by Wasilla Sunrise Rotary
WASILLA — Susan Allen has only taught at Wasilla High School. That’s where she plans to end her tenure, perhaps in six years but she’s isn’t sure yet. On Monday, the Wasilla Sunrise Rotary presented Allen with their annual Rotary Teacher of the Year Award for her countless hours invested in the clas
Vehicle strikes fuel pump at local gas station
PALMER — Fast-acting bystanders helped prevent a potential catastrophe after a vehicle struck a fuel pump at the Fred Meyer gas station in Palmer Tuesday afternoon.Just before 4 p.m., Frederick Anderson, 70, of Palmer, was traveling southbound on the Glenn Highway in a gold Chevrolet Equinox, accord
3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI
Sentenced were Paras Jha of Fanwood, New Jersey; Josiah White of Washington, Pennsylvania; and Dalton Norman of Metairie, Louisiana.
Man tied to Kotzebue girl's disappearance quiet in first court appearance
The manaccused of lying to federal agentssurrounding the disappearance and death of a 10-year-old Kotzebue girl appeared in federal court on Tuesday.Law enforcement agents, some of whom helped with the search and investigation into Ashley Johnson-Barr's disappearance, filled the courtroom awaiting 4
It’s not just your imagination – this really has been the nicest Anchorage September ever
Robert and Naomi Maxon test out their new boat as Scott Bennett heads out from shore in his kayak at Cheney Lake as fall colors and clouds are reflected in the still water in west Anchorage, AK on Monday, Sept 17, 2018. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Alaska drive raises money for affordable housing
Some big players in Alaska are looking to raise some big money for Habitat for Humanity.The 1,000 Women Strong campaign is a new collaborative effort between GCI and Wells Fargo, looking to help facilitate housing for those in need while empowering women.
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape.
Welcome to this week’s edition of The Alaska Stalker, a lighthearted round up of the best and worst of Alaska’s social media landscape. Have you sent us a hot tip yet? Email us at email@example.com and, as always, thanks for reading.Last Thursday, Anchorage Downtown Partnership held a for
‘What am I supposed to do with these things?’ Plastic bag ban puts some Anchorage businesses in a bind
In a warehouse above Polar Bear Gifts in downtown Anchorage, there's a room stacked with cardboard boxes holding thousands of bright yellow plastic shopping bags.Many of the bags were ordered two years ago, said Jay Green, the store's owner. But in March 2019, a new local ban on plastic bags will pr
Sarah Palin says she's ready to leave Alaska and 'do a lot more'
Sarah and Todd Palin tell DailyMailTV that they are ready to leave their red clapboard family home in Wasilla, Alaska and 'get outside and do more''I want to do something that will influence our culture. To really remind people how important a work ethic is and to try to erase a lot of this idea tha
APD: Truck hit motorcycle in wrong-way DUI crash
Anchorage police arrested a man they say was driving drunk early Sunday, when he hit and hurt a motorcyclist in a Minnesota Drive wrong-way crash.Daniel Raymond Harris Jr., 44, is charged with DUI and first-degree assault in the 1 a.m. Sunday wreck at 36th Avenue.
Waste water treatment plant up and running
PALMER — The Palmer Waste Water Treatment Plant is up and running with the new moving bed biofilm reactor at their facility off of Inner Springer Road in Palmer. The new facility has yet to face its first test, Alaskan winter. Changing regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency placed the
Multiple injuries after vehicle crashes into Valley-area Fred Meyer gas station
PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) —A crash at a local gas station in the Valley injured multiple people on Tuesday according to Palmer police.Chief of Police Lance Ketterling said preliminary reports showed a vehicle ran through a fence and into a gas pump at Fred Meyer in Palmer. Other vehicles were involved i
Man charged in connection with girl's death set for court
Peter Wilson, 41, of Kotzebue is charged with making false statements as authorities tried to find Ashley Johnson-Barr. U.S. Department of Justice officials say further charges would depend on what other evidence develops during an ongoing investigation.
Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Alaska
A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 03:47:24 / August 21, 2018 @ 3:47 am. Exact location of earthquake, -149.8024° West, 56.0757° North, depth 11.4 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquak
Community to discuss plan on Anchorage homelessness
Leaders with the Municipality of Anchorage are enlisting the aid of local business, faith and health leaders on a new council intended to address homelessness in Anchorage on Tuesday night.AHomelessness Community Leadership Councilhas created a revised version ofa plan to deal with homelessness in A
Palmer woman dead after 'accident' involving gun and alcohol
PALMER — A Palmer woman is dead and a Palmer man is in custody after an alleged, “accident,” that involved a gun and alcohol.
Father of slain 10-year-old girl in Anchorage to accompany her body home to Kotzebue
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -Scotty Barr is in Anchorage this week picking up the body of his 10-year-old daughter Ashley Johnson-Barr, who was found dead in Kotzebue last week after an extensive search.Barr says he's tired -- emotionally and physically exhausted. Barr says he expects to take Ashley's body hom
Suspect in Anchorage teen’s murder arrested in Israel
A man at large inthe Anchorage murder of an East High School studenthas been arrested in Israel, more than a year after the crime.The Jerusalem Postreported that Haitim Taha, 21, was taken into custody Sunday by Israeli police. Taha had originally entered the country on July 8, 2017 using a U.S. pas
Alaska man tied to girl's death makes first court appearance
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man linked to the disappearance and death of a 10-year-old girl made his first appearance in federal court Tuesday.Peter Wilson, 41, of Kotzebue is charged with making false statements as authorities tried to find Ashley Johnson-Barr.A grand jury also could return
East climbs to No. 1 in Alaska Top 5 - High School Football America
East’s 33-15 victory over defending Division I champ Bartlett gives us a new No. 1 in the High School Football America Alaska Top 5. Bartlett drops to No. 2, followed by Soldotna at No. 3, Colony at No. 4 and Palmer breaking into the rankings at No. 5 after knocking-off former No. 5 West Valley.