Mat-Su

Alaska State Troopers have identified a woman killed in a crash on the Glenn Highway this month as 26-year-old Camille Plancher of France. 


Tegan Hanlon
A 35-year-old Palmer woman died in the accident, which happened near mile 13 of the Old Glenn Highway, but her 10-year-old passenger survived, Alaska State Troopers said.Alaska Dispatch News
Dennis Brodigan, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s emergency services director, is resigning for personal reasons from the position he’s held for the last 12 years, effective in May. Zaz Hollander
Usibelli Coal Mine says exploration at Wishbone Hill could start this summer north of Palmer despite a new lawsuit against a federal agency overseeing the mine permits.Zaz Hollander
The Mat-Su Assembly is staying on high after the body rejected a bid by Jim Sykes to temporarily move down to floor level from the elevated dais where they now sit. Zaz Hollander
A new fire station will rise in Willow at Nancy Lake, thanks to a loan approved by the Mat-Su Assembly Tuesday. But don't ask the Willow fire service area supervisors to cheer about it. Zaz Hollander
Alaska State Troopers have identified those involved in Thursday's fatal crash. The only name they've yet to release is that of the woman who was declared dead at the scene. Tegan Hanlon
A married couple entered guilty pleas on Friday in Anchorage to sex trafficking charges stemming from an investigation that found they ran a prostitution ring in cities across Alaska. Amber Batts faces 10 years in prison.Jerzy Shedlock
As a result of her vote in the House against the budget, Eagle River Republican Lora Reinbold no longer belongs to any caucus, and she plans to use her independence to campaign on issues important to her.Pat Forgey
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough has placed the borough’s top three emergency medical officers on administrative leave as officials investigate an undisclosed union complaint.Zaz Hollander