Mat-Su

The Monday death of 15-year-old Austin Edenfield ​happened within about 100 yards of his family's home, his stepfather said Tuesday. 

Chris Klint,Zaz Hollander
Alaska State Troopers say a snowmachiner suffered major injuries Saturday evening after he crashed while riding along a street in Houston.Alaska Dispatch News
A juvenile was taken into custody Tuesday on charges related to the double homicide of 40-year-old Renee Millard and her 10-year-old son Dean, who were apparently shot at their home in Meadow Lakes, just outside Wasilla, Monday morning.Alaska Dispatch News
Two people have been found dead at a Meadow Lakes home near Wasilla after a shooting that is under investigation by Alaska State Troopers.Zaz Hollander
At least five people have filed reports with a Mat-Su group saying their dogs got caught in snares or traps set near trails in populated areas. Zaz Hollander
One person died in an avalanche in Hatcher Pass Saturday afternoon, marking the area’s second avalanche death this month, Alaska State Troopers said.Devin Kelly,Egan Millard
Many of the cows, pigs and sheep at the fair's popular agricultural exhibit barn end up sold or donated for food because of Southcentral Alaska's only USDA-certified meat plant. Zaz Hollander
Arthur Keyes made his name as a tireless farm promoter who helped start several markets. He replaces a Palin appointee whom Gov. Bill Walker last year asked to leave the position. Zaz Hollander
A freezing rain advisory is in effect Thursday morning for parts of Anchorage and the Mat-Su, with the Mat-Su Borough School District closing most schools for the day.Chris Klint
A federal charging document against a Wasilla woman tied to a string of Mat-Su burglaries last year says law enforcement found around 1,600 pieces of mail in her home.Jerzy Shedlock