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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
Wasilla's city council on Monday night rolled back some of Alaska’s strictest municipal regulations on marijuana in light of concerns they could violate state law.Zaz Hollander
Alaska State Troopers say they arrested a Wasilla couple -- and another woman in the driveway -- after seizing heroin and methamphetamine packaged for sale at a home Saturday. Zaz Hollander
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
William Robinson Jr., who was 16 when he shot and killed his father at their Meadow Lakes home, on Monday pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide at the Palmer courthouse. Zaz Hollander
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 Alaska Measures of Progress, or AMP, assessment has triggered a wave of laptop purchases, a gathering of headphones and a sprint to upgrade bandwidth or set up new servers at Alaska schools. Tegan Hanlon
Johnnylee Burk, aka "Felon," has been federally charged with possession and intent to sell methamphetamine after Alaska State Troopers found a pound of the drug in his car.Jerzy Shedlock
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