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A new methadone clinic is opening here this spring, nearly a year after the city’s only clinic closed despite deepening concern about the Valley’s lack of drug treatment options.Zaz Hollander
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
The Matanuska Valley lab that's handled everything from avid gardeners' soil to a revolutionary runway technology is slated for closure, due to University of Alaska budget cuts.Zaz Hollander
An injury collision Thursday morning temporarily slowed inbound traffic on the Glenn Highway near Eklutna, Anchorage police say.Alaska Dispatch News
A Palmer man is facing numerous charges, with more state and federal counts expected, after he allegedly sexually abused two girls in the late 1990s and fraudulently stole his late brother’s identity, troopers say.Alaska Dispatch News
Wasilla's city council on Monday unanimously backed a ban on retail cannabis operations, despite retail supporters outnumbering opponents during testimony and warnings that the move could fuel the city's black market. Zaz Hollander
For mushers in the 300-mile Northern Lights 300 Sled Dog Race, the big earthquake came and some were negotiating an icy trail on the frozen Yentna River, which started bucking and cracking.  Joseph Robertia
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough has taken action to address arsenic levels in the Talkeetna water system that violated federal drinking water standards.The Associated Press
A Wasilla man wanted on numerous counts of vehicle theft left behind a 4-year-old child during a chase in Houston early Tuesday before a K-9 unit helped arrest him, troopers said.Alaska Dispatch News
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