Palmer, AK

Authorities find one dead in Palmer RV fire

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A body was found in a Palmer RV after a fire broke out at the residence Monday. On Monday night at 9:15 pm, the Alaska State Troopers were notified of an RV fire at the 27800 block of East Knik River Road. Troopers, firefighters, and deputy...
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Man accused of killing toddler in 2014 pleads guilty to manslaughter

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) - In a Palmer courtroom Monday morning, 49-year-old Jyzyk Sharpe pleaded guilty to manslaughter as part of a plea agreement that was reached just as his trial was about to get underway. Sharpe was originally charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter for the 2014 death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son.
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Necropsy results indicate bear involved in Tuesday attack not the same as the one in Butte

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) - A necropsy has been completed on the bear that attacked a 9-year-old boy and an adult male on Tuesday evening near Palmer. The two were hunting in the Palmer Hay Flats area when they stumbled across a sow and her cub. Regional Management Coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Conservation Todd Rinaldi said Thursday that he believes the individuals surprised the bear.

SoHi Defense Leads Stars To Commanding Victory Over Wasilla

The Soldotna Stars defense, on the strength of four take-aways in the first six Warrior possessions, dominated play in a 48-14 SoHi victory over the Wasilla Warriors in Northern Lights Conference football action on Friday night in Wasilla. SoHi 48 – Wasilla 14. A fumble recovery scooped-up for a...

9-year-old seriously injured in bear attack near Palmer

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Rebuilding the Gateway in the Heart of the Mat-Su Borough

A $6.7 million federal grant lets the Mat-Su Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) build a replacement for the Gateway Visitor Center. The process of replacing the old visitor center on Trunk Road began in 2006. Following a feasibility study in 2010, a $1 million state grant enabled the purchase in 2014 of a 49-acre site at Mile 36 of the Glenn Highway, formerly the Homestead RV Park just uphill from the Glenn-Parks Highway junction.

Wasilla, September 21 High School 🏐 Game Notice

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2022 Alaska State Fair Deemed Success

The 2022 Alaska State Fair took place earlier this summer from August 19 – September 5 at the fairgrounds in Palmer. This year’s fair attendance, according to a press release, was really strong and is expected to be higher than 2021. While the official numbers are still being finalized, AT&T Concert Series ticket sales sold 4,100 more tickets than last year. Alaska’s most popular concert venue had packed performances by Rise Against, Brothers Osborne and Barenaked Ladies, and near sell-outs for Shaggy and Common Kings, CAAMP, TobyMac, and Lauren Daigle.

Stars Hunt Down Moose 49-7 In NLC Football

Seven drives and seven-straight rushing touchdowns for the Soldotna Stars football team as SoHi ran-over the Palmer Moose 49-7 in Northern Lights Conference football action on Friday night at Palmer High School. SoHi 49 – Palmer 7. The Soldotna starting defense held Palmer scoreless for and the reserves allowed...

Kardinals Spoil Redington Homecoming With Conference Victory Over Huskies

The Kenai Kardinals rallied from a 14-point deficit to overtake the Redington Huskies 27-14 in Mid-Alaska Conference football at Redington High School on Friday night. Kenai quarterback Bridger Beck lead the Kenai attack passing for over 250 yards and one touchdown; both Luke Armstrong and Wade James amassing over 100 yards receiving.

Project leaders break ground on state’s largest solar farm

HOUSTON, Alaska (KTUU) - Matanuska Electric Association hosted a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of a new solar farm in Houston on Wednesday morning. The project will occupy 45 acres of land and will be six times larger than the Willow Solar Farm. Gov. Mike Dunleavy stood alongside leaders of the project and spoke about the potential benefits of renewable solar energy to the few dozen individuals in attendance.

Alaska health clinic to close due to financial troubles

Financial pressures have prompted the closure of an Alaskan community, according to a Sept. 13 report from the Anchorage Daily News. Sunshine Community Health Center will close the Wasilla (Alaska) Community Health Clinic at the end of October 2022. The clinic opened in early 2021. The clinic employs 30 staff members and has seen about 4,200 patients since the facility opened.