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Hiring Now: These jobs are open in Palmer

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Palmer: 1. Travel Registered Nurse | Medical Surgical | Nationwide | Up To $3,899 Per Week; 2. Cricket Wireless Retail Sales Associate; 3. Physician Liaison; 4. Athletic Trainer Certified; 5. Travel Occupational Therapist - $1,687
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Anchorage Press

Longtime Iditarod photographer inducted into Mushers Hall of Fame

WASILLA — Longtime Iditarod photographer Jeff Schultz was inducted into the Knik Museum’s Mushers Hall of Fame Sunday, July 18. “It was a very big honor and a surprise,” Schultz said. Schultz was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his prolific body of work spanning over several decades. He...
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Willow Bulletin

Willow events coming soon

1. Championship series #2; 2. 2021 Mat-Su Blast; 3. Pathfinder 2E with Kingdom of Covalon; 4. Alcohol ink Birch Trees; 5. WASILLA Chepo's 35th Anniversary Celebration With Mariachi Los Reyes;

Jacquelyn Ann Donoho

Jacquelyn Ann Donoho passed away at home July 10, 2021. She bravely survived breast cancer but complications ultimately took her life. Her final moments were shared by loving family and friends filled with memories, laughter, and tears. Jackie was born in Jackson, Michigan on Nov 4, 1934, and is now...

Mat-Su residents can weigh in on PFD, other state finance issues, at special legislative hearing planned Friday

Mat-Su residents will have a chance to weigh in on state financial issues including a Permanent Fund Dividend, or PFD, at a public hearing scheduled Friday evening in Wasilla. Right now there is no PFD in the state budget to be paid later this year. Whether there will be one, and of what amount, is to be hammered out in another special session of the Legislature now scheduled to begin next week, on Aug. 2.
Wasilla, AKFrontiersman

Wasilla council discusses road standards

WASILLA — The Wasilla City Council held a Committee on the Whole discussion concerning road construction, design and development standards at their July 12 meeting. The discussion was sponsored by Councilmen Tim Johnson and Jordan Rausa. Johnson had a specific quarrel with a neighboring property undergoing new construction which he brought to the planning commission. Johnson felt that road standards were lacking and in need of review.

Summer harvest showing up at Wasilla Farmer’s Market

WASILLAm— Crops are coming into harvest and locals are lining up each week to purchase locally grown produce at the Wasilla’s Farmer’s Market. “You get to meet the community… Especially when the vegetables come out. People wait for that produce,” The Lead Dog owner Jana Griffin said. “You get a little excited when you get to see the carrots again.”
Big Lake, AKAnchorage Daily News

Letter: Stop bashing Trump

As part of a big population of conservatives in Alaska, I am complaining about the letter from Larry Turner of Big Lake. Alaska is a red state, politically, with the conservative lead when comes to a vote. We must remember not to twist or turn our opinions, based on national issues and because you don’t like a past president. America shows its loyalty to Donald J. Trump. He’s the one that has the reputable concern for the American people, whether it you like it or not.
Wasilla, AKFrontiersman

Wasilla prepares for Rescue Plan funding

WASILLA — At the Wasilla City Council meeting on July 12, the Council unanimously approved Resolution 21-18. The legislation is a preliminary confirmation to accept Federal funding from the American Rescue Plan, although the exact amount has yet to be determined. Councilman Jordan Rausa asked Finance Director Troy Tankersly for further clarification on the resolution.

Anchorage man arrested after high-speed chase on Parks Highway

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A 34-year-old Anchorage man led law enforcement on a high-speed chase for about 22 miles on Parks Highway Monday evening, reaching about 90 mph speeds at times, Alaska State Troopers said. According to an online dispatch, the driver, Billy Hunter-Teegarden, was eventually stopped after troopers deployed...
Anchorage Daily News

Permit denied for large Mat-Su gravel pit in middle of neighborhood off Parks Highway

PALMER — Mat-Su officials this week denied a permit for a large gravel pit proposed for the middle of a quiet Meadow Lakes neighborhood just off the Parks Highway. The decision Monday night sets up a potential conflict with property owner Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, which operates under a mandate to raise revenue to fund mental-health programs for beneficiaries around the state.