Mug Up in the Mat Su

Mug Up in the Mat Su is a special event to honor the oft-forgotten men and women who plied the waters, preserved Alaska salmon, and provided valuable food to tables

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Air crash hit home 22 years ago Sept. 22

The C-130 that took off to the ill-fated flight had stirred up a flock of Canadian geese, which had not been made known to the Yukla 27 crew.

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Alaska’s criminal acts change over time

Mental problems, social issues, drug use, lack of education, lack of employment opportunities—all sorts of causes of crime are considered.

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Deadline looms to save home of Serum Run hero

With savage winds and the thermometer reading 80 below, Seppala had justified the faith placed in them by the organizers of the Serum Run.

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Fair opens today, runs through Sept. 3

Excitement reigns when the gates open today at the Palmer Fair, with thousands of people entering the extensive grounds.

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Growers busy reaping big crop variety

An area of particular interest at the Matanuska Experimental Station to amateur gardeners is the Cooperative Extension Service.

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Early pioneers made Alaska what she is

Sadly, too many people believe Alaska’s history began the day they came on the scene. That’s something we’d like to change, because the past has been important in building the Last Frontier to its proper place at the Top of the World.

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School bells ring here again on August 20

The Anchorage School District is preparing for an anticipated 47,516 students, a little down from last year.

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Sunrise was briefly Alaska’s largest city

The Crow Creek Mining Co. was founded on Jan. 1, 1898, which became one of the largest mines in the Sunrise Mining District.

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What tourists need to learn about Alaska

With summer comes the tourists. A question as to what tourists would like to hear about the place they have come to see is an interesting one.

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