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Kenai Peninsula Peony industry a growing one

...involved in the statewide industry of peony growers. Some came from as far north as Fairbanks, others from the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Homer and Cordova. The tour included stops at Cook Inlet Gardens, Cool Cache Farms LLC and Echo Lake Peonies...
Sterling Judo club finds success

...Sterling Judo Club. Alaska's second largest Judo tournament featured five Judo clubs from Sterling, the Matanuska-Susitna Valley and Anchorage, and had over 20 divisions and over 50 competitors. Peyton Lawton won the seven- to eight-year-old...
Missing Kenai woman found safe

...State Troopers Sunday. Trooper spokesperson Tim Despain said Amanda May Guillemette, 35, was located in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley Sunday. Troopers confirmed she was okay but did not release how or why she ended up in the Mat-Su Valley...
Family of victim responds to Vermillion bail

...goes outside of his exclusion zone.Thompson is a friend of the Vermillion family who lives in Houston in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. As custodian, he is to be the eyes and ears of the court and must ensure the defendant abides by all court-ordered...
Despite struggles, long hours, Kasilof dairy farmer's operation grows that I've been off the farm," the 48-year-old Kasilof resident said. In 2008 Byers moved up to Matanuska-Susitna Valley to help his brother with his dairy farm. But that was too large an operation between the two of them, he said...
Troopers hold Citizen Academy on the Peninsula

...daily routines. As of the week of Feb. 10, Wasilla-based troopers were holding their second academy. The Matanuska-Susitna Valley's initial academy was "very successful," said trooper coordinator Sue Macholz via email. She hopes the...
Resolution calls for Alaska food working group

...passionate" about agriculture. "I have an ag district," remarked Stoltze, who represents part of the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. "I lost some farms in redistricting, but they're still my constituents." Among the co-sponsors of...
Kenai Central boys earn trip to state

...Skyview High School. Photo by M. Scott Moon PALMER An unwelcome guest from the Kenai Peninsula crashed the Matanuska-Susitna valley's Northern Lights Conference party Friday night, dancing into the school's first state tournament appearance...
Energy policy group meets

...Energy Policy Task Force met with Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor John Williams, Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich and Matanuska-Susitna Valley Deputy Mayor Lynn Woods. The task force has been asked to review a draft document developed by Bill Popp...
Sports Briefs

...Nikiski girls 4, Houston 1 The Nikiski girls soccer team took a three-game road-trip to the Anchorage and Matanuska-Susitna Valley areas, and returned with one victory and two losses. The highlight of the trip was the Friday victory against...


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