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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...Type 1 crews to be dropped in to fight Alaska's wildfires, Harrel said. The first went to the Sockeye fire in the Susitna Valley, he said. That group will be landing in Kenai at 5 p.m. Tuesday, and will be briefed so that they can be on...
Card Street Fire advances during second day of blaze dropped in to fight Alaska's wildfires this season, Harrel said. The first went to the Sockeye Fire in the Susitna Valley, he said. An Overhead team, or Type 2 crew, from the Washington Department of Natural Resources, will add another...
Bevy of coaching changes hits Peninsula the departure of athletic director and girls basketball coach Stacia Rustad, who is moving to the Matanuska-Susitna valleys to take the AD position at Wasilla.Rustad has coached the Kenai girls hoops squad for the past six years, and said...
Kenai softball drops 2 in Valley

The Kenai softball team dropped a pair of nonconference games in a weekend road trip to the Matanuska-Susitna valleys.The Kardinals lost 16-2 to Colony on Friday in three innings, and 13-1 to Wasilla on Saturday in four innings. Kenai's...
Soldotna baseball reaches Southcentral title game

...Kodiak to move to tonight's 7 p.m. championship in the Southcentral Conference tournament in the Matanuska-Susitna valleys. The Stars, the No. 3 seed from the Southern Division, will face Wasilla, No. 1 from the Northern Division...
Got goat's milk?

...Peninsula Ag Forum, owns Cottonwood Creek Farm, one of several larger herd-share operations in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. She and her husband Mike Pendergrast began their herd-share in 2002, with only two milking goats. "We had more...
Alaskan-made comedy and suspense flick comes to town

...played by Roy Eason whom Chad Carpenter discovered in an auto parts store. The actor, who lives in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley was the perfect size to play the magical moose. "He's 6 feet, 7 inches and 300 pounds," Chad Carpenter said...
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Panel talks to fish board nominees, asks about salmon plan

...shutting down setnetters and changing other commercial regulations to try to ensure more salmon reach the Matanuska-Susitna valley streams.But some lawmakers and members of the public said they don't think current management practices are working...
Nikiski's Anderson, CIA's Leaf earn Coach of Year honors in all-state voting

...James Fields, GlennallenFirst team: Cameron Peters, Glennallen; Gage Ivanoff, Unalakleet; Dawson Matthews, Susitna Valley; Brent Sampson, Glennallen; Ken Savo, Dillingham.Second team: Trevor Bahstrom, Craig; James Olin-Martin...
Brown Bears take on Tomahawks

...Johnstown franchise made itself right at home at the sports complex.The franchise, which played in the Matanuska-Susitna valleys starting in the 2005-06 season, got 41 saves from Bednard in claiming a 3-1 victory in front of 457.Bednard...


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