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Letter: Bob Williams has earned our vote for Lt. Gov.

...small businesses. He grew up working his father's sawmill off the Old Glenn near the confluence of the Knik and Matanuska Rivers. After graduating from Palmer High, Bob earned a petroleum engineering degree with honors from the University of...

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This Day in History

...its resources might be divided among the people of the world by the United Nations. In 1958, the rain-swollen Matanuska River inundated thousands of acres in the Big Valley area between Palmer and Eklutna. In 1970, the trial of Teamsters...

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This Day in History

...in bed, and missed with all of them. She was charged with careless use of a firearm. In 1958, the rain swollen Matanuska River inundated thousands of acres in the Big Valley area between Palmer and Eklutna. In the nation In 1775, the Second...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061506/sta_20060615017.shtml
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Ex-lodge owner was 'reluctant pioneer'

...Glenn Highway about 30 miles north of Palmer. Barbecuing black bears, stringing a ferry cable across the untamed Matanuska River, fending off hordes of mosquitos. All in a day's work five decades ago "in the middle of nowhere," she said...

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2 die in Matanuska accidents

...motorcycle on Wasilla Fishhook Road after apparently failing to negotiate a turn. Steve Katchis, 31, drowned in the Matanuska River on Friday afternoon. Katchis and another man were trying to ford the river in a canoe when the canoe rolled, troopers...

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Alaska Digest

...Dikes aim to protect property on Matanuska ANCHORAGE - A contractor is finishing repairs to four dikes into the Matanuska River, part of the protection planned for nearby property owners when the river rises next summer. The dikes, along with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122905/sta_20051229023.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the command of Capt. Edwin F. Glenn, which in the summer of 1898 explored east of Cook Inlet and northeast up the Matanuska River. Walter Mendenhall also worked on the Seward Peninsula in 1900 and in the Copper River area in 1902. Share this...

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This Day in History

...heavy equipment for use in Alaska's villages. In 1969, nine angry property owners blocked a bridge across the Matanuska River in protest of a toll charged by the owner of a private park at the base of the Matanuska Glacier.

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State Briefs

...ANCHORAGE - A state pilot and his passenger emerged uninjured after making an emergency landing on a sandbar of the Matanuska River. Matt Tomter, a pilot with the Alaska Division of Forestry, made the landing Wednesday after an engine caught fire...

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State withdraws decision to renew permit for coal mine amid Alaska Native opposition

...several groups opposed to a resumption of coal mining operations north of Palmer near streams and creeks that feed the Matanuska River. The council appealed a renewal permit granted by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources allowing Ranger Alaska...

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