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Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

...other spillways that helped empty Lake Atna. One is to its northwest near the Susitna River. Another is into the Matanuska River through Tahneta Pass, now the route of the Glenn Highway from Glennallen to Palmer.Along this route, Lake Atna...
Rising river threatens Glenn Highway

ANCHORAGE - Transportation officials are working to protect Glenn Highway from rising waters in the Matanuska River near Sutton.Residents were warned to be ready to leave at a moment's notice as rains increased the water level to take over...
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...
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...
This Day in History 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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