Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had their famous fight known as the “thrilla in Manila” over forty years ago. Recently we had a smaller, much less well-attended and less publicized battle in Wasilla, Alaska. 457 more words
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With over 100,000 people and fifteen percent of the state’s population residing in its borders, the Matanuska Susitna Borough continues to boast growth among the usual indicators: commercial and residential real estate values, new school construction, employment gains — even a homegrown Miss Alaska. 1,907 more words
A 56-acre wildfire started by lightning on Sunday night near the Kahiltna River northwest of Wasilla is now 100 percent contained.
Firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry and BLM Alaska Fire Service responded to the Kahiltna Fire Sunday night after it was reported by local pilots. 117 more words
Firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry and BLM Alaska Fire Service worked late into the night to control a wildfire reported 80 miles northwest of Wasilla on Sunday. 291 more words