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And on the tenth day, I crashed

As I’ve aged, I have noticed that some things just don’t come as easily to me any more. One of those things is the physical and mental stamina I had three or four decades ago. 1,116 more words

AK - Girl, 4, missing from Palmer area for a month | KTVA 11

Alaska State Troopers are asking for the public’s help in locating a 4-year-old girl who’s believed to have been taken by her father.

Troopers in Palmer says 4-year-old Charlie hasn’t been seen since March 21, and the girl was with her father, 57-year-old Raymond Martin, of Wasilla.


Urban Tumbleweed: It’s What’s for Dinner

The Mat-Su has a plastic bag problem. It’s harmful to the environment, unsightly, and embarrassing.

We’ve all seen it. The urban tumbleweeds dangling from trees like ornaments along the Parks Highway or partially sunken into the mud along the banks of our waterways. 291 more words


Coffee With the Carneys

Brothers Pat and Doug Carney meet for coffee most mornings at the Mocha Moose cafe in downtown Wasilla. They show up early, meeting the day along with any other family members who stroll in. 572 more words


Iron Lance

Lance Mackey’s hands are permanently cold. He’s sitting out this year’s Iditarod, just the second time he hasn’t participated in the 1,000 mile race since 2001. 197 more words

The Last Bookstore in Wasilla

by Tiffany Borges

Jennifer Lesh is on a mission. It’s a mission she has customized over the years to allow for her young children and aging parents to remain a personal priority, but her drive to get books into the hands of readers remains vibrant. 1,281 more words