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Teen charged in Pa. murder tells newspaper she killed in Alaska
Feb 16, 2014 • Anchorage Daily NewsIt says she attended Colony High School and Valley Pathways School, in Palmer. According to Barbour's narrative to Daily Item reporter Francis Scarcella, the teenager joined a satanic cult in Alaska when she was 13 and spent her teenage years killing ... More
Alaska students win Spirit of Community Awards for volunteerism
Mar 2, 2014 • Juneau Empire (subscription)Ellie Hakari of Palmer (formerly Juneau) and Jessica Roper of Soldotna were named distinguished finalists, as well. Hakari, a senior at Colony High School, raised money to fund outdoor exercise equipment at the Alaska Veterans and Pioneer Home in ... More
Teachers: Sign up now for 'Denali Science School'
Mar 4, 2014 • Mat-Su Valley FrontiersmanDenali Science School is made possible by the partnership between Alaska Geographic and National Park Service through the Murie Science and Learning Center. In 2014, the program is offered free to .... grabbing first runner up. Adams will be ... More
Alaska's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 19 th Annual National Awards ...
Feb 11, 2014 • Business Wire (press release)Ellie Hakari, 17, of Palmer, Alaska, a senior at Colony High School, raised nearly $3,000 to fund the purchase and installation of outdoor exercise equipment at the Alaska Veterans and Pioneers Home in Palmer. After the death of Ellie's friend Twila, a ... More
High school competition winners announced
Feb 25, 2014 • Mat-Su Valley FrontiersmanLindsey Barbee and Alexa Bissa, both of Palmer High, and Ruth Kari of Colony High each submitted interpretations of their respective themes and used individual and distinctive experimentation. Honorable mention .... Colony High School JROTC Color Guard ... More
Mat-Su locals skeptical of 'Craigslist Killer's' claims
Feb 22, 2014 • Alaska DispatchFrom cafés and bars to grocery and bookstores in the small but burgeoning Southcentral Alaska towns of Palmer and Wasilla, people don't have murder on their minds. The name Miranda Barbour elicits little reaction while the nickname “Craigslist Killer ... More
Killer attended Mat-Su schools
Feb 17, 2014 • Mat-Su Valley FrontiersmanMAT-SU — Saying she started killing as a 13-year-old member of a Satanist cult and lost track of her body count at 22, a 19-year-old former Palmer resident is charged with murder in Pennsylvania, but claims to have killed mostly in Alaska. Miranda ... More
Fire consumes home, cars
Feb 11, 2014 • Mat-Su Valley Frontiersmanby Andrew Wellner. PALMER — Firefighters trying to extinguish a house fire in a subdivision near the city wound up calling in extra help to stamp out spot fires in the woods. ... Owen said teams were stationed as far away as Colony High School, a ... More
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