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Matanuska

 

a river in southern Alaska. It flows out of the Chugach Mountains and empties into the Knik Arm of Cook Inlet. From the point where its eastern and southern sources join, it is 121 km long. It is fed primarily by glacial waters. The Matanuska Valley is an important agricultural region producing vegetables and potatoes; there is also cattle breeding.

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In addition to North Slope, GCI already provides LTE to Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau and later this year will be turning up LTE service for the Matanuska Valley and Kenai Peninsula.
Northrim Bank is an Alaska-based community bank with 14 branches in Anchorage, the Matanuska Valleyjuneau, Fairbanks, Ketchikan and Sitka, serving 75 percent of Alaska's population.
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During a series of strategic planning meetings held in 2009 and 2010, the board and management of Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union identified the need to diversify our membership.
From the airport, head north toward the Matanuska Valley, where Depression-era Americans formed an agricultural colony in the 1930s.
The late historian, Orlando Miller, used the examples of the 1930s Matanuska colony in Alaska as the focal point for an examination of the image of Alaska as a frontier territory.
Last spring Alaska's Matanuska Telephone Association mailed checks to our member/owners, ranging in size from $10 to $24,000.
Kory Pickard, a veteran in his first semester of classes at Matanuska, agreed to head up the group, which got official recognition and funding as a student group.
Karen lives in the famed Matanuska Valley near Palmer, Alaska, and works for Northwest Air Cargo in Anchorage.
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We set out Tuesday morning for Matanuska Telephone Association (MTA) in Palmer.