Latest Wasilla, Alaska Stories

2010-04-28 13:28:24

New research indicates that one of the largest fresh-water floods in Earth's history happened about 17,000 years ago and inundated a large area of Alaska.

2009-11-16 07:15:00

WASILLA, Alaska, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifelong learning advocate and longtime resident of Wasilla, Alaska, Charles D. Hayes wants the world to know that not all Wasilla residents are Sarah Palin fans.

2009-10-20 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a fallacious diary, penned by satirist Joey Green, when Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin stepped inside the voting booth in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, on election day last year, she cast her vote for Barack Obama.

2009-01-03 22:05:11

Plans for a big celebration of 50 years of Alaska statehood scheduled for Saturday in Wasilla were postponed due to bone-chilling temperatures, organizers said. Plans call for the festival to go forward next Saturday, but only if the temperature rises to at least 10 degrees below zero.

2008-12-27 14:30:00

A 2009 calendar focused on Alaska Gov Sarah Palin is the top office product supply item being sold on Amazon.com, figures indicate.

2008-12-15 08:37:00

WASILLA, Ala., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Special Agent in Charge Douglas R.

2008-11-21 12:20:20

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2008-11-04 15:25:00

Republican U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said Tuesday she hopes "to wake up as vice president-elect" to get to work for the nation. After voting near her home in Wasilla, Alaska, Palin declined to tell reporters for whom she voted.

2008-10-02 09:00:11

By Sharon Theimer and Brett J.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.