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Introduction ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Wasilla.

Our newspaper information for Wasilla is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

The following list contains the names of 4 papers that were published in the immediate area of Wasilla. In addition, the list contains another 60 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Wasilla. In total, we've identified 64 papers within 44 miles [70.8 km] of Wasilla.

This page contains two sections:

To keep this list from growing too long, not all of the papers have been listed. We have another list where all the papers have been listed in alphabetical order. The complete list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Wasilla.  

Newspapers Published In Wasilla ...

We know of 4 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Wasilla:

  Table Talks  

Years of publication: 192? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 33951606

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Table Talks

Holdings for: LCCN SN95060089

 
  The Muskeg Journal  

Years of publication: 1964 to 196?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 33951597

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Muskeg Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN95060086

 
  The Valley Press  

Years of publication: 1984 to 1986

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39362250

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Valley Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN98059786

 
  The Valley Sun  

Years of publication: 1978 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 5081188

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Valley Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN79006899

Newspapers Neighboring Wasilla ...

The following newspapers were published within 44 miles [70.8 km] of Wasilla.

The papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from Wasilla.

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  • Palmer - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east
  • Chugiak - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south
  • Eagle River - 18 miles [29 km] to the south
  • Sutton - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast
  • Fort Richardson - 23 miles [37 km] to the south
  • Anchorage - 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest
  • Girdwood - 44 miles [70.8 km] to the south

Published In Palmer [Matanuska-Susitna Borough]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of Wasilla)

  Matanuska Valley Pioneer  

Years of publication: 1935 to 1936

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 37740324

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Matanuska Valley Pioneer

Holdings for: LCCN SN97060034

 
  Matanuska Valley Post  

Years of publication: 1946 to 194?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 37740358

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Catalog Card for the Matanuska Valley Post

Holdings for: LCCN SN97060035

 
  The Valley Settler  

Years of publication: 1937 to 195?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39215562

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Valley Settler

Holdings for: LCCN SN98060266

 
  Valley Frontiersman  

Years of publication: 1947 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 42337323

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Valley Frontiersman

Holdings for: LCCN 77640434

 
  Valley Frontiersman  

Years of publication: 1947 to 1952

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 4064714

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Valley Frontiersman

Holdings for: LCCN SN84020665


Published In Chugiak [Anchorage Municipality]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south of Wasilla)

 
  Chugiak Calendar  

Years of publication: 1954 to 1957

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39313185

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Chugiak Calendar

Holdings for: LCCN SN98060291

 
  The Knik Arm Courier  

Years of publication: 1958 to 197?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 38005430

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Knik Arm Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN97060059


Published In Eagle River [Anchorage Municipality]    [Map]  

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Wasilla)

 
  The Eagle River Sun  

Years of publication: 1980 to 198?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39108369

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eagle River Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN98060225

 
  The Eagle  

Years of publication: 1961 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39313188

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN98060292


Published In Sutton [Matanuska-Susitna Borough]    [Map]  

(About 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Wasilla)

 
  Sutton Siding  

Years of publication: 1985 to 1987

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 37664444

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sutton Siding

Holdings for: LCCN SN97060027


Published In Fort Richardson [Anchorage Municipality]    [Map]  

(About 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Wasilla)

 
  Fort Richardson News  

Years of publication: 1952 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39362446

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fort Richardson News

Holdings for: LCCN SN98059792

 
  Fort Richardson Pioneer  

Years of publication: 1984 to 1988

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15038730

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fort Richardson Pioneer

Holdings for: LCCN SN98059807

 
  The Alaskan Post  

Years of publication: 1953 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39362447

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alaskan Post

Holdings for: LCCN SN98059793

 
  The Pioneer  

Years of publication: 1956 to 1983

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18439106

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pioneer

Holdings for: LCCN SN88084218


Published In Anchorage [Anchorage Municipality]    [Map]  

(About 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Wasilla)

We know of 57 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Anchorage. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Anchorage.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 44 miles [70.8 km] of Wasilla. This extended list includes all the papers from Anchorage. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Wasilla.  

Published In Girdwood [Anchorage Municipality]    [Map]  

(About 44 miles [70.8 km] to the south of Wasilla)

 
  The Local News  

Years of publication: 1981 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39362288

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Local News

Holdings for: LCCN SN98059790

 
  Turnagain Times  

Years of publication: 1998 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39441642

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Turnagain Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN98059815

 
  Turnagain World Defender  

Years of publication: 1971 to 197?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 37430290

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Turnagain World Defender

Holdings for: LCCN SN97060016

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Communities in Alaska

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


The official website for Wasilla: www.cityofwasilla.com/

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Wasilla. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wasilla) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wasilla. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wasilla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wasilla. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5809, Longitude: -149.4415     [Map].

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