Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

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Editor Who Threatened McGinniss Is Fired

He loses job after joke gone wrong

(Newser) - The editor at Sarah Palin's hometown paper who reminded Joe McGinniss that Alaskans can use "deadly force" to protect their property is now looking for a job. The publisher of the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman sent Tom Mitchell packing after his line set off a media firestorm of its own,... More »

Watch It, McGinniss: Palins Could Shoot You

It's not a crime in Alaska to use deadly force to protect your property

(Newser) - In case you were were wondering, some Wasilla locals are amused by the fuss the national news media—from what they call Outside—is making over Todd and Sarah Palin's new fence. The town paper, the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman, has gotten breathless calls from news organizations, including the Today show,... More »

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