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Mat-Su Assembly approves $1.75M sale of Susitna ferry to Philippines

ANCHORAGE - The Matanuska-Susitna Borough's big boat nightmare might finally be over.Borough Manager John Moosey got approval from the Mat-Su Assembly late Tuesday night to sell the M/V Susitna ferry for $1.75 million to...
Ketchikan borough considers body cameras for animal control

...allegations of abuse. Some officials say those interactions with the public can leave pet owners growling.Assistant Borough Manager Deanna Garrison called some citations "explosive."Still, other committee members worry body cameras would lead...
Haines borough manager dies, 58

Haines Borough Manager Marco Pignalberi died of a massive heart attack early today, city...9 a.m. today that killed him, said Case. Pignalberi had been borough manager since November 2001. Case said Pignalberi planned to stay in Haines...
Mat-Su Borough rejects $2 million offer for idled ferry

...that's racking up monthly maintenance costs, but the borough manager says the municipality needs a higher offer to cover...the $2 million) being an acceptable offer," borough manager John Moosey said. "It might be acceptable if we...
Letter: Gov. Parnell was honest, not threatening set the record straight in regard to Gov. Sean Parnell's comments during his visit to Ketchikan a week ago.Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst, Borough Mayor Dave Kiffer and I met with the governor during that visit. Together, we discussed...
Mat-Su cuts price of unused ferry after years without buyer

...dropped from $6 million to $5 million and now the borough is only asking for $2 million, reported KTVA-TV.Borough manager John Moosey said the borough is doing whatever it can to sell the ferry, which they said has led to a huge money...
KayHi softball season jeopardized by seashell fragments found in Dudley Field

...there could be "tough decisions," said Assistant Borough Manager Deanna Garrison."If none of the user groups want...completed.Garrison, who is acting manager while Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst is out of town, said the borough is...
Kodiak assembly interviews manager applicants

...Borough Assembly has interviewed two more applicants for borough manager.Rick Gifford left the job in June. The assembly...assembly on Monday interviewed former Ketchikan Gateway Borough manager Roy Eckert and Bethel city manager Lee Foley.Upcoming...
Kodiak to close landfill incinerator

...destroy medical waste, sensitive documents, oil-soaked rags, and cremating pets or other euthanized animals, borough manager Bud Cassidy said."Probably the biggest issue is disposal of medical waste," Cassidy said.After the incinerator...
How a planned fiber-optic link from Juneau to Whitehorse will benefit you

...2015 and start to carry traffic on it."The Skagway Assembly has not yet approved the landing site for the cable. Borough Manager Scott Hahn said they have some concerns about its location at Smuggler's Cove, currently used as a park. Those...


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