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

...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 the Philippine Red Cross."I'm elated...
Mat-Su Assembly votes to store ferry

ANCHORAGE - The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly is trying to find a way to end its monthly maintenance of a ferry that has never been put into service and instead indefinitely store the vessel at Port MacKenzie.
Willow's Rep. Masek lying low during primary campaign

...That's the least she's ever had at this point in a campaign since she first ran for the Legislature in 1994. Former Mat-Su Assembly member Doyle Holmes, one of three candidates challenging Masek, said he has seen Masek's staff members but not...
Alaska Digest

...activities are more intrusive and damaging than the oil itself. Mat-Su to consider ski area proposal ANCHORAGE - The Mat-Su Assembly next week expects to review a development company's pitch for development at Hatcher Pass. The plans include a...
Palin picks fellow Mat-Su resident as top attorney

...communications director/Deputy Press Secretary - Sharon Leighow Colberg has little public service experience outside the Mat-Su Assembly, but Palin said he would "bring a fresh perspective on all issues as a legal advisor to the governor and other...

...lawsuit challenging the plan. Assembly members said they would not rule out joining a lawsuit filed by someone else. Mat-Su assembly members are upset by the plan, which adds a third Senate district to the area but splits it with Fairbanks. The...
Sewer, water financing problem for Alaska prison

...officials raised concerns about the risk to the state's credit rating. When the borough administration asked the Mat-Su Assembly last month to ratify its choice of Valley Utilities, two assembly members complained the matter was being rushed...
Mat-Su assembly upholds prison sewer contract

PALMER - At a special meeting Tuesday the Mat-Su Borough Assembly decided to uphold the contract for building the water and sewer system at the new Goose Creek prison.
Regional News
Poll shows support for session move to move the capital. On a statewide basis, why would you want to decimate one area's economy?" However, Mat-Su Assembly member Kelly Lankford-Ladere insisted the measure would move only the session, not the capital itself, the paper...
Proposed prison won't be built near Palmer

...was not wanted. The site selection team will pass its recommendations to the Mat-Su Planning Commission and the Mat-Su Assembly, which has the final say on where the prison is built.


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