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Superintendents wary of small school shutdowns

...alternatives are "constitutionally sufficient or adequate."In larger cities such as Juneau, Fairbanks or within the Mat-Su Borough School District, changing the minimum to 50 could affect one or two smaller schools. The Alaska Department of Education...
Mat-Su Borough, fire department spat over on-duty rules

ANCHORAGE - The Mat-Su Borough and the Talkeetna Fire Department are working...Volunteer Fire/Rescue Department by the Mat-Su Borough after the incident.Mat-Su Borough Emergency Services director Bill Gamble says...
Mat-Su Assembly approves $1.75M sale of Susitna ferry to Philippines

...fell through.A $12.3 million bill issued to the Mat-Su Borough more than a year ago by the Federal Transit Administration...Ketchikan - where it has been for several years.The Mat-Su Borough rejected a $2 million offer for the Susitna in 2013...
Only drug clinic in Mat-Su Borough to close

ANCHORAGE - The only methadone clinic in Alaska's Mat-Su Borough will close in less than a month.Zipperer Medical Group's methadone clinic in Wasilla is a destination for Mat-Su Valley residents...
Rising river threatens Glenn Highway

...encroaching water is an emergency, prompting immediate work on the highway.The Monday meeting included officials with the Mat-Su Borough and constituents who have been surveying the damage in Sutton.Borough officials will be on hand to meet with residents...
What's going on at the Governor's Mansion?

...spring and has been traveling across the state since the session ended earlier this month.Last week, he visited the Mat-Su Borough and Kenai Peninsula to view wildfires that have burned thousands of acres, said Walker spokeswoman Katie Marquette...
State | Local
For schools, cities can't do it alone

...voted to fund the FY16 budget to the cap and to retroactively add funding for FY15 to meet last year's cap. The Mat-Su Borough Assembly passed $1.35 million increase in education funding. Sitka is planning to increase its seasonal sales...
New 'worst-case scenario' for Juneau schools would cut 18 teachers - and more

...Kenai for all grades. It would have more students per classroom than most grades in Fairbanks and some grades in the Mat-Su Borough. Means said the cabinet will be discussing potential cuts this week, and presenting them to the School Board at...
Survey: Flying to work rather than take a bus

...people between Anchorage and the Mat-Su Borough starting last September. People...Lyon said, referring to a Mat-Su Borough community on the Iditarod Trail...Chugiak-Eagle River and the Mat-Su Borough, and people were asked to record...
Anchorage home sales drop 4% as prices rise

...were empty in 2014. Despite the availability increase rental rates still managed to increase 2.3 percent.The Mat-Su Borough saw rental vacancy increase 0.2 percent to 5.3 percent last year and monthly rates grew 3.8 percent to an average...


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