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Proposal would run Fairbanks borough recycling program as non-profit

...transfer stations."The transfer stations are dump sites that the city is looking to revamp.The program in the Mat-Su borough uses volunteers to monitor and assist with drop-offs, helping direct materials to the right places, he said...
New Anchorage surveys to look at commuting habits

...why the last survey was conducted more than a decade ago, he said. With this survey, it's the first time the Mat-Su Borough is included.Surveyors are hoping for a 3 percent return on the surveys, whose participants earn a $10 gift card...
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...Transportation Department to resolve $12.3 million the borough owes the feds for its failed ferry plan.In all, the Mat-Su Borough received $21.2 million from the Federal Transit Administration from three grants awarded between 2002 and 2009...
My Turn: Facts emerge in support of YES vote

...across the state. Please vote Yes on 1.? Jim Sykes is a longtime observer of oil and gas development and state energy policy. His preceding comment is his own and does not represent the Mat-Su Borough Assembly, on which he serves.
Mat-Su's 'dog publicist' uses Internet to save furry lives

ANCHORAGE - At the Mat-Su Borough Animal Care Facility on Sunday morning, Rachel Reese set up two portable lights, unzipped a canvas bag crammed with animal-sized...
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...update on SB28, a measure that would establish a state forest in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley.Maisch attended a Mat-Su Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday evening in which the group approved a resolution in support of the bills and establishing...
Board takes steps to aid Mat-Su salmon

...testimony said culverts, pike, shore erosion and other habitat problems have diminished Mat-Su salmon returns.Mat-Su Borough Assemblyman Jim Colver praised the board after the vote and called it historic."We will look back on this action...
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Coaches come to Juneau to fight domestic violence

...evidenced by Tuesday's conference. Coaches came from as far away as Barrow, Nome, Unalaska, Dillingham, the Mat-Su Borough, Cordova, Anchorage and Fairbanks. They also came from communities closer to home: Skagway, Ketchikan, Craig...
My Turn: Veterans care is improving in Alaska

...backlog in the Lower 48 just like we have in Alaska.? Steve Sweet is a retired Veterans Affairs employee and also retired from the National Guards. He is a volunteer for the Alaska Democratic Party and resides in the Mat-Su Borough.
Mat-Su Borough considers tall tower regulations

ANCHORAGE - A month after a nearly 200-foot communications tower fell near Willow, a Matanuska-Susitna Borough committee is preparing to recommend new regulations for oversight of tall towers.


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