Refine Search

My Turn: Alaska saves pennies by axing values

...Almost 400,000 people live in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley. That means more than half of the state legislators...important to most legislators from the Anchorage and Mat-Su Valley. And if they insist on imposing their values on smaller...
Empire Editorial: The bully in the north

...more of our highest paying state jobs and an entire office to boot. Anchorage, this is why Fairbanks, Kenai, the Mat-Su Valley and Juneau get so frustrated with you. Anchorage already has so many toys of its own but still wants everything the...
Five juvenile escapees indicted on 15 felony charges

...14 in Kenai Superior Court. and the four juveniles were transported from juvenile facilities in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley to Wildwood Correctional Center, Stadem wrote.Karen Forrest, Director of State Division of Juvenile Justice...
Alaska Hall of Fame voting opens

...of numerous books about Alaska sports; George Houston, longtime Juneau basketball coach; Mike Janecek, longtime Mat-Su Valley high school coach and athletics administrator; Danny Martin, sports editor of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...
Business news roundup: Win a free phone, have fun doing it Alaska Verizon stores openBrand new Verizon Wireless retail stores opened Friday in Juneau, Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley and Eagle River. Until now, the company had no retail presence in Alaska.The stores stock Android and Apple smartphones...
Kenai Peninsula municipalities hope to host upcoming fish board meetings

...attention from the Kenai area."We like to have the meeting in a central location and we get a batch of folks from the Mat-Su Valley so Anchorage is seen as an in-between," he said.Some of the factors the board looks for include: commercial...
Juneau karate promoters honored

...establish a karate school in Sitka in 1984, which is still in operation today. He currently runs several dojos in the Mat Su valley. Taylor was honored for 40 years of teaching karate in Alaska.Pavitt went on to earn a black belt and has become...
Some answers on oil taxes

...optimism. I haven't been to the Slope in quite a while, but just in going to Fairbanks and even Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley, the sense of people being able to get a job, the sense of opportunity, of economic growth and development - it just...
Residents prepare to evacuate as fire grows the interagency team that has moved into the area to manage the blaze.As firefighting crews from Delta, the Mat-Su Valley and Fairbanks have joined in efforts to keep the fire away from homes, residents have evacuated animals, prepared...
Alaska's first lady honors volunteers need. It didn't take long for the idea to spread statewide with similar groups popping up in Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley and other places - all with the guiding help of Heywood.Her efforts, which have been chronicled by the Empire in...
State | Local


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback