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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...
UAS vies to reinstate superintendent certification program

...The university's chancellor and provost are also involved.Laster has been an assistant superintendent in the Mat-Su Valley, the superintendent in Craig - where he was noted the Alaska Superintendent of the Year - the interim superintendent...
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...
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Paying it forward has caught on in other communities, she said. There are now similar groups across the state in Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley and Sitka, as well as out of state, such as in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Oregon City, Ore."We are just absolutely...
Moose retrieval program gets local aid

...Four of the program's trucks operate on the Kenai Peninsula, two in Anchorage, two in Fairbanks and five in the Mat-Su Valley.On the Kenai Peninsula, just two of the trucks are currently running, Speakman said she's looking for more volunteer...
Native Medical Center patient death not from flu

...Cooper said.Altogether, there have been reports of 22 cases of influenza, with 18 of them in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley region. The larger number reflects both lab-confirmed cases and those that only have results for initial testing...
Indicted former dairy CEO defends funding

ANCHORAGE - The former CEO of a Mat-Su Valley creamery said she hopes a federal grand jury indictment against her ultimately will set the record straight on the company she...
Alaska Editorial: A big gas line remains possible, fiscal stability necessary

...pipeline route that provides an access opportunity to North Slope gas by the major population centers in Fairbanks, the Mat-Su valley, Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula." Of course, a line to Valdez could do the same thing, but only with expensive...
'Tundra' creator branches out with graphic novel

...reality TV show "Mounted in Alaska." The town of Gangrene Gulch is patterned after Talkeetna and places in the Mat-Su valley, where Carpenter expects a lot of the filming to take place.Carpenter said "Moose" will be part comedy and part...


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