Letter: Groups working to end domestic violence

...agencies, businesses and organizations on various Domestic Violence Awareness Month projects in the Juneau, Fairbanks and Mat-Su Valley areas.For the second year, Juneau's Treadwell Ice Arena, AWARE center and NOW volunteers presented their...
See a need, fill a need

...said she's seen this service in other parts of the nation turn things around for families, including one out of the Mat-Su region. She said it is the kind of alternative to traditional short-term shelters Juneau needs.The program, which...
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...
My Turn: Candidate questions to consider

...percent of the Legislature. None were from Anchorage or Mat-Su. Today, Southeast Alaska's number hasn't changed...our percentage has fallen to 10 percent. The Anchorage/Mat-Su region mirrors its population ranking and commands 32 seats...
Alaska Editorial: Alaska should open its doors to refugees

...following editorial first appeared in the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman:At this moment...has little to do with Alaska or the Mat-Su Valley, but that's far from the...immediately for more to be brought here.The Mat-Su Valley itself has a proud tradition...
Mat-Su Borough, fire department spat over on-duty rules

ANCHORAGE - The Mat-Su Borough and the Talkeetna Fire Department are working to...the Talkeetna Volunteer Fire/Rescue Department by the Mat-Su Borough after the incident.Mat-Su Borough Emergency Services director Bill Gamble says personnel...
Mat-Su paper files complaint against trooper

...Department of Public Safety after an Alaska State Trooper pulled over a reporter and seized his camera memory card.The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman says the trooper's actions violated constitutional protections of freedom of the press and against...
Mat-Su Assembly approves $1.75M sale of Susitna ferry to Philippines

...Manager John Moosey got approval from the Mat-Su Assembly late Tuesday night to sell...12.3 million bill issued to the Mat-Su Borough more than a year ago by has been for several years.The Mat-Su Borough rejected a $2 million offer...
Sharing arts stories with NEA chair

...Anchorage. Former Alaska attorney general and current Mat-Su College Director Talis Colberg assembled the leadership...welcome the NEA chairman and to engage in a dialogue with Mat-Su residents about how the arts are making life better and...
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...change, and the frequent news of climate related events (last week it was unusually warm waters killing salmon in the Mat-Su), it's hard to fathom why our statewide leaders shy away from addressing climate change. For example, a 2014 poll...


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