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...
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...
Warm water, low rivers killing fish in Anchorage, Mat-Su

...wouldn't characterize it as a disaster," said Mike Bethe, Mat-Su area manager for the Habitat Division of the Alaska Department...Hopefully this weather pattern has changed," said Sam Ivey, Mat-Su area biologist for Fish and Game. "They are reporting...
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...
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...


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