In capital budget, millions for Juneau infrastructure but nothing for schools budget for a total of nearly $4.9 million.Tok's school district got $48,500, $77,000 went to the Mat-Su district and the Copper River School District got $275,000 in the budget.The figures revealed Monday are not final...
State | Local | AK legislature
JDIA closes season at state tournaments

...Quinn took 12 players to Wasilla where they faced four opponents, winning two and losing two.The Capitals defeated Mat-Su 5-2, fell to the Anchorage Comets-Bowman 5-2 and lost 2-1 to eventual tournament champion Homer. The Capitals...
My Turn: Depriving Alaskans of the democratic process

...definition is a broad one, and the industrial activities could be close to home. Consider, for example, the 2003-2004 Mat-Su debate over coal bed methane. Injunctions in that dispute would clearly fall under the rubric of this bill.Noteworthy...
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...
East Hatcher Pass Management Area closed to snowmobiles

PALMER - The Mat-Su Area Office of Alaska State Parks announces as of today, Friday, Feb. 28, the east side of Hatcher Pass will be closed to snowmobiles...
Board takes steps to aid Mat-Su salmon

...rivers farther north.During public testimony, Mat-Su fishing guides urged the board to restrict commercial...erosion and other habitat problems have diminished Mat-Su salmon returns.Mat-Su Borough Assemblyman Jim Colver praised the board...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Politicians should understand economic value of education

...have a $24 million shortfall under the Governor's proposal and will need to lay off 200 more school staff.In the Mat-Su, a growing school district, school officials sounded the alarm that they need better than the governor's fourth year...
Opinion | AK legislature
Alaska Science Forum: Alaskans have enjoyed good earthquake luck since 1964

...six-story building collapsed) and destroyed thousands of homes.Christchurch is similar to Anchorage, Fairbanks and the Mat-Su area in that it sits on soils that quiver like a mud pie during a big earthquake. "Coastal rainfall, river basins and...
Moose retrieval program gets local aid

...Other communities in the state like Fairbanks and the Mat-Su have not yet funded their own trucks, however Speakman...Peninsula, two in Anchorage, two in Fairbanks and five in the Mat-Su Valley.On the Kenai Peninsula, just two of the trucks...
Palmer man charged with felony DUI

...revoked license and had three previous DUI convictions, including two in the last decade.The officer found a loaded gun and two children under 6 in the truck.Cleaver and Hildebrand remained jailed Monday at Mat-Su Pre-Trial Facility.


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