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Trapper Creek man dies when plane strikes tree

...crash site on four-wheelers that evening, said Ken Barkley, deputy emergency services director for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.Ipsen said state troopers were also there.Responders were notified of the crash shortly after 7 Sunday...
Growing wildfires prompt evacuations

...destroyed 55 homes, according to new figures released Tuesday after a damage assessment conducted by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Fire managers earlier said 26 homes had burned.___Follow Rachel D'Oro at
Willow fire prompts evacuation of homes

...It's a pretty fast-moving fire," Mowry said. "It's got a little bit of wind on it."Willow is in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough about 40 miles north of Anchorage. The more than 2,000 rural residents are spread between Miles 60 and 80...
UPDATED: Wildfire near Willow quickly grows, forces homes to evacuate

...through forest and brush around Willow, in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough about 40 miles from Anchorage."It's got...firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion, Matanuska-Susitna Borough spokeswoman Patty Sullivan said. No additional...
Army to slash Fort Richardson brigade by 2,600 and we do not know where they live other than spread across the Anchorage bowl, Eagle River and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. We believe that about 1,000 apartment units in the Anchorage area could be affected," but the rental...
Mat-Su cuts price of unused ferry after years without buyer

PALMER - The Matanuska-Susitna Borough still hasn't found anyone interested in buying their M/V Susitna ferry, but officials hope knocking a few million dollars...
2 wildfires in Alaska threaten homes, force evacuations

...outhouses. Walker later said he accepted the Matanuska-Susitna Borough's request for state disaster declaration for...said Casey Cook, the emergency manager for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. "So all those combine to make it a very heavy...
State Troopers cold-case unit faces elimination

...Fairbanks. The unit is looking at 74 cases for further investigation. Of those, 33 are in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, 22 are in Fairbanks, nine are on the Kenai Peninsula and 10 are from other parts of Alaska."It's a...
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Fairbanks population shrinks in new estimates

...either saw population decreases, or increases of less than 1 percent.According to the census estimates, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough's population grew by nearly 2,000 people - an increase of more than 2 percent.Jim Dodson, president...
Lawmakers discuss residency requirement for university regents

...regent each from the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Anchorage, Juneau, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, and another community that is not attached to Anchorage or Fairbanks by road or rail. There would also be...
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