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New Year's Eve fireworks legal in Mat-Su

...6 p.m. and 1 a.m. The change applies to New Year's Eve only. It was sponsored by former borough assemblyman Pete Houston of Palmer before he left office. Fireworks will not be allowed in certain areas, including within 1,250 feet of...
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Alaska Digest paved or expanded parking lots. "Personally, I like the idea of just developing a ski area," Assembly member Pete Houston said. "I wasn't really happy with the development of a residential and commercial area that was proposed in the...
Proposed coal-fired power plant in Mat-Su draws protest

...should have a new plan. We need to explore all the options, from alternative to synergy with other utilities," said Pete Houston, president of the MEA Ratepayers' Alliance, another group actively fighting MEA coal plans. MEA spokeswoman Lorali...
Mat-Su assembly upholds prison sewer contract

...the company's owners had previously worked for an engineering firm that designed the project. But assembly member Peter Houston said the sewer contract passed the smell test because it had been reviewed by several different layers of lawyers...
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Mat-Su Borough puts 2 buildings up for sale

...that have seen better days. One is the old city morgue. The other is a former administration building. Assemblyman Pete Houston says Palmer has worked hard to spruce up the town and if the borough can't fix up the morgue and the administration...
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