Mat-Su Borough, fire department spat over on-duty rules

ANCHORAGE - The Mat-Su Borough and the Talkeetna Fire Department are working to...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 Assembly approves $1.75M sale of Susitna ferry to Philippines

...John Moosey got approval from the Mat-Su Assembly late Tuesday night to sell the...12.3 million bill issued to the Mat-Su Borough more than a year ago by the has been for several years.The Mat-Su Borough rejected a $2 million offer for...
Only drug clinic in Mat-Su Borough to close

ANCHORAGE - The only methadone clinic in Alaska's Mat-Su Borough will close in less than a month.Zipperer Medical Group's methadone clinic in Wasilla is a destination for Mat-Su Valley residents struggling with addictions to drugs like heroin...
Mat-Su teen critically injured in 4-wheeler crash

ANCHORAGE - A Mat-Su teen known for a popular YouTube video is in critical condition after a four-wheeler crash while camping on the Kenai Peninsula...
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 that salmon...
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 unlawful...
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...its failed ferry plan.In all, the Mat-Su Borough received $21.2 million from the...between Port MacKenzie and Anchorage.Mat-Su Manager John Moosey said at a special Aug...government would be a losing battle.Mat-Su attorney Nicholas Spiropoulos said the current...
Mat-Su's 'dog publicist' uses Internet to save furry lives

ANCHORAGE - At the Mat-Su Borough Animal Care Facility on Sunday morning, Rachel Reese set up two portable lights, unzipped a canvas bag crammed with animal-sized...
Alaska Editorial: Alaska should open its doors to refugees

...following editorial first appeared in the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman:At this moment, thousands...has little to do with Alaska or the Mat-Su Valley, but that's far from the case...for more to be brought here.The Mat-Su Valley itself has a proud tradition of welcoming...
Mat-Su officials ponder expensive ferry's fate

ANCHORAGE - The Mat-Su Borough's once-prized ferry boat was...boat could be beached for cheap on Mat-Su port land.The ship is the Susitna. It...he said.Still zero landingsThe Mat-Su Port Commission voted unanimously for the...


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