My Turn: Anger over education cuts are justified

...elaborates in an April 16 Dispatch article: "Even in the most conservative, Republican areas of the state, Fairbanks and the Mat-Su, it's still 2-1 in favor." This suggests that some conservative legislators are more conservative than their constituents...
Alaskans need to stop sexual assaults

...instead of protecting our children. The media has covered horrible stories about children coming out of places like the Mat-Su, and I just can't understand why legislators aren't doing anything to protect our children. I am a survivor of child sexual...
New 'worst-case scenario' for Juneau schools would cut 18 teachers - and more

...and Kenai for all grades. It would have more students per classroom than most grades in Fairbanks and some grades in the Mat-Su Borough. Means said the cabinet will be discussing potential cuts this week, and presenting them to the School Board at its...
Local runners compete in Susitna 100

...competed in the Susitna 100-mile and Little Su 50-K races last weekend along the dog...outside Anchorage.The Susitna and Little Su races are human powered. Competitors bike...motivated for training."In the shorter Little Su 50-K run, which featured 125 competitors...
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...
My Turn: Alaska saves pennies by axing values

...anymore. Almost 400,000 people live in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley. That means more than half of the state legislators represent...aren't important to most legislators from the Anchorage and Mat-Su Valley. And if they insist on imposing their values on smaller...
Juneau Capitals polished for play

...Association Knights, Homer Hockey Association, JDIA Capitals, Wasilla's Jr. Avalanche Amateur Hockey Association, Mat-Su Amateur Hockey Association Eagles, Palmer Pioneer Amateur Hockey Association, and South Anchorage Hockey Association Mighty...
Fairbanks population shrinks in new estimates

...than 2 percent.Jim Dodson, president of the Fairbanks Economic Development Corp., attributed much of the growth in the Mat-Su area to the workforce in Anchorage and the expensive housing market in Anchorage. Fairbanks, far from other population centers...
Bantam Tier III state hockey tourney rosters

...15- Aiden Goff, 24- Brian Bess. Coach Alex Spies, assistants Michael Schachle, James Smith, manager Jody Moore.MAT-SU AMATEUR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION EAGLES 6- Carson Lecren, 18- Hayden Reid, 19- Dillon Matson, 20- Bradley Amato, 25- Dylan...
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...


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