In capital budget, millions for Juneau infrastructure but nothing for schools

...the capital 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 and may...
State | Local | AK legislature
JDIA closes season at state tournaments

...Steve 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 finished...
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, while...
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 after...
State | AK legislature
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...
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 the...
Mat-Su Borough rejects $2 million offer for idled ferry

...However, no landings have been built, and borough officials concluded that the vessel would be too expensive to operate.Mat-Su officials put the ferry up for sale last year and said it would consider giving the vessel to a government entity that could relieve...
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...
Alaska Editorial: To Change violence numbers, we need to change lives

...Anchorage Daily News: No longer shocked.Mat-Su numbers on violence against women are typical...domestic violence and sexual assault in the Mat-Su Borough came as no surprise. That's because Mat-Su's numbers weren't that different from those...
Man in head-on crash charged with assault

...61-year-old Peter E. Wilson is being held without bail at Mat-Su Pretrial Facility.Troopers just after 11 p.m. Friday responded...Anchorage hospital.Wilson was treated and released at Mat-Su Regional Hospital for what troopers called minor injuries. He...


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