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...
Sharing arts stories with NEA chair

...Alaska Anchorage. Former Alaska attorney general and current Mat-Su College Director Talis Colberg assembled the leadership of UAA to welcome the NEA chairman and to engage in a dialogue with Mat-Su residents about how the arts are making life better and people...
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...change, and the frequent news of climate related events (last week it was unusually warm waters killing salmon in the Mat-Su), it's hard to fathom why our statewide leaders shy away from addressing climate change. For example, a 2014 poll conducted...
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 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...
Police & fire for Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

...01 a.m. Sunday, 23-year-old Clifford White and 20-year-old Aloese Su'a were cited and released for disorderly conduct in the 200 block of Front Street. Su'a also was cited for minor consuming alcohol.Disturbance? At 1:14 a...
Man arrested after dumping gasoline on family after fight

WASILLA - A Wasilla man is being held without bail at the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility after his family accused him of dumping gasoline on them and trying to set them on fire.KTUU-TV reported...
Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in highway crash

...vehicle at about 5:30 a.m. and lost control at Mile 37 in Wasilla.The SUV rolled more than once.Emergency responders rushed Backlin to Mat-Su Regional Medical Center and she was later transferred to Providence Medical Center in Anchorage.
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Aug. 10, 2015

...congratulations, as do Alaska's other two world games athletes, Brittany Tregarthen of Kodiak and Garrett Stortz of the Mat-Su.Thumbs down to a sorrowful anniversary. Last weekend marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan...
Rising river threatens Glenn Highway

...encroaching water is an emergency, prompting immediate work on the highway.The Monday meeting included officials with the Mat-Su Borough and constituents who have been surveying the damage in Sutton.Borough officials will be on hand to meet with residents...


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