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...
Mat-Su man dies after being thrown from packraft

COPPER CENTER - The body of a man has been recovered after a rafting accident in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.National Park Service officials in a release identified the victim as Rob Kehrer. His body was recovered Sunday afternoon.Kehrer was thrown from his packraft on the Tana River inside the park and last seen by his rafting partner Saturday afternoon.
Deadline near for Mat-Su's ferry to nowhere

ANCHORAGE - Authorities in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough have met behind closed doors to come up with a way to repay a multimillion-dollar debt to the federal government involving an unused ferry.
My Turn: Facts emerge in support of YES vote

...Alaskans across the state. Please vote Yes on 1.? Jim Sykes is a longtime observer of oil and gas development and state energy policy. His preceding comment is his own and does not represent the Mat-Su Borough Assembly, on which he serves.
Alaska Editorial: Still time to register for August primary at Division of Elections regional offices in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Mat-Su, and Nome will be open today to assist voters from noon to 4 p.m. with voter registration. The division also accepts voter...
Education reform bill becomes law

Republican Gov. Sean Parnell signed his omnibus education reform bill into law Tuesday at the Mat-Su Central School Wasilla, with more than 100 students, teachers and parents looking on.The bill was a hot-topic during the...
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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...
Mat-Su wanted ferry, gets $78 million landing craft and wonders what to do with it

ANCHORAGE - All the Mat-Su Borough wanted was a ferryboat. One needs at least two, one on the Mat-Su side and one on the Anchorage side. The...going on the Anchorage side," said Mat-Su Port Director Marc Van Dongen. After then-U...
Proposed Mat-Su facility aims to feed school kids

ANCHORAGE - Mat-Su officials hope a $12 million agricultural...said Elizabeth Gray, assistant Mat-Su Borough manager. About $240,000 is available...facility would be located adjacent to the Mat-Su school district's existing school nutrition...
Agency OKs bonds for Mat-Su prison sewer project

...troubled private sewer project at the new Mat-Su prison in the Goose Bay area. Board members...then-Gov. Sarah Palin's backing, the Mat-Su Borough administration decided to phase with prison construction, Mat-Su Borough officials proceeded with the Valley...


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