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...
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...
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...
Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy

...base near the coastal city of Latakia, reporters saw dozens of sorties from early morning until late at night. Su-24s, Su-25s and Su-34s took off for bombing raids against militant targets, while Su-30 fighter jets provided cover. A giant...
Nation and World
China to end decades-old 1-child policy

...were able to have two children.The news elated 36-year-old Su Weihua of Guangzhou, who said she now plans to get pregnant next...realized it wasn't yet true. I thought it was so unfair," Su said. "I do not care if the second child is a boy or a girl...
Nation and World
Letter: Groups working to end domestic violence

...agencies, businesses and organizations on various Domestic Violence Awareness Month projects in the Juneau, Fairbanks and Mat-Su Valley areas.For the second year, Juneau's Treadwell Ice Arena, AWARE center and NOW volunteers presented their "Turn the...
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...


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