Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage
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A plan to vacate agricultural rights on a parcel of Matanuska Susitna Borough land is running into opposition. At a Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday night, [sept 16 ]residents spoke out against an ordinance aimed at approving a gravel mine on farmland.
USDA’s Rural Develpment arm is offering millions of dollars in loans for community projects in rural areas.
Many prominent Republican politicians turned out Wednesday night for a Matanuska Valley campaign kickoff event in support of Big Marijuana, Big Mistake.
The state has given the OK to a plan by Linc Energy to explore for coal in the Tyonek area. Last month, Linc submitted an application to drill at least five exploratory wells in an area about seven miles from Tyonek, on the West side of Cook Inlet.
The Mat Su Health Services, a clinic in Wasilla, is one of more than two dozen health clinics in Alaska that will benefit from 5 point 3 million dollars in federal health funds.
The three masted tall ship Cuauhtemoc docked in Seward during a Monday morning downpour. The Mexican training ship was greeted by Seward city officials and by the Mexican consul in Alaska. It’ll will be open to the public for viewing through Thursday.
Flood Advisory for Seward until 3 pm Saturday
The city of Seward will benefit from a two point five million dollar federal grant that was announced on Tuesday.
New Eagle River bridge will be built as part of the Glenn Highway widening project in Eagle River.
Ongoing case against coal pollution in Seward thrown back to lower court by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Three judges of the Ninth Circuit met in Anchorage in August.
A California energy company is exploring constructing a liquified natural gas plant at Port MacKenzie to supply gas to interior Alaska and the railbelt. WesPac representatives outlined the plan to the Matanuska Susitna Borough Assembly last week.
A federal district court judge has sided with plaintiffs who say the state is not doing enough to help non-English-speaking voters. As KSKA’s Ellen Lockyer reports, a “partial decision” today [wednesday] in a case against the state division of elections is aimed at protecting the voting rights of Alaska Natives.
A federal district court judge has sided with plaintiffs who say the state is not doing enough to help non-English-speaking voters. A “partial decision” Wednesday in a case against the state division of elections is aimed at protecting the voting rights of Alaska Natives.
A female inmate died Monday morning at the Mat Su Pre-Trial Facility in Palmer; 37-year-old Tischa Rochdi was found unresponsive in her cell around 6:30 this morning, according to the state Department of Corrections.