A hefty excise tax on wholesale tobacco products sold in the Matanuska Susitna Borough is under scrutiny.
A plan to build new all terrain vehicle trials accessible by the Knik River Public Use area sparked contention at Tuesday night's Matanuska Susitna Borough Assembly meeting.
The MV Susitna is one step closer to being sold. According to Matanuska Susitna Borough manager John Moosey, progress has been made on a deal to sell the vessel to the Phillipine Red Cross.
The ski resort of Girdwood, about forty miles from Anchorage, is part of the city, but not covered by Anchorage Police. Girdwood may lose it's Alaska State Trooper outpost in January, and community officials are looking at options for public safety coverage.
In a report released earlier this month, the state ombudsman says that the Department of Corrections failed to follow the law in three separate cases involving inmates from both Palmer and Anchorage correctional facilities. The ombudsman's opinion indicates that revisions are needed in how the department conducts certain disciplinary procedures.
Matanuska Susitna Borough School Superintendent appointed to University of Alaska Board of Regents
Many restaurants around Alaska are on board with the public's demand for locally grown foods. But getting produce from farm to table quickly can pose a challenge for busy restaurant kitchens. That's where one entrepreneur spotted a business opportunity.
Seward's City Council has approved a plan aimed at using tidal energy to heat city buildings. If successful, the project could turn out to be the first ocean -sourced district heating system in the state.
Looking to buy a 50 pound turkey, or a 300 pound pig.? The 4-H Junior Livestock Auction is just the place to find one. The bidding was lively on Saturday at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer.
An oil tanker rollover near Palmer caused a spectacular fire, but no injuries this afternoon.
The Alaska Forget Me Not Coalition met with Matanuska Susitna Borough service providers in Wasilla Thursday to coordinate with organizations that support veterans.
The Matanuska Susitna Borough's ailing ferry MV Susitna is poised for sale to the Philippine Red Cross.
Crowds lined the Seward Highway below the city's airport Tuesday morning, in anticipation of a glimpse of President Obama's arrival. A glimpse was about all they got.
Palmer's Mt. McKinley Meat and Sausage is the only US Department of Agriculture approved slaughterhouse in Southcentral Alaska. But the facility may only have one more year in operation.
Chugach School District Superintendent Dr. Bob Crumley is Alaska Superintendent of the Year, 2016.
Those who suffered losses in the Sockeye Fire earlier this summer will be getting some financial help from the (SBA) *Small Business Administration. Wednesday's announcement covers both residences and businesses.
Schoolchildren sang their school song as Matanuska Suisitna Borough officials and state politicians dug into the dirt today [monday]. It 's all part of the groundbreaking for the new Fronteras Spanish Immersion Charter School in Wasilla. The event marks a one-of-a-kind construction plan.
The state Department of Natural Resources held a public hearing in Anchorage on Friday to get additional comments on pending applications for water rights to a tributary of the Chuitna River.
A man with a long history in drug enforcement will take the reins as Anchorage's new police chief. The city administration says he'll be in step with a plan to develop a community policing model.
Sockeye Wildfire suspects waived arraignment in state court in Palmer on Tuesday.