Phillip Manning, KTNA - Talkeetna
Twenty-five million dollars in funding for the project comes from the federal infrastructure bill that passed late last year.
This is not the first time moving the capital from Juneau to Willow has been considered.
Biologists’ report paints bleak picture of Dunleavy’s pitch to bring Sitka black-tailed deer to Mat-Su
Gov. Mike Dunleavy has proposed bringing Sitka black-tailed deer to the Mat-Su to provide additional hunting opportunities. But, according to a report obtained by the ADN, state biologists say the project is likely to fail.
Alaskans will have to dial 10 digits for local calls starting Sunday, Oct. 24.
School starts in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough on Wednesday and face masks will be encouraged, but optional.
Park Service rangers identified a number of concerns in a blog post on the Denali National Park website titled “Troubling Trends.” In the post, they cite several problems including inadequate experience, attempting to summit too quickly, and not fully appreciating the difficulty of climbing Denali.
The only clinics in Talkeetna and Wasilla have seen their CEO fired and their medical director place on administrative leave after former employees testified to bullying and mismanagement that significantly affected the health of patients.
he reason for this change, according to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, is a new federal act that will designate 9-8-8 as an abbreviated number to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
The Alaska Railroad is planning to run more passenger trains this summer than in 2020, but not as many as in recent, pre-pandemic years.
In high-elevation environments, a respiratory disease has the potential to be particularly dangerous, raising the stakes for guides on Denali trips.
Deshka Landing is a little more than seven miles from Willow Lake, the normal restart point for the Iditarod.
A Mat-Su teenager has been charged with killing his aunt and three cousins in Palmer and Wasilla Monday.
Alaska State Troopers have arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of four family members, including two children, in the Mat-Su Borough. The suspect has yet to be identified, but troopers said in a report...
He survived for weeks after his cabin burned outside Skwentna , then made national news. Here’s how his story began.
Tyson Steele has made national headlines recently, after his remote home burned in December, leaving him alone and without communication for three weeks in sub-zero temperatures. He’s now in the Lower 48, but he plans to return soon.
Area residents offered a mix of praise for first responders and criticism for the lack of timely information from borough officials.
The Willow Fire Department, Mat-Su Animal Care and the Mat-Su Water Rescue Team organized to assist those impacted by the flood.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough and a state-owned corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding that could eventually pave the way for development west of the Susitna River.
Forestry officials say drought conditions and high winds helped fuel the fires' growth.