Phillip Manning, KTNA - Talkeetna
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.
If the cuts stand as they are, Louanne Carrol-Tysdal is not sure what the ultimate impact will be, but that the area’s elders and working poor could face increased food insecurity as the winter approaches.
The following is the latest update on the Malaspina and Montana Creek Fires from the Alaska Division of Forestry.
On Sunday evening, Denali Park Service Rangers found a man dead after barricading himself in a tent, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
In the Northern Susitna Valley, things like the Alaska Marine Highway System don’t often come high on the priority list, but for one family, cuts to the state’s ferry system could have a significant impact on their new business.
A pair of sled dog races has been canceled, and another may be in jeopardy due to poor trail conditions in the Mat-Su Valley.
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the flightseeing crash that killed five people earlier this month. Listen now
The search for a crashed flightseeing plane in the Alaska Range has been halted after four of the five people on board were confirmed dead with the fifth missing as of Monday morning.
After two hours of testimony and debate on Tuesday night, the Mat-Su Borough Assembly approved a five-year contract for a large timber harvest in the Trapper Creek area. Listen now
The Chijuk Creek timber sale has a complicated history. At its next meeting, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly will decide whether to award a five-year contract for logging in the area to Charles Nash. Listen now
Governor Bill Walker has appointed retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Mike Shower to fill the vacancy in Senate District E. Shower lives in Wasilla, and currently works as a pilot for FedEx. Listen now