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Kenai, Kodiak chinook salmon research a casualty of Walker's budget cuts

...Matanuska-Susitna Borough for salmon drainage studies, for a two-year total of $15 million to Fish and Game and $5 million to Mat-Su Borough. The $5 million for Susitna salmon will run out in 2016. The chinook initiative will take over responsibility Susitna...
Welles hopes to take cost effective approach to borough

...Borough School District has spent close to $5,000 per student, compared to $3,000 per student spent by the Mat-Su Borough."Why should we spend more and not get anything for it?" he said. "Money is not the answer. I believe we have...
Drift fishermen critical of new management plan as broken tool in ADFG's toolbox. "We told 'em it was broke before they put it in there," he said. The Mat-Su Borough, however, has lauded the use of the tool this summer, and during an Aug. 28 borough Fish and Wildlife Commission...
Mat-Su officials to meet with feds over $12.3M ferry bill

...Transportation Department to resolve $12.3 million the borough owes the feds for its failed ferry plan.In all, the Mat-Su Borough received $21.2 million from the Federal Transit Administration from three grants awarded between 2002 and 2009...
Remembering the 1964 earthquake, preparing for tomorrow

...Egan Civic & Convention Center in Anchorage, March 27 through April 2. The thirteen communities of Anchorage, the Mat-Su Borough, Kenai Peninsula, Seward, Cordova, Valdez, Kodiak, Homer, Ketchikan, Juneau, Fort Greely, Unalaska and Fairbanks...
Kudos to BOF for effort to make changes

...Commission and key borough staff were honored at the March 4 Mat-Su Borough Assembly meeting for efforts at the recently completed...commission is an authorized and recognized agency of the Mat-Su Borough. Without the borough assembly's support, we would...
Board leaves dipnetters alone

...and protects the riparian bank fishing zones further upriver." Board members said the growing population of the Mat-Su Borough needed to be given consideration when proposals were considered. Jensen called the area the "population center...
Northern District up for discussion

...regulations farther south. Some of the escapement goals were also proposed by the local advisory committee. Jim Colver, a Mat-Su Borough assembly member and vice chair of the fish and wildlife commission, said use of the expanded Kasilof and Kenai drift...
Fish and Game discusses salmon research, Cook Inlet management with Mat-Su commission

...Fisheries meeting.Kluberton is a Talkeetna, and Mat-Su borough, resident who serves on the statewide fisheries body...Cook Inlet management regimes.After the meeting, Mat-Su borough assembly member Jim Colver talked about his thoughts...
Port Mac on schedule, if funding keeps flowing support a diversified economy and tax base for the state's future."(The rail extension) is not just a Mat-Su Borough project, it's not just a Valley project, but it's for all of Alaska," Dyer said.By getting rail service...


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