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Kaleidoscope named a Blue Ribbon School

...Bear Valley Elementary School in the Anchorage School District and Mat-Su Career and Technical High School in the Mat-Su Borough School District were the other two Alaskan schools to receive the award this year.Dahlman will travel to Washington...
Gillis resigns days before Board of Fisheries nominee due outside of the state's population center, and therefore too far away to be accessible to fishermen from the Mat-Su borough and Anchorage. Ruffner was defeated by a 30-29 vote on April 19 during a joint session of the Legislature. Rumors...
Legislature fails to confirm Ruffner to Board of Fisheries

...commercial fishing interests, and that he is not an Anchorage resident and would therefore be difficult for anglers in the Mat-Su Borough and Anchorage area to access. Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, was the first to speak about Ruffner's appointment...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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