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Don Caulkins Palmer, Alaska.Don was born and grew up in Palmer. His father and mother's families were colonists in the Mat-Su Valley. He spent summers commercial fishing in Cook Inlet. He worked several jobs, but was a fisherman at heart. His...
Kenai releases dipnet report

...the fishery from 538 different zip codes. Fifty-four percent of those were from Anchorage, 13 percent from the Mat-Su Valley, 11 percent from Kenai, and 8 percent from Soldotna, with 5 percent from out of state or of unknown origin. Kenai...
Philip Earl Plack

...side.Phil was loved and known from Homer to Barrow and Nome to the Yukon Territory. In '47 he homesteaded in the Mat-Su valley and then later in North Pole (the famous "Plack Road"). He was a hardworking, adventuresome spirit like all...
BlueCrest gas production paused

...Southcentral Alaska, where there is an increasing demand for gas. The APC's pipeline network extends from the Mat-Su Valley to Homer.Whether the gas development moves forward or not, BlueCrest will keep the public informed, Johnson said...
Military kids catch fish during 9th Annual Kenai River Jr. Classic

...responsible sport anglers," said KRSA Executive Director Ricky Gease. Butch and Jehnifer Ehmann drove down from the Mat-Su Valley where they are fishing guides to participate in the Jr. Classic, "We really wanted the kids from the Mat-Su to...
Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation anymore and their life's investment becomes worthless because "neighbors" from Bethel to Ketchikan - of the Mat Su valley simply vote them out of business? What about the processing plants, local jobs and other economic benefits that commercial...
Group declares partial victory over elodea

...there are 19 known elodea-infested lakes in Alaska. Most are in Cordova, with three in Anchorage, one in the Mat-Su Valley, and three in Fairbanks. Morton said that Alaska presents special problems for aquatic invasive control: it has...
Soldotna boys miss out on state baseball tourney Kennedy also said Brandon Sorhus continued his solid play of late by getting his first hit of the season. The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman contributed to this report.
Troopers release names of pilots in Alaska crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers have released the names of the pilots involved in a Mat-Su Valley collision. Troopers said Sunday the pilots of the small planes are 52-year-old Jeffry Bara of Eagle River and 35-year-old...
Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question

...size. The largest taken in studies tipped the scales at just over 4.5 pounds, with most averaging about a pound. Mat-Su Valley lakes, on the other hand, many of which also have significant populations of Arctic char, see fish of much more substantial...


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