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

...administration rerouted $2.5 million of the first two planned $10 million chinook initiative payments to the 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...

...some net migration losses from the more-general population, so that had some effect as well."The Matanuska-Susitna Borough gained the most residents with an increase of 2,069 people in a continuing trend of growth since 2001, Hunsinger...
Walker administration removes transportation commissioner

...project would provide access further north from Juneau but still require short ferry rides to connect travelers to Haines or Skagway. The Knik Arm bridge would connect Anchorage to land near Point MacKenzie in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.
Uncertain year for mega-projects

...session, the project topping the list in terms of immediate ask is the Port MacKenzie rail extension. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough needs $119.5 million to finish the 32-mile rail spur over the next few years, bringing the total project cost...
Drift fishermen critical of new management plan

...sockeyes and a sport preference for silvers, or cohos, and kings, or chinook, salmon harvests. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough successfully advocated for the board to create a corridor to allow silvers to swim north and enter borough waterways...
KPBSD staff, law officers receive intruder training

...has since been implemented in more than 1,000 school districts across the country. In Alaska, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and Valdez City school districts practicing ALICE procedures. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Run...
Mat-Su officials to meet with feds over $12.3M ferry bill

Matanuska-Susitna Borough officials are prepping for negotiations with the U.S. Transportation Department to resolve $12.3 million the borough owes...
Rent's due: District charter schools to pay rent as a result of HB 287

...covered ... so I think it's fair and reasonable," Sanders said. Sanders said in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, many charter schools are located in off-campus buildings. "It's very expensive," she said. ... "That's...
APOC rejects more fisheries complaints

...asserted that seven individuals and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough did not follow state regulations about lobbying disclosures...Cook Inlet sportfishing interests.The Matanuska-Susitna Borough similarly did not file the requisite disclosures after...
New guides ready to fish, but focus shifts from kings

...that flows into the Susitna River, and the Skwentna drainage, which sits in the southwest corner of the Matanuska-Susitna borough. There, he can fish for days without seeing anyone else, Stetts said. But, as the area floods, it becomes harder...


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