Alaska News

The last of four Anchorage people convicted for their roles in the killing of a man on an ATV trail in Houston three years ago was sentenced late Tuesday morning to serve 65 years in prison.T.C. Mitchell
Four people have announced their candidacy for three at-large seats on the Matanuska Susitna Borough School Board.Melodie Wright
Politics on the national and state level may be sizzling, but that enthusiasm didn't trickle down to local races this year.Rindi White
A temporary worker at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough's central landfill said he and three others were exposed last winter to asbestos dust when a bulldozer ripped open bags holding the hazardous material.
The same wallet-busting factors hammering the Lower 48 are at play in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough: stumbling real estate markets, though things here aren't as bad as in some places; food costs driven up by higher transportation bills; high energy prices. Zaz Hollander
Now's not the time to ask voters whether the borough should build a modest ski chalet, lifts and a nordic skiing center at Hatcher Pass, Assembly members decided last week.Rindi White
Valley events relating to the business community
Scheduled events related to health and medicine
New arrivals in the valleys
Mat-Su crime reports