Mat-Su

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough is finally on the verge of selling the ill-fated ferry Susitna after four years of trying and more than $2 million spent to store the never-used craft.Zaz Hollander
The Alaska State Fair's colony-era Wineck Barn is a repository of history and meeting spot for Valley old-timers.Mike Dunham
The Alaska Supreme Court has rejected a bid by a Lazy Mountain hay farmer to stop paying local road taxes for roads he doesn’t use.Zaz Hollander
The National Weather Service has issued a weather warning for freezing temperatures early Wednesday in Anchorage and other Southcentral Alaska communities.Megan Edge
Small-plane flight restrictions that ushered in President Barack Obama’s Alaska visit didn't live up to concerns about interrupted hunting and flightseeing trips.Zaz Hollander
With Sunday's announcement that Mt. McKinley has been renamed Denali, Alaska businesses using the name "McKinley" are suddenly faced with a question: Keep the name or not? Laurel Andrews
The Horseshoe Lake fire in Mat-Su has more than doubled in size since Sunday, but firefighters bulldozed a line that should help keep the 52-acre fire from spreading, borough officials said.Michelle Theriault Boots
The Palmer Police Department on Sunday morning reported officials were able to recover the body of a 22-year-old man who drove into the river the day before.Alaska Dispatch News
As winter looms, dozens of Willow residents are working with ever-increasing urgency to rebuild homes incinerated in the Sockeye Fire in June. Zaz Hollander
A wildfire near Mile 91 of the Parks Highway between Willow and Trapper Creek had burned about 35 acres, and crews were working to get it under control Saturday night.Egan Millard
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