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The suit, filed by two seniors questioned by administrators about their role in recent protests as part of an investigation, is the second in a month targeting the district.
The books for teens may be temporarily relabeled “adult fiction” while librarians wait for direction from city officials in light of new legal questions.
Residents, builders and mailbox companies say a new Palmer postmaster is telling them the rented boxes aren’t legal. The Postal Service says they are.
Borough officials want to let people who commit midemeanor crimes serve on community cleanup crews.
Residents who push snow from private property into the road will receive a series of warnings followed by a fine, Matanuska-Susitna Borough officials say.
About 17,000 users — a quarter of Matanuska-Susitna Borough residents and businesses — were without power Monday as 70 mph gusts brought trees down on power lines.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District in April removed 56 “challenged” books from school library shelves.
By spring 2025, compost will be available for free residential use from the central landfill or the transfer stations in Willow, Talkeetna and Big Lake.
Voters approved a bond package that provides half of the funding for $76 million in road and pedestrian walkway improvements, according to preliminary unofficial results in Tuesday’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough elections.
Local elections on Tuesday also include a road improvement bond and three Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly seats.
The walkout Tuesday, a week before school board elections, targeted decisions such as challenged book removals and limiting the authority of the board’s lone student representative.
The two weeks of free residential trash dumping brought major traffic delays, a big price tag for the landfill, and no plan yet to pay for it.
More than 90% of the Mat-Su Education Association backed the vote. Staff as well as students planning an Oct. 31 walkout have criticized recent decisions by school board members and administrators.
A second settlement offer against millions of dollars of overage charges from the 2022-23 season has been rejected by at least two contractors.
A developed access point on Benka Lake was blocked last year by private property owners.