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  1. Spruce beetle damage along Willow-Fishhook Road, June 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    A fast-tracked Susitna Valley timber venture some call the salvation of the Mat-Su's foundering port won local government approval Tuesday amid concerns about public process and log truck traffic. The deal hinges on a 24,000-acre borough timber sale known as Chijuk Creek, off Oilwell Road in the Trapper Creek area about 22 miles southwest of Talkeetna and 30 miles northwest of Willow.


  2. Mat-Su floats major new timber venture. But is it too good to be true?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    It sounds too good to be true: a massive Susitna Valley timber sale providing jobs and clearing trees infested with spruce bark beetles - even rescuing the Mat-Su Borough's failing port. Borough officials estimate the project could drum up nearly $900,000 a year for the government-owned Point MacKenzie port that is currently losing $800,000 to $1.5 million each year.


  3. Southcentral community leaders want in on LNG site selection studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nearly five years after Nikiski was chosen as the terminus for the $43 billion Alaska LNG Project, the leaders of other Southcentral communities are now questioning the process behind that decision. On Jan. 9, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough sought intervener status in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's drafting of an environmental impact statement, or EIS, for the Alaska LNG Project.


  4. Anchorage mayoral candidate Q&A: What sectors of the economy would you grow and why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Anchorage Daily News asked candidates for mayor and the Anchorage School Board in the April 3 election to answer a series of questions on issues facing the city and the Anchorage School District. We're publishing their responses daily.


  5. Cost estimate drops for Arctic mining prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The company that has led exploration in the Ambler mining district is now shifting to develop its primary prospect after many years of work. Trilogy Metals Inc., formerly NovaCopper, is moving toward engineering and permitting at the Arctic deposit in Northwest Alaska.


  6. Intentionally excluded? Mat-Su Borough protests port's omission from Alaska LNG site selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Matanuska-Susitna Borough says an evaluation of the best place to put a giant proposed natural gas liquefaction project inaccurately and unfairly left out the borough's beleaguered port. The state's Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which is leading the $45 billion Alaska LNG project, selected a preferred site in Nikiski more than four years ago after looking at about two dozen potential locations around Southcentral Alaska.


  7. Insurance settlement leaves Mat-Su on the hook for most of a $3 million fix to an empty dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The only recent action at the Mat-Su port's 550-foot barge dock is almost $3 million in repairs since 2015. The dock was built 16 years ago using the same unusual design as one at Anchorage's port that failed before an expansion project was even finished.


  8. Salvation Army receives contract to escalate addiction fight in Alaska prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Salvation Army's red kettles collect quarters and dollars that may not look like they'd add up to much. The Salvation Army has a track record for casting a wide social safety net and delivering addiction treatment programs.


  9. 3 Alaskans charged with conspiracy to smuggle heroin into Mat-Su prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three Alaskans were charged in federal court Thursday for a 2016 conspiracy to smuggle heroin into Goose Creek Correctional Center in Point MacKenzie, according to the U.S. District Attorney's Office in Alaska. Prosecutors allege that on April 8, 2016, Heaven Leigh Erick, 28, passed heroin to Spencer Daniel Johnson, 24, while he was incarcerated at Goose Creek.


  10. Troopers: Missing Palmer man died in crash; no evidence of foul playRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Palmer man whose body was found in his car at the bottom of a cliff near Point MacKenzie on Friday was killed in the crash, Alaska State Troopers said. No foul play is suspected in the death of Keith Aumavae, who hadn't been seen since Oct. 19 and whose large family was vigilant in searching.


  11. Body of missing Palmer man found - over a cliff at Point MacKenzie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The body and car of a Palmer man who was reported missing have been found, a private investigator working with the man's family said Saturday. Keith Ben Aumavae is missing in the Palmer area.


  12. AIDEA approves sale of LNG plant to Fairbanks gas utilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board of directors unanimously approved a $331.2 million financing plan authority leaders hope will enable the Interior Gas Utility to bring the Interior Energy Project to fruition. Included in the deal is the sale of Fairbanks Natural Gas and its Titan LNG plant on Point MacKenzie in Southcentral for $59.5 million, as well as passing of the gas supply contract AIDEA secured in September with Cook Inlet producer Hilcorp Energy.


  13. Mat-Su renews ban on public access atop - abandoned' rail lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Damaged rail grade along the Port MacKenzie Rail Extension near Big Lake Friday, Sept. 29, 2017.


  14. The dead whale floating in Cook Inlet has washed ashore at Kincaid ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Members of the UAA cross country ski team approach the whale during a training run, some with covered noses, Monday morning. Members of the UAA cross country ski team approach the whale during a training run, some with covered noses, Monday morning.


  15. Alaska's farming future is warmer, and probably weirder, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The number of farms in Alaska is rising as the state warms up. But climate change isn't necessarily behind the boom.


  16. Yes, there is a dead humpback whale floating in Knik ArmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A dead humpback whale was spotted near the Port of Anchorage in Cook Inlet on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.


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