In an effort to safeguard gun rights for area residents, the Mat-Su Borough Assembly will hear public testimony on two separate firearms resolutions at its May 17 regular meeting. The first item declares the borough’s opposition to using any of its funds to
The repeal of the anti-gun range red-tape ordinance is on the agenda for Tuesday’s Mat-Su Borough Assembly meeting, and the Assembly members need to hear from you! It’s time to stand up and make your voices heard in defense of your
On Tuesday, Nov. 2, Mat-Su residents will vote for a new mayor as well as borough assembly and school board members. In the lead up to the election, Alaska Gun Rights has published the results of a survey of Mat-Su candidates running for Borough Assembly and
In an effort to clearly identify the strongest conservative candidates for local office in the Mat-Su, the Alaska Watchman sent a survey to everyone running for seats in Palmer, Wasilla and the Mat-Su Borough. Our survey focused on some of the most important
The heated and protracted debate over whether to increase regulations on outdoor shooting ranges in the Mat-Su Borough ended with Borough Mayor Vern Halter vetoing the Assembly’s vote to reconsider an ordinance that passed last month. The majority of
On Nov. 19 the Watchman published an article which suggested that the Mat-Su Borough Assembly was seeking approval from Alaska’s attorney general’s office to impose a borough-wide mask mandate. This was not the case. The article reported on an exchange
Editor’s note: This article has been changed to remove any suggestion that the Mat-Su Assembly was seeking approval from the State’s Attorney General Office to impose a borough mask mandate. This is not the case and we regret any confusion our
The heated debate over whether to regulate outdoor shooting ranges in the Mat-Su resumes with a public hearing at the Oct. 5 Mat-Su Borough Planning Commission. The proposal to regulate outdoor ranges has been debated for more than a year now. If the Planning
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