Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Press Releases

Fire At 52 Acres With More Help Arriving

A dozer line was completed at approximately 8 pm last evening around the 52 acre Horseshoe Lake Fire. Forestry and Borough fire fighters continue to fight the fire that ignited Sunday afternoon.

Dozer Line Nearly Complete On Fire

The dozer line around the Horseshoe Lake Fire was nearly tied in as of 7 pm Sunday, according to Alaska Forestry's Norm McDonald. Several firefighters will be released tonight when the fireline is in place, McDonald said.

Swamps, Calmer Winds Slowing Horseshoe Fire

5 pm Sunday—What's now called the Horseshoe Lake Fire, a 25-acre fire, has run into swampy terrain and slowed some. Norm McDonald with Alaska Dept. of Forestry reports that a fireline built by dozers could surround the fire within an hour.

Public Notices

Solid Waste Rate Increases

As of July 1 Solid Waste Rates are increasing. See the attached fliers for details.

Fireworks Are Illegal

Fireworks are illegal. The State has banned all fireworks and the sale of fireworks in the Mat-Su Borough.

2015 Parks Highway Milepost 118 Susitna River Corridor Personal Use Firewood Area

2015 Susitna River Corridor Personal Use Firewood Area for mixed sawtimber is available on a first come first served basis

Public Meetings

The time listed here is the correct time for the advertised meetings. When the "more details" link is clicked, Google may incorrectly reflect GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) date and time.

Please call 861-8683 if you have questions regarding meeting dates and times.