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Only TWO of the five finalists for MSB manager position seem qualified for the job

The MSB Assembly will interview their five finalists for the Manager position next week on Wednesday, October 21st beginning at 9 a.m. The five finalists chosen by the Assembly to interview are: Janette Bower, Michael Brown, Thomas Hutka, Travis Mortimer, and Randy Robertson. See more on their qualifications below. Note:…

Jay Osmond Gardner UPDATE

Jay Osmond Gardner was charged and arrested for Daniel Buckwalter’s murder over the summer. Mr. Buckwalter was the 46 year old Big Lake resident who was reported missing in August of 2015. A Palmer Grand Jury, on June 30, 2020, indicted Mr. Gardner for Murder in the First Degree, Murder…

Juan Camarena, a person of interest in Wasilla Triple Murder, will plead guilty in federal court to ammunition charge

Juan Camarena, who was named by law enforcement last fall as a “person of interest” in a Wasilla triple homicide investigation, plans to plead guilty in federal court to one count of unlawfully possessing ammunition (Felon in Possession). His Change of Plea is expected to take place during the week…

Major Meth & Heroin Drug Ring with ties to the Mat-Su Valley BUSTED by the Feds

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Alaska issued a press release yesterday announcing that they have arrested and charged six people with running a criminal enterprise involving narcotics distribution, money laundering, and gun violence in furtherance of drug trafficking crimes. According to the indictment, the group was…

Faunus Doney to plead guilty in federal criminal case to swindling elderly victims out of $337,344 in annuity scam

Faunus Doney, also known as Faunus Arden, who ran for Mat-Su Borough Assembly in the fall of 2019 before dropping out of the race, has reached a plea agreement with the United States Attorney’s Office in Anchorage in a wire fraud case. The terms of the plea agreement are as…

The Mat-Su Health Foundation has jumped on the “EQUITY” bandwagon

“EQUITY” versus “EQUALITY” These two terms may sound similar but they could not be further apart in meaning. “Equity” is the new buzzword among liberal politicos. This controversial concept is very different from the traditional American value of “equality.” Last week, the Alaska Watchman website posted an essay by its…