A new program is making it easy to find restaurants that use Alaska Grown produce, as the Restaurant Recognition Program kicks off statewide this summer. The Alaska Division of Agriculture recently launched an Alaska Grown app (available on iOS and Android) that ties the entire program together....
One of the top community events in all of Alaska kicks off this weekend in Palmer, as Colony Days takes over the downtown area with three days of activities. Colony Days celebrates the Matanuska Colonist project, which relocated more than 200 families to the Palmer area from the Midwest as part of...
This summer, visitors to downtown Palmer have two new ways to explore the area, thanks to new developments at the Palmer Museum . Through a grant from the Rasmuson Foundation and working with Radio Free Palmer, visitors now have an option to rent a headset for a fully narrated self-walking tour of...
Every May, Talkeetna is the center of the Alaska's aviation world, as the Talkeetna Fly-In takes place, attracting pilots and unique planes from around the state for a weekend of fun and events. The Talkeetna Fly-In's slogan is "Honoring the past, celebrating the future," and that is fitting....
May 1 is officially Agriculture Appreciation Day in Alaska, and that takes on special meaning particularly for the Mat-Su Valley, as Palmer is the agriculture hub of the state. The history of farming in Palmer dates back to the Matanuska Colony project, in which more than 200 families were relocated...

Girls Weekend Out

April 18, 2018 by Casey Ressler
There is a takeover of Palmer coming this weekend, and women around the Southcentral Alaska region have been looking forward to it for months. The eighth-annual Who Let The Girls Out event in downtown Palmer includes two days of events April 21-22, sales and special opportunities for women at...

RV Paradise

April 12, 2018 by Casey Ressler
With summer right around the corner, it's time to start planning road trips. The Mat-Su Valley is an ideal destination for RVers looking for scenic wonder and camping opportunities. There are several companies that rent RVs in Anchorage, so even if you don't own one, there are still opportunities to...
The Mat-Su Valley's music scene continues to grow, thanks to new venues, new events and even some national notoriety. The Valley will build on that scene on Memorial Day weekend with the Great Alaska Music Festival's initial event at the Alaska State Fairgrounds. Grammy-award winning Portugal. The...