The newest campground in Alaska very well may have the best views in the entire state as well, as the K'esugi Ken Campground offers campers sweeping views of the Alaska Range, with Denali front and center. The campground, located at Mile 135.4 of the Parks Highway, opened this spring and has already...

Wasilla turns 100

June 29, 2017 by Casey Ressler
This year's Fourth of July festivities in Wasilla are not only celebrating America's independence, but also the 100-year anniversary of the town's founding. Several events are being held around town on the Fourth of July and the following weekend, including the annual parade through downtown. On...

Colony Days 2017

June 8, 2017
This weekend, Colony Days takes over downtown Palmer, and with it, plenty of opportunities to get outside, have fun and celebrate the rich history of the Matanuska Colony. Colony Days kicks off Friday with several events, including the weekly Friday Flings open air market with live music from the...

Girls Weekend Out

April 27, 2017
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 seventh-annual Who Let The Girls Out event in downtown Palmer includes two days of events, sales and special opportunities for women at numerous local...

New arrivals

April 18, 2017 by Casey Ressler
The Mat-Su Valley's newest "residents" may just be the cutest yet - so far, 14 new calves have been born at the Williams Reindeer Farm in Palmer, which is gearing up to open to the public in a few weeks. The Williams Reindeer Farm has welcomed 14 calves to the farm so far this spring, with more...