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...
The first sign of spring is this weekend - the annual Mat-Su Outdoorsman Show at the Menard Center. You know that summer can't be too far away once the outdoor show season starts, and the Mat-Su show is the first one up on the calendar this year. The show, which runs Friday through Sunday, features...

Oosik 2018

March 14, 2018 by Casey Ressler
With spring right around the corner, it's time for the fun and funky Oosik Classic Ski Race in Talkeetna Saturday, March 17. The Oosik, now in its 18th year, is hosted by the Denali Nordic Ski Club and is one of the most fun and funky races in Alaska. The course changes every year, but there are two...

Growing Dining Scene

February 15, 2018 by Casey Ressler
When you think of foodie destinations, the Mat-Su Valley may not be at the top of your mind. But that's slowly changing, with an evolving dining scene that features locally sourced produce, unique dishes, new breweries and creative chefs. Palmer is the agricultural hub of Alaska, and restaurants...
The first-ever Great Alaska Music Festival makes its debut on the Alaska State Fairgrounds in May, and this week, tickets went on sale for the two-day event that features five national headliners and several Alaska-based bands. Show organizers have been hard at work putting together the event. They...