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Pink salmon are far from the most desired salmon in Alaska's streams, but they also provide a great opportunity to get out and test your hand fly fishing in Susitna Valley streams. Last week, I was joined by a college friend from 25 years ago who wanted to do some Alaska salmon fishing. We loaded up...
This weekend, celebrate all things summer at Pyrah's Pioneer Peak Farm (2350 S. Bodenburg Loop) as two days of activities take place to keep the entire family entertained. The festival, previously known as the Strawberry Festival, is a chance for the farm to celebrate summer with the community that...
Can't wait for the Alaska State Fair? No worries, the first-ever Mat-Su Summer Festival kicks off this weekend at Alaska Raceway Park in Palmer. The event is being hosted by Mat-Su Events, who puts on shows around the Valley including the Mat-Su Outdoorsman Show and, last year, a Mat-Su Fall...
Wasilla is hosting its annual air show, Wings over Wasilla, this weekend at the Wasilla Municipal Airport. The event brings together pilots from around Alaska for a fly-in that's complete with demonstrations, vendors, displays and events for the whole family. Wings over Wasilla begins Friday with...

Friday Fling

May 20, 2021 by Casey Ressler
Palmer's popular outdoor market, Friday Fling, gets started this week and continues throughout August in the downtown area. Each Friday through August 20, the downtown area turns into a makeshift farmer's market, food court and music venue, as Friday Fling takes shape. The market will run from 11...
You’ll never again forget the details from your favorite Southcentral Alaska hikes, thanks to a new log book published recently by Anchorage’s Andrea Leydon. Leydon just released “Southcentral Alaska 100 Hikes Challenge Logbook” which includes popular trails around Southcentral, including the Mat-Su...