Live music, baseball and an open air market are just a few of the highlights of a busy Summer Solstice weekend. Summer solstice is a tad bittersweet in Alaska, because we know we aren't gaining daylight any more. But, it' s a time for celebration as the longest day of the year is here, complete with...

HOG Rally

June 12, 2019 by Casey Ressler
This weekend, there will be HOGS everywhere in the Mat-Su Valley, as the Harley Owners Group is hosting the 25th anniversary Last Frontier Rally here. More than 150 Harley owners are expected to attend this year's Last Frontier Rally, organizers said. They aren't just local riders, either - several...
Want to know more about Palmer's history as part of the Matanuska Colonist project? Or are you interested in Wasilla's gold mining history? Perhaps Alaska's aviation history, or the culture of mountain climbing in Talkeetna? Luckily, all that and more can be found at one of the many museums around...

Friday Flings

May 24, 2019 by Casey Ressler
While today is the start of the Memorial Day weekend, it's also part of an entire summer filled with food, fun, live music and festivities as Friday Flings takes over downtown Palmer. Each Friday, the downtown area turns into a makeshift farmer's market, food court and music venue, as Friday Flings...
Every May, Talkeetna is the center of 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 that kicks off Friday, May 17 at the airport. The Talkeetna Fly-In's slogan is "Honoring the past, celebrating...
May 5-11 is National Travel & Tourism Week, which highlights the tourism industry and the many benefits it provides to our communities. This year the theme is "Travel Matters." This theme can be interpreted many different ways, and each are relevant. Travel matters to the economies of our local...