5 fall hikes

September 5, 2019 by Casey Ressler
The Alaska State Fair has ended, and with it, the summer is drawing to a close. The Mat-Su Valley has had a fantastic summer, and it's turning into a beautiful fall as well. Before the snow hits, make sure you get out and enjoy one last memorable hike. Whether it's an extended backpacking trip or a...

Peony Farming

July 23, 2019 by Casey Ressler
The Mat-Su Valley has always been known as the agricultural hub of Alaska, with giant cabbages, potatoes and carrots being some of the best known products. In the last few years, however, peony farming has become a major part of the growing scene, with their giant, blooming flowers appearing on...
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...