Posts from February 2016

Week of adventure

February 26, 2016
Matanuska Glacier trekking in the winter is an amazing experience. This week, Anchorage hosted a 700-person conference of tour operators called Go West, and as part of the convention, Southcentral Alaska was abuzz with activity, as operators wanted to experience Alaska in the winter. And it didn't...

Ice fishing fun

February 16, 2016
The Mat-Su Kids Ice Fishing Derby had several hundred anglers in 2015. On Saturday, Feb. 20, Finger Lake is an ice fishing Mecca for kids of all ages, as the Mat-Su Kids Ice Fishing Derby takes place. This family-friendly event has become quite the popular one in the Valley, with hundreds of kids...

Ag gets the spotlight

February 11, 2016
The Mat-Su Valley has long had a rich agricultural history, and that history is getting a new chapter with two exciting developments in the last few weeks. Palmer's agricultural history can be traced back to 1935, when more than 200 families were relocated to the area to establish an...