Posts from June 2015

Days with dad

June 19, 2015
This weekend is a special one for all Alaskans, as we celebrate the summer solstice and all that daylight that makes Alaska such a unique place. But it's also Father's Day this Sunday, a very special day as well. I'm 40 now, bald, and a dad to a teenager. Those are three things I couldn't even fathom...

Celebrating a Colony

June 11, 2015
The 80th anniversary of the Matanuska Colony project gets off to a rousing start on Friday, June 12, as Colony Days takes over downtown Palmer. This small-town celebration has something for everyone, including an old-fashioned parade through downtown Palmer. Each year, Colony Days celebrates the...

Play ball

June 4, 2015
The Mat-Su Miners play at Hermon Brothers Field throughout June and July. When people think of Alaska, the first things to come to mind are usually the mountains, vast wilderness, wildlife and amazing scenery. But here's a little secret - Alaska is also home to some fantastic baseball every summer,...