Posts from June 2017

Wasilla turns 100

June 29, 2017 by Casey Ressler
This year's Fourth of July festivities in Wasilla are not only celebrating America's independence, but also the 100-year anniversary of the town's founding. Several events are being held around town on the Fourth of July and the following weekend, including the annual parade through downtown. On...

Chasing Kings

June 21, 2017 by Casey Ressler
If your dream day begins by waking up at 3 a.m. on your day off, just so you can hit the river by 6 a.m., you aren't alone - you are a salmon angler and right now, the place to be is on the water, chasing king salmon as they enter Mat-Su Valley streams. King salmon fishing has been fair to average...

Colony Days 2017

June 8, 2017
This weekend, Colony Days takes over downtown Palmer, and with it, plenty of opportunities to get outside, have fun and celebrate the rich history of the Matanuska Colony. Colony Days kicks off Friday with several events, including the weekly Friday Flings open air market with live music from the...