Posts from August 2015

Fair Fun

August 27, 2015
Today is one of the best days of the year for Alaskans - the official start to the Alaska State Fair! The largest event in Alaska kicks off today at noon, and runs through Labor Day, bringing 12 days of fair food, livestock exhibits, live music and yes, those giant vegetables. The fair opens at noon...

Berry Bonanza

August 14, 2015
Mid-August is one of the best times of the year for Alaskans, as the bountiful berries are fully ripe and ready for the picking. There are a number of places that are very popular for berry picking this time of year. Much like a great fishing hole, locals are reluctant to give up their secret spots...

Fish on

August 7, 2015
The only thing hotter than the weather in the Mat-Su Valley right now is the fishing. The beginning of August is a time when most Alaskans start to see the end of the summer, but not this year. With temperatures in the high 70s and low 80s, we've been sweating. A great way to cool off is to hit the...