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Posts from August 2020

Families to Parks

August 26, 2020 by Casey Ressler
In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Alaska State Parks, a special event is being planned for families at Independence Mine State Historical Park on Saturday, September 5. The Families to Parks program is designed to get families into state parks to enjoy the outdoors, learn about the...

Silver Season

August 12, 2020 by Casey Ressler
The second week of August brings the peak of the silver salmon season in the Mat-Su Valley, a great time to have some fun on the water and have some fresh salmon fillets for the grill. Silvers - also known as coho salmon - are popular because they provide a lot of action on the river, and they make...

Preserving history

August 6, 2020 by Casey Ressler
Palmer's history comes alive in a new photo collection project by the Palmer Museum of History and Art. The Matanuska Valley Historical Photo Project is an online database that is available to the public that contains the best photographs from the museum's collection of more than 10,000. The...