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Posts from October 2014

Halloween fun

October 30, 2014
Ghosts and goblins abound in the Mat-Su Valley this weekend, as Halloween takes center stage at several events being held around the community. No matter how old your ghost or goblin is, there is bound to be something to keep them entertained - or scared. Halloween Hollow takes place from 3 p.m. to 8...

Reindeer Farm Fun Days

October 23, 2014
One of the most family-friendly activities in the Mat-Su Valley is the Reindeer Farm, located just outside Palmer on Bodenburg Butte Road. Throughout the summer, thousands of people visit the farm to see the reindeer and elk. Even though the farm closed for the season, there's still one last chance...

Mighty Matanuska Brewfest

October 15, 2014
This weekend, brewers from around the state will convene on the Alaska State Fairgrounds for the Mighty Matanuska Brewfest. The event is one of several that showcases the ever-growing craft brewing scene in Alaska, which now counts 22 breweries from Juneau to Fairbanks. Alaska has garnered national...

Termination time

October 3, 2014
It finally happened. Earlier this week, I drove to work and peeked at the peaks of the Chugach Mountains on a chilly morning following a rainy night, and there it was - "termination dust." Our friends in the Lower 48 probably have no idea what termination dust is, but ask any Alaskan and they'll...