Posts from December 2013

Colony Christmas cheer

December 9, 2013
This weekend, Colony Christmas takes over downtown Palmer. For my money, it's one of Alaska's best community celebrations, as the entire town takes on a "Norman Rockwell" Christmas feeling. From fresh baked cookies to craft fairs to fireworks, there really is something for everybody. Colony Christmas...
You can file it under "Only in Alaska" - this Saturday in Talkeetna women will compete by carrying water buckets, chopping wood and riding a snowmobile for the coveted title of "Wilderness Woman." In the first stage, women race down Main Street with an empty 5-gallon bucket, fill it and then race...