Posts from December 2015

Return to daylight

December 21, 2015
Everyone in the world knows about a certain holiday later this week on the 25th. But for Alaskans, Dec. 21 is another holiday to be celebrated - winter solstice. Today, here in Southcentral Alaska we'll get 5 hours, 27 minutes and 41 seconds of daylight, the shortest of the year. But tomorrow, we...
Consider giving the gift of adventure this year, such as a zip line experience in Talkeetna. On Black Friday, newscasts are filled with stories of people lining up in the wee hours of the morning to buy the new "thing" for Christmas. Ironically, this is the day after Thanksgiving, when we're...

Colony Christmas 2015

December 10, 2015
One of our favorite events of the year, Colony Christmas, takes over downtown Palmer this weekend, with three days of holiday cheer spread out around a variety of venues. The holiday festival has a Norman Rockwell feel each year, and it's filled with joy and good times. Downtown Palmer's many shops...

A fun filled weekend

December 3, 2015
A competitor in the Talkeetna Wilderness Woman competition tries to snowshoe through an obstacle course in 2014. This weekend is chock full of fun-filled events in all corners of the Mat-Su Valley, as Wasilla hosts the Autumn Fest at the Dorothy Page Museum on Saturday, and Talkeetna Winterfest...