Author: Casey Ressler

Casey Ressler is the Mat-Su CVB marketing and communications manager. A perfect day for him involves his raft and his fly rod, ending with a campfire on the river with a view of Denali.

Visitors to Independence Mine can explore more than ever before thanks to new private and customizable tours being offered by Salmon Berry Tours, the park's concessionaire this summer. Salmon Berry Tours currently has three buildings open to the public - there is no cost (other than parking) to...

Friday Flings

June 18, 2020 by Casey Ressler
After a delay to start the summer, one of Palmer’s best small-town traditions is back – Friday Fling. Starting tomorrow (June 19), downtown Palmer is the place to be every Friday through September 11. The event has added four more weeks to its schedule to make up for the delay and to extend into the...

Did you know?

June 12, 2020 by Casey Ressler
The Mat-Su Valley is filled with adventures around every turn in the road, but how much do you know about the area? Here are five facts that may come as a surprise to many. Size The Mat-Su Borough encompasses 25,000 square miles, all the way north to Denali State Park along the Glenn Highway, and...

Memorial Day

May 20, 2020 by Casey Ressler
The annual Memorial Day celebration will take place Monday at the Veterans Wall of Honor, with a few changes in face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The event takes place at 1 p.m., and there will be bleacher seating available for people since the governor's announcement of a complete reopening of the...