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.

You’ll never again forget the details from your favorite Southcentral Alaska hikes, thanks to a new log book published recently by Anchorage’s Andrea Leydon. Leydon just released “Southcentral Alaska 100 Hikes Challenge Logbook” which includes popular trails around Southcentral, including the Mat-Su...
The largest aviation show in Alaska is coming to Palmer this weekend, as the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering brings together flying enthusiasts from around the state for a weekend full of demonstrations, activities and fun. The annual event is hosted by the Alaska Airmen's Association. The event is...

Earth Day

April 22, 2021 by Casey Ressler
April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day around the world, a time to reflect on the importance the environment has on our surroundings. Now more than ever, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, we realize how Alaska's amazing natural beauty is so important to our well being, both physically and mentally....

Untold Stories

April 2, 2021 by Casey Ressler
Untold Stories, hosted by the Palmer Museum of History and Art, kicks off its 2021 series on April 9 with "A Pleasant Surprise." The online event features five Palmer storytellers and four Palmer artists presenting their tales on the theme, “A Pleasant Surprise: Stories of grace, love, and the...

Go Big, Go Alaska

March 30, 2021 by Casey Ressler
This is the summer to invite your friends and relatives to visit Alaska, and Alaska Airlines is making it cheaper than ever before. Through a new partnership between Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Travel Industry Association and its community partners, Alaska Airlines is offering up to 21 percent...

Get out and win

March 19, 2021 by Casey Ressler
This spring, you could win just by getting out and enjoying the outdoors in the Mat-Su Valley. The Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation is encouraging people to get out and enjoy the great outdoors by hosting a photo contest that continues through May. All you have to do to enter is submit a photo of...
March is a great month in Alaska - the days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer. There's no better place to visit in March than Talkeetna for fun events, great views and outdoor recreation. Trio Fatbike World Championships The 2021 Trio Fat Bike race is on! However, due to Covid...

Oosik Goes Virtual

February 16, 2021 by Casey Ressler
This year, the famous Oosik Ski Race is going virtual, giving Nordic skiers an opportunity to participate anywhere in the world, with the same fun the Talkeetna race provides every March. Due to the pandemic, this year's race won't be held in person in Talkeetna. But that doesn't mean the spirit of...