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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.

Friday Fling

May 12, 2022 by Casey Ressler
Palmer's popular outdoor market, Friday Fling, gets started this week and continues throughout August in the downtown area. Each Friday through August 12, the downtown area turns into a makeshift farmer's market, food court and music venue, as Friday Fling takes shape. The market will run from 11...
Mother's Day is always a special occasion, but for the Musk Ox Farm in Palmer, it has become a tradition that many in the community look forward to all year. The Musk Ox Farm officially opens for the summer season on Mother's Day, for good reason - it's also an unveiling of the newest calves, which...
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 was...
May 1-7 is National Travel & Tourism Week, which highlights the tourism industry and the many benefits it provides to our communities. This year the theme is "The Future of Travel." This is particularly important give that the last two years have been a challenge for the industry, and it is looking...

Golf season begins

April 28, 2022 by Casey Ressler
One of the surest signs that summer is finally here is the announcement that Settlers Bay Golf Course and Palmer Golf Course are both open for play. Settlers Bay Golf Course, 10 miles north of Wasilla, boasts "Alaska's best putting greens" and opens all 18 holes for play this weekend. There are no...
The first sign of spring is this weekend - the annual Mat-Su Outdoorsman Show at the Menard Center. You know that summer can't be too far away once the outdoor show season starts, and the Mat-Su show is the first one up on the calendar this year. It's lining up to be the biggest Mat-Su Outdoors Show...