Category - Sports

Crystal clear days and fresh powder have skiers flocking to Skeetawk, the Mat-Su's first-ever downhill ski area, making the first year successful despite some hiccups. General Manager Scott Patridge said the last few weekends at Skeetawk have been fantastic, with "powder days every Saturday for the...

Iditarod changes

February 2, 2021 by Casey Ressler
Due to enhanced Covid protocols, spectators will not be permitted at the 2021 restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, to ensure the safety of the mushers heading out on the trail. The change is one of many for the Last Great Race in 2021. All mushers are undergoing strict protocols, rigorous...

Celebrating Skeetawk

November 30, 2020 by Casey Ressler
After years of planning, fund-raising and hard work from volunteers, Skeetawk, the Mat-Su Valley's first-ever triple chair lift downhill ski area, is set to open Saturday, December 5. Last Saturday, Skeetawk hosted a surprise soft opening for its season pass holders and members and it went well,...
The beautiful grounds of Meier Lake Resort got even more impressive this summer, as Alaska's first Professional Disc Golf Association Championship course was unveiled, The Reserve at Meier Lake. The disc golf course sits on the resort's 120-acres and winds it way through the forest, with amazing...
Looking for a fun way to spend an evening, with breathtaking views of the Chugach Mountains and the fresh air of the Matanuska Valley? Look no further than Hermon Brothers Field, where the Mat-Su Miners take the field in the Alaska Baseball League. The Miners are made up of college baseball players,...