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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...
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...

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,...