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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...

Shop Small

November 25, 2020 by Casey Ressler
This Thanksgiving, ditch Black Friday and opt for Small Business Saturday, a national movement to support small businesses by holiday shoppers. In 2020, many small businesses have had devastating losses from the economic impact from the pandemic, and Small Business Saturday is a great way to support...

Virtual Visits

April 8, 2020 by Casey Ressler
Right now, it's time to stay home, be safe and stay healthy. But that doesn't mean you don't have the opportunity to virtually visit, particularly at the Musk Ox Farm in Palmer. Every Thursday, the farm is hosting a Facebook Live event at 11 a.m. Alaska time. Viewers tune in and are treated to a...

5 top winter ideas

January 17, 2020 by Casey Ressler
Just because it's the winter doesn't mean you have to spend your days indoors - there are lots of ways to enjoy the outdoors during the winter months! Here are five of our favorite ways: 1. Take a trip to Talkeetna. Winter is a great time to visit. You can even make it a weekend by taking the Alaska...
Forget the gym membership - in 2020, make it a resolution to explore more. This is the time of the year when we everyone looks to the future and comes up with new resolutions, with typical favorites involving diets and gym memberships usually falling by the wayside about mid-January. Instead, start...

Plan For Vacation Day

January 29, 2019 by Casey Ressler
The U.S. Travel Association has named January 29 as "National Plan for Vacation Day" as a way to remind people to commit to taking their paid time off in 2019 and enjoying a vacation that rejuvenates, relaxes and restores. In 2017, American left 705 million paid vacation days go unused. According to...