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Ask any Alaskan, and they know June 21 is the summer solstice - with 22 hours of functional daylight in Southcentral Alaska, and total darkness not achieved for days. In Talkeetna, for example, the official sunrise is at 4:05 a.m. and the official sunset is exactly at midnight. During those four...
The Mat-Su Valley's music scene continues to grow, thanks to new venues, new events and even some national notoriety. The Valley will build on that scene on Memorial Day weekend with the Great Alaska Music Festival's initial event at the Alaska State Fairgrounds. Grammy-award winning Portugal. The...
For foodies looking for adventure, make sure you visit Talkeetna this Saturday (Dec. 9), as the Taste of Talkeetna event is one of Alaska's top culinary events, and a relatively unknown one at that. Talkeetna is always a fun place to visit, but the Taste event takes it to another level. Tickets are...

Wasilla turns 100

June 29, 2017 by Casey Ressler
This year's Fourth of July festivities in Wasilla are not only celebrating America's independence, but also the 100-year anniversary of the town's founding. Several events are being held around town on the Fourth of July and the following weekend, including the annual parade through downtown. On...

Colony Days 2017

June 8, 2017
This weekend, Colony Days takes over downtown Palmer, and with it, plenty of opportunities to get outside, have fun and celebrate the rich history of the Matanuska Colony. Colony Days kicks off Friday with several events, including the weekly Friday Flings open air market with live music from the...

Live at 5

May 24, 2017 by Casey Ressler
Every Friday throughout the summer, the Talkeetna Village Park is the place to be for live music, as the Live at 5 Summer Concert Series takes center stage. Co-sponsored by Denali Arts Council and the Talkeetna Chamber of Commerce, Live at 5 runs from May 26 through Sept. 1, with new bands playing...
This Saturday, the Alaska State Fairgrounds features the Mighty Matanuska "Boo" Fest, celebrating craft beers from around Alaska. The event - known better as the Mighty Matanuska Brewfest - features local breweries Arkose, Bearpaw River, Bleeding Heart, Last Frontier and Denali, along with Alaska...