Contributed by Paul Beer, Wasilla Noon Rotary Club President -
Mark your calendars! Registration is now open for the first ever Band on the Run 5K, formerly the Zombie Run and formerly the Curt Menard Memorial Run.
Contributed by Krystin Bogan -
After a long, cold winter, Alaska Raceway Park was off to a “hot” start.
Contributed by Judy Vars -
Like springtime buds emerging from their long winters nap, VFAA artists are popping up everywhere: Wasilla, Palmer, Talkeetna and Anchorage.
MID-MAY CONTENT SUBMISSIONS
Contributed by Randi Perlman -
Join Alaska WildBird Rehab Center (AWBRC) this summer for an elegant fundraising event in a uniquely special setting.
Contributed by Glen Butts (The Dude) - The MS Ride for a Cure starts Sunday, June 24th. This is our 9th year for the ride.
Contributed by Carmen Summerfield -
It’s time for another hot, Hot, HOT Iron Pour!
Contributed by Nancy Angelini Crawford -
“Faraway and Home”
If you want to travel to Italy, Greece and London and Paris…
Contributed by Glen Butts (The Dude) -
Rally 2 The Ranch!
Contributed by Mary Beth Feldman -
As the school year runs down each year, families begin to look forward to the Saint Herman Annual Country Fair.
Contributed by Sue Wallin -
Our Annual Valley Garden Club Plant Sale is held the last Saturday in May at the Boys and Girls Club of Wasilla on 3700 E. Bogard Rd.
Contributed by Josh Fryfogle -
When I found out that Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes was performing at The Great Alaska Music Festival, well, my inner 90’s kid felt a little nostalgic.
Contributed by Skip Lichter -
The first ever Great Alaska Music Festival will kick-off this coming summer at the Alaska State Fairgrounds over the Memorial Day weekend on Saturday & Sunday, May 26 & 27, 2018.
Contributed by Dori Cranmore R.N. -
The coconut palm is often referred to as “the tree of life” among Asian and Pacific Islanders because of its wide range of uses – from traditional medicines, to food and drink to body and hair tonic.
Contributed by Mike Coons, President of Greater Alaska Chapter of AMAC -
The Alaska Chapter of the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) grew this recently with the addition of a Chapter in Fairbanks.
Contributed by Bryan Brandenburg -
Public safety is an issue that is important to all Alaskans.
Contributed by Randi Perlman, VCRS Board Vice President -
How does a non-profit organization that’s been providing recycling in the Mat-Su Borough for 20 years now commemorate this momentous occasion???
Contributed by Jessie Wetherell -
Throughout our nation’s history, there have been many songs penned about pivotal events. From war to peace, plantation life to civil rights, there was a song for everything.
Contributed by Cindy Roediger, Abolish Abortion Anchorage/Mat-Su Valley Society -
Alaska has been a part of the Abortion Holocaust since 1970.
Contributed by Patti Fisher, Mid Valley Recycling & Meadow Lakes Community Council -
Everyone knows that the way to make a change is to help our youth understand the importance of an issue, and they will grow up as strong citizens.
Contributed by Richard Estelle, Palmer Museum of History & Art -
Prior to introduction of diesel engines on the Alaska Railroad in 1944, the trip between Seward and Fairbanks took two days, with an overnight layover midway at the community of Curry.
Contributed by Ellen Vande Visse, Good Earth Garden School -
Have you resolved to eat a healthier diet?
Contributed by Marilyn Bennett -
Spring is sprung. The dust is riz. I wonder where the vacuum is???
Contributed by Rep. David Eastman -
In the days of the Roman Republic, the Rubicon River represented a legal boundary that no Roman military commander could lawfully send soldiers across.
Contributed by Lhing McNeal -
Our Wold Day 5K Run event was a success!
Contributed by Pamela Goode -
I am Pam Goode and I'm running for State House District 9, which spans from Delta Junction down the Richardson Highway to Valdez, from Glennallen along the Glenn Highway to rural Palmer and also includes Whittier.
Contributed by Kelleigh Orthmann, Clear Creek Cat Rescue -
Mr. Blue Eyes, also known as Charlie Bug, is a super handsome guy about 3 years old.
Contributed by Charice Chambers -
Spring is in full flower at the Mat-Su Senior Center Services Gift Shop, due in no small part to the efforts of local artist, Kristen Spencer.
Contributed by Sonya Funaro, Just Botanicals -
Terms & Trends:
It is mind-boggling the number of definitions that there are for culturally-relevant tag words.
Contributed by Diana Straub -
Recently I read, skin cancer is the most common of all human cancers, with 1 million people in the U.S. diagnosed each year.
Contributed by Jessica Wright -
Many Alaskans agree that Governor Walker and most of the legislators need to step down.
Contributed by Jillyan Webb -
When the community was asked to remember Dr. Sharon Willouhgby-Blake and her husband, Truman, who made Palmer their final home, the response was overwhelming.
PRESS RELEASE from Alaska State Fair, Inc. -
Congratulations to the five high school students selected as recipients of the Alaska State Fair 2018 scholarships!