Contributed by Carmen Summerfield - Read More
The warehouse belongs to the SBK, short for Stichting Beeldende Kunst (Foundation for Visual Arts). It’s a sort of “art library.” The SBK has a vast and unique collection of modern art, consisting of original works of art reflecting the various movements and periods within the Dutch history of art, ranging from oil paintings from the 1950s to works by talented contemporary photographers.
Contributed by Alan Larson - Read More
The first documented non-Athabascan to navigate the CKN Trail was Captain Edwin F. Glenn in 1898. It was my ancestors who served as guides on Glenn’s journey. Later, miners would use these routes, and the trail would be identified as a RS 2477 federally protected Right-of-Way (ROW) under the mining law.
Contributed by Kelleigh Orthmann - Read More
This sweet girl will need a home willing to provide lots of playtime with her but also be patient and understanding in her learning to be a house cat! She has done well with other cats, as for dogs, we do not know.
Contributed by Susan Fujimoto - Read More
Max could use a family that can work off his energy and give him a lot of exercise. He likes to gobble up his food and treats because he is so excited so training would help to settle him down.
Contributed by Kelleigh Orthmann - Read More
Mr Butters is a gorgeous guy! He's got those baby blues and an ivory coat. And those orangey accents on his head, tail and feet. So handsome.
Contributed by John Rozzi - Read More
In the coming weeks, I would like to continue corresponding with you about topics regarding Homelessness in the Mat-Su Valley. Areas I’m going to address are “Defining Homelessness or being Homeless,” “Solutions to Homelessness,” “Not in My Back Yard,” and others…
Contributed by Debra McGhan - Read More
At one point, Mark Wishall, one of the friends, decided to take off alone to check out other valleys around the area for better conditions. As the light began to fade the group decided to call it a day and head for the parking lot. Still unable to reach Wishall, Agosti and another friend, Ben Matlock, decided to ride up on a ridge to see if they could see Wishall and reach him by radio.
Contributed by Sara McKinley - Read More
Summer is on its way, and along with it, all the colors that Alaska has to offer. Color brings something special to life and it’s one of the reasons we love to help people paint and find their fun through art!
Contributed by Tony Delarm - Read More
Vaping has changed over the last few years, if you haven’t noticed. We’ve gone from simple press a button with a light, to having enough modifications to fill an entire 8’ cabinet. So why do we have all these modifications?
Contributed by Richard Estelle - Read More
This variety of broadaxe differs from a common woodsman’s axe in that the head is asymmetrical, formed flat on one side from the smaller “butt”, or head, to the wide blade edge, while on the other side, the head is flared to receive the handle and the blade is thickened in the middle.
Contributed by Jessica Wright - Read More
After nearly three years involved in politics, I felt a need to retreat to my previous life where politics were not the main focus. Recently, I grew tired of politics, so whenever my husband told me what happened to the showdown between President Trump and the House, regarding building the wall, or how the house in our state hasn’t formed the majority party, I kindly reminded him that I need a break…
Contributed by Shyla Consalo - Read More
It’s a cool and crisp Friday evening. Convalesce, a new local band formed at The Spot, brings their gear inside The Gathering Grounds Café. David Jenkins, vocalist and guitar player, starts setting up his guitar amp as new and familiar faces fill the venue…
Contributed by Todd Farnsworth - Read More
So, you got that guitar off Craigslist. You haggled on price because the action is an inch high, the fretboard hasn't been cleaned since its construction and the photo did it too much justice. No worries – you're handy and aren't opposed to applying a little elbow grease…
Contributed by Nan Potts - Read More
Spring, metaphorically, is the music of Life; the sounds which surround us. Just listen. While you’re at it, you may hear the harmonies of choral voices. Under the direction of Amber Sumner, the Mat-Su Community Chorus has created a concert rich in imagery and tonality, entertaining the intrepid and finicky music lover.
Contributed by Drewcilla Holifield - Read More
Some of the finest music ever written about our nation’s veterans will take center stage at an upcoming performance by the Mat-Su Concert Band.
Contributed by Nick McDermott - Read More
No matter what he tries, the Thing just can’t sleep. So, Emily and Stanly set off on a magical and musical adventure to find out what is keeping the Thing awake.
Contributed by Kim Medlock - Read More
The Silent Auction starts Friday, April 26, and ends at 4:00pm Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Palmer Depot. The public is welcome, and there is no fee to attend the Silent Auction.
Contributed by Josh Fryfogle - Read More
Over the course of nearly nine years, I’ve written more than a few articles about the cooperative, community event, ‘Who Let the Girls Out?’ Every year, something different emerges - a new theme that I can see develop over the course of the planning process.
Contributed by Linda Myers-Steele - Read More
Book club - “I Read What I Want to Read” - Tuesday, April 23, from 3:00PM to 4:00PM. Participants will be given an opportunity to share a summary of their book of interest with others. Learn from others about books that might interest you; future date, May 21.
Contributed by Sandy May Read More
Have you ever heard someone passionately tell you all about something they are interested in and you actually get really excited about it yourself? Then, perhaps you hear another side of the very same subject from another friend and you wonder, “Hmm. That sounds right too!”