Monday, October 14, 2019
It is dark time and outside lighting is more than merry. Outside lighting in Palmer is indicative of warmth, hope, and goodness, even in the darkness. It exudes a positive and safe e…
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
PALMER — The Mat-Su Concert Band is set to put on a “spooktaular” set of tunes during their annual fall festival at the Glenn Massay Theater Saturday starting at 7:30 p.m.
WASILLA — The Valley Arts Alliance is bringing their “Frontier Variety Show,” the Alaska Home Companion back to the Museum of Alaska Transportation and Industry Saturday starting at 7 p.m.
Monday, October 07, 2019
It was a big and furious rumble. A major rockslide, traveled nearly 1000 feet down the north face of Pioneer Peak. Palmer and Butte folks heard it before they saw it. Apparently it c…
Thursday, October 03, 2019
PALMER — More than 30 years ago, a group of Wasilla High School art students painted a performance art piece on a field trip in Honolulu, Hawaii, that will make its way to Palmer Hig…
Monday, September 30, 2019
Some think October is the month for the beginning of hibernation. Not in Palmer. October is when things start rocking, which is all part of living in a vibrant little town. Maybe in …
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
BUTTE — The Reindeer Farm is gearing up for their annual three-week Fall Festival, beginning Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, September 23, 2019
It’s officially fall and the Autumn Equinox divides the day and night equally. Today (Wednesday)—in Palmer Alaska, we have 12 hours and 4 minutes. Our sun rose at 7:46am. Our solar n…
PALMER — Colony High School’s marching band a.k.a. Thee Northern Sound is once again inviting bands from the Valley and beyond to perform on their home football field this Thursday, …
Friday, September 20, 2019
HOUSTON — History was made Thursday night at Houston Junior/Senior High School.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
PALMER — The Valley Performing Arts Center is set to premier their rendition of “Mama Mia!” Friday at the Glenn Massay Theater, led by longtime VPA director Grant Olson.
Monday, September 16, 2019
It’s the south-side tree park, officially known as the —Myron F. Babb Arboretum, located at the junction of E. Fireweed and S. Gulkana Avenues. It’s only a third of an acre but it is…
Friday, September 13, 2019
WASILLA — There’s a new community book exchange box inside the Denali Harley Davidson parking lot, one of several new boxes that have popped up in the Mat-Su Valley in recent years.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
It’s hard when two well-loved businesses close down in our town. It causes a feeling of loss. It is both disorienting and disconcerting.
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
PALMER — Two local filmmakers recently set up an office in downtown Palmer, just off South Colony Way.