PALMER — Dozens of local vendors set up at the MTA Events Center in downtown Palmer, Friday, June 3 during the Valley Freedom Festival, a two-day festival with a parade on Independence Day, featuring an array of food and goods, plus contests and activities.

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Things to do in the Mat-Su is a weekly feature in the Frontiersman. This week the list includes Friday Fling and the July 4 holiday activities.

Monday, June 29, 2020

Peonies are budding and blossoming. Their huge heads are glorious in their bountiful beauty. I can’t stop painting them. And they are just in time for next week’s Mid Summer Garden F…

Monday, June 22, 2020

Palmer bursts with color in late June. Group colors join up with natural color and manufactured colors to create an enormous color wheel of diversity and significance. Here’s the Pal…

Friday, June 19, 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Monday, June 15, 2020

Every year the Palmer lilacs are better than ever. There are thirty foot tall lilac trees, near the Museum, which are probably older than dirt. There are the young, slender Miss Kim …

Saturday, June 13, 2020
Friday, June 12, 2020
Monday, June 08, 2020

This past weekend’s peaceful demonstration, vigil, and march was beyond moving. People came together—carefully and in masks— to recognize and honor human rights. Regardless of color,…

Monday, June 01, 2020

Palmer Area Restaurants—Turkey Red; Vagabonds; Palmer Ale House; La Fiesta; Palmer Thai and Pho Restaurant; Humdinger’s Pizza; Sunrise Grill; Valley Cafe at the Hotel; and Pizza Delp…

Thursday, May 28, 2020