Anja Radano prepares for her first Iditarod

For most of her fourteen years in Alaska, Anja Radano has been involved in the mushing world. Her first experience with sled dogs was helping musher Melanie Gould with one of her Iditarod runs. After working with the dogs, Anja says she quickly developed an addiction to the sport and the animals themselves. “You get…

Tips for Healthy Living, 12-15-17

On this Tips for Healthy Living, Holly Stinson visits with Jen Hales, clinical support supervisor, talking about vaccines, medical assistant apprenticeship and upcoming specialty clinics.

Alaska comes in 29th in state health ranking

United Health Foundation has released its annual health ranking for each state, and Alaska is in the middle of the pack. According to the report, Alaska ranks as the 29th healthiest state in the Union, one spot higher than last year. In a number of categories, Alaska ranks near or at the bottom. Alaska has…

Su Valley Drama to stage “The Taming of the Shrew”

Each year, Su Valley Drama takes a play by William Shakespeare and puts an interpretive twist on it. This year’s staging of The Taming of the Shrew will do the same, but the setting will be familiar to local audiences, according to Kenna Grenier, who plays Katherine, the titular “shrew” of the play. “This year,…

Valley tourism report for 2016 released

The Mat-Su Convention and Visitors Bureau has released its report on the economic impact of tourism in the Valley in 2016. The report, which was prepared by the McDowell Group, uses numbers from the Alaska Visitor Statistics Program, as well as other reports to determine how many out-of-state visitors came to the borough, and how…