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…

StarDate Susitna,12-3-17

  Join Kathleen Fleming in this episode of Star Date Susitna for information on an upcoming meteor shower and a visit with local Pam Robinson about her experience viewing the solar eclipse in August.

Su Valley competes at sixth consecutive state volleyball tournament

The Su Valley Rams advanced to the third round of the state volleyball tournament before being eliminated. The tournament began for Su Valley with a convincing win against Chevak, three sets to none. The Rams then faced off against Wrangell in a back-and-forth match that ended with Wrangell winning three sets to two. The loss…