Vet checks are an annual ritual for every four-legged athlete in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

Loren Holmes
Learn about raku pottery firing at the Museum of Alaska Transportation and Industry.
Members of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly, who currently preside over meetings from a surprisingly high dais, are giving the public a chance to weigh in on a proposal to move them down to floor level for three months. Zaz Hollander
 Bring the kids and cheer on professional and local amateur Highland athletes while enjoying piping, drumming, dancing, and so much more.
Health Fair coming to the Mat-Su Valley!
Big Lake musher and four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser's memoir has been issued a week before the 43rd Iditarod gets started. It will be Buser's 32nd race. Suzanna Caldwell
Saying parts of Wasilla's strict new marijuana laws aren't legal, two city council members want to overhaul sections prohibiting making brownies at home and transporting more than 2 ounces in one vehicle. Zaz Hollander
This year’s conference introduces the first-ever Trail Olympics. The first day of the conference will usher in a new era of trail competition that will tickle your funny bone. Teams will work together as they compete against other teams to see who can accomplish a variety of trail-building skills.
This month's program includes a presentation on different types of quilt batting.
Enjoy and participate in an interactive murder mystery and help raise funds for "Hope for Heroes."
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