Hiding From The Wind In Palmer Alaska

It’s -1 degree this morning in Palmer.  Wasilla is reading -15.  Forecasts today are for winds to 20 mph with gusts to 40.  That Matanuska Wind really magnifies the cold.  Hey, it’s clear and beautiful outside! There is always a bright side. I don’t mind the wind or the cold until it gets really cold, like Read more about Hiding From The Wind In Palmer Alaska[…]

Wood Foundations In Alaska

Homes in Wasilla and almost everywhere else in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough did not receive building inspections until 1992 when the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation required them for financing. Since that date, most homes are inspected during construction. The city of Palmer required building inspections and permits previous to 1992. During the real estate boom of the early 1980’s , Read more about Wood Foundations In Alaska[…]

Zoning in Palmer, Wasilla, and the Mat-Su Borough

Rooting Out the Rotten Tomatoes By CLAIRE SUDDATH Workers separate tomatoes at the sprawling Central de Abastos market in Mexico City on June 10 Gregory Bull / AP Article Tools Print Email Reprints Sphere AddThis RSS Yahoo! Buzz So how much damage can a few rotten tomatoes really do? The tomato-linked salmonella outbreak announced by Read more about Zoning in Palmer, Wasilla, and the Mat-Su Borough[…]