The Farm Family of the Year award, sponsored by the Matanuska
Valley Federal Credit Union, was established by the Alaska State Fair in 2000 to honor an Alaska farming family and show appreciation for all the hardworking Alaskans committed to agriculture.
Northrim Bank is an Alaska-based community bank with 14 branches in Anchorage, the Matanuska
Valleyjuneau, Fairbanks, Ketchikan and Sitka, serving 75 percent of Alaska's population.
The combined bank has 15 banking offices in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka and the Matanuska
Valley as of April 1, 2014.
During a series of strategic planning meetings held in 2009 and 2010, the board and management of Matanuska
Valley Federal Credit Union identified the need to diversify our membership.
From the airport, head north toward the Matanuska
Valley, where Depression-era Americans formed an agricultural colony in the 1930s.
The late historian, Orlando Miller, used the examples of the 1930s Matanuska
colony in Alaska as the focal point for an examination of the image of Alaska as a frontier territory.
Last spring Alaska's Matanuska
Telephone Association mailed checks to our member/owners, ranging in size from $10 to $24,000.
People were sent from the Midwest to start farms in the Matanuska
Leaving from Palmer, you cross the Matanuska
River and travel Old Glenn Highway to Bodenburg Loop Road, which runs along Matanuska
River through farmlands dotted with colony log barns from the 1940s.
Allied Telesyn is expanding the Triple Play networks of the Alaskan operator Matanuska
Telephone Association and the Wisconsin-based Midwest Tel Net.
We are standing on that moon--the town of Palmer in the Matanuska
Valley, northeast of Anchorage.
Policyholder Debra Moore had a home near the Matanuska
River that was insured by Allstate pursuant to the National Flood Insurance Program and the National Flood Insurance Act.