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Matanuska

 

a river in southern Alaska. It flows out of the Chugach Mountains and empties into the Knik Arm of Cook Inlet. From the point where its eastern and southern sources join, it is 121 km long. It is fed primarily by glacial waters. The Matanuska Valley is an important agricultural region producing vegetables and potatoes; there is also cattle breeding.

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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 Valley.
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.