Today’s Announcements

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To get your announcement or classified on the air, send an e-mail to info [at] ktna [dot] org or call 733-1700 during office hours, 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. You can read all announcements, classifieds, and Denali echoes from our website.

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Coming up on KTNA:

thru Mon–Do you have comments or opinions on the re-formatting of KTNA’s midday and evening news on weekdays? We value your feedback. Call us at 733-1700, or email info [at] ktna [dot] org.

thru Mon midday–This week on Writer’s Voice:  An essay that we originally aired about 14 years ago, in December. Hear Alan Kingsbury’s “Building Boom on the Farm”, Sunday evening during the six o’clock announcements, and Monday at 12:30.

On the next Talk of Alaska: It is estimated that one of every three families in village Alaska still do not have a sanitary means of sewage disposal, in spite of hundreds of million dollars poured into rural sanitation. Systems have been installed in 77 percent of villages, but the smaller the village the higher the cost per person. What is the answer to this puzzle?  Let’s talk it over with rural Alaskans themselves, on the next “Talk of Alaska,” Tuesday morning at ten o’clock.

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Here’s what’s happening in the Talkeetna Community Schools program:

This week’s Free Friday Night Movie is a new Disney animated film about the winged and wheeled equipment that arrives to help in the face of disaster.  Rated PG, runs 7 to 8:25, doors open at 6:45, and real stove-top popcorn will be available to purchase.
A new activity has been added to the Community Schools schedule: Friday After-School Basketball, open to 3rd through 6th graders, including home-schoolers, and their parents.  This will run 6 weeks, 3:00-5 pm, starting December 5th.  Registration is required.
For more information, the movie title, or how to get a Bball registration form, call 733-9431.

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Live Music in the listening area:

At the Fairview Inn: Friday:    Ukulele Russ  and Saturday:   The Andy Mullen 3

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thru Fri midday–Classroom with a View of Northern Susitna Institute is partnering with Mat-Su College to offer English A111, an Introduction to Composition course, beginning in January 2015. The course is for high school graduates, and current high school juniors and seniors. Call Katy at 733-2701 for more information or visit northernsusitnainstitute.org.

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Upper Susitna Food Pantry is distributing food boxes for Thanksgiving this Saturday November 22nd from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  The Thanksgiving Blessing will be held in two locations in the upper valley.  At the Upper Susitna Senior Center – in Sunshine – open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM,

and at the Fellowship Lutheran Church in Trapper Creek  from noon to 4:00 PM.  These food boxes are not only for pantry clients but anyone in the community that might need that little help over the holidays. That’s on Saturday November 22nd. 

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The Quaker monthly Meeting is this coming Sunday, Nov. 23rd at the Gundersons’,  starting with a potluck at 10:30 followed by Meeting, and the Youth multi-age program (ages 4 and up). If you need directions call 733-2528 All are welcome.

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Talkeetna Elementary is holding a Scholastic book fair in the school library on December 5th & 8th from 8:30-4 and on Saturday, Dec 6th from 11am-5pm.
On Saturday, December 6th  the Talkeetna Elementary is hosting three exciting event from 11am-5pm

The PTA Handmade Holiday Bazaar
The 5th and 6th grade sponsored silent auction which raises funds for the  Project Earth Project  Ocean educational  filed trip
And the Scholastic Book Fair held in the school library
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There will be delicious homemade curries and soups for sale provided by the Talkeetna Elementary PTA.   Please join us for music, food, gifts and fun from 11am-5pm.
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start again Sun--Susitna Valley High School presents William Shakespeare’s comedy, Twelfth Night, for three nights.  Monday, November 24, Tuesday, November 25, and Wednesday, November 26 at 7:00 P.M. at the high school.  Tickets can be purchased at the door.  For more information, call the school at 733-9300.

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Denali Arts Council events:

start Fri Nov 21st–With the Freebox currently “Out of Order”,  the Talkeetna Traveling Closet brings monthly clothing events around the Talkeetna area. The Talkeetna Traveling Closet November event is for Ladies ONLY!  Join your lady friends at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar on Saturday November 29 with clothing to “swap” and food to share. Clothes should be dropped off for sorting between 5 and 6:30pm that day, and the swap / potlatch will  take place from 7 to 9pm. For more information on how this works, contact LouAnne at 733-3383 or Holli at 733-7929.

Calling All Quilters:   This December the Denali Arts Council will kick off the 4th annual quilt show. Quilts and wall hangings of all types are welcome. The work will be on display starting on the Second Saturday Art Show & Reception and will stay up during the months of December & January. Details and a registration form are available at denaliartscouncil.org/calls-for-art  or call the office at 733-7929.

Talkeetna Jeopardy has been postponed from November to January, so you have plenty of time to get your teams together!

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Talkeetna Assembly of God is hosting a community Thanksgiving service Wednesday, November 26th at 6pm at mile 7.4 Talkeetna Spur Road. Everyone is welcome.

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 on and off–Do you need a little help this Christmas? Local churches are looking to help families buy Christmas presents for their children. How much they can provide depends upon the number of families that respond. If you would like help with Christmas gifts for your children, please contact the program coordinator, Renamary Rauchenstein at 733-2424. They need to hear from you by December 10th at the latest. 

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The ServSafe Certified Food Protection Managers exam will be held in Trapper Creek the end of November and in Willow on December 8.  The 8 hour class is not being held prior to the exam. If you need to only take the ServSafe exam call Kristie at 982-3330.

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The Talkeetna Community Council has the final water and sewer assessment report. Interested  community members can pick up a CD containing the report at the Library.
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 The Talkeetna Elementary School PTA is now accepting vendor applications for this year’s holiday bazaar. The bazaar is limited to vendors selling their hand-made items. It will be held at the school on Saturday December 6th. Applications can be picked up at the school. To receive an application via email or for any questions, contact Christie at 315-1605.

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Flu shots are  available at Sunshine Community Health Center. You may call 733-2273 to schedule your appointment.

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KTNA Classifieds

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KTNA has opportunities for weekly music show hosts Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, and Friday night from 9 to 11. We’re also looking for a host for our jazz show one or two nights a month. If you’d like to share your knowledge of music, here’s your chance. No radio experience necessary. For more information on how to get started, call Deb at 733-1700.

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thru Mon midday–For Rent:  1 bedroom house on Christianson Lake. Has: electricity, running water, washer/dryer, refrigerator, microwave, etc.
Please call 733-6660 to learn more.

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thru Mon am–For rent: One bedroom apartment, heat included in rent, at the Sunshine Senior Village, next to the Upper Susitna Senior Center on Helena Drive, in Sunshine. For more information, call 733-2369 or 733 6789.

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thru Thurs am–The Su Valley Cross Country Ski Team is in need of used ski equipment. If you have any second hand, usable ski equipment you would like to donate to the school please please drop it off at The Grove (formerly Whole Wheat Radio) on Birch Creek Blvd. Any donations would be much appreciated. If no one is home just leave it in the front porch entrance.

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 save–For sale or trade: Heater Buddys, new, with low oxygen tip switch. Smaller one is 4,000 or 9,000 BTUs, larger one has settings for 4,000, 9,000, and 18,000 BTUs. Also,  older 100 pound propane bottle. Will trade for 40 or 50 pound bottle. 280-9188.

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KTNA welcomes….you, perhaps? as a new host for a classical music show, to air once a week. Or, maybe you’d like to host a jazz show,  joining our other rotating hosts for one or two hours a month, with your kind of jazz. Other musical options available, too. To find out more, call Deb at the station: 733-1700.

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Denali Echoes

KTNA provides Denali Echoes as a service to our listeners without regular phone service.

[Newsreaders: Read one or two bullet points] * To send an echo, or to cancel an echo you’ve received, send an e-mail to info [at] ktna [dot] org or call 733-1200. * If leaving an echo on voicemail, please speak slowly and clearly. If there is a name, word or phrase which is very important or easily misunderstood, you should spell it. * Echoes are aired for two days, unless you leave other instructions. * On weekdays, echoes are aired three times: after morning news, at about 7:50, and following midday classifieds around 12:25 and evening classifieds at about 6:25. * On Sundays, you can hear echoes twice, at 12:25 in the afternoon and 6:25 in the evening. There are no echoes on Saturday.

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Thru Friday Evening:     To Mike at Indian River:  Hi Dad, got your message on the spot yesterday. We’re doing well. Mom and I look forward to seeing you on Saturday. Hope you’re doing well. Love from Michelle and Celeste.

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Thru Friday Evening:    John Leonard will be 40 this coming Saturday, November 22, 2014.  Happy Birthday PUP!  With much affection from 2 Old Dogs, Al & Daryl.
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To all Denali Echoes users: Please remember that any messages left by e-mail after office hours, like on the weekend, won’t be received by staff until mid-morning Monday. If you would like to get your echo on the air on Sunday, please leave it on voicemail at 733-1200. From KTNA staff.

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