Today’s Announcements


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.


Coming up on KTNA:

Listen to Random Radio, Monday at 2pm for a chance to win two tickets to the Todd Grebe and Cold Country concert on Sunday, December 28th at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar.

KTNA will broadcast a special Su Valley Voice on Christmas Eve, this year.  Host Phillip Manning and a special guest will take calls from listeners wishing to share holiday greetings and the spirit of the season.  Su Valley Voice airs live at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 24th.

Support KTNA this holiday season when you shop at Amazon. Begin your shopping by clicking on the amazon link at and KTNA will receive a percentage of qualified purchases.


The Denali Arts Council is hosting the 4th annual Talkeetna Quilt Show.  Quilts made locally and collected from around the world will be on display through the months of December and January.


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

Winter Break is the next 2 weeks.  Community Schools activities won’t resume until Thursday January 8th.


Trapper Creek Community Enrichment:

·         All Trapper Creek Community Enrichment activities are held at Trapper Creek Elementary School and will be on holiday break from December 21st through January 5th. Happy Holidays!


St Bernard’s Catholic Church will host Christmas Mass service at 8:30 pm on Wednesday the 24th. Christmas Carols will begin at 8pm. For information call Renamary at 733 2424


The Talkeetna Roadhouse will host its Annual Christmas Eve Potluck on Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm and all are welcome to bring a casserole, a carol or just your holiday cheer!
Thanks and Merry Christmas!     Trisha


The Talkeetna Public Library will be closed on Wednesday December 24th and December 25th for the Christmas holiday.  The library will be open on Friday December 26th and Saturday December 27th.  The library staff wishes you and yours a safe and peaceful holiday season.

The Talkeetna Library will also be closed on Thursday, January 1st for the New Year.  The library will be open on Friday and Saturday January 2nd and 3rd.


KTNA offices will be closed December 25th, 26th and January 1st.


On & Off - In wishing you and yours a Happy Holiday Season, there are several days the clinics will be closed; Thursday and Friday, December 25th and 26th – Christmas Holidays; Talkeetna Clinic will re-open on Saturday, December 27th. Both clinics will be open Monday, December 29th at their regular time. Thursday, January 1st, 2015 – New Year’s Day; re-open on Friday, January 2nd at 9 a.m.
Our labs will be closed on December 24th 30th and 31st due to Labcorp and Post Office closures. Please make a “note” on your calendars of these closures. Also, you may need prescriptions refilled during these closures. Check your medications and if refills will be needed, please call at your earliest convenience to do this. We apologize for the inconvenience during these closures. If you need emergency assistance during this time, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency facility near you.


The 115 th Audubon Christmas Bird Count will be held in the Trapper Creek/Talkeetna Count Circle on Saturday, January 3. Birders and feeder watchers of all experience levels are welcome to participate. The CBC is the world’s longest running citizen scientist program. For more information on how to participate please contact Chris Mannix at 733-2427 or cmannix [at] mtaonline [dot] net.


The next Talkeetna Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting will held on Jan. 6th at Talkeetna Roadhouse at 9am.  All are welcome!

The next Talkeetna Chamber of Commerce General Meeting will be held Jan. 8th at  Mtn. High Pizza Pie. Social begins at 6:30 pm.  The guest speaker will be: Marge Stoneking who is the Executive Director for the American Lung Association in Alaska.  And as always we welcome you to come and share your thoughts and ideas.


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.

KTNA Classifieds


thru Mon eve – For Sale: 1997 Dodge Dakota 4 wheel drive truck. Runs. 715 7561


thru Fri eve–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.


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 the office at 733-1700.


 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.


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.


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.


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.

Thru Tuesday noon:   To Durbin,  Your order on the Tundra will be delivered on Tuesday 12/23.  From the Alaska Railroad





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