KTNA Studio – Dave Totten, artist

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KTNA On Air Studio, Jan 2013

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Winter Black-capped Chickadee

winter chickadee

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Fish Lake morning

Fish Lake morning

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Sixth Graders at Su Valley, by Nova Popasadora

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Media Skills class at Su Valley Junior / Senior High School produced podcasts which they uploaded to SoundCloud. KTNA airs one each Tuesday at 12:30. In this one, Nova gets some opinions and information about integrating a younger grade of students at the school next fall:

 

 

2014 Membership Drive

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

 

It’s that time of year! Our annual membership drive is NOW through Wednesday.

KTNA Mission

 To operate a nonprofit, educational, community radio station with local access, to provide a broad base of educational cultural and informative programming to challenge, broaden and enrich the listening audience; to foster a sense of community within the Upper Susitna Valley; and to share programming and services with a larger Alaskan community. 

 

GOAL:  25 new Sustaining  Members and 244 new or renewing members!

Current Membership Drive total,  as of Thursday: 190 new and renewing members and 21 new sustaining members. 


Support Talkeetna Community Radio   Become a member now

 

 

Celebrate 21years on air with KTNA by renewing your membership or becoming a NEW member! 

 

Consider becoming a SUSTAINING member of KTNA. This lets you give a monthly amount that adds up to a big difference for your public radio station.  You may renew here online at www.ktna.org, call 907-733-1700, or mail a check to PO Box 300, Talkeetna, AK 99676.  Welcome to the KTNA Community!

KTNA Anniversary Audio–A New School, and the Solstice Mosquito

Friday, December 20, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years of broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley with audio broadcast during the past two decades. This week, a story from December 2009 about the big move from the portable classrooms at the Upper Susitna Senior Center into the new Susitna Valley Junior/Senior High School. The old school had burned in a fire during renovation. This story produced by Diana Haecker.

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And, The Solstice Mosquito, poetry for the occasion written and read by local man-of-many-hats, Arthur Mannix.

The Solstice Mosquito-Arthur Mannix

 

 

KTNA Anniversary Audio–This I Believe, by Daryl Miller

Friday, December 13, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years of broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley with audio that we’ve aired during the past two decades.

This week, a commentary by former National Park Service South District Ranger and Talkeetna resident Daryl Miller, on humility and wilderness.

12-13DarrylMillerThisIBelieve

KTNA Anniversary Audio–Auctioned off to the highest bidder

Friday, December 6, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years of broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley with audio broadcast during the past two decades. We share the past with you through this archived audio.

This week, a first-hand account of what it is like to be a member of the Talkeetna Bachelor Society, auctioned off before a rowdy crowd of women, and the revelry that follows. KTNA’s news producer Lorien Nettleton recorded this story as a newcomer to town, in 2011. He received an Alaska Press Club award for it:

BachelorsAK

KTNA Anniversary Audio–Bald Mt. Rescue Attempted by Dog Team

Friday, November 29, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years of broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley with audio we broadcast during the past two decades.

This week, a news story from the first days in December 2009. Former KTNA news producer Diana Haecker relates the story of an attempted rescue of a stranded family by dogsled which had serious consequences for the rescuer.

 

20091203 Bald Mt rescue with dog team

KTNA anniversary audio-Thanksgiving stories and the slaughter of a turkey

Friday, November 22, 2013

This week, an unusual audio creation that Johanna Eurich produced for Thanksgiving Day 1996. You’ll hear Thanksgiving stories by Trapper Creek and Talkeetna residents interspersed with audio of the preparation for slaughter of a locally grown turkey, its execution, and the scalding and plucking of the carcass.

Thanksgiving 96-J. Eurich (used for Anniv Audio 2013)

KTNA anniversary audio–an interview with the Wallonas

Friday, November 1, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years of broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley with audio that we broadcast during the past two decades.

This week, a Nugget from 2009. Host Holly Stinson interviews Phil and Judy Wallona, lifelong Alaskans born in Dillingham, who have lived in Talkeetna (for most of each year) from 1973 to present.   A Bristol Bay fisherman with several other careers, Phil Wallona tells some good stories.

Nuggets Holly Wallonas

KTNA anniversary audio–A Sense of Place–Tuesdays with Dale

Monday, October 14, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years of broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley with audio broadcast during the past two decades.

This week, audio from October of 2003. Grete Perkins, host of A Sense of Place, remembers her friend in Trapper Creek, Dale Saunders, who left the Saunders’ Field Bird Sanctuary as his legacy. He died earlier that year.

A Sense of Place-Tuesdays with Dale 10-26-2003 13 min 40 sec