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KTNA anniversary audio-A Moose Nugget

Friday, July 12, 2013

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

Here’s a “Nugget” from 2007,  the first year that KTNA volunteers produced the weekly program. This Nugget is about Talkeetna’s long-running Moose Dropping Festival, which always happened the second weekend in July. Here’s a look back at the discontinued two-day version of the festival, focusing on the VFW’s moose dropping game of chance. The show was produced and hosted by Charlie Loeb. Audio runs 25 minutes.

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KTNA anniversary audio: From the Deck

Friday, July 5, 2013

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

Today, a file from our Earth and Beyond archives from July 2006, written and produced by Talkeetna resident Ann Yadon. She called her series of Earth and Beyond contributions “Up the Tracks Journal”. Here she describes a favorite spot for summer relaxation. Audio runs about 8 minutes.

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KTNA anniversary audio–Galen Johnston looks back at his record summit climb

Friday, June 21, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley with audio broadcast during the past two decades. We share the past with you every Friday at 12:35  on 88.9 FM.

Today, a news story from a couple years ago, the tenth anniversary of Galen Johnston’s Denali summit, making him the youngest person to climb Denali at age 11, a record that still stands.  Galen has since had a myriad of outdoor experiences.  In 2011, he spoke with KTNA reporter Sue Deyoe about that climb, and reflected on how it influenced him.  Galen is still adventuring in Alaska.

 

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KTNA anniversary audio–Traveling with Hens

Friday, June 14, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley by broadcasting audio heard during the past two decades. We share the past with you every Friday on 88.9 FM at 12:35.

Robin Song’s “Traveling with Hens” is a Natural Observations segment from 2001. Here’s some humorous advice that just everyone needs, and a glimpse into just how much airline travel has changed.

 

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KTNA anniversary audio-Kid Tales, The Wind in the Willows

Friday, June 7, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley by bringing you audio broadcast during the past two decades. We’re share the past on 88.9 FM on Fridays at 12:35 after Writer’s Almanac.

This week’s audio is an excerpt from chapter 2 of the Wind in the Willows, read by Jessica Stevens, and produced by Diane Ziegner. Jessica read this entire classic of children’s literature by Kenneth Grahame on KTNA’s program Kid Tales. It was aired in the spring and summer of 2003. Audio is a half hour long.

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Jessica Stevens died in a car accident in June of 2007.

Special: Singer-songwriter Esther Golton

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Recording artist Esther Golton is back in Alaska for the release of her  Alaska-produced CD, Stay Warm. She joined host Holly Stinson in the KTNA studio for conversation about making music, live music with her dulcimer, and tracks from her new CD.

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KTNA anniversary audio–News from May 1996

Friday, May 24, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley by  airing audio from the past two decades. We share the past every Friday on 88.9 FM at 12:35 after Writer’s Almanac.

This is a condensation of some of the news stories in a thick paper folder, many written by other KTNA staff when we were between paid news producers.  May 1996 was a time of rapid change for Talkeetna. Here’s what was going on during that month: (Audio runs 3:37, text follows audio).

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Thirty Talkeetna residents gathered at the Elementary School at the beginning of May 1996 to offer public comment to the Borough Planning Commission, regarding the final draft of the Talkeetna Comprehensive Plan, six long years in the making. (more…)

KTNA anniversary audio 5-17-2013 Mike and Roger’s excellent adventure

Friday, May 17, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley by bringing you audio broadcast during the past two decades. We share the past with you every Friday at 12:35 on 88.9 FM.

This is story meant for young people, written and voiced by former longtime Talkeetna resident Mike Fisher in 2006. Mike was a machinist, a bicycle builder, pilot, and mechanic, to be brief. He passed away in 2009. His story is called Mike and Roger’s Excellent Adventure.

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KTNA anniversary audio–Betty Menard’s mountaineering first

Friday, May 3, 2013

KTNA is celebrating 20 years broadcasting to the Upper Susitna Valley by bringing you audio broadcast during the past two decades. We share the past with you on 88.9 FM every Friday at 12:35.

This week, one of a series of stories about women on Denali that KTNA news producer Johanna Eurich recorded in 1997. In this segment, Johanna talks to former Trapper Creek resident Betty Menard, who, at 21, became the first Alaska Native woman to climb Denali, earning her a page in mountaineering history.

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Betty Menard now spends most of her time in sunnier climes.

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