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).
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…)