After school program brings art to Su Valley students

by:  Katie Writer – KTNA Su Valley after school art program is providing an opportunity for students to learn some new skills as well as having time to create art. KTNA’s Katie Writer visited Su Valley on Wednesday and spoke with art teacher Heath Hassen about the art program while students were working on an…

Officials, locals walk site of potential railroad development

This week, officials from the Alaska Railroad and the Mat-Su Borough walked with area residents through the area the railroad intends to develop into its new section facility in Talkeetna. KTNA’s Phillip Manning was there:   Earlier this month, the Alaska Railroad announced plans to move some of its operations from Downtown to East Talkeetna….

Talkeetna Sewer and Water Sales Tax Q&A

Last weekend, KTNA solicited questions regarding the upcoming sales tax proposal on the October 3rd borough ballot.  Below, we attempt to answer some of those questions.  Questions are in bold.   How much money would this tax bring in? It’s impossible to say right now.  Since most businesses in the district are not subject to any…

StarDate Susitna 9-24-2017

Host, producer and interviewer Kathleen Fleming talks with two Talkeetna people who experienced August’s total solar eclipse Outside:  Jeremy Mangione and Lannie Hamilton. She also tells what’s coming up in the night sky this week.

Candidates finalized for Talkeetna Community Council election

There will be three candidates for the three seats up for election on the Talkeetna Community Council, Inc. board of directors. Two of the candidates are running to retain seats on the board. Paul Button and Peg Vos were both placed on the board after last October’s election. Mary Farina, who has reached the council’s…

Talkeetna Sewer and Water Sales Tax Questions

The proposed sewer and water sales tax for Talkeetna is the only item up for a vote in the Northern Valley in the borough’s Oct. 3rd election. KTNA wants to know what questions you want answered before voting on the tax proposal. If you have questions, you can either leave them in the comments here…

Su Valley Soccer nears state tourney with impressive record

Su Valley Co-Ed Soccer played 3 games in the past week. The Rams tied Wasilla Lake on Thursday by a score of 2-2, and tied Tri Valley on Friday 2-2. On Saturday, they beat Holy Rosary 3-0. Assistant Coach, Steve Harrison is pleased with the very successful season. During its fourth season, Su-Valley Co Ed…

Tips for Healthy Living – 9-22-17

  In this episode of Tips of Healthy Living, Holly Stinson visits with Kat Strandlie. Kat is a local Tai Chi instructor. Learn about Tai Chi and how it can benefit you.

Trio of earthquakes felt in the Susitna Valley

On Thursday, three earthquakes were felt in the Northern Susitna Valley. The Alaska Earthquake Center reports the first earthquake occurred shortly before 10:30 Thursday morning. It was centered eight miles northwest of Skwenta at a depth of fifty-one miles. The magnitude is estimated at 3.6. The second earthquake was sixteen miles west of Talkeetna at…