KTNA Studio – Dave Totten, artist

Photo by Deb Wessler

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KTNA Studio

KTNA On Air Studio, Jan 2013

Photo by Deb Wessler

Photo by James Trump

Winter Black-capped Chickadee

winter chickadee

Photo by Robin Song

Fish Lake morning

Fish Lake morning

photo: Robin Song


Talkeetna Historical Society seats brand new board of directors

Thursday, April 14, 2011

After several months of upheaval, the Talkeetna Historical Society has a new board of directors.

Past President of the society, Rich Crain, said he was gladly handing over the reins and was off to ‘follow his bliss’ . (more…)

Talkeetna Village Park ‘Live at 5′ to continue

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The popular Live at 5 concert series initiated last year will continue this summer.

Both Denali Arts Council and the Talkeetna Chamber of Commerce are planning the event, held in the Talkeetna Village Park every Friday throughout the summer from 5 pm to 7 pm. (more…)

PFD and Pick Click Give deadline is March 31st

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The PFD filing deadline is looming as is the Pick Click and Give program deadline for 2011. (more…)

Arts Council and NSI propose Folk School

Friday, March 11, 2011

Two Talkeetna area non profits are talking about teaming up to purchase a piece of property on the edge of downtown Talkeetna.  Although many people have eyed the property, the two organizations have now gone public with their idea in hopes to get feedback from the community..  (see John Campbell folk school and North House Folk School)

Zombies come to Talkeetna

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Film makers are not new to the village of Talkeetna, but this month brings the first zombie horror film entirely set in Alaska AND Talkeetna.  Dozens of people showed up to a casting call Monday afternoon.  Producer Joe Davison tried to sort out zombies from the regular cast and interview wannabe film stars…

Morning news cast – Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

KTNA’s news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes for Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, hosted by Diana Haecker. Local news headlines: Denali Arts Council executive director resigns; Trapper Creek organizes design contest for signs; Rookie Dallas Seavey wins the Yukon Quest. (16 min.)

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Denali Arts Council executive director resigns

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The executive director of the Denali Arts Council has handed in her resignation, effective February 28. Mindy Lindgren has been leading the organization for four years, first as the business director, then the executive director. (more…)

In the field

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
THE GRINCH— The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without the appearance of the green creature trying to steal Christmas. Here, the Grinch showed up at the Talkeetna Elementary School during last Saturday’s PTA craft fair. Photo by Diana Haecker

Talkeetna man featured in national blacksmith book

Thursday, November 18, 2010

A new coffeetable book out late this summer highlights the artistry of metalsmiths across the Western States.  Photos show intricate metal scrolling, massive iron gates, delicate metal flowers, all by accomplished ironworkers.  Passion and Power’s first chapter highlights a Talkeetna resident.