KTNA Studio – Dave Totten, artist

Photo by Deb Wessler

Photo by Dora Miller

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


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.


Whole Wheat Radio ends its 8 year run

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Fans of Whole Wheat Radio, both locally and world wide, received a shock on Friday when the inventor of the Talkeetna-based on line radio/music site announced the end of his website, webcast and facebook page. Talkeetna residents Jim Kloss and Esther Golton invented the webcast as a unique online radio station over 8 years ago, which might have been a first for Alaska in the online world.


Arts Council makes decision on future alcohol sales

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

The out-going Chairman of the Denali Arts Council made one last decision that will certainly impact future events at the Sheldon Community Arts Hanger. (more…)

Band “Chic Gamine” brings music lessons to Su Valley High

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

LEARNING FROM THE PROS— A vocalist with the Canadian band “Chic Gamine” directs Su Valley students during a guest performance at Su Valley High last Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Photo by Diana Haecker

SUNSHINE— Su Valley music students had the chance to learn from professional musicians last week when Canadian band Chic Gamine  stopped in to teach them a song and talk about music.

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One Tree project kicks off in Talkeetna

Friday, September 17, 2010

ONE TREE— Arthur Mannix, left, addresses Talkeetna Elementary School students, teachers and community members during the kick off event of Talkeetna’s One Tree project last Wednesday, Sept. 15, at the Talkeetna Elementary School. Photo by Diana Haecker

TALKEETNA— An international project called “One Tree” is beginning to take root in Talkeetna. Talkeetna Elementary School students as well as local artists are embarking on a one-year journey to study and make products out of one birch tree from root to its leaves. The Talkeetna One Tree project kicked off this week.

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KTNA Art Auction

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Talkeetna Art Auction


Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Nuggets-Deep Chatham

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Aired live from the KTNA studio, host Amanda Randles talks with a couple of musicians from Chatham County, North Carolina, who have been working and playing in Talkeetna over the summer. Jeff Loops and Julian Sikes talk about their music and play several of their own songs during this half hour.  Short music videos of Deep Chatham can be found on KTNA’s facebook page.

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KTNA Art Auction

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Talkeetna Art Auction

KTNA Art Auction

Sheldon Community Arts Hangar