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

Fish Lake morning

Fish Lake morning

photo: Robin Song


Fairchild C-123 crash in Denali Park; 3 presumed dead

Monday, August 2, 2010

Three presumed dead in Denali Park aircraft crash; photo by NPS

At 3 pm Sunday afternoon, a cargo aircraft crashed into the south-facing slope of Mount Healy inside Denali National Park.  The crash occurred within a mile of Park headquarters and just 200 yards north of the Denali Park Road. (more…)

Plane crash near Denali Park HQ starts wildland fire

Monday, August 2, 2010

A plane crash near Denali Park Headquarters yesterday  started a wildland fire close to the Park Road. (more…)

C-17 plane crash impacts railroad traffic

Friday, July 30, 2010

The crash of a C-17 military cargo plane on Wednesday evening near the Elmendorf Air Force base killed four crewmembers and also damaged railroad tracks, forcing closure of the railroad section. (more…)

Troopers rescue backcountry camper

Friday, July 23, 2010

Troopers rescued Timothy Troyer, 52 of Spokane, WA from the north fork of the Kashwitna River Wednesday afternoon. (more…)

Troopers looking for stolen plane

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Alaska State Troopers are looking for a Piper Super Cub airplane that was stolen from the Big Lake area. (more…)

Seven non-profits get funds from Jessica Stevens Community Foundation

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The Jessica Stevens Community Foundation this week awarded seven local non-profit organizations with a total of $5,000 in grants. (more…)

Chinooks from Fort Wainwright assist in Denali rescue

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Two Chinook helicopters from Fort Wainwright assisted in a medical evacuation on Mt. McKinley Wednesday. The rescue not only involved climbing rangers and theB Company, 1st Battlion, but also Alaska State Troopers. The 24 year old Pennsylvania man was taken to Fairbanks for evaluation.

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Talkeetna council to meet at Whole Wheat Radio

Thursday, July 1, 2010

The Talkeetna Community Council will be meeting at Whole Wheat Radio again for their July meeting. (more…)

Man dies in plane crash

Friday, May 14, 2010

PLANE CRASH— A Piper PA-18 crashed Friday afternoon near  Susitna Landing. The pilot died in the accident. Photo courtesy of Alaska State Troopers

On Friday afternoon, troopers reported that a man died in a plane crash at the end of the Susitna Landing Road . Around 2 p.m., a witness saw the Piper PA-18 clip the trees before crashing into trees near Susitna Landing Road. Responding troopers found the sole male occupant dead inside. The National Transportation Safety Board and the State Medical Examiner have been notified. NTSB takes over the investigation to determine the cause of the crash. The name of the man has not been released yet.

Update – Neal Burgess Burleson, 58, of Willow, was the sole occupant of the plane. He died when his Piper PA-18 Super Cub crashed at the end of Susitna Landing Road north of Willow.

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