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.)
As revenue share money starts flowing into upper Susitna valley communities, projects are getting the green light to go into the next phase. (more…)
Last weekend, Alaska legislators Mark Neuman and Charlie Huggins met with Susitna Community Council members and Mat-Su Borough assemblyman Vern Halter to discuss requests for changes to the Parks Highway road rehabilitation project from mile 83 to mile 90. (more…)
KTNA’s local news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes, for Wed. Feb. 9, 2011, with Diana Haecker. Local news headlines: Legislators meet with Susitna Community Council to discuss Parks Highway road project; Meals on Wheels program starts on Friday; Borough mayor Larry DeVilbiss asserts fiscal conservative budget approach. (16 min.)
The Susitna Community Council heard from Department of Transportation representatives at their last meeting that changes to existing plans for road habilitation of the Parks Highway are not likely. Area residents had in the past few months requested that safety features like turnlanes would be included in the project.
During last night’s Susitna Community Council meeting, questions arose about the process of the recently made community revenue share allocations. (more…)
The Trapper Creek Community Council decided to run their annual election for the board of directors on two days. (more…)
The Chase Community Council held their annual board of directors elections at their last regular meeting on Thursday. Three seats were up for election and were filled by Mike Wood, Peg Foster and Jeff Olson. (more…)
A state Department of Transportation project designer stood question and answer during the last Susitna Community Council meeting regarding the planned clear cutting and road resurfacing projects on the Parks Highway between mile 83 and mile 99. Area residents question the project as it only addresses the needs of the trucking industry and not safety concerns for residents. Diana Haecker has more.