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Morning Newscast – January 5, 2011

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

KTNA’s morning news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes, for Wednesday, January 5. Local news headlines: Talkeetna Community Council resolved to hold short meetings; Business Feature: Northland Inn, Trapper Creek; Audubon Christmas bird count sees more ravens, less red polls. (16 min.)

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Talkeetna council approves revenue share projects

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The Talkeetna Community Council Board of Directors has committed to holding effective, short meetings, lasting no more than 2 hours.

The council met Monday night for the regular monthly meeting.  Council chair, Sharon Montagnino reported on a work session the Board had in December and said they would do everything in their power to hold brief meetings, but being effective and accomplishing a lot at the same time. (more…)

Talkeetna revenue share committee makes recommendations

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

The revenue share committee of the Talkeetna Community Council decided on Thursday night which projects to recommend to the council for a share of the 20,200 dollars in revenue share funds from the state. (more…)

Trapper Creek decides on revenue sharing

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Trapper Creek Community Council has decided on their revenue sharing projects for the first round of their respective grants.

At their last meeting, they decided on four projects to complete with the first round of revenue sharing money:  an upgrade to the Trapper Creek park gazebo; upgrade and maintenance of the cemetery; a storage shed for the community center; and signs on the Parks Highway to act as welcome signs to Trapper Creek. (more…)

Borough mayor election held January 11

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Campaign season is revving up for the Borough mayoral election.

Larry DeVilbiss  attended the Talkeetna Community Council meeting Monday night and encouraged everyone to vote on January 11th for Mat Su Borough mayor.  (more…)

Talkeetna Council receives 8 applications for revenue sharing

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The Talkeetna Community Council held a very short meeting Monday evening.  All business was completed within an hour and the meeting adjourned at 8 pm.

The only committee report came from revenue sharing committee chair Howard Carbone.  He reported that 8 applications have been received for the revenue sharing grant of $22,200. (more…)

Susitna Community Council elects officers

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

NEW COUNCIL— The new Susitna Community Council consists of regular members Blaine Humphries, Phenie Miller and Justin Koles (left to right, sitting) and president Robert Coleman, vice president Scott Holcomb and alternate Panic Holbrooke (left to right, standing). Photo by Diana Haecker

The Susitna Community Council certified last month’s council elections and elected new officers at last Thursday’s regular meeting. (more…)

Borough assembly to vote on fate of Property Asset Management board

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Mat-Su Borough deputy mayor Ron Arvin is proposing to get rid of the Real Property Asset Management Board and the borough assembly will consider the issue on Tuesday. (more…)

DOT representative canceled appearance at Susitna Community Council

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Jim Amundsen, the DOT project manager who was slated to attend tonight’s Susitna Community Council meeting, has canceled his appearance. The council will hold its regular scheduled meeting at 7 pm at the Upper Susitna Senior Center.