KTNA Studio – Dave Totten, artist

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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


New group forms to tackle domestic violence in the upper valley

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Following a string of domestic violence crimes recently in the area, we checked what services are available to people who find themselves in domestic violent situations. KTNA reporter Diana Haecker has more.

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Additional resources:

Alaska Family Services Center, Palmer: 24-hour Crisis Line: 907-746-4080 or 1-866-746-4080

STAR, Standing Together Against Rape: Phone: 907-276-7279 or 800-478-8999

Morning Newscast – Monday, November 22, 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010

KTNA’s morning news, weather forecast, Denali echos and annoucements for November 22nd.  Host is Trisha Costello.  Headlines – Domestic violence on uprise in community; Susitna Council receives 9 projects for Revenue Sharing. 16 min.


Man arrested on assault charges

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Alaska State Troopers arrested a Talkeetna man on Tuesday for assaulting a family member. (more…)

Caswell fire investigated as homicide-suicide

Friday, November 12, 2010

TALKEETNA— A house fire near Caswell is under investigation as a homicide-suicide case after the state medical examiner found evidence that three of the four people found in the burned rubble may have been killed before the flames consumed the trailer building on Tuesday morning.

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The Alaska Pioneer Press continues to update this story on their website.

Caswell fire investigation continues

Thursday, November 11, 2010

TALKEETNA – The story of the tragic fire one mile south of Sheep Creek Lodge continues to unfold.  Reporter John Moses is covering the story in depth and has posted information on one of the victim’s background.  KTNA will continue to cover the story as it unfolds, but readers that would like further information at this point can go to Alaska Pioneer Press to read more on the story, which appears to be a horrific tale of domestic violence.

Bachelor Auction and Ball will celebrate its 30th anniversary

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

After much speculation about the future of the Bachelor Ball and Wilderness Woman’s contest, Bachelor Society president Rich Crain has confirmed there will be a Bachelor auction this year on December 4th.

The event is in its 30th year.  After holding several meetings where no bachelors showed up, Crain said he had given up hope.  However, after word got out on the street that the event might be cancelled, he says men came out of the woodwork. (more…)

Bail set for man charged with assault on Talkeetna woman

Friday, November 5, 2010

A man charged with assault in the beating of a Talkeetna woman is still held at the Mat-Su pretrial facility. (more…)

Morning Newscast – Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

KTNA’s morning news, weather forecast, Denali echos and announcements for November 2nd.  Host is Sue Deyoe. Headlines – Voters of the Susitna Valley go the polls; Charging documents in the Clark/Fast murder case filed; Robert Sheldon appointed to AIDEA board; Troopers respond to home violence near downtown.  16 min.

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AFN: Annual convention begins in Fairbanks

Thursday, October 21, 2010

KEYNOTE ADDRESS— Cook Inlet Tribal Council president Gloria O’Neill delivered the key note address during the opening of the 2010 convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives in Fairbanks. O’Neil highlighted the need for an overhaul of the education system for all Alaskans. Photo by Diana Haecker

FAIRBANKS— The convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives kicked off in Fairbanks this morning with speeches by Alaska Governor Sean Parnell, Congressman Don Young and a key note address by Gloria O’Neill with the Cook Inlet Tribal Council. (more…)