Election results from both the Talkeetna Community council board of directors AND the Borough municipal elections have been tabulated. Turnout was low across the Borough. 14% of Susitna voters turned out to vote. 21% of Talkeetna voters went to the polls and 9% of Trapper Creek voted.
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.
In the upcoming Mat-Su Borough elections, voters have five propositions to decide on. Ballot measure Three and Four are proposing to issue general obligation bonds to pay for major school renovations and sports facility improvements. KTNA reporter Diana Haecker has more.
KTNA’s morning news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes, hosted by Trisha Costello. News headlines: Elections will decide on strong mayor vs. manager form of government for Mat-Su Borough; South Hunter to be christen Stevens Peak; Three school board seats are up for election. (16 min.)
Voters will decide on a new slate of school board candidates at the Borough elections on October 5. Unlike the Borough Assembly, where voters select their district representative, the school district’s board of directors do not represented a specific geographical region. (more…)
The Mat-Su School district’s assistant superintendent of business and operations told the school board and the Mat-Su Assembly that financial projections for the next fiscal year are not looking good. (more…)
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’s morning news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes for Friday, September 17, hosted by Trisha Costello. Local news headlines: One Tree project kicks off in Talkeetna; Borough animal control chief resigns; FAA plans to put up fence at F Street. (16 min)