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

Winter Black-capped Chickadee

winter chickadee

Photo by Robin Song

Fish Lake morning

Fish Lake morning

photo: Robin Song


The One Tree project takes its next step

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The One tree project at the Talkeetna Elementary School is in its next phase.  Several men spent the day Monday measuring, discussing, clipping and chopping the birch tree into the segments that were requested by artisans in the community. The project encourages the community to use every piece of bark, inch of root and limb of the tree.

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Imagination Library offers free books for Upper Valley children under 5

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program expanded to the Upper Susitna Valley with the aim to boost early childhood literacy – and imagination. Diana Haecker has this report.

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Borough applies for grants to get woodfired boiler for Su Valley High

Thursday, October 14, 2010

The proposed installation of wood-fired boilers to heat the new Su Valley High School is making progress. The Mat-Su Borough threw its weight behind the project and submitted a grant application to receive state funds to finance the project.

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Voters defeat idea of strong mayor

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

There are a couple of corrections and additions to the Borough election results.  The Borough reports there are 1,917 votes left to count. (more…)

NSI introduced to Talkeetna Community Council

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

A new non profit was introduced at the Talkeetna Community Council meeting Monday evening.

Although the Northern Susitna Institute has been in existence since the mid 90s, the organization has formally become a 501 c 3 and has absorbed several smaller organizations. (more…)

Election results show 18 percent overall voter turnout Borough wide

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

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.


Band “Chic Gamine” brings music lessons to Su Valley High

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

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.

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Elections: Prop 3 and 4 aim to repair and improve schools

Friday, October 1, 2010

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.

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Morning news cast for October 1, 2010

Friday, October 1, 2010

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.)

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