Su Valley Voice, KTNA’s public affairs program, is back on the air, every other Wednesday. Today’s conversation is with Shelis Jorgensen, Medical Director for Sunshine Community Health Center, and Cici Shoenberger, Behavioral Health Specialist. They talk about alcohol dependency and abuse awareness for the first half hour, and current services at the SCHC Clinics the second half hour. Phillip Manning hosts.
October is National Farm to School Month, and to celebrate, Talkeetna Elementary opened its doors on Tuesday night to invite the community to sample a variety of locally-grown healthy dishes prepared by the kindergarten-through-sixth grades of Talkeetna Elementary. (more…)
Community Supported Agriculture has become more popular across the US and in Alaska. CSAs can take several forms. One such form is buying shares in a produce arrangement. In the Business Feature for the month of May, Sue Deyoe speaks with Brian Kingsbury, who is starting up a second year of a truly local CSA —[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/20110503CSABizReportpkg.mp3|titles=20110503CSABizReportpkg]
In our previous immunization story, KTNA reported on alarmingly low vaccination rates in small children in the upper valley and health providers concerns. In this segment of an on going look at immunization of children, KTNA reporter Sue Deyoe continues the discussion with health providers, the state and parents…[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/20110331Immunize2.mp3|titles=20110331Immunize2]
Host Dan Harrell discusses his motivations for learning to cross country ski, the Oosik, the quiet and solitude of a good winter ski, cross training, winter trail running, the Little Su 50k, and more in this winter edition of Get Outside and Play!
The Alaska Department of Health started to distribute influenza vaccines throughout the state. The state has ordered 90,000 doses and more than two thirds are designated for children and adolescents. (more…)
The world’s longest non-motorized endurance relay will pass through Talkeetna on Thursday. (more…)
Following a unique fundraiser model pioneered in Fairbanks, two Talkeetna non-profits found a creative way to tap into tourism dollars flowing into the community. The Denali Arts Council and the Sunshine Transit teamed up to offer tourists a real Alaska experience and make some money in the process.