This weekend’s Moose on Parade auction brought in more money than the previous year. A total of 19 plywood decorated moose went to auction with a total of $4,855 raised. (more…)
TALKEETNA— The Talkeetna VFW post has closed its doors for the winter. VFW chaplain Clarence Wells and commander Gary Stone confirmed that the VFW bar and canteen is out of business — at least for the time being. (more…)
The annual one pitch softball tournament in Talkeetna this past weekend brought in dozens, if not hundreds, of Alaskans to watch and play ball. Thirteen teams participated in the tournament. (more…)
The Talkeetna Historical Society cancelled Moose Dropping Festival 2010 last fall after a raucous festival and a death in the river. It leaves people wondering what might happen to the economy this year with no festival. Nothing is planned in Talkeetna July 10th, and many are satisfied with that.
The Talkeetna Historical Society is hurting for members on their board of directors. (more…)
The Talkeetna Historical has made a decision after last week’s town hall meeting. The lack of support for continuing the festival was one of the deciding factors in the final vote this week.
The Talkeetna Historical Society Board of Directors announced at noon today their decision to cancel Moose Dropping Festival. Listen for the full story on the decision tonight at 6 pm.
About 50 people gathered at the VFW to give suggestions on Moose Dropping Festival. Some asked that next year’s festival be cancelled and others made recommendations. Troopers, Borough code compliance and the Talkeetna Historical Society took notes on comments. A final decision on next year’s festival will be made at the end of August.
In this archived program, host Charlie Loeb interviews festival-goers and those behind the scenes, for a look at the 2007 festival, and some of its history. Audio runs 26 minutes.