KTNA’s morning news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes, with Diana Haecker. Local news headlines: Unofficial election results; Talkeetna Community Council elect officers; NPS mulls over raising mountaineering fees. (16 min.)
Joe Puryear died last week on a remote mountain in Tibet. His story has made it around the world and was picked up by the Today Show. Michelle O’Neil and others in a photo essay.
Close friends are continuing to assist Michelle O’Neil Puryear to bring her husband back to the U.S. Joe Puryear died tragically on Labuche Kang in Tibet on Tuesday. He was 37 years old. Puryear’s climbing blog is posting information about the retrieval effort and how friends can contribute. Readers can go to an article here in the Seattle Times for a tribute to Puryear and for more information on the climb.
At the same time Talkeetna residents are hearing about the death of Joe Puryear, a Nepalese Sherpa who spent time in Talkeetna this summer has died in an avalanche in the Himalyas. (more…)
KTNA’s morning news, weather forecast, Denali echos, announcements for October 28th. Host is Sue Deyoe. Headlines – Puryear dies climbing in Tibet; Sherpa Chewang Nima dies in avalanche; Seifert gets sustainability coordinator position; Susitna Community Council continues with revenue sharing decision. 16 min.
Denali National Park officials are preparing an Environmental Assessment to examine the allocation of climbing permits between commercial guided climbing operators and independent climbers on Denali.
Mail scoping comments to Superintendent, DNP &P, Attn. Climbing EA, PO Box 9, Denali Park, AK 99755
KTNAs morning news, weather forecast, Denali echos and announcements for October 22nd. Host is Sue Deyoe. Headlines — Candidate list narrowed to 4; AFN Convention endorses Murkowski; Climbing EA out for Denali National Park. 16 min.
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.)