KTNA Studio – Dave Totten, artist

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KTNA Studio

KTNA On Air Studio, Jan 2013

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Winter Black-capped Chickadee

winter chickadee

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Fish Lake morning

Fish Lake morning

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Locals remember Ted Stevens

Tuesday, August 10, 2010
TED STEVENS IN ACTION— Former Senator Ted Stevens toured Shishmaref in 2007 and preferred riding the fourwheeler over an arranged ride in a truck. Stevens died yesterday in a plane crash. Photo by Diana Haecker

Former Senator Ted Stevens, 86,  died in a plane crash north of Dillingham on Monday. Residents don’t remember Ted Stevens coming to Talkeetna, but his legacy has touched the region in numerous ways. KTNA’s Diana Haecker has this story.

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Plane survivors identified

Ted Stevens confirmed dead in plane crash

Alaska State Troopers’ photo of Stevens’ crash site

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Borough mayor Talis Colberg resigns

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

In last night’s regular Mat-Su Borough assembly meeting, mayor Talis Colberg tendered his resignation. Starting August 16, Colberg is the new Mat-Su College director and his resignation from the mayoral post was requested by UAA chancellor Fran Ulmer. This comes as the borough is looking for a new manager and is also seeking an answer from voters whether or not to change the borough being run by a strong mayor rather than a manager.

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Talkeetna Council to move ahead on Riverfront Plan

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

The Talkeetna Community Council meeting Monday night gave residents a chance to listen to the meeting without leaving their homes.  (more…)

Morning Newscast – Monday, June 7, 2010

Monday, June 7, 2010

KTNA’s morning news, weather, echos, announcements for June 7th. Host is Trisha Costello.  Headlines – Lisa Murkowski visits Talkeetna; Talkeetna Council tries streaming their monthly meeting. (16 min)

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Talkeetna’s council to meet at Whole Wheat

Sunday, June 6, 2010

The Talkeetna Community Council made a decision at last month’s meeting — to try a new form of communication with residents.  The June 7th meeting will be held at Whole Wheat Radio on Birch Creek Blvd. (more…)

Senator Murkowski visits Talkeetna

Friday, June 4, 2010

LISTENING SESSION— Sen. Lisa Murkowski listens to a Talkeetna resident during Thursday’s town hall meeting at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar. Photo by Diana Haecker

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski paid a rare visit to Talkeetna to hold a townhall meeting. While Murkowski’s seat in the Senate is up for election this fall, she said that this visit was not about the elections, but rather part of a listening session tour across the state.

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Parnell announces final 2011 budget

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Governor Sean Parnell signed into law a two point eight billion dollar state budget for capital spending this  morning. (more…)

Senator Lisa Murkowski to visit Talkeetna

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski is coming to Talkeetna on Thursday for a community meeting. (more…)

Rep. Don Young pushes Alaska hydro projects

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Alaska Congressman Don Young introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that would classify hydro-power as a renewable energy source. (more…)