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


NPS extends public comment for allocation of climbing permits

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The National Park Service has extended the public comment period for the environmental assessment considering the allocation of mountain climbing permits for commercial guiding operations. (more…)

Susitna Dam: AEA releases preliminary decision document

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Alaska Energy Authority released a preliminary decision last week and recommended to pursue a Susitna hydro electric project at the Lower Watana site. The 51-page preliminary decision document is available for review by clicking here.  AEA acting director Michael Harper encouraged the public to  comment on the decision document and announced upcoming workshops to be held in February. Comments can  be emailed to largehydro [at] aidea [dot] org; faxed to (907) 771-3044 Att: Large Hydro Project; or mailed to Large Hydro Project / Alaska Energy Authority / 813 West Northern Lights Boulevard / Anchorage, Alaska 99503.

DOT looks at passing lanes on Parks Highway

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Alaska DOT is asking for public comment on 15 different passing lane areas on the Parks Highway from milepost 163 to milepost 298.  Comments are due December 1st.


Park Service asks for public input on Denali climbing fees

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

The National Park Service has opened a public comment period to examine the possibility of raising fees that mountaineers pay to climb Mt McKinley and Mt. Foraker.  Despite an increase in the special use fee in 2005, the current revenue only covers 17% of the cost of the program overall.  Park officials are asking climbers and others nationwide to weigh in hopes of coming up with a solution.


Borough’s NRMU plan introduced to Assembly

Monday, September 13, 2010

The Mat-Su Borough’s draft Natural Resource Management Units plan is still out for public comment. A public hearing is scheduled for September 21st at the regularly scheduled Borough Assembly meeting. (more…)