The Alaska Board of Fisheries is going to meet in Anchorage from February 20 through March 5, discussing over 200 proposals to make regulatory changes to Upper Cook Inlet area fisheries. (more…)
A small hydro project proposed to power the Kantishna Roadhouse garnered support from U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich. The Senators introduced legislation that would give the green light to the construction of the hydro plant inside the non-wilderness part of Denali National Park. (more…)
A search and rescue mission had a good ending when Talkeetna troopers successfully found three lost snowmachiners from Houston who were out riding their machines east of Yoder Road. (more…)
The upper Susitna Valley is about to receive some upgrades of emergency related equipment and radio capabilities. (more…)
As the Talkeetna Water and Sewer board continues to struggle with balancing their budget, a new proposal was put before businesses who are hooked up to the water and sewer system. (more…)
This coming Friday, the Meals on Wheels program is set to deliver its first meals to senior citizens in Talkeetna and Sunshine. Organizer Larry Dearman explains how it works and what it took to get the program off the ground.
KTNA’s local news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes, for Wed. Feb. 9, 2011, with Diana Haecker. Local news headlines: Legislators meet with Susitna Community Council to discuss Parks Highway road project; Meals on Wheels program starts on Friday; Borough mayor Larry DeVilbiss asserts fiscal conservative budget approach. (16 min.)[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/AMNews-20110209.mp3|titles=KTNA morning news for Feb. 9, 2011]
Please be advised that the Talkeetna water and sewer will be turning off the water tonight (Friday, January 21, 2011) between midnight and 6 a.m.
This is a scheduled outage and part of the commissioning of the new water treatment plant.
Residents of Talkeetna feared the worst when their water faucets didn’t show the usual flow of water starting this morning around 10 am. But Borough officials said that the cause of the on-again-off-again water service today is due to the commissioning of the new water treatment plant. (more…)