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Sprint musher Egil Ellis is Su Valley Champion

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Willow speed musher Egil Ellis sprinted away with the champion title when he won the open class in last weekend’s Su Valley Championship sled dog races. (more…)

Varsity Rams play on home ice tonight

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

photo: Doug Gualtieri

Tonight, Talkeetna hockey fans will have the last chance to see the Susitna Valley Rams hockey team play on their home ice as the 2011 hockey season winds down. Most of the hockey team will be graduating this coming spring.

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Coach Jack MacDonald said that the majority of his players, including his goalie, are seniors and that after their graduation, there will only be four players left. That’s not enough for a competitive varsity team.

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MacDonald said there is a big generation gap between his current team and upcoming players who are not even in high school yet.
He said he’s sad to see this era come to an end as he has coached the players on the varsity team for eight years. After this season, (more…)

Hockey rink named after long time coach Jack Macdonald

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

photo: Doug Gualtieri

Talkeetna ice hockey coach Jack Macdonald was in for a pleasant surprise at last Friday’s first home game when it was announced that the ice rink is going to be named after him and called the “Jack P. MacDonald ice arena.”MacDonald said that he is still overwhelmed and deeply honored by the dedication. (more…)

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Morning news cast – Tuesday, January 18

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

KTNA’s news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes, hosted by Will Peterson. Local news headlines: Denali climbing statistics released; Governor Parnell pushes Susitna Hydro project; Su Valley ladies win Tri-Valley Basketball Championship. (16 min.)

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Susitna Valley Lady Rams win Tri-Valley Invitational Championship

Monday, January 17, 2011

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The Susitna Valley basketball teams traveled to Healy on Friday morning to participate in the Tri-Valley Invitational.

The weekend began inauspiciously with the teams’ bus arriving at Susitna Valley High School late, and delivering the teams to Tri-Valley high school just minutes before the Lady Rams’ first game.  Fifteen minutes later, the girls were dressed, warmed up and… (more…)

Mushing season is in full swing

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

PHOTO FINISH— Paul Gebhard, left, crosses the finish line on the first day of the Alaska Excursions 120 sled dog race, followed by Ryan Redington, who won the race. Photo by Diana Haecker

TALKEETNA— Sled dog racing began in earnest last weekend with three events taking place at the same time. (more…)

Sled dog racing season underway at Montana Creek Dog Musher’s

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

After the first scheduled sled dog races at the Montana Creek Dog Musher’s track had to be canceled, trail conditions last weekend improved and were suitable for sled dog racing. (more…)

Wheatland takes first in Wilderness Woman’s contest

Monday, December 6, 2010

The 25th annual Wilderness Woman’s contest in downtown Talkeetna Saturday brought in over 20 contestants and more top winners than usual. (more…)

In the Field

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

ARCTIC TERN— Kindergartener Jojo Cianco means business as the Talkeetna Arctic Tern ice hockey players hit the ice rink at the Talkeetna Elementary School for practice, on Tuesday, November 30. Photo by Diana Haecker

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