KTNA Studio – Dave Totten, artist

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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


Morning Newscast-Tuesday February 1, 2011

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

KTNA’s morning news, weather and announcements, hosted by Will Peterson.  Local news headlines: DeVilbiss sworn in as  borough mayor, Don Bowers Sled Dog race wrap-up, Su-Valley High Sports report.

The Susitna Valley Rams are back from weekend road trips

Monday, January 31, 2011

Susitna Valley’s varsity sports teams completed a busy weekend on Saturday. The hockey team traveled to Fairbanks to play Monroe Catholic twice, and the basketball teams traveled to Nikolaevsk for three games apiece.
The hockey team suffered two disappointing losses, 1-4 on Friday night, and 1-5 on Saturday. According to coach… (more…)

Willow musher, Justin Savidis wins Don Bowers Memorial sled dog race

Monday, January 31, 2011

The Don Bowers Memorial sled dog race took place last weekend with eleven mushers from Willow, Talkeetna, Wasilla, Anchorage and even Washington state leaving the start line on Friday.  Willow musher Justin Savidis won the race with 15 dogs in harness in a time of 20 hours and twenty-two minutes. (more…)

Su Valley Rams lose to Kenny Lake

Thursday, January 27, 2011

The Su Valley Rams lost their last game on home ice last night to Kenny Lake. The final score was 1 to 4 for Kenny Lake. (more…)

Morning Newscast-Thursday January 27, 2011

Thursday, January 27, 2011

KTNA’s Mornng News, Weather, and Announcements for January 27, hosted by Will Peterson.  Local Headlines:  Local Reaction to Military Expansion Plans, DOT reconsiders Parks Project, Ellis wins Su-Valley Sprint Championship.  (16 min)

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.

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.

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…)

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.)