Youth hockey provides outlet for winter time fun

by:  Katie Writer – KTNA The Talkeetna Hockey Team requires a lot of people power in both rink maintenance as well as an extensive coaching staff. The formation of the ice is no easy undertaking. Program Director Jack MacDonald, whom the rink is named after, spends hundreds of hours throughout the season making  and maintaining…

Main St. detour to last into next week

Work to find a water line break under Main Street will continue into next week, according to the Mat-Su Borough. In an email statement on Friday, Mat-Su Public Works Director Terry Dolan says the break that caused water to flow onto Main Street has not been located. In order to find the problem spot, Dolan…

Mat-Su Borough Assembly rejects agreement with state on air quality

by:  Casey Grove – Alaska Public Media The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly voted down a resolution to increase efforts toward improving air quality at a sometimes tense meeting Tuesday night.   Fine particulates in the air, caused by wood burning in the borough’s Butte area, has in recent years approached a threshold that if crossed would trigger…

Su Valley Voice for January 17th, 2018: 25th Anniversary

This week on Su Valley Voice, we celebrated KTNA’s 25th anniversary.  Host Phillip Manning was joined by Jim Sykes, project coordinator for getting the station online, Tom Waite, who was the first voice to go out over KTNA’s airwaves, and Sue Deyoe, former News Director and current Board President for KTNA.        …

Nuggets – Daryl Miller, 12-31-08

This is an old Nuggets that was not posted previously on our web site. Daryl Miller, at the time head of mountaineering for Denali National Park, is interviewed by Maureen McLaughlin.

Three candidates on Senate Seat E shortlist

The Alaskan Republican Party has decided on three names to submit to Governor Bill Walker to fill the currently vacant District E senate seat. On Monday, party officials from local and state levels met to decide which candidates would be put forward to take the seat vacated by Mike Dunleavy, who resigned in order to…

StarDate Susitna, 1-14-18

In this episode of StarDate, Kathleen Fleming discusses the new moon this week and the waxing crescent and super moon. There is some info on viewing the Adronmeda Galaxy with an image below.

Legislators pre-file bills in advance of session

As the Alaska State Legislature begins its 2018 session, lawmakers will have many proposals already on the table. In addition to bills left over from last year, representatives and senators have pre-filed legislation for this session. In total, more than thirty bills and resolutions were submitted. Topics for the pre-filed legislation cover a broad range…