News from the Ranger Station 6-29-2017

  In this weekly segment, produced by the staff of the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, we hear about the number one reason that mountaineers are unable to summit Denali and other peaks. Several climbers tell about their experiences with weather conditions, and host Michael Connolly tells how this season compares to others, weather-wise.

Tips for Healthy Living 6-9-17

A  live 15-minute conversation about health and wellness from health care providers in our communities. It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with today’s in-studio guest Keith Kehoe, a Physician Assistant at Sunshine Community Health Center. Today they talk about seeing so many more transient and seasonal patients at the clinics, the importance of identifying allergies, and…

Tips for Healthy Living-5-5-2017

A  live 15-minute conversation about health and wellness from health care providers in our communities. It’s hosted today by Willi Prittie, with today’s in-studio guest Keith Kehoe, a Physician Assistant at Sunshine Community Health Center, and Rosanna, a medical student at the clinic. They talk about women’s exams, the importance of HPV vaccine for boys…

Remembering Elinore Ebling

  Longtime Talkeetna resident Elinore Ebling passed away last weekend. A faithful KTNA supporter, Elinore also graced our airwaves. The audio segments below are taken from our “Nuggets” program.             The first one is from one of Holly Stinson’s “Neighbor Nuggets”, in 2007, when she talked with several residents in…

Tips for Healthy Living–10-28-2016

A  live 15-minute conversation about health and wellness from the Sunshine Community Health Center. It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with today’s in-studio guest Deborah Young, Licensed Clinical Social Worker at the clinic. On this segment, SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and other types of depression are the main topics of discussion. Deborah Young, one of the…

Tips for Healthy Living-8-12-2016

A  live 15-minute conversation about health and health news from the Sunshine Community Health Center: It’s hosted by Holly Stinson, with in-studio guest Keith Kehoe, Physician Assistant at the clinic. On this program, Keith tells about the sometimes mysterious pattern of peoples’ reasons for visiting the clinic, reminds listeners that a change of seasons means…

Talkeetna-Trapper Creek birders find 78 species

    Many area birders were enthusiastically surprised at the number of different bird species which “turned out” for this year’s 24 hour Talkeetna-Trapper Creek Birdathon, held over the weekend. The group tallied up 78 species, which is the highest total since 2005, a year that also had an early spring. Former resident Robert Ambrose…