Tips for Healthy Living, 11-17-17

This week Holly Stinson’s guest is Anita Golton. Anita discusses some tips for eating healthy during the winter and the holiday season. Learn about seasonal eating, veggies you can sneak into your soups, spicing up your food and more.

Transmitter down

UPDATE:  This afternoon, the engineers were able to get us back on-air.  We are currently transmitting at low power.  Once parts arrive for the transmitter, we plan to be back to full power.   Original post: We continue to have trouble with the transmitter and will be off air on 88.9 FM until another transmitter is…

StarDate Susitna, 11-12-17

In this StarDate Susitna, Kathleen Fleming talks about astronomical events coming up this week including meteor showers, planet conjunctions and the moon’s social schedule. Also, an interview with Kelly Thomas about her special eclipse viewing experiences.

Congratulations to Phillip Manning for winning a Goldie Award from the Alaska Broadcasters Association for Best News Feature for this May 12th story about the Upper Susitna Food Pantry.

The Upper Susitna Food Pantry, with locations in Talkeetna and Trapper Creek, provides food assistance to hundreds of Susitna Valley residents. While many volunteers work together to help in that process, there is one person without whom the pantry could not function as it does. KTNA’s Phillip Manning spent a day with her, and has…

Local schools honor veterans with joint assembly

by:  Katie Writer – KTNA The Talkeetna Elementary School joined Susitna Valley Junior/ Senior High School for another heart warming Veterans Day Assembly on Wednesday.  The Wasilla High School Air Force Junior ROTC opened up the program with a Color Presentation that displayed their pride of wearing military uniform. Although students of both schools say…

StarDate Susitna, 11-5-17

On this StarDate Susitna, Kathleen Fleming talks about some special star activity to look for in the night sky and the course of Asteroid 7 Iris. The 3 lower images show the asteroid’s location relative to the constellation Aries for the dates November 6,10, and 14 respectively. The images are from heavens-above.com.

Tips for Healthy Living 11-03-17

Join Holly Stinson and her guests Keith Kehoe and PA student JJ Tower from Sunshine Community Health Clinic. The guests discuss the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and the importance of carbon monoxide detectors.

Susitna Writer’s Voice–StarDate Susitna 10-29-17

  Host Kathleen Fleming informs listeners about upcoming celestial events, including the upcoming full moon and cross-quarter day, which is the traditional beginning of winter, how to spot an asteroid, (if the sky clears), and the end of daylight saving time (tho’ unfortunately not forever). Also, hear (and see photos of) former Talkeetna resident Holli…

Resiliency Through Art concludes with puppetry workshop

by:  Katie Writer – KTNA Last weekend, there were a series of events called “Resiliency thru Art” that was sponsored by The Sunshine Community Health Center and other local non-profits.  The events concluded on Sunday at Northern Susitna Institute with a puppet show and puppet-making workshop. KTNA’s Katie Writer has more.