Susitna Writer’s Voice–“A Most Remarkable Bird”, by Robin Song

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StarDate Susitna 2-11-2018

Host and producer Kathleen Fleming tells listeners about the evening and morning stars and planets visible from the Susitna Valley this time of year.  Note that near the end of the show, Kathleen meant to say “…and it’s not even mid-February yet”.    

Second annual Willow 300 underway

by: Katie Writer – KTNA A mass start of 35 teams puts a considerable weight on the organizers of the Annual Willow 300 Dog Sled Race. For those who know a bit about dog mushing, the potential for dog tangles when teams are placed 8 feet apart across a 200 foot starting line not only…

Tips for Healthy Living, 2-2-18

    On this episode of Tips for Healthy Living, Holly Stinson visited with Cici Schoenberger in the studio. Cici is the Behavioral Health Lead at Sunshine Community Health Clinic. Treatment options for opioid use disorder are discussed as well as the challenges faced in recovery.

StarDate Susitna, 1-29-18

The featured topic in this week’s StarDate Sustina with Kathleen Fleming is Wednesday’s morning total lunar eclipse. Below are links to several informative documents included with this post for timing detail, explanations as to the red color of the moon during the eclipse, and other info. Lunar Eclipse 2018 timing details Lunar Eclipse 2018 STAR…

StarDate Sustina, 1-21-18

    Join Kathleen Fleming for a flash back to an episode aired 24 years ago. Kathleen has being doing StarDate Susitna for these past 25 years! Click on link for: Images and text about the 1/27 Occultation and the 1/31 Lunar Eclipse

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…