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.

Talkeetna Fire Department to begin work on pre-fire plans

Beginning this winter, the Talkeetna Fire Department plans to conduct walkthroughs with businesses who would like to develop a pre-fire plan. The plan would include information such as the location of utility shutoffs, fuel storage, and, in the case of lodgings, where people might be sleeping in the event of a fire. Chief Eric Chappel…

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…

Su Valley Volleyball focus on Senior Night this week

by:  Katie Writer – KTNA   Su Valley Volleyball Coach, Chad Valentine has been juggling schedules, travel plans and tournament logistics as much as his team has been on a winning streak this season.  KTNA’s Katie Writer spoke with Coach Valentine about this season’s results, some of the players as well as what lies ahead…

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.

Troopers investigating Parks Highway death as a homicide

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of a Wasilla man at Mile 59 of the Parks Highway as a homicide.   Last Thursday morning, Troopers were notified of an unresponsive person in the ditch near the pullout at Mile 59. Troopers arrived at the scene and confirmed that the man, know identified as 32-year-old…

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.

Borough officials attend sewer and water board meeting

On Wednesday, Mat-Su Borough officials took questions and gave information regarding the Talkeetna sewer and water system and the sales tax to fund this system that was approved by residents of the service area last month. KTNA’s Phillip Manning has more.   Typically, meetings of the Talkeetna Sewer and Water Advisory board have few, if…