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  1. What's Happening - May 25 to June 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Expedition of 1932, part of a yearlong celebration of Denali and the national park, 7-8:30 p.m., Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station, B Street, in Talkeetna. Free, open to public. 907-683-6229 Music in the Garden, 7-8 p.m., Georgeson Botanical ...

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  2. Sled dog sanctuary's mission is loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Hidden just off the highway, barely south of Talkeetna, Alaska, stands a wilderness gem that dozens of dogs have called home: The Sled Dog Sanctuary. Run by Raven Winter, a musher since 1997, the sanctuary is one part purpose, one part tradition and many parts time.

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  3. AK: Feeding the hungry Susitna Valley residentsRead the original story

    Friday May 12 | KSKA

    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.

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  4. Alaska residents fix river bank to prepare for salmon seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... t 16 private landowners on the Kenai River on habitat projects through the cost-share program and is heading up to Talkeetna mid-May for another workshop. They'll also be hosting a workshop in Fairbanks at the end of May.

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  5. Volunteers and one very driven staff member strive to keep the Northern Valley fedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | KTNA

    LouAnne Carroll-Tysdal [L] and volunteer Holly Beard [R] load a hand-truck to bring food into the Upper Susitna Food Pantry. Photo by Phillip Manning - KTNA The Upper Susitna Food Pantry, with locations in Talkeetna and Trapper Creek, provides food assistance to hundreds of Susitna Valley residents.

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  6. Good effort, lower rewards in annual BirdathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | KTNA

    Birders worked hard for many of their sightings in this year's Talkeetna-Trapper Creek Birdathon, held over the weekend. Though the weather was pleasant, and lack of snow made for easier bush-whacking, migrating birds of many species were scarce.

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  7. Abilene again picked as one of the best small towns to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | The Wichita Eagle

    It should not come as a surprise to Kansans, but Abilene again has just been named one of the top 20 best small towns in the nation to visit. Talkeetna, Alaska, with a population of 876, was No.

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  8. Revisiting a walk along Alaska's pipeline, 20 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... trail at the 20-year anniversary. I had not thought of repeating the experience. For the most part, I agree with Talkeetna adventurer Dave Johnston's philosophy: It's a big world. Why do anything twice? But I like returning to places, the nostalgia ...

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  9. Revisiting a hiking dream across Alaska, 20 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... trail at the 20-year anniversary. I had not thought of repeating the experience. For the most part, I agree with Talkeetna adventurer Dave Johnston's philosophy: It's a big world. Why do anything twice? But I like returning to places, the nostalgia ...

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  10. Mat-Su Borough Assembly asked for more school fundingRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | APRN

    ... "Flat funding results in more cuts, to the tune of $3.4 million dollars, and fewer opportunities for our kids." Talkeetna Elementary School Principal Lisa Shelby said. "What I'm asking of you will take courage, to put kids and families at the top of ...

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  11. Denali climbers couldn't wait to eat -- only to find their food buried under 4 feet of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... On April 21, five days after their summit and 22 after beginning their climb, Barker and Chilcott were back in Talkeetna. Both are on the mend from medical maladies that Barker, an EMT and member of Seattle Mountain Rescue, deemed minor. On the way ...

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  12. Hall of Fame feat: Vern Tejas in 1988 was first to solo Denali in winter, and liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Vern Tejas lands in Talkeetna March 15, 1988, after becoming the first person ever to climb Mount McKinley alone in winter and survive. Alone, in freezing temperatures aggravated by malicious winds that intermittently grounded him for days inside his dug-in shelters of snow and ice, Vern Tejas didn't spend much time considering his potential place in mountain-climbing history.

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  13. Alaska State Improv Festival returns for fifth year of shows, workshopsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Capital City Weekly

    ... time building the capacity to grow the scene statewide," Caldwell said. Alaskan groups have come from Anchorage, Talkeetna and Sitka in the past; this year, they have three from Anchorage, one from Sitka, and Juneau's own Cogs & Goggles, a steampunk ...

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  14. Earthquake hits 25 miles east of TalkeetnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A magnitude-4.1 earthquake occurred 25 miles east of Talkeetna on Tuesday night, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center. The quake was recorded at 7:29 p.m. at a depth of 25.7 miles, according to the center .

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  15. Two Washington climbers first to conquer Denali this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | APRN

    ... able to ride out the conditions and continue their descent. Barker and Chilcott were picked up and flown back to Talkeetna last Friday. The high elevation and cold temperatures resulted in frostbite on one toe for Connor Chilcott and a high-altitude ...

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  16. From the loneliness of Denali to the bustle of TalkeetnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... perhaps for more clement weather. Back on Kahiltna Glacier where we'd started, waiting for our plane ride to Talkeetna, foul weather was upon us once again. Steeped in fog thick enough to spoon, the Denali base camp brought to mind an underworld ...

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  17. Small earthquake hits near town of TalkeetnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the magnitude-2.9 earthquake hit 14 miles southeast of Talkeetna, which has a population of about 900, at 12:13 a.m. Saturday. The earthquake had a depth of 28 miles The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports the magnitude 3.7 quake hit just before noon Saturday.

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  18. Su Valley Voice for April 19th, 2017: Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KTNA

    ... conference hosted by the Mat-Su Borough on solid waste disposal. Charissa Hernandez is organizing a cleanup of the Talkeetna Spur Road this Saturday. Mollie Boyer is the Executive Director of the Valley Center for Recycling Solutions, which is ...

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  19. Marijuana store expected to make history in downtown TalkeetnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The first marijuana retail store in downtown Talkeetna plans to open next month just as summer crowds descend on this village at the base of Denali. The High Expedition co-owner Joe McAneney says he and partner Dan Nelson plan to build an "active lifestyle brand" around Talkeetna's personality and the store's historic location: the log cabin that housed the guide service of Denali climbing pioneer Ray Genet.

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  20. Troopers: Pilot injured while attempting emergency landing on Parks HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... on April 15, 2017. The pilot sustained minor injuries in the crash. (Katie Terstegge Dietrich photo) Troopers in Talkeetna were told of an aircraft crash near Mile 89 of the Parks Highway, near Sheep Creek, around 4:10 p.m. Saturday. Hernandez was ...

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