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  1. 2018 Talkeetna / Trapper Creek Birdathon ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | KTNA

    The Talkeetna / Trapper Creek Birdathon participants counted 64 species of resident and migrant birds during the weekend's annual event, with challenging cool temperatures combined with frequent showers of rain, snow, and sleet, and all-too-infrequent sunshine. The group count, which varies widely year-to-year, came close to an "average" number.

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  2. Mat-Su Borough Assembly approves Chijuk Creek timber contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | KTNA

    Two pickups passing on Oilwell Road, where locals are concerned that significantly larger timber trucks will make such encounters dangerous. Photo courtesy of Donna Massay.

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  3. Park Service unveils new entrance fee planRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | KTNA

    The sign at the entrance to the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station in Talkeetna, Alaska. Photo by Phillip Manning - KTNA The National Park Service will be raising its entry fees this year, but not to the degree that many feared.

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  4. Susitna Writer's Voice-Yukon Don Tanner's Talkeetna Territory Papers, chapter 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | KTNA

    Yukon Don Tanner reads Chapter 7 , "The History of Land Acquisition in the Talkeetna Territory" from his new book Talkeetna Territory Papers : As many Americans moved west in pursuit of what once was called Manifest Destiny and discovered the west was filling up with settlers, pioneers had to push on. In the early 1900s, homestead land was opened on the frontier of Alaska by the Bureau of Land Management.

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  5. Local musher Anja Radano prepares to set off on the Iditarod this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | KTNA

    Just a few days before the ceremonial start of the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Anja Radano is putting the finishing touches on her preparation. For the first time in five years, the Iditarod will follow the southern route.

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  6. Borough Assembly to hold special meeting TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | KTNA

    This week, the Mat-Su Borough Assembly will hold a special meeting that will include contracts for the approved recreation bond package, the school district funding formula, and an executive session. Normally, the assembly holds meetings on the first and third Tuesday of the month, but last week's meeting was canceled.

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  7. Second annual Willow 300 underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | 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 looks like a crazy idea, the sound is deafening.

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  8. Main Street filled in, but repaving will have to wait for springRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | KTNA

    Heavy equipment and cautionary signs sit at the intersection of Main St. and the Talkeetna Spur Road. Photo by Katie Writer - KTNA The hole dug in Talkeetna's Main Street to address a broken water pipe has been filled in, but repaving will not take place until warmer weather arrives.

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  9. Report analyzes public water options for Trapper CreekRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2018 | KTNA

    After a community well went dry in Trapper Creek last year, efforts have been underway to establish a new source of clean water that is open to the public by partnering with Village Safe Water. Most recently, CRW Engineering produced a draft preliminary engineering report looking at a few options for the community.

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  10. Didi Dada: A sisterly projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | KTNA

    A new Pop Up Shop has filled the former Talkeetna Real Estate cabin at the Y with a variety of goods presented in an artistic fashion.

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  11. Su Valley Drama to stage "The Taming of the Shrew"Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2017 | KTNA

    Each year, Su Valley Drama takes a play by William Shakespeare and puts an interpretive twist on it. This year's staging of The Taming of the Shrew will do the same, but the setting will be familiar to local audiences, according to Kenna Grenier, who plays Katherine, the titular "shrew" of the play.

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  12. Susitna Writers Voice - "A Plane Adventure" by Maureen ChambroneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | KTNA

    For 5 years, after a winter of living in my independent reverie at my cabin in the woods of Talkeetna I would leave for my summer migration to a Fish and Game job on the lower Yukon River. I get there by first driving to Fairbanks to help a friend plant the large garden we have at his place and then flying to St. Mary's, via Anchorage, from there.

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  13. Talkeetna Historical Society looks to the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | KTNA

    Sarah Asper-Smith asks locals what they want to see in the future of the Talkeetna Historical Society Museum. Photo: Phillip Manning - KTNA On Thursday, about twenty Talkeetnans gathered to share ideas about what they want to see in the future for the Talkeetna Historical Society's museum.

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  14. Talkeetna sales tax proposal raises questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | KTNA

    Map of the area of the Talkeetna Sewer and Water District. Photo courtesy of the Mat-Su Borough On October 3rd, Talkeetnans registered to vote inside the Talkeetna Sewer and Water District will decide whether or not to institute a three-percent, year-round sales tax to fund the system.

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  15. Potential railroad development draws criticism in TalkeetnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | KTNA

    At Monday's Talkeetna Community Council, Inc. meeting, the Alaska Railroad announced a plan to move its operations from Downtown Talkeetna across the tracks, but the plan has some locals feeling railroaded. KTNA's Phillip Manning has more: Currently, the Alaska Railroad's section house in Talkeetna is just off Main Street near the Village Park.

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  16. Results are in for the first year of new standardized testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | KTNA

    The results are in for the first year of a new standardized test for Alaska students. Late last week, the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development released the results of the Performance Evaluation for Alaska Schools, or PEAKS.

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  17. High speed chase near Talkeetna ends with arrest of Anchorage womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | KTNA

    The driver of a stolen car led Alaska State Troopers on a high-speed chase on the Parks Highway early on Wednesday. Troopers say they observed a stolen 1999 Buick in the parking lot of Tesoro near the intersection of the Parks Highway and the Talkeetna Spur Road shortly after 1:00 am on Wednesday.

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  18. Talkeetna's inaugural Pride celebration draws a crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KTNA

    What began as an idea between to friends turned into a LGBTQ+ Pride event that drew hundreds of people on Sunday. KTNA's Phillip Manning was there, and has this story: Talkeetna's first Pride parade brought in a larger crowd than expected this weekend, with an estimated 300 participants.

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  19. Obituary for Ricky Ray KochRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KTNA

    On June 18, 2017, Father's Day, Ricky Ray Koch, age 60 lost his life in a motorcycle accident while riding with close friends on the Dalton Highway near Livengood, Alaska, out past Fairbanks. His friends tried to perform CPR on him but were unsuccessful.

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