Phillip Manning, KTNA - Talkeetna
A pair of sled dog races has been canceled, and another may be in jeopardy due to poor trail conditions in the Mat-Su Valley.
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the flightseeing crash that killed five people earlier this month. Listen now
The search for a crashed flightseeing plane in the Alaska Range has been halted after four of the five people on board were confirmed dead with the fifth missing as of Monday morning.
After two hours of testimony and debate on Tuesday night, the Mat-Su Borough Assembly approved a five-year contract for a large timber harvest in the Trapper Creek area. Listen now
The Chijuk Creek timber sale has a complicated history. At its next meeting, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly will decide whether to award a five-year contract for logging in the area to Charles Nash. Listen now
Governor Bill Walker has appointed retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Mike Shower to fill the vacancy in Senate District E. Shower lives in Wasilla, and currently works as a pilot for FedEx. Listen now
The 2018 running of the Joe Redington, Sr. Knik 200 began on Saturday morning at Deshka Landing in Willow. In temperatures hovering around zero, twenty-eight mushers were poised to set off on their first race of the season.Listen now
For half a century, the Sheldon Mountain House has stood above the Ruth Glacier as a shelter and gathering place. Now, it has a new neighbor in the form of a luxury accommodation just a few hundred feet away. Listen now
The Alaska Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the fire that claimed the lives of five girls in the Mat-Su Valley Butte area last week was accidental and “cooking-related.” Listen now
On Wednesday, State Senator David Wilson filed a letter of intent to run for lieutenant governor. Later the same day, he amended that filing, saying he is not running. Listen now
A second Mat-Su Valley Republican senator has filed for statewide office on Wednesday. Listen now
What began as an idea between two friends turned into a LGBTQ+ Pride event that drew hundreds of people in Talkeetna on Sunday. Listen now
On Tuesday, the Mat-Su Borough Assembly approved the transfer of over half-a-million dollars from existing funds to pay for repairs to the Port Mackenzie barge dock, although some expressed reservations about the port’s continuing costs. Listen now