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While tourism fades at lower 48's national sites, Alaska draws crowds

...park growth transform Talkeetna from a sleepy, little village near the confluence of the Susitna, Chulitna and Talkeetna rivers into a booming summer tourism attraction. Package deal Coordinating a two- to three-week drive up the Alaska...
Princess announces new fishing cruises

...the Inside Passage from Ketchikan, bottom fishing for halibut near Juneau and river fishing on the Kenai River and Talkeetna River. The river fishing tours will be excursions from the Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge and Mount McKinley Princess...
Moose Dropping Festival turns to mayhem

...Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said Jacob Larson of Nikiski jumped from an Alaska Railroad trestle bridge into the Talkeetna River, just upstream from its confluence with the Susitna. She said the young man went around a bend and no one has seen...
Bear killings in Mat-Su area highest in a decade of three brown bears has been making nearly nightly rounds through the downtown, said Aaron Benjamin, who owns Talkeetna River Adventures and manages a boat launch in town. The bears raid trash bins and scare squatters who have put up campsites...
Visitors find continent's tallest mountain elusive river rafting or jet boat tours (Talkeetna is at the confluence of the glacier-fed Susitna, Chulitna and Talkeetna rivers), one of the three museums in town, tourist shops, the new ranger station or miles of hiking trails - with appropriate...
Chillin' on the Chulitna

...veterans on a complimentary four-day trip down the Talkeetna River canyon next week as part of the Wounded Warrior Project...fell in love with Alaska. After rafting down the Talkeetna River, they realized there really wasn't anybody offering...


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