Downtown Talkeetna, Alaska (photographer unknown)

Tales from Mat-Su: Talkeetna’s Potty Problem


More than 300,000 tourists come to Talkeetna, Alaska each year, to gawk at the scenery and marvel at the pristine nature of the Alaska experience. And flush toilets, into a decades-old, inadequate wastewater treatment system. Which contaminates all that glorious wilderness they came here to see. Irony is not rusty water. It’s been going on…