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Talkeetna's Whole Wheat Radio signs off the Web

From the ADN Newsreader --

The music has ended for Whole Wheat Radio in Talkeetna, reports KTNA.

The webcast, which had a modest worldwide audience, signed off Friday for reasons co-founder Jim Kloss wouldn't discuss in detail, saying only in his goodbye note that "I no longer love this job."

The concerts by indie musicians that Whole Wheat has hosted over the years are finished too, Kloss says.

But other events that have been held at the "Wheat Palace" will continue, he says, including private parties, meetings, classes and art showings.

Check out a 2008 Daily News slide show on Kloss and Whole Wheat Radio.

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