This is fun! NPR’s “All Songs Considered” host, Bob Boylen, created this series of online concerts, Tiny Desk Concerts. Each week or so artists come in to the NPR music studio and perform. They’ve had some great musicians cycling through – definitely worth checking out!
- The 750-mile Race to Alaska is back for a second year as 43 teams of sailors, rowers and paddlers prepared to set off from Port Townsend, Washington at 6 a.m. on Thursday.
- Hydrokinetic technology developed in Alaska’s rigorous conditions will help researchers design systems that can be used worldwide.
- Ketchikan’s Britta Adams braved the cold ocean and strong tides recently to swim more than 10 miles of the rocky Wrangell Narrows.
- As stock markets suffer, Alaskans consider UK referendum vote impacts.