On Saturday, Feb. 2 at noon a special “Mudlark Sampler” celebrated the life and music of Buddy Tabor. As many of you know, Buddy was diagnosed with cancer in late 2011. Host Chris Trostel and a bunch of friends including Grace Elliot, Irene Muller and Tony Tengs celebrated Buddy, while he listened from home. Friends and fans called in, live music was performed, and folks sent in emails during the show. It was a wonderful opportunity for the people who love Buddy and his music to share thoughts and memories. Buddy passed away Sunday evening, 2/5/12. He will be missed. Listen to the show here.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.