Here’s an audio slideshow of the 2012 Alaska Folk Festival, held April 8-15, 2012, at Juneau’s Centennial Hall.
The music is by Dave Stancliff and Friends and the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band.
- Great Pacific employed approximately 300 people in Alaska during the peak of fishing season.
- The state has found North Slope Police Sgt. James Michels justified in the shooting of 36-year-old Barrow volunteer fire chief Vincent Nageak III in February.
- Nearby climbers found his body within 10 minutes.
- Stereotypes about Mexican immigrants in the United States abound, but everyone has a unique situation. This is the tale of one couple with two very different stories.