A dog took the stage during this year’s Alaska Folk Festival. So did a drum-and-pipe band, a much-traveled singer-songwriter and some Middle-Eastern-style singers and dancers. We spoke with some of the performers at the 39th annual Juneau event, and assembled this audio post card.
- When traveling into the wilderness, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center recommends travelers take a personal locator with them.
- The subsistence harvest is scheduled to open April 2 and run through August 31. The fall hunt is set to begin in September.
- The Bethel City Manager decided to change the accident policy to give city truck drivers who are found to be negligent tickets and drug tests.
- Two months after Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the executive order that paved the way for Japanese-American internment. Decades later, those dark days resonate.