The 40th annual Alaska Folk Festival is underway in Juneau. Tonight, Folk Fest veteran Jack Fontanella plays with Collette Costa in “Costa’s Second Line Jamboree” at 8pm at Centennial Hall.
I recently caught up with him for ideas on how to enjoy the festival the most.
- KTOO's Matt Miller watches over a fledgling eagle stranded in his backyard.
- The Alaska Federation of Natives convention is scheduled to take place each year shortly after Permanent Fund Dividends are distributed.
- Mayor John Eberhart called on the City of Fairbanks and the State of Alaska to compensate the men for wrongful imprisonment.
- “The new helpline will provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services by and for Native women."