The 40th annual Alaska Folk Festival is in full swing and the Guest Artist, “Bonsoir, Catin,” debuts April 10 at 8p.m.
In this audio postcard, accordion player Kristi Guillory talks about the band’s style of music, the history of the Cajun culture, and what their plans are for this year’s festival.
- 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.