This weekend was the 46th Southeast Alaska State Fair hosted in Haines from July 31 – Aug 3. Attendees experienced great weather and entertainment from all over the Lower 48 and Alaska. Here are some highlights from the musical performances.
For more pictures from the Fair, visit the KRNN Facebook album here.
- Juneau Bar Association asks Gov. Walker to consider geographic diversity before making his selection.
- Many of Alaska’s rural schools are not working. Low student performance and high teacher turnover are just two of more obvious indicators of problems in these mostly Native school districts. Those working in the schools say it’s time for radical changes.
- The festival sold out in record time this year.
- Inuit leaders and organizations from Canada have been lobbying the U.S. for the last year. Polar bear sport hunting is an important industry to the Inuit economy.