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Tribal elder Lillian Austin stands with Valerie Hillman at Juneau International Airport on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Both women were on their way to the Huna Tribal House dedication ceremonies in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, but held up by weather. (Photo by Lakeidra Chavis/KTOO)

Grounded by fog, would-be travelers watch Huna Tribal House festivities from afar

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Hundreds of people gathered Thursday at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to celebrate the opening of a newly completed Huna Tribal House and the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. But not everyone could make it. Tribal members and elected officials were stuck at the Juneau International Airport.

Retired A Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor, right, signs autographs for fans while visiting Kodiak on August 24, 2016. (Photo by Jay Barrett/KMXT-Kodiak)

Retired ‘Prairie Home Companion’ host Garrison Keillor visits Alaska on summer cruise

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The cast and crew of the American Public Media program “A Prairie Home Companion” cruised to Alaska this summer.

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Ketchikan saxophonist was well-known in jazz community

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A musician well-known in the Ketchikan jazz community and who performed at First City Players Jazz and Cabaret Festival for more than a dozen years has died.

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