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Alaskan Book Review – “Real Alaska Fish Tales”

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Commentator Dee Longenbaugh reviews the book by Loren Pitchford and published by Windjammer Press.

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Alaskan Book Review – “Alaskan Crude: It’s Not About the Oil”

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Commentator Dee Longenbaugh reviews the memoir written and published by Charlie L. Bower III.

Byron Birdsall, watercolor painter of Alaska scenes, dies

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A prolific watercolor painter of Alaska scenes has died. Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Byron Birdsall died Sunday. Birdsall’s stepdaughter, Pamela Bell, confirmed the death Monday from Whidbey Island, Washington, but did not have additional comment.

Sitka resident and Tlingit weaver Teri Rofkar takes staff from the National Museum of the American Indian up Blue Lake Road last year. The group was in town for field study, learning about the origins of many of the objects they keep track of in Washington, D.C. Rofkar passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. (Photo by Ed Ronco/KCAW )

Innovative Tlingit weaver was internationally renowned for baskets, textiles

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Tlingit weaver Teri Rofkar died Dec. 2, 2016. She was 60. The Sitka resident was internationally renowned for her baskets and textiles, made from cedar, spruce tree roots and mountain goat wool collected along Sitka’s shores.

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