Our fourth of 10 Folk Fest Red Carpet Concerts is with Harrison B and Tim Pepper. Harrison B, who is currently based in Seattle, defines his sound as progressive American Soul. Here is “Keep it Movin.”
Our Red Carpet Concert Folk Fest sessions are a collaboration between KTOO Public Media, Juneau filmmaker Ryan Cortes of Gemini Waltz Media, and Justin Smith of Rusty Recordings in Gustavus. Tune in Wednesday for the release of Kim Beggs.
- It’s easy to access illegal drugs in prison in Alaska, Department of Corrections says. Commissioner Dean Williams says his department is trying to stop it.
- Towns across Alaska have to grapple with what to do once a known sex offender returns to the community after serving their punishment. Though there are clear limits in some areas, there are massive gray zones, as well.
- A pair of Sitka adventurers has just wrapped up a six-year odyssey in their own backyard. Eric Speck and Dan Evans are likely the first people to walk the length of Baranof Island, north-to-south. They did the trip in segments — hiking a total of 32 days — through some of the most rugged terrain on the planet.
- Technology that removes fine particulates from wood and coal stove smoke is being readied for testing in North Pole as part of a citizen science project.