For our first Red Carpet Concert from the 2017 Alaska Folk Fest, we present Juneau folk-duo The Quaintrelles. We filmed Cameron Brockett and Taylor Vidic performing their song “Rolling Stone” at the Alaskan Hotel. The two are spending their summer at the Red Onion Saloon in Skagway.
This video was made in collaboration between KTOO Public Media and Justin Smith of Rusty Recordings in Gustavus.
- One of three independent candidates running for the Sealaska Board of Directors withdrew from the race this week. Shareholders will find out the results of the election tomorrow at the annual meeting in Wrangell.
- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has put out a draft of the final environmental review of the in-state gas pipeline project.
- The grant money comes from the Department of Energy and is part of a larger award to support innovation in marine energy generation.
- At least 73 people have reportedly fallen ill aboard the Zaandam following an outbreak of norovirus on the Holland America cruise ship. It's the second reported outbreak of norovirus this year on a cruise ship in Alaska.