Yukon songwriter Sarah Hamilton, joined KTOO for a Red Carpet Concert during the Alaska Folk Festival. Performing her song “Kauai” on solo guitar, the Whitehorse-based artist yodeled on this cowboy tune inspired by the Kauai Old Time Gathering.
Created in collaboration with Justin Smith of Rusty Recordings in Gustavus, the video is part of our Red Carpet Concert series, an ongoing music video project by KTOO Public Media. Watch this video and other Red Carpet Concerts, including Juneau hip hop duo Radiophonic Jazz, at KTOO.org.
- As the Alaska Legislature continues to grapple with the state's budget, Juneau is dealing with the direct and indirect impacts of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes.
- The announcement comes despite concerns expressed by the accreditation commission's president, who has warned that cuts to the University of Alaska's budget could jeopardize accreditation in the future.
- The Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association’s president says the changes should have been handled through the normal process for changing rules.
- Officials say some area pilots aren't abiding by the temporary flight restriction over the fire, and that could have major consequences.