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Grammy-winner Emmylou Harris will headline the musical lineup at the 2015 Salmonfest music happening in Ninilchik.

Mike Dunham

The Alaska Cello Intensive is a series of workshops for teens and preteens that bring music and the outdoors together. This isn’t their first quirky Alaska-themed video.

Alaska Dispatch News
Dancers from Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet company performed in two of the eight works presented by the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra.  Mike Dunham
Jazz artist Yngvil Vatn Guttu and multitalented violinist Lena Lukina will team up with members of the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra for “Pokrovsky Trakt,” a unique concert on Friday, March 6.Mike Dunham

Olive is growing up in Anchorage but she’s a daughter of the Tongass -- that fortress of towering spruce, cedar and hemlock, a rainforest that blankets the Southeast panhandle. She’s Tsimshian, a member of one of three Alaska tribes that have inhabited the place for thousands of years.

This book is not just a fascinating story of one man. It has some of the best descriptions of Alaska's Iditarod Trail yet to see print.David A. James

Photos from several events of the 80th annual Fur Rendezvous winter festival from around Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska Dispatch News

The Military Society of Model Railroad Engineers is showing some of its members' trains at the Alaska Railroad Depot to coincide with Fur Rendezvous events. 

OPINION: Labs are one of the most common working breeds. Alaska labradors have only a short waterfowl season. However, they can get out for grouse all winter. A low snow year like this one is good for working breeds. They are not limited by a heavy snow pack and can still work in the woods.John Schandelmeier
OPINION: With a little imagination and the right attitude, Alaskans can pretend it's spring even in early March. The Bird-to-Gird trail is virtually ice- and snow-free, and a Homer beach walk can be inviting this time of year.Alli Harvey