And you thought the festivals were over ... AS IF!

Not one week after Folk Fest, a new set of performers descends on Juneau to celebrate their art with a state festival. But unlike the 39th Annual Alaska Folk Festival, this festival is brand-spanking new. Read more

Slack tide: Alaskaepoedia: Sarah Palin

Sarah Louise Heath Palin (born Feb. 11, 1964) is a politician and political commentator - also known as a "pundititian" - a tabloid mainstay, a television personality and what some people might call an "author. Read more

Slack tide: Ten Plagues of Egypt updated

Sundown this past Friday began the Jewish holiday of Passover, which commemorates the story of Exodus (the Biblical departure of the ancient... Read more

Slack tide: Slacker dad's tips for flying with young children

Spring Break is that magical time of year when you find yourself standing in front of a room of onlookers, pants falling down, arms and legs... Read more

Slack Tide: Alaska Airlines Pre-boarding announcement

Attention passengers in the waiting area. Good morning, my name is Wanda and I'll be your gate agent this morning. Read more

Slack Tide: Coffee: The original gateway drug

Hello, my name is Geoff and I'm an arabicaholic. By this I mean I'm addicted to the Arabica bean, which, along with its cousin canephora (or "robusta"), comprises most of the world's coffee. Read more

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