Little Towns, Big Events

For small towns like Seward and Girdwood, events like Mount Marathon and the Forest Fair bring an influx of cash into small communities. Tourism is a major pillar of Alaska’s economy, and on the next Alaska Edition, we’ll talk about what big events mean to small towns.

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HOST: Ellen Lockyer


  • Kathy Dunn, Alaska Division of Economic Development
  • Tanya Carlson, director of marketing, Alaska Travel Industry Association
  • Carole Tallman, board member, Seward Chamber of Commerce

KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, July 10, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 4 at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, July 10, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 4 at 6:00 p.m.