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Kupreanof fossils paint picture of a warm and ancient Earth

...Putnam, Kirk Johnson, paleobotanist and Director of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, and Ketchikan artist Ray Troll, along with a film crew, went to Kupreanof Island in early summer of 2014 looking for fossils.Scientists have known...
Off the Beaten Path: Dear Patagonia, please hire me as a fashion designer

...wonders in bringing back the heat to a boring marriage. After the salmon return to lay their eggs I'll also have the Ray Troll-inspired "Spawn or Die," a must have for any true romantic. It'll likely be the biggest thing since internet dating...
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell to perform at Salmonfest 2015

...Anchorage Folk Festival performers The California Honeydrops, and Omaha string band Dirty River Ramblers.Ketchikan artist Ray Troll has once again been involved in creating imagery for the festival.This year's festival will be held at the Kenai Peninsula...
Alaska Folk Fest: Little poster a big deal

...posters.The ones by Eric Bealer, she croons, are intricate and poignant. Kathy Hocker's are bright and creative. And Ray Troll's poster last year?"I could never top that," she said.But this year she tried anyway.Over the years since the...
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Arti-Gras Arts & Music Festival includes Sitka's Wearable Art show

...1980s, said in his memory, it took a leap in creativity several years in."My mental history is (Ketchikan artist) Ray Troll showed up with a (wood) two-by-four vest and people went, 'Whoa! We can do whatever the hell we want!'"Over...
Mini Folk Fest scheduled for this weekend

...chance for people to purchase 40th anniversary merchandise from the Folk Festival. The anniversary goods, designed by Ray Troll, were very popular at this year's festival, with most items selling out quickly, Morosan said. The board decided...
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...are going to continue to thrive," he said, "we're going to have to learn to be more tolerant."Ketchikan artist Ray Troll - who designed the Bearfest poster and T-shirt - explained how his encounters with bears have shaped his art. On Bearfest's...
Folk fest profile: Maridon Boario

...Ray's Nieces will be performing at 8:45 p.m. Friday at Centennial Hall. Boario will also be playing drums with Ray Troll's Ratfish Wranglers of Ketchikan, at 7 p.m. Saturday night, along with Shauna Lee, Dave Rubin, Russ Wodehouse...
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2014 Alaska Folk Festival schedule

...Emcee: Dennis TownsendStage Manager: Terry HoskinsonSaturday evening7 p.m., Ratfish Wranglers (Ketchikan). Ray Troll, Shauna Lee, Dave Rubin, Russ Wodehouse, Andrew Heist, Bob Banghart, Maridon Boario.7:15 p.m., Todd Grebe...
Nominations sought for Rasmuson's Distinguished Artist Award

...Adams and John Haines of Fairbanks; Ron Senungetuk of Homer; Sylvester Ayek of Nome, and Delores Elizabeth Churchill, Ray Troll and Nathan Jackson of Ketchikan.Eligible artists include those who have dedicated themselves for at least the past 15...


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