AK: A Tribute

Terry Blosser MC'ing the John Denver Tribute Concert in McCarthy. Photo by Tony Gorman, KCHU - Valdez

The famous late singer-songwriter John Denver loved the outdoors. Denver got a taste of Alaska’s wilderness on a visit to the state in the 70s. One of his stops was to the McCarthy-Kennecott area. Thirty years later, residents there pay tribute to that visit with a concert.  KCHU’s Tony Gorman traveled to McCarthy to attend the fifth and final John Denver Tribute Concert and has this story.

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Tony Gorman is a reporter at KCHU in Valdez.