Photo by Rashah McChesney, Morris News Service - Alaska

Photo by Rashah McChesney, Morris News Service - Alaska

Rockin’ at Salmonstock

Temperatures climbed high enough Saturday during the fourth annual Salmonstock music festival that many in the crowd stripped down to enjoy the sunshine in Ninilchik.

Jerami Youngblood of Homer gets his hair teased by Allyson Novy of Anchorage as part of the festival fun.-Photo by Rashah McChesney, Morris News Service - Alaska

Jerami Youngblood of Homer gets his hair teased by Allyson Novy of Anchorage as part of the festival fun.-Photo by Rashah McChesney, Morris News Service – Alaska

Several dozen danced during the Blackwater Railroad Company’s set on the River Stage.-Photo by Rashah McChesney, Morris News Service - Alaska

Several dozen danced during the Blackwater Railroad Company’s set on the River Stage.-Photo by Rashah McChesney, Morris News Service – Alaska

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