Tent City Days Postcard: Jo Ellen Wendel
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Wrangell’s annual Tent City Days festival was last weekend.
This is the second in a series of audio postcards KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver sent back from the event.
In this postcard, local craftswoman Jo Ellen Wendel speaks about her handmade scarves, jewelry and salve at her Gold Rush Flea Market booth.
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