25 transgender folks were killed in the U.S. in 2017. Organizations like the Human Rights Campaign scour news outlets and police reports to document when a person has been murdered for being transgender.
After almost a decade of planning, the U.S. Forest Service said it’s going forward with the Wrangell Island timber sale. The original harvest was about 90 million board feet. The Forest Service scaled it back to a fifteenth of that.
Tlingit Phrase of the Week is a project launched to help with the survival and renewal of the Tlingit language in Wrangell. Each phrase speaks to Wrangell's seasons and the Tlingit way of life. November is when animals dig their dens.