“Where is the money going to come from to make sure that this mine is first of all operating in a responsible way … but then also how is it going to be fully reclaimed if this company goes bankrupt,” Hardcastle says.
For the first time in 13 years, A Wrangell high schooler participated in the Alaska All-State Music festival. All-State brings top student musicians and vocalists together for a weekend of rehearsals and culminating performances
Alaska has the highest unemployment rate of any state in the U.S. at about seven percent. The state Department of Labor and Workplace Development provides career planning and job training to help Southeast Alaskans.
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.