Claire Stremple, KTOO - Juneau
Five Alaska teachers traveled thousands of miles to advocate for immigrant children’s rights this weekend. They took part in a national teachers’ protest in the border city of El Paso, Texas.
The Alaska Marine Highway System announced more changes to the Alaska Class Ferry rollout this week, but the summer schedule is still uncertain. A spokesperson says the new plan will get Alaska Class Ferries in service sooner and save money.
The Haines Library and the Haines Sheldon Museum partnered to offer outdoor survival skill workshops for kids over the winter break.
The Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count – a conservationist twist on traditional Christmas hunts – may be the longest running citizen science project in the nation. According to Audubon, Alaskans have participated in the count since before statehood.