Walk the taco
It’s one thing to study an international crisis in high school, and another thing to do something about it. Pacific High School students Tatyanna Isaacs and Jenny Jeter learned about high rates of maternal mortality in Somaliland in Hillary Seeland’s Global Issues class. The pair independently organized and held an Indian Taco sale last fall (that’s taco fixings served on classic Southeast Alaskan fry bread) and raised over $500. Here, they’re dropping the check in the mail to the Friends of the Edna Adan University Hospital in Somaliland. Way to walk the talk… uh, taco… ladies!
John DeLong, the Sitka hunter rescued by the Coast Guard last Wednesday (11-19-14) spent a long, cold night under a tree before the helicopter came to hoist him to safety. more
Clara Miller, a student at University of Alaska Southeast, talks about Tidal Echoes, a literary and art journal that showcases the art and writing of Southeast Alaskans. more