Local News

WMC faces financial problems

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Wrangell Medical Center’s auditor and former Chief Financial Officer told the hospital board Wednesday that the medical center has serious financial problems.
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Evergreen Ave. improvements delayed to 2016

Construction on the stretch of road between Wrangell’s ferry terminal and the airport was expected to start next year. Now, it looks like work will be delayed until 2016.
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P&Z examines future of Silvernail Work Road

Wrangell’s Planning and Zoning Commission convened Thursday and continued to discuss the future of Silvernail Work Road. Some city officials say the area planned for the road should be vacated.
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Borough Assembly Meeting

Wrangell Borough Assembly meeting of December 9, 2014

Wrangell's Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 9 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to the audio of that meeting.
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Community Focused Programming

Wrangell’s Tlingit Phrase of the Week

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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. December is Marmot Mother Month. Click on the image above to listen to Tlinget Phrase of the Week for the third week of December.
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Southeast News

Silver Bay wins board approval for waterfront purchase

A Sitka-based seafood processor has cleared the first hurdle toward a major expansion -- in its hometown. The board of Sitka’s Gary Paxton Industrial Park on Wednesday (12-17-14) approved the sale of a significant portion of park waterfront to Silver Bay Seafoods. Plans for a joint venture in a marine services center remain on hold for the time being.

Canada OKs KSM mine’s environmental plans

A controversial mine near Southeast Alaska’s border won approval from Canada’s federal government. Critics say it could pollute salmon-bearing rivers.

Petersburg committee opposes Dungeness closures

Proposals to close commercial Dungeness crabbing in many areas of Southeast Alaska got no support from the Fish and Game Advisory Committee in the commercial fishing town of Petersburg. As … more

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Photo of the Week

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We want your Alaska photos! Each week, the photo with the most "likes" on Facebook will be featured as our cover photo on Facebook, Twitter, and on kstk.org! The winner will also receive a KSTK Carabiner. To submit a photo, simply email it with your name and a brief description to asia@kstk.org.
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Job Opening

Board Operator Position

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KSTK is accepting applications for a temporary Board Operator to broadcast the Wrangell Wolves and Lady Wolves basketball games from January through March 2015.
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National News

2 Police Officers Killed In Ambush In New York

The two officers were shot inside of their marked patrol car in Brooklyn. The suspected gunman has died of a self-inflicted gunshot. More

Many States Now Have $2 Gasoline, Analyst Says

An analyst from GasBuddy.com says 24 states have at least one station with the price per gallon at $1.99 or less. More

Decorated Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies At 95

He flew nearly 150 missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, but after the war, Steward returned home and was denied a mortgage because of his skin color. More