The Wrangell public cold storage facility is scheduled for substantial completion January 9. Management of the facility needs to be figured out prior to the start of the next fishing season. During a recent city council meeting, the RFP for cold storage management was approved with two very important stipulations.
Cascade Creek LLC is still pursuing Thomas Bay hydropower development. That’s despite the recent Galore Creek Mine closure and the Northwest BC transmission line suspension. Petersburg has expressed opposition to the project that’s located only 15 miles north of the town, but the city of Wrangell continues support.
Borough formation, a new boat lift, Wrangell Seafoods issues and other events topped Wrangell's major news in 2007.
An electrical intertie between Petersburg and Kake was discussed during a December meeting involving the city councils of Wrangell, Petersburg, and Kake. Wrangell’s city council passed a resolution supporting Kake’s effort in making that happen.