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Deadline to run for local government is August 29

WRANGELL, ALASKA On October 7, voters will get to pick two borough assembly members, one port commission, one school board member, and three hospital board members. Qualified Wrangell residents have until Friday to file for candidacy for any of the seats.
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WMC slowly recovering from financial crisis

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The Wrangell Medical Center is slowly recovering from a financial crisis that became apparent at the end of last year, but its financial problems aren’t over yet. That’s what Wrangell Medical Center CEO Marla Sanger told the hospital’s board of directors and the Borough Assembly this week. more

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