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Wrangell gets school-funding boost

JUNEAU, ALASKA Wrangell recently learned it would get an increase in federal education funds this year. Borough and school officials had worried the $750,000 annual payments would disappear. But last-minute Congressional action approved the Secure Rural Schools Act funding. It also boosted the amount to about $930,000 for this year.
CoastAlaska’s Ed Schoenfeld spoke to Wrangell Schools Superintendent Woody Wilson about the funding boost. Here's that interview.

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Prysunka runs for seat on borough assembly

Steve Prysunka - Photo by Asia Fisher/KSTK
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Chloe Massin to serve 45-day sentence for felony assault

Local resident Chloe Massin was sentenced Monday at the Wrangell Courthouse to serve 45 days in prison for felony assault. Although the minimum sentence for felony assault is five years, Prosecutor Jane Seaton requested a much shorter sentence. more