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Wrangell Assembly Files for FERC Permit

WRANGELL The Wrangell Assembly votes to move forward with filing for a permit with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to develop and own hydroelectric energy at Ruth Lake. The move has been unpopular with surrounding communities. KSTK's Tony Gorman has more…..

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Ferry, education cuts featured in Wrangell’s finance committee testimony

The ferry Aurora docks in Gustavus in 2010. Rough weather kept the ship from sailing its Lynn Canal routes twice this week. (Photo courtesy Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities)
Five Wrangell residents testified Wednesday at a House Finance Committee hearing on the state’s proposed operating budget. Several speakers expressed concerns about proposed cuts to the Alaska Marine Highway System and to educational programs. more

Salard trial delayed until May

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The jury trial of Wrangell doctor Greg Salard, accused of possessing and distributing child pornography, has been delayed another three months. Assistant Federal Defender Cara McNamara requested more time to prepare her defense. more