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Wrangell Assembly to Take a Closer Look at FERC Filing

WRANGELL Wrangell, Petersburg, and Angoon are looking to get a permit from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to own and develop hydro-power at Ruth Lake. But, language in Wrangell and Angoon's filings has raised some red flags with Wrangell Mayor Don McConachie. KSTK' Tony Gorman reports.
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Otter hide sewing is first class held in Wrangell’s carving facility

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Wrangell officials discuss local impact of state budget cuts

As state officials decide where to make cuts in the face of a major budget deficit, Wrangell officials are trying to figure out how to cope with what is sure to be a huge drop in state funding. Wrangell Borough Assembly members discussed the looming budget cuts Tuesday at their regular meeting. more