Local News

Shoemaker Bay rec site may see new shelter

WRANGELL, ALASKA A project to build a new shelter at Wrangell's most used recreation site has been stalled due to lack of community support and initiative. Parks and Rec director Kim Covalt hopes someone will rise to the challenge before the project funding for the new shelter disappears for good. KSTK's Lisa Phu brings us this report.
© Copyright, Wrangell Radio Group

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Anan’s bears show up for visitor’s last chance at a free visit.

Anan trail head plan. Courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service
Visitors at the Anan Wildlife Observatory hoping to get a free look at bears before permits are required are getting their wish as bear activity picks up a little faster than usual. The observatory is about 30 miles south of Wrangell on the mainland. The Wrangell Ranger district maintains that facility, and it’s beginning work this year that will keep those visitors safe. more

Wrangell Borough Assembly takes small step towards ANSEP boarding school.

City-Hall
Wrangell’s Borough Assembly took a small step towards a potential 400-bed boarding school in Wrangell June 28. The assembly also made changes to borough employee’s health care premiums. The assembly passed a resolution in support of the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program – or ANSEP, an accelerated learning program based on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. more