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Wrangell Ranger District Makes Decision on Assessment Plan

WRANGELL The Wrangell Ranger District is hoping that the wilderness areas are put to better use by outfitters, guides, and the general public following a decision concerning the Wrangell Outfitters and Guides Management Plan. Last week, the District announced it will go with a Wilderness Allocation Alternative with modifications in an attempt to increase commercial growth. KSTK's Tony Gorman reports.
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