Leaders from Southeast Alaska and Northwest British Columbia convened at the Nolan Center last Saturday for the first-ever Wrangell Energy Summit. The Summit was hosted by the newly-formed Alaska Canada Energy Coalition also known as the ACE Coalition. The main purpose of the meeting was to support the creation of a powerline connecting Southeast Alaska and British Columbia. But as KSTK's Tony Gorman reports, the Intertie and hydropower weren't the only items on the agenda.
As part of the volunteer training for Women In Safe Homes (WISH), clinician Shannon Gollner will be giving a presentation this Saturday on domestic violence. Her talk will specifically touch upon the profile of a batterer and profile of a victim. KSTK's Lisa Phu reports on why this information is important to know.
This week, Governor Sean Parnell made his way to Wrangell during a two-day trip through Southeast Alaska. In an interview with KSTK's Tony Gorman, Governor Parnell discusses his plans to keep Alaska students in-state for college and job training and hydropower issues in the Southeast.
This week, Governor Sean Parnell made his way through Southeast Alaska to speak with local leaders and community members. For most of the trip, Parnell was presented with wish lists from each community for the upcoming capital budget proposal. Parnell spent Tuesday in Ketchikan and Wednesday in Wrangell and Petersburg. As KSTK's Tony Gorman reports, local projects weren't the only issues on the Governor's agenda as he made his way through the schools of each community.