Monthly Archives: February 2010

Motor vehicle use maps cause stir in Wrangell

Even though they are unavailable in the Wrangell Ranger District, Wrangellites are not responding well to the release of this year's motor vehicle use maps. Many are worried that some roads will be restricted to certain vehicles. Others think that some roads will be closed all together. KSTK's Tony Gorman has more.

Energy trip to Angoon remains in limbo

At first, it sounded like a good idea. But now, it might not even happen. Wrangell and Petersburg officials had hope to meet with the Angoon City Council over regional energy issues. As KSTK's Tony Gorman reports, poor communication among the three communities may have put those plans on the shelf.

Lady Wolves Get First W in Split with Metlakatla

This week, the WHS Girls' Basketball team was finally able to get its first win of the season. The Lady Wolves bounced back from a rough weekend in Craig by playing a hard, close series with the visiting Miss Chiefs of Metlakatla. KSTK's Tony Gorman has more from the mid-week showdown.

Wrangell to Send Rep to Angoon

Wrangell has officially agreed to send a representative along with a Petersburg official to Angoon to talk energy issues with its City Council. One of the topics of discussion is the controversial Ruth Lake permit. The communities and its lawmakers have been at odds over the permit since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission awarded the permit to Angoon. KSTK's Tony Gorman has more.

Panthers Pound Wolves, Girls Suffer Same Fate

WHS Basketball continues to take a downward spiral as the season progresses. Both teams were in action against Craig over the weekend looking to add to the win column. KSTK's Tony Gorman has the weekend's highlights from both series.

Wrangell Chamber of Commerce Remains Open..For Now

The Wrangell Assembly came to the Chamber of Commerce's rescue during last week's meeting. The Chamber is going through hard times, financially, and turned to the Wrangell Assembly earlier this month for support. KSTK's Tony Gorman has more.

Wrangell Supports Southeast Alaska Mayors Caucus

A Southeast mayor has asked for other mayors to band together in case the region loses representation in the Alaska Legislature through a mayors caucus and Wrangell is now on board. KSTK's Tony Gorman reports.