Monthly Archives: May 2010

Bond issue to go back on ballot

A failed bond issue that will help repair the Evergreen Elementary School playground is making its way back in the ballot. This is the Wrangell School District's second attempt to get the bonds release after voters gave the thumbs down during last year's Borough Elections. KSTK's Tony Gorman has more.

Wrangell School Board reverses decision on teaching position

The Wrangell School Board has decided to go ahead with filling a teaching position at Evergreen Elementary School. The decision comes following a controversial hiring process. KSTK's Tony Gorman has this report from this week's School Board meeting.

Buhler resigns from Wrangell School Board

Georgianna Buhler has stepped down from her post as Wrangell School Board President. She has been a member of the School Board for the past 8 years. KSTK's Tony Gorman reports.

Wrangell hesitant to respond to Angoon letter

Angoon Mayor Albert Howard reached out to Wrangell and Petersburg, two weeks ago, through a letter in an effort to bring all three communities together in achieving the common goal of producing hydropower for the region. The Wrangell Assembly discussed the letter during this week's meeting. KSTK's Tony Goman reports.

Gueldof talks energy policy at Chamber Luncheon

Energy issues were one of the topics discussed at this week's Wrangell Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. While hydropower has been a priority in Southeast Alaska, other alternatives are being discussed. Longtime Juneau resident and attorney Joseph Gueldhof is with the Energy Foundation. His job with the San Francisco-based organization is to travel the state to listen how different energy forms of energy work in different communities. It's part of an effort to create a state and federal energy policy. During his trip to Wrangell, Gueldof stopped by KSTK's Tony Gorman to talk more about the Foundation and its mission.