Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wrangell urges Congress not to apply roadless rule to the Tongass

At Wrangell’s last Borough Assembly meeting a resolution was passed urging Congress not to implement the “roadless” rule to Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. KSTK's Charlotte Duren looked at both sides of the issue to find out what the "roadless" rule will mean for Wrangell. more

Public tours harbor projects

Thursday Afternoon (3/24) Wrangell's Chamber of Commerce hosted a tour of the harbor projects that are set to begin in the next month. Harbor Master Greg Meissner explained what is to be expected in the months ahead for Wrangell's Marine Service Center and Heritage Harbor. more

Demolition of downtown building soon to begin

Say goodbye to the old Jitterbug/ Wilcox building in downtown Wrangell. Removal of the building is expected to begin next week. KSTK Charlotte Duren has the breakdown of what to expect once demolition begins. more

Roadside timber sale gets go ahead

A decision notice was recently signed that would increase the timber available for small scale sales. The proposed roadside timber sale project has been in the works for nearly a year and is one step closer to becoming a reality. more

Clam dig teaches traditional culture

Local South East Alaska Regional Health Consortium members hit the beach for a clam dig. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more on how SEARHC is working to preserve traditional culture while promoting physical activity. more

Harbor projects will soon begin

Work will soon begin in Wrangell on two harbor projects. Projects include phase 3 of the Marine Service Center and phase 3 of Heritage Harbor. Currently both projects are out to bid. more

Health Fair pre-registration starts

The annual Wrangell Health Fair is almost here which means it’s time to get registered for testing. Kathy Gross the Co-Chair for the Health Fair says getting tested at the health fair is both good for you and your budget. more

Teen Action Group takes on drunk driving

Local Teen Action Group received a grant to bring motivational speaker Kevin Brooks to Wrangell to tell his story of driving drunk and the serious consequences young people should consider before driving while intoxicated. more

Wrangell School District discuss 2012 budget

Tuesday night (3/15) Wrangell School District met with the School Board and Wrangell’s Borough Assembly to discuss the needs of the school district and share current events in district. On the meeting’s agenda was the need for money in the school districts upcoming budget. more

Fish and game discuss new proposals

Elections were recently held for the Fish and Game Advisory Committee. The newly elected Committee now has some new proposals on the agenda. more