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Small Mill Summit looks at Wrangell’s future in timber

WRANGELL, ALASKA How can Wrangell expand its small mill operations and enhance existing forest related products? That was the focus of last week’s small mill summit. Mill operators, the forest service, and community members gathered for two days to share ideas, take tours, and discuss Wrangell’s future in timber. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more…
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Wrangell's Assembly holds a budget hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall. (File Photo)
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