Monthly Archives: May 2011

Local man dies in water-craft accident

Last Saturday (5/7) two accidents took place in the waters near Wrangell. KSTK's Charlotte Duren has more...

Community leaders withdraw from Tongass Futures Roundtable

On Thursday (5/12), six community leaders from around Southeast Alaska announced their withdrawal from the Tongass Futures Roundtable. In their announcement they stated "a lack of commitment by the Roundtable to work toward finding a way to stabilize the timber industry in Southeast communities." KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has the story…

Small Mill Summit looks at Wrangell’s future in timber

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…

Fiscal year budget proposals ready for review

Before this week’s Borough Assembly meeting, the city will discuss the 2011-2012 budget. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more on Wrangell’s financial outlook…

Wrangell in running for orchard

Wrangell could soon be eating its fruit right off the tree… that is if we get enough votes. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more on how Wrangell could be a community that takes root.

King Salmon Derby kicks off

It’s time to pull out those fishing poles, and load up the boat, the King Salmon Derby is here. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more…

Redistricting Board visit’s Wrangell

Alaska’s Redistricting Board visited different areas in Southeast this past week to find out what the public thinks about the current draft plans. Wrangell held its public hearing Monday (5/2). KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more...

Registered Nurses want union

Tuesday and Wednesday Wrangell Medical Center and the Alaska Nurses Association met with their legal representation to negotiate the formation of a registered nurses union. Both sides presented their arguments to the Alaska Board Labor Relations Agency. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has the report…

Harbor projects set to begin

With summer only a month away, downtown projects will soon be in full swing. Two projects in particular are the Marine Service Center Project and the Heritage Harbor Project. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more on what to expect once work begins…

WMC reports successful health fair

The Health Fair was just over a month ago…however staff at the Wrangell Medical Center say they are already getting ready for next year’s Health Fair. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more…