Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fire at local saw mill, destroys red cedar wood

A fire started Thursday morning (07/14) At Mike Allen’s Saw Mill at 12-mile. Fire officials say a burn pile flare up is to blame. KSTK's Charlotte Duren has more… more

Murkowski’s mobile office visits Wrangell

Senator Lisa Murkowski’s office has gone mobile, and is making stops in many of the Southeast Alaska communities. The mobile office visited Wrangell on Monday (07/11) to touch base with constituents and city officials and discuss some of Wrangell’s priorities for the 2012 legislative year. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has this report… more

Interpretive program promotes outdoor education

The U.S. Forest Service has a long history in land education and conservation and for years has been offering programs to get the youth outside and learning. The Wrangell Ranger District is doing just that with a series of summer programs that offer young and old a chance to explore the forest right outside their backdoor. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren headed out to Rainbow Falls Thursday with a group of Forest Explorers and has this report… more

SEAPA plans for more hydropower

The Southeast Alaska Power Agency met last month for an annual board meeting in Ketchikan. At the meeting board members from around Southeast came together to discuss rates, hydropower, and the need for more energy conservation. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has this report… more

Wrangell receives $6.3 million from state

The governor’s capital budget list was released last week giving Wrangell over 6-million dollars for capital projects. One project funded is Chief Shakes Renovation, which the Wrangell Cooperative Association and the City agree will go a long way. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more… more

WCA and Crossings team up for canoe race

Fourth of July weekend is here and many are gearing up for a weekend of food booths, egg tossing, and fireworks. And for those thinking about hitting the water this weekend, then the canoe races may be a safe bet. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more… more