Monthly Archives: January 2012

Library upgrades to automated system

Say “goodbye” to the old card catalog system. Wrangell’s Irene Ingle Public Library is now operating on an automated system that allows for easy check out and return, as well as new online features to search and reserve books from home. more

Wrangell Borough Assembly approves upcoming project contracts

At Tuesday evenings regular Borough Assembly meeting the assembly addressed a number of bids and contracts. more

Wrangell’s Petroglyph Beach makes world’s most unusual list

Wrangell’s very own Petroglyph Beach recently got the attention of a national travel website. Smartertravel.com just named Petroglyph Beach one of the top 10 most unusual beaches in the world. more

Downtown Revitalization project set to begin next week

Wrangell’s downtown revitalization project will soon be starting again. Last December phase one of the project ended near the corner of Front Street and City Dock. In the next few weeks crews will be picking up where they left off, but with a few changes to the construction plan. more

Wrangell museum moves forward in accreditation process

In an effort to gain national accreditation, Wrangell’s museum is participating in a yearlong assessment program through the American Association of Museums. more

Senator Stedman Makes Wrangell Visit

Republican Senator Bert Stedman made a swing through his district
this week to speak with government officials and constituents alike.
In the first of a two part series Stedman speaks with KSTK’s Peter
Helgeson about economic opportunities and the need for further
development of infrastructure in Southeast Alaska. more

Port Commission Moves Forward With Mariner's Memorial

Wrangell's Port Commission is seeking public input on the proposed Heritage Harbor Mariner's Memorial. Harbor Master Greg Meissner says the project is moving into the design stage. He spoke recently with KSTK's Peter Helgeson more