Monthly Archives: March 2012

School Board approves community orchard

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At this week’s School Board meeting, the board approved the location of Wrangell’s recently awarded community orchard. Wrangell was one of twenty communities to win Dryer’s Fruit Bars’ “Community Take Root” contest last year. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more. more

Wrangell Medical Center opposes doctor’s appeal

The Wrangell Medical Center is formally opposing a court appeal by a doctor whose hospital privileges were revoked. more

Wrangell physician files appeal in court

Wrangell Physician Dr. Greg Salard has filed an appeal to the Superior Court of Alaska, regarding the Wrangell Medical Center (WMC) Board of Director’s decision to deny him his privileges to work at the hospital. more

Road work continues between Lynch Street and Campbell Drive

Road crews are making steady progress down Front Street, as work continues on Wrangell's Downtown Revitalization Project. more

Wrangell explores local biofuel production

Resident Carl Johnson unloads delivery of wood pellets

Wrangell is taking a close look at its future energy needs. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) held a meeting in Wrangell recently to discuss the issue and the role biofuels are playing in many Alaska communities. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more on some of the Southeast projects, as well as what some Wrangell residents are already doing. more

Wrangell explores local biofuel production

Wrangell is taking a close look at its future energy needs. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) held a meeting in Wrangell recently to discuss the issue and the role biofuels are playing in many Alaska communities. more

Salard denied right to work at hospital

A Wrangell physician was recently denied privileges to work at the city’s hospital. more

Wrangell questions future of hydro project

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently denied Cascade Creek LLC a permit to continue studying the development of a hydroelectric power plant in Thomas Bay Northeast of Petersburg. The end of the private company’s licensing process could mean that Wrangell might never get back its financial contribution to the project. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren talks with former Assembly members about what the City plans to do if the project does not move forward. more