Monthly Archives: May 2012

Teens stand up against tobacco

Thursday, May 31st is ‘World No Tobacco Day'. In Wrangell a group of students are working to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use.

State Rep. Sharon Cissna makes stop in Wrangell

SharonCissnaAnchorage State Representative Sharon Cissna recently made a stop in Wrangell. The Democrat is running for Alaska’s lone Congressional seat, held for years by Don Young.

Borough Assembly addresses questions concerning recall

At Tuesday evening’s Regular Borough Assembly Meeting, the Assembly heard from the public on a number of questions and concerns surrounding the upcoming special election.

05-22-12 Borough Assembly Meeting

Listen to the full audio of the May 22nd, 2012 Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting.

Wrangell holds first community market

market2Wrangell held its first Community Market Saturday. Offering everything from baked goods to homemade soaps Wrangell’s Market Committee is calling the weekend’s event a success.

Wrangell fares well in state’s approved capital budget

Earlier this month, Alaska Governor Sean Parnell approved the state’s capital budget. On the list is more than $12 million in funding for Wrangell.

Tribal house gets new foundation

shakes3Work on Wrangell’s Chief Shakes Tribal House continues as crews push forward to complete the foundation and finish adzing the house posts.

‘Salmon in the Trees’ exhibit opens in Wrangell

Amy GulikWriter and Photographer Amy Gulick recently turned her book “Salmon in the Trees” into an exhibit at Wrangell’s Civic Center. The new permanent display features photographs of Southeast Alaska’s wildlife, nature, and its people, as well as one thing that connect them all.

Wrangell hit with string of burglaries

A recent string of burglaries in Wrangell is leaving one local business asking for the public’s help.

‘Lemonade Day’ proves sweet success in Wrangell

Savvy Business Owner Helen Decker calls mom for more suppliesLast weekend young students opened their own lemonade stands around the city. KSTK's Charlotte Duren follows one young student for Wrangell’s 1st annual Lemonade Day.