Wrangell’s EMS team and hospital staff attended to 30 volunteer patients during Monday’s mass casualty drill. The volunteers were assigned fake injuries and scattered about Petroglyph Beach to simulate a boating accident. KSTK’s Anne Hillman checked it out.
Hospital and EMS test their response skills
Wrangell’s Borough Assembly took a small step towards a potential 400-bed boarding school in Wrangell June 28. The assembly also made changes to borough employee’s health care premiums. The assembly passed a resolution in support of the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program – or ANSEP, an accelerated learning program based on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. more
Wrangell’s Ranger District held two public meetings this week allowing the public and Wrangell’s Borough Assembly to get a better look at a potential 5,000 acre timber sale on Wrangell Island. more