Monthly Archives: September 2012

Job fair coming up

Alaska Ship and Drydock will be hosting a job fair at the Ketchikan Shipyard Saturday, October 6.

Adzers are hard at work

Susie Kasinger (left) and Linda Churchill (right) finish work on the final beams.Adzing work continues on the finals beams meant for the ongoing construction of the Chief Shakes Tribal House in Wrangell.

Borough officials will discuss TBPA’s future

The decision comes on the heels of a recent report released by D. Hittle and Associates, which was commissioned by Southeast Alaska Power Agency to investigate Thomas Bay Power Authority's structure and look for ways to possibly streamline operations and maintenance.

Salard turns to Wrangell Borough for help

During Tuesday night’s board meeting, Doctor Greg Salard requested the city and hospital board members look over the hospital’s insurance policy regarding legal representation.

9-25-12 Borough Assembly Meeting

Listen to the audio from the September 25, 2012 Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting and see the agenda.

Wrangell voters will choose a new mayor

Wrangell's Assembly holds a budget hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall. (File Photo)Wrangell has two candidates in this year’s mayoral race. Dave Jack and Don McConachie are hoping to take over when current mayor Jeremy Maxand steps down.

Joint effort seeks information about 1869 Battle of Wrangell

The Wrangell Cooperative Association is teaming up with the Sealaska Heritage Institute to find out more information about the conflict and work on ways to commemorate the event.

Hospital board still considering Salard’s reinstatement

The Wrangell Medical Center board plans to wait for a new hospital administrator before moving forward with talks to possibly reinstate Doctor Greg Salard’s hospital privileges.

WPS and AICS promote student health

An ongoing partnership between the Wrangell school district and Alaska Island Community Services is promoting student emotional and physical health with an emphasis on tobacco prevention.

Wrangell school board plans for future

The school board held its work session Tuesday night to discuss the district’s strategic plan, which will serve as a road map for how the schools assess and teach students as well as the district’s plans for professional development for teachers and the schools’ interactions with parents and the community as a whole.