Monthly Archives: September 2012

State announces Alaskans’ share of oil wealth

This year’s permanent fund dividend amount totals $878. According to the Alaska Department of Revenue, that’s down from last year’s amount, which totaled $1,174.

Fire destroys trailer, no injuries

A fire at 12 Mile burned a small trailer to the ground Thursday in the early morning hours, but no one was injured. Fire Chief Tim Buness said the department received a call around 1 AM and 31 volunteers responded. … more

SEAPA seeking innovative ways to make hydropower more effective

A diagram from SEAPA's Hydro-to-Hydrogen proposal showing how the energy storage setup might look.

The Southeast Alaska Power Agency is seeking new ways to make hydropower more efficient and more consistent through innovative new technology. KSTK’s Anne Hillman found out more about the study.

The problem with hydropower is that sometimes the water … more

9-11-12 Borough Assembly Meeting

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

Borough makes move in case against Selle-Rae, recalled board members

The Borough of Wrangell has made another move in the on-going lawsuit against former Medical Center CEO Noel Selle-Rae and six of the recalled board members. The Borough filed an amended complaint against the seven defendants last week that added … more

Candidates Declared for Wrangell Municipal Election

elect The deadline for Declaration for Candidacy for the October 2, 2012 Wrangell Borough Municipal Election was Friday, August 31st. 14 Wrangell residents filed to run for 11 open seats. Those individuals and seats are:

Local Environmental Observer program seeking help


The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is seeking more participants for the Local Environmental Observer program, which collects observations from around the state about unusual or extreme environmental occurrences and changes.  Since the program began in January, 130 tribal environmental … more