Local News

Final results for Wrangell’s election

Borough Mayor
David L. Jack – 301
Donald James McConachie Sr. – 303

Assembly Member Seat C
James A. Stough – 468

Assembly Member Seat D
Pamella McCloskey – 504

Assembly Member Seat F
Maxyln J. Wiederspohn – 470
Billie Younce – 123

Port Commission
Clay Hammer (write-in candidate) – 134

School Board
Tamara Groshong – 440
Twyla Nore – 244
Kimmi (Krissy) Smith – 312
Kipha Valvoda – 81

Hospital Board
Judy K. Allen – 372
Barbara Conine – 379
Robert Henry – 366
Marlene Messmer – 397

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As Southeast Alaskans become more concerned about mine development in British Columbia, a copper and gold mine in the Stikine River watershed is expected to start full operations next month. But an independent review of its tailings facility found issues with the design. more

School board approves budget revision for tablets

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The Wrangell Public School Board approved budget revisions Monday that would provide tablet devices for all students in Kindergarten through eighth grade. more