Monthly Archives: November 2012

Changes to WMC ordinance pass

The change prevents the hospital board liaison from participating in executive sessions dealing with credentialing. It also removes the requirement that the personnel rules for the hospital be in line with those of the borough.

WMC board members could reconsider new hospital design

The Wrangell Medical Center board wants to take another look at the design plans for the proposed new hospital.

Still no movement on Salard’s privileges

WMC board members have been meeting for the last few months in executive session to discuss the matter, but have yet to officially give Salard a yes or no.

The Wrangell Borough Assembly wants more details from SEAPA

Wrangell's Assembly holds a budget hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall. (File Photo)According to action taken during Tuesday night’s regular assembly meeting, Wrangell Borough officials have directed the city’s Southeast Alaska Power Agency board members to develop a long-term plan for the operations and maintenance of the hydro-electric power plants at Swan Lake and Tyee Lake.

12-11-12 Borough Assembly Meeting

Listen to the audio from the Nov. 27, 2012 Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting and see the agenda.

WPS hopes to capture an AMSEA grant

The school district would use the money to certify its marine safety instructors.If the district receives funds from the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association, the money will be put toward training and certifying the two local marine safety instructors.

Prison innovator, activist remembered in Juneau

Alaskans are celebrating the life of a Southeast prison innovator, death-penalty opponent and author.

Officials have initial design for Mariners’ Memorial

Brenda Schwartz-Yeager created the design for Wrangell's proposed Mariners' Memorial.Wrangell’s Port Commissioners are hoping to construct a lighthouse for the Mariners' Memorial intended for Heritage Harbor.

Timber sale workshop scheduled in Wrangell

The Forest Service Contracting Workshop is set for Thursday and Friday Nov. 29 and 30. Seminars begin at 9 a.m. each day.Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and the US Forest Service are hosting a timber contracting workshop this week.

WHS has a new girls’ basketball coach

Dane Vincent will be the basketball coach for the girls’ team at Wrangell High School.