Local News

Harvest Fest set for this weekend

Wrangell’s Harvest Fest starts Friday.

The annual event is sponsored by the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce. This year there are 13 businesses participating: Angerman’s and Outlet, Bay Company, Bob’s IGA, Buness Brothers, City Market, Johnson’s Building Supply, LMN Services, Marine Artist – Brenda Yeager, Marine Bar, Ottesen’s, Rayme’s Bar, Sentry Hardware and Stikine Inn. Chamber of Commerce Vice President Christie Jamieson explained how it works.

“Shoppers pick up reward cards at any participating businesses. Participating businesses will give one stamp for each $10 in purchases made on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10. Once a shopper has five stamps on their card, they are eligible to enter it in the drawing for $500,” she said.

She said stamping ends at 6 on Saturday night. People must drop off their cards at the chamber office downtown by Tuesday morning at 11. The winning ticket will be drawn here on KSTK at 12:30 that day. Jamieson said the event is important for promoting local, small businesses.

“Instead of ordering online, I know it’s an easy thing to do and just get on the website and order from various stores. But it’s so important to keep our own stores here in Wrangell open and healthy and busy. They’re trying to make a living, too,” she said.

She said Harvest Fest is a good way to kick off the holiday shopping season.


Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

You can make a difference!

Photo by Asia Fisher
Our Fall Membership Drive is underway, and you have the power to keep public radio available for you and your community. KSTK Membership is just $20 per year! That's only 5 cents a day for local news and community-focused information you can't find anywhere else. Our goal for this drive is $18,600 and we'll get there one contribution at a time. Please take two minutes to make a big difference to the programming you get on this station. It's easy! You can call 874-2345 or click here to donate online. Thanks for supporting your Stikine River Radio! more

Port Commission talks new ferry, boat yard security

marine service center
The Wrangell Port Commission Thursday discussed finding a new docking location for the Rainforest Islands Ferry. The new ferry is trying to get permission to dock at the airport. more