Local News

AICS grant explores alcohol usage among local teens, adults

Alaska Island Community Services and the Petersburg Mental Health Trust recently completed a grant that surveyed local teens and adults about their alcohol usage. They learned how teens gain access to alcohol and when adults think enough is enough. KSTK’s Mike Symons learned about the findings and how they will be used.

Recent News

Patrick Mayer named new school superintendent

The Wrangell school board held a special meeting Wednesday, April 16 to discuss a potential hire. The board approved offering a contract to Patrick Mayer for the position of superintendent of schools for the 2014 – 2015 school year. more

Hospital renovations don’t preclude new facility

Like many hospitals in Southeast Alaska, Wrangell Medical Center is starting to look its age. A brand new hospital is still the long-term plan, but for now, the building is getting a much-needed makeover. more