This week's Wolf Watch features Coach Ray Stokes (boys), Coach Dane Vincent (girls), player Ryan Reeves, and player Alyssa Allen.
Weekly update from Wrangell Representative Peggy Wilson
Tent City Days are coming back to Wrangell. Winter is a busy time for Penny Allen, coordinator of Tent City Days – the annual celebration of Wrangell’s golden past.
The Tongass National Forest makes up a large part of Southeast Alaska and is one of the wildest places in North America. But some of its trees are dying. Depending on where you are in Southeast, there’s Sitka spruce, hemlock, and in certain areas a type of tree called the yellow cedar. This type of tree is suffering from yellow cedar decline.
Police are investigating the assault of a Wrangell High School student in a downtown Wrangell home on January 12th. His mother said he was badly injured.
Listen to the audio of the January 22, 2013 Borough Assembly meeting and read the agenda.
The January 22nd Borough Assembly meeting covered airline service, remote zoning, and controversy over a marine hoist. It also brought the surprising announcement that Mayor Don McConachie is stepping down.
The City of Wrangell awarded a contract for the purchase of a marine vessel hoist to an Italian company. Now, a North American firm is protesting.
The board returned to one of its most difficult issues from this past year. Dr. Greg Salard’s suspension of privileges has been a major point of contention.
As of Tuesday, full cable television, internet, and telephone services are back in Wrangell. Since January 10th, the GCI ship, Wave Venture, has been working to repair fiber optic cables damaged in the January 4th earthquake.