Week 9 of Peggy’s Corner of the House from Wrangell Representative Peggy Wilson.
Week 8 of Peggy’s Corner of the House from Wrangell Representative Peggy Wilson.
Northwest coast artist Ron Fairbanks was in Wrangell to teach a two-day workshop on formline design. Formline is the primary design style for Southeast Alaskan native art.
A Wrangell café is combating hunger. For about 13 weeks per year, it donates its Monday night profits to a charity that works to end child hunger in the United States. On those nights, it also gives you a good meal for whatever amount of money you can pay, be it $20 or 50 cents.
The Alaska Army National Guard Honor Guard held a memorial service Monday, March 18, 2013 for men and women who honorably served in the armed forces. The Wrangell post of the Alaska Territorial Guard was also commemorated.
The Borough Assembly Tuesday, March 26th covered a bill to establish a bounty on sea otters, the creation of an energy committee, and a controversial Mental Health timber sale.
Listen to the audio of the March 12, 2013 Borough Assembly meeting and read the agenda.
There are three candidates for this year’s Fourth of July royalty contest. They are Darian Meissner, Kayla Rooney, and Jennifer Ludwigsen. This is an interview with Ludwigsen about her preparations for this year's event.
In the late 1800s, Muir decided to make the journey to the far north in search of glaciers. His exploration would eventually lead to the creation of Glacier Bay National Park. But the first stop on his great Alaskan expedition was Wrangell Island in the Inside Passage.
In July, 1937 a fleet of Japanese fishing vessels entered Alaskan waters in Bristol Bay and set off an international dispute over water and fishing rights. Alaska historian Ross Coen describes this historic event and the impact it had on international fishing regulations and WWII. Coen is the speaker for the March 21st Chautauqua.