Monthly Archives: May 2013

Trust land timber cut raises questions

An Alaska Mental Health Trust investigator is headed to Wrangell to look into what some claim is improper logging on its land. more

Sealaska sells one business, may buy another

Sealaska CEO Chris McNeil, right, poses with Vice President Rick Harris at the corporation's board room. Photo by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News.

Sealaska has sold its international shipping-management business. Officials say it’s part of a change in corporate direction. more

4th of July royalty – Darian Meissner

There are three candidates for this year’s Fourth of July royalty contest. They are Kayla Rooney, Jennifer Ludwigsen, and Darian Meissner. This is an interview with Meissner about her preparations for this year’s event. more

4th of July royalty – Kayla Rooney

There are three candidates for this year’s Fourth of July royalty contest. They are Jennifer Ludwigsen, Darian Meissner, and Kayla Rooney. This is an interview with Rooney from May 14th about her preparations for this year’s event. more

Chamber gears up for 4th

Wrangell is gearing up for its annual 4th of July celebration. Hear an interview with John Waddington and Rafael Nuñez from the Chamber of Commerce about preparations for this summer’s event. more

WMC Board discusses EMTs, delivering babies

The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors met last Wednesday. This is a re-cap of that meeting. more

Lock Up Your Liquor _ Cooler Give Away

SPF SIG will host a lock up your liquor workshop @ Heritage boat launch on Friday May 31st @ 4 pm. Staff will give a demonstration on customizing a locking system on coolers.  Everyone welcome to support the effort to … more

Dockside exams for fishing vessels

Courtesy of uscg.mil

The Coast Guard is conducting free dockside examinations for all commercial fishing vessels in Wrangell May 20-23. more

Wrangell Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meeting

The Wrangell Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday May 16 at 7 PM at the Fire Hall. Proposals to the Boards of Fish and Game will be discussed. All are welcome to attend.… more

Fisherman finds, returns lost paddles

Some of the lost paddles - Photo courtesy of Jeff Erickson and KFSK

A Petersburg Fisherman early this month recovered more than half of the hand-carved cedar paddles that had been lost by the One People Canoe Society late last month. more