The May 14, 2013 Borough Assembly meeting saw two appointments and the designation of a commemorative day.
Listen to the audio and read the agenda of the May 14, 2013 Borough Assembly meeting.
...The salmon that is...The 2013 Salmon Derby kicked off Saturday in Wrangell. This is the 61st annual derby in Wrangell. It runs now until 9pm on June 9th.
Wrangell’s Shakes Island Tribal House rededication was last week. Hundreds of visitors from across Alaska, Canada, and the lower 48 poured into the small island town to witness the historic event.
The Shakes Island rededication was a special time for many people. But for one Ketchikan couple, it marked the beginning of a new life together.
Seven canoes arrived in Wrangell yesterday afternoon. It’s been a rough trip for many of the crews. Most encountered bad weather and rough seas on their journey through the Inside Passage.
Paddlers from all over Southeast Alaska arrive at Chief Shakes Island in Wrangell and ask permission to come ashore to celebrate the rededication of Chief Shakes Tribal House.
It looks like there won’t be a chinook subsistence fishery on the Stikine River this year. Officials this week closed the annual opening, scheduled for May 15th to June 20th.