Monthly Archives: June 2013

Fun in the midnight sun

Wrangell - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKThe summer solstice was one week ago. Dozens of locals and seasonal workers headed downtown for the solstice party. It was also the unofficial Fourth of July kickoff. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver was at the event and sent back this audio postcard.

Assembly on taxes, totems and trash

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe Borough Assembly discussed taxes, a watershed mitigation fund, and the resignation of the borough manager at its meeting Tuesday night.

4th Of July Brownie Booth!

Celebrate Independence Day in fine Wrangell fashion and support your community radio station at the same time. KSTK's board of directors is at it again, serving up refreshing, delicious and chocolatey brownie sundaes during Wrangell's 4th of July celebration! Look for the booth behind Wells Fargo Bank on the 4th.

June 25, 2013 Borough Assembly Meeting

Listen to the audio and read the agenda of the June 25, 2013 Borough Assembly meeting.

Assembly to discuss taxes, watersheds

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe next Borough Assembly meeting is scheduled for 7pm Tuesday evening. There will be a first reading of an ordinance to change the consumer sales tax in Wrangell.

KSTK Hires General Manager

CindyOn behalf of the KSTK Board of Directors, I am happy to announce Cindy Sweat as KSTK’s General Manager, effective June 20, 2013. We are very excited to bring Cindy into this important role.

Ely found guilty of child sexual assault

The jury reached a verdict in the State v. Ely trial at about 2:30 Friday afternoon in Wrangell. The defendant, Wrangell resident Douglas Ely, was found guilty on all counts.

Rooney heading for the OK state

Tim Rooney - photo courtesy of KSTKWrangell’s Borough Manager Tim Rooney has decided to take a job as the new city manager in Mustang, Oklahoma. He’s bidding farewell to mountain and muskeg and saying howdy to the great Midwest.

State v. Ely trial underway

The State v. Ely trial began this week in Wrangell. Wrangell resident Doug Ely is alleged to have sexually abused a minor on multiple occasions.

Launch a boat? Need a permit!

Summer is here and so are annual boat launch permits. Boat owners in Wrangell can start getting their permits this week.