Fun in the midnight sun
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Wrangell – Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK
The 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.
Remember Austin Hicks, because we’ll hear from him once again.
At the solstice party he asked to be a KSTK intern reporter for the evening.
In the spirit of fun, Shady Grove Oliver let him have a go at interviewing. We’ll have the audio postcard he recorded for you on Monday.
Wrangell’s Borough Assembly took a small step towards a potential 400-bed boarding school in Wrangell June 28. The assembly also made changes to borough employee’s health care premiums.
The assembly passed a resolution in support of the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program – or ANSEP, an accelerated learning program based on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. more
Wrangell’s Ranger District held two public meetings this week allowing the public and Wrangell’s Borough Assembly to get a better look at a potential 5,000 acre timber sale on Wrangell Island. more