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.
There are two candidates for Wrangell Borough Mayor in the Oct. 4 City and Borough of Wrangell regular election.
Incumbent Mayor David Jack is running against Kipha Valvoda for another two-year term. Jack talked to KSTK’s Aaron Bolton about his candidacy.
According to a Southeast Conference study, Southeast Alaska’s economy is looking really good, despite the state’s fiscal uncertainty. Several private sector industries are on the upswing as the state downsizes. Southeast Conference Economic Development Planner Meilani Schijvens presented the current … more