Monthly Archives: June 2013

P & Z approves rock crusher, asphalt plant

The Wrangell Planning and Zoning Commission approved a controversial temporary use permit for a rock crusher and asphalt plant. Community members spoke out both in favor of and against the permit. The crusher and plant will be located in the vicinity of 9 mile Zimovia Highway, on the property owned by Brett Woodbury.

Questionable tree removal on MHT land?

Last month, several trees were removed from a parcel of Mental Health Trust Land in Wrangell. The trees were near a series of power lines. But, there have been concerns about whether or not the cut was done properly.

Marshall guilty of assault in first, third degree

The jury reached a verdict in the State v. Marshall trial Saturday in Wrangell. Marshall was alleged to have assaulted his former girlfriend in Bloom’s Trailer Court in December 2011.

Easterly reels in grand prize

Jeannie Easterly - Photo credit of the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce and Jeannie EasterlyThe 2013 Salmon Derby wrapped up Sunday evening in Wrangell. Jeannie Easterly swept this year’s derby with her 43.6 pound fish, caught at Aaron’s Creek on June 8th. That salmon led her to the $6000 first place prize along with the $500 week four prize.

Tickets, burritos, and no sleep for a queen!

Queen candidate Darian Meissner - photo courtesy of Darian for Queen 2013 Facebook pageFourth of July queen candidates are revving up for this year’s celebration. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with candidate Darian Meissner on June 6th about her food booth and ticket sales. This is a portion of that interview.

Marshall takes the stand

The trial of State v. Marshall continues Friday in Wrangell. Defendant Steven Marshall also took the stand in the late afternoon. He was questioned by the defense.

Jury hears from expert on strangulation

54-year old Steven Marshall of Wrangell is on trial the week of June 3-8 in Wrangell. There are seven felony charges.

State v. Marshall trial begins in Wrangell

A Wrangell resident faces charges of assault, sexual assault, and solicitation for murder. He is set to go on trial this week in Wrangell.

A blimp? Over Juneau? (+ video)

A Greenpeace airship promoting the group's Bering Sea Canyons protection initiative sails over Juneau's Gastineau Channel Saturday evening. Photo by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News.Most who saw it called it a blimp, but technically, it was an airship.

Wrangell Girl Scout Day Camp

Girl Scout Day camp is happening through June 8!  10-5 at Shoemaker Bay Park. ALL girls entering kindergarten-8th grade welcome.  Please bring a lunch, dress for the weather and have rubber boots. Questions: Call Amy @ 907-273-0317… more