Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sitka and Anchorage face off on the ball field

Courtesy of the Wrangell Little League 2013 Facebook pageAnchorage and Sitka go head to head in the Little League state championships which kicked off Wednesday in Wrangell. While hot weather took its toll on the district play-offs the last two weeks, wet baseballs and mud dominated Wednesday’s first game in the statewide championships.

Assembly appoints Jabusch interim Borough Manager

The Assembly appointed Jeff Jabusch interim Borough Manager at their special meeting today at 1pm. Tune in to KSTK for more on this appointment during Monday's newscasts.

Assembly to hold special sessions

The Borough Assembly Tuesday night discussed iPads, the replacement of the Borough Manager, and more. The Assembly decided to table the discussion of whether or not to send a letter to the Alaska Department of Transportation.

A rededication to remember

Drummers and singers outside the Shakes house - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsWrangell’s week-long Shakes Island Tribal House rededication celebration wrapped up on Sunday. Hundreds of visitors from across Alaska, Canada, and the lower 48 poured into the small island town to witness the historic event

On board the Wave Venture, Alaska’s cable repair ship

Wave Venture - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThere are thousands of miles of fiber optic cables snaking along the ocean floor. They bring telephone service, television, and the internet to much of world. When an earthquake struck off the coast of Southeast Alaska in January, the cables that provide Internet to Wrangell were damaged. And a cable repair ship, called the Wave Venture, was called to help.

Paddling to Proposal

Gianna Willard and Tim Flanery - Photo courtesy of Tim FlaneryThe Shakes Island rededication was a special time for many people. But for one Ketchikan couple, it marked the beginning of a new life together.

July 18, 2013 Newscast

KSTK's evening newscast for Thursday, July 18, 2013.

July 17, 2013 Newscast

KSTK's evening newscast for Wednesday, July 17, 2013.

July 16, 2013 Newscast

KSTK's evening newscast for Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

July 15, 2013 Newscast

KSTK's evening newscast for Monday, July 15, 2013.