Local News

Cruising around town

Click here for iFriendly audio.

Regatta passengers – Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

The Wrangell cruise ship season is from early May until mid-September.

The Regatta is making eight trips to town this summer.

Regatta passengers – Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

 

Though only mid-size by industry standards, it’s the largest ship that docks here at 684 passengers with 400 crew.

KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with some of the passengers on the Regatta while it was in town July 2nd.

The Regatta will return to town again July 9th.

The last ship of the season is the Safari Endeavor which will dock in Wrangell on September 19th.

Regatta passengers Bob and Pat – Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

Recent News

Report shows plateau in Southeast economy, population

southeast conference
After five years of growth, Southeast Alaska’s labor force and population leveled off in 2013, according to data released Tuesday at the Southeast Conference annual membership meeting. more

Recreation and Road Report

Photo by Asia Fisher
USFS Interpreter, Corree Delabrue provides weekly updates on events taking place on Wrangell Island and the surrounding area. Information includes USFS road maintenance, logging traffic, wildlife sightings, recreational opportunities and more. Click on the image above to read or listen to the Recreation and Road Report for September 16th through 23rd. more