Local Election Coverage

P&Z’s Valvoda to run for mayor

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The regular elections for the City and Borough of Wrangell are October 1st.

For the next month, KSTK will bring you overviews of the important issues and items you can expect to see on the ballot.

As part of this coverage, we’ll feature interviews with the candidates running for elected positions.

There are two people vying for the position of mayor. They are current mayor David Jack and Kipha Valvoda.

Valvoda currently sits on the Planning and Zoning Commission.

KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with him about his candidacy.

Click here to hear the interview with Mayor David Jack about his candidacy.

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