Local Election Coverage

Wiederspohn hopes for another term on assembly

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

Maxi Wiederspohn – Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

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 three seats open on the Assembly. Daniel Blake is running for Seat F and Julie Decker is running for Seat E. Ernie Christian, Maxi Wiederspohn, and Billie Younce are running for Seat B.

Wiederspohn currently sits on the Borough Assembly. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with her about her candidacy for the upcoming term.

Tune in to KSTK throughout the month of September for interviews with other candidates.

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