Blake on the ballot for assembly seat
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The regular elections for the City and Borough of Wrangell are October 1st.
Daniel Blake – 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. Ernie Christian, Maxi Wiederspohn, and Billie Younce are running for Seat B. Julie Decker is running for Seat E and Daniel Blake is running for Seat F.
Blake currently sits on the Economic Development Committee. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with him about his candidacy for the upcoming term.
The Borough Assembly will hold a public hearing Tuesday evening at 5:45 pm and a budget workshop at 6 pm. The Assembly will hold one more public hearing before their June 14 regular meeting where the final budget will be passed. more
The state Department of Transportation released their proposed Southeast ferry schedule for the 2017 fiscal year Thursday.
The proposed schedule lays out sailing dates and times for October through April. Wrangell’s ferry terminal would see 22 less sailings during those months compared to 2015. That would mean 14 less sailings to Ketchikan and eight less to Petersburg. The 2017 summer schedule has yet to be set. more