Local Election Coverage

Christian hopes to keep seat on assembly

Click here for iFriendly audio.

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

Ernie Christian – 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. Maxi Wiederspohn, Billie Younce, and Ernie Christian are running for Seat B.

Christian currently sits on the Assembly.

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

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

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Wrangell, Petersburg hospitals share a financial administrator

It can be difficult for rural Alaskan hospitals to recruit experienced financial professionals. That’s why the hospitals in Wrangell and Petersburg are taking a new approach to that challenge by sharing a chief financial officer. more

School board offers contracts to new principal, current teachers

The Wrangell Public School Board Tuesday voted to offer Kendall Benson of Utah the job of secondary school principal. The board also offered contracts to all of the district’s non-tenured teachers. more