Wrangell’s Christmas tree has come out of the forest and into its new home downtown. Tuesday. Downtown Wrangell. 12 o’clock sharp. A fully grown man is shimmying up a massive Picea Sitchensis—that’s Sitka Spruce—in the middle of town.
It’s November, it’s chilly outside, and unfortunately—flu season is here. Every year, a new type of influenza, or flu, vaccine is released.
Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski is getting into the holiday spirit. She’s encouraging all social media users in the state to get online and let people know what they’re thankful for.
November is National Native American Heritage Month. Thursday night, the Sno Building was packed with people enjoying a variety of traditional foods from soapberries to moose.
51 year old Robert Rinehart of Wrangell was convicted of two felonies and four misdemeanors earlier this summer. His sentencing hearing was Monday, November 18th.
You’ve definitely seen them before—Salvation Army volunteers standing outside local shops ringing bells and taking donations in bright red kettles. The Salvation Army in Wrangell is getting ready for the holiday season.
Jeff Jabusch was appointed city manager at Tuesday’s Borough Assembly Meeting. Jabusch has been the city’s finance director for what would be 36 years this December.
Most Northern Native people have had their traditional spirituality squeezed out of them. That’s according to Jana Harcharek, director of the North Slope Borough School District’s Iñupiaq Education Department.
The police and fire department responded to a call around 11pm last night for a single-structure fire. Police Chief Doug McCloskey says the fire was quickly put out.
The third meet for Southeast Drama, Debate and Forensics—or DDF— teams was this past weekend in Wrangell. This meet was a chance for dozens of students from several Panhandle schools to face off in categories ranging from extemporaneous commentary to solo acting.