Monthly Archives: November 2013

November 12, 2013 Borough Assembly Meeting

Hear the audio and read the agenda of the November 12, 2013 Borough Assembly Meeting.

Jabusch appointed city manager

Jeff Jabusch - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKHe was appointed Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at the regular Borough Assembly Meeting. He’s been the city’s finance director for the last 36 years and the interim borough manager for the last three months.

AICS yoga class joins body and mind

Logo courtesy of AICSAICS is running a new yoga class starting this fall in Wrangell. Michael Brown is a clinician with Alaska Island Community Services, or AICS. He’s also a program director with the Primary and Behavioral Health Grant, which is funding the new yoga class.

Ketchikan teacher Dan Ortiz to run for House District 33 seat

Dan Ortiz - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKDan Ortiz is a teacher at Ketchikan High School. He’ll be running against Wrangell Republican Representative Peggy Wilson next year for the District 33 seat in the House.

Rep. Don Young cancels public appearance in Wrangell

Congressman Don Young - Photo courtesy of donyoung.house.govAlaska Congressman Don Young was in Wrangell Thursday as part of a Southeast trip. He started in Ketchikan on Wednesday and arrived in Wrangell Thursday despite flight delays because of weather.

Public Works preps for winter weather

Photo by Shady Grove OliverThe days are shorter, the air is colder and snow is beginning to frost the tops of the mountains around Wrangell. Winter is on its way and the Public Works department is getting prepared by winterizing its vehicles and watching for icy roads.

Evergreen Avenue gets water main valve repair

Evergreen Avenue - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKThe Public Works department was making repairs to a downtown water main Wednesday afternoon.

Fisheries group sets legislative priorities

UFA-logo-largerA major commercial fishing organization is pushing for more funding to put seafood on school lunch tables.

CANCELLED: Sunday’s presentation on Indonesia

The planned presentation by two academics and Christian missionaries are stopping by Wrangell this weekend on living peacefully with people of other religions has been CANCELLED.

LAX shooting affects Alaska Airlines

Courtesy of alaskaair.comFriday morning’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport in southern California and subsequent closures has affected flights across the country.