Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy News Year!

photoHi everyone! 2013 has been a great year for news. Thanks to each and every one of you I've interviewed and to every dedicated listener! Here's to 2014 and the stories that have yet to be told. Happy New Year from KSTK News!

2013: Shakes, quakes, and hydro lakes!

photo2013 was an exciting year for Wrangell. We'll take a look back at some of the highlights of this year's news.

Forest Service to close cabins on Tongass

Logo courtesy of the Forest Service and fs.usda.govThe Forest Service operates and maintains 152 cabins on the Tongass National Forest. It’s now proposing closing of nine of them. One cabin is in the Wrangell area. And it’s not quite like the other eight.

Seniors bring holiday cheer to Long Term Care

Two high school seniors are making Christmas a little bit brighter for the residents of Long Term Care. Hannah Armstrong and Amy Ferdinand are working together on a senior project.

Wolf Watch – December 27, 2013

Wrangell Wolves - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThis week on Wolf Watch we'll hear an interview with Lady Wolves' coach Edna Nore on her team's training regimen and her hopes for the season. We'll also hear an interview with Wolves' coach Ray Stokes on building team confidence and a rundown of his players.

Wrangell absent from Parnell’s proposed budget

Photo courtesy of http://gov.alaska.gov/parnell/press-room/official-portraits.htmlGovernor Parnell's proposed capital budget for the 2015 Fiscal Year is out. And it’s not looking as good for Wrangell this year as it has in the past.

Rhodes resigns as superintendent of schools

Superintendent Rich Rhodes put in his letter of resignation at the meeting. It will take effect June 30th, 2014, or the end of this school year.

Weber St. water line waits for good weather

In an earlier story, KSTK reported that Public Works was hoping to start water main work on Weber Street before serious winter weather hit.

Wolf Watch – December 20, 2013

Wrangell Wolves - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK News This week on Wolf Watch we'll take a look at the game schedule for this season. We'll also hear interviews with Lady Wolves' coach Edna Nore and Wolves' coach Ray Stokes.

Assembly moves forward with plans for Tyee transfer

The Assembly moved forward with plans to transfer the management of the Tyee Hydroelectric Facility to the Southeast Alaska Power Agency, or SEAPA. The operations at Tyee are currently done by the Thomas Bay Power Authority, or TBPA.