Listen to the audio and read the agenda of the March 25, 2014 borough assembly meeting.
The school board and hiring committee have announced that Jay Thomas will replace Rich Rhodes as superintendent of schools. He comes to Wrangell from Unalakleet.
This weekend, community members can get pre-registered for the five tests offered at the Wrangell Medical Center health fair. Pre-registration is taking place at City Market and Bob’s IGA Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22 from 10am to 4pm.
Alaskan communities can be very tight-knit. And suicide rates in Alaskan communities are some of the highest in the country. Last weekend, the One People Canoe Society held a two-day paddle-making workshop in Wrangell to bring communities together to both learn a traditional art and talk about a contemporary problem.
The school board and hiring committee opened the position to applications earlier this year. They’ve narrowed down the candidates to two finalists. They are Patrick Mayer and Jay Thomas.
The school board unanimously approved offering Deidre Jensen, of Thorne Bay, a contract for elementary principal for the 2014-2015 school year.