Author Archives: Aaron Bolton, KSTK News
There are two candidates for two three-year terms on the Wrangell Borough Assembly in the Oct. 4 City and Borough of Wrangell regular election.
Incumbent Julie Decker and write-in candidate Patty Gilbert are running unopposed for those two seats. KSTK’s … more
Wrangell could soon see a sustainable solution to its growing scrap metal pile at the city dump. Waste Management is working on proposals for all Southeast Alaska Regional Solid Waste Authority – or SEASWA – communities that could provide regular … more
The Wrangell Borough Assembly approved increasing cemetery fees Tuesday. The fee hike is meant to keep up with the cost of services.
The cost of grave plots increased by $130 and space for cremated remains by $95. Burial services were … more
City and Borough of Wrangell
Borough Assembly Meeting
13, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. Location: Assembly Chambers, City Hall
1. CALL TO ORDER
a. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE led by Assembly Member Becky Rooney
b. INVOCATION to be given … more
Wrangell elementary students got to experience a 7.1 magnitude earthquake Tuesday. The Alaska Division of Homeland Security is touring Southeast with its earthquake simulator, a big blue box that seats four and shakes back and forth to simulate a quake.… more
The U.S. is in the midst of negotiations with Canada over an agreement on Canadian lumber imports. Many U.S. sawmill owners argue that the Canadian mills receive government subsidies on government-owned lands, making it difficult for the U.S. market to … more