Wrangell's Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 13 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to audio of that meeting.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday approved a recycling plan for the community and allocated $50,000 to get it started. The program will start with dropoff locations for recyclables and eventually work up to curbside pickup.
A waterfront planning team is in Wrangell this week to find out how the community wants to develop its downtown waterfront. The team is seeking public input to form a plan that will aim to balance the needs of locals, businesses and visitors.
Southeast state Rep. Sam Kito III is worried about the impacts of shrinking state budgets on schools, police and basic services.
The Wrangell Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to approve The Bay Company’s request to purchase city-owned land adjacent to its property. The commission’s vote serves as a recommendation to the Borough Assembly, which will make the final decision.
The Alaska Board of Game will meet in Juneau starting Friday to consider proposed changes to Department of Fish and Game regulations for the Southeast region. The Wrangell Fish and Game Advisory Committee has a few proposals that the Board of Game will decide on in the next week.
The Wrangell Port Commission Tuesday continued discussing a possible rate increase for work space in the Marine Service Center. The increased rates could help hire an additional boat lift operator and increase efficiency in the boat yard.
Part of Southeast Alaska faces weather-related transportation delays. Juneau and Haines lost a ferry sailing for the second time in three days. Skagway also lost one sailing.
The U.S. Forest Service is taking public comments on a proposal to build a floating dock at the Anan Wildlife Observatory, with the goal of improving safety for visitors.
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