Author Archives: Shady Grove Oliver, KSTK News

WMC Fair promotes healthy living in Wrangell

Wrangell Medical Center’s annual health fair was Saturday, April 5th. The Nolan Center was packed full of venders and visitors with one mission- promoting healthy living in Wrangell. more

Community Wide Disaster Drill

On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014, at 6:00 pm, Wrangell will hold an inter-agency disaster drill. The purpose of this drill is to give Wrangell’s emergency responders and medical teams the opportunity to practice their response in the event of a community wide emergency. This event will be a drill, not a real emergency . No action from community members will need to be taken. more

National Poetry Month!

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April is National Poetry Month! Tune in to KSTK 101.7 FM or stream online every Friday afternoon in April at approximately 5:30 pm to hear local residents reading their favorite poems. more

Commission moves forward with memorial design

Concept #2, hybrid design - Image courtesy of Corvus Design

The Port Commission is moving forward with the second of three design concepts for the proposed Mariner’s Memorial. Concept two is a hybrid that focuses on the visitor’s journey through the memorial. more

Commission seeks input on Mariner’s Memorial designs

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The Port Commission is seeking feedback on three tentative designs for the proposed Mariner’s Memorial. Juneau-based Corvus Design’s Chris Mertl created three tentative design concepts. more

Spring Membership Drive


Our Spring Membership Drive kicks off Monday, April 28th! If you’d like to help out your station by volunteering, please call 874-2345 or email Remember you can support KSTK any time online by clicking the orange “Donate Now” button to the right. more

Spring live music event showcases local artists

Spring live music show poster - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

Dan Trail is looking for local musicians to showcase their talent in this year’s Spring Live Music Show. It will be the last event at Bird Fest, Saturday, April 27 starting at 2:30pm at the Nolan Center. more

March 25, 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting

Listen to the audio and read the agenda of the March 25, 2014 borough assembly meeting. more

Jay Thomas named school superintendent

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. more

Next winter’s marine highway schedule out

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Alaska Marine Highway officials want your comments on next fall and winter’s ferry sailings. more