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United Fishermen of Alaska is beginning to get an idea of what its new Salmon Habitat Information Program – or SHIP – will look like. The program is aimed at engaging commercial fisherman around the state in salmon habitat issues.… more
The Alaska Audubon Society is gearing up for its seventy-sixth annual Christmas BirdCount. Several communities will hold counts around the state between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5. Volunteers travel set routes within a 15-mile radius around participating communities counting each … more
The Port Commission made a motion to restrict tour operators and the general public from the marine service center after the 2017 season at its meeting Wednesday. The motion passed unanimously. The issue has been discussed since the early summer … more
On Election Day, it wasn’t just adults who were thinking about our next president and state and federal representatives. Wrangell’s students also headed to the polls to cast their ballots.
The mock election was Wrangell student Draven Golding’s senior project. … more
City and Borough of Wrangell
Borough Assembly Meeting
AGENDA November 8, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. Location: Assembly Chambers, City Hall
- CALL TO ORDER
- PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE led by Assembly Member David Powell
- INVOCATION to be given by Don McConachie
The Wrangell Assembly discussed a possible excise tax on marijuana sales during its meeting Tuesday. Several members spoke in favor of the idea. Assembly member Mark Mitchell said he would like to see something similar to the current 10 percent … more
As the doors closed, 812 votes were cast in Wrangell Tuesday.
Voter turnout in Wrangell was at 44 percent in the unofficial results released by the Alaska Division of Elections Wednesday. Including in-person absentee votes and Wrangell election chair, Sarah … more
As the doors close, 812 votes were cast in Wrangell today. In the unofficial results, Republicans won across the board by wide margins.
In the presidential race, Republican nominee Donald Trump over doubled votes in favor of Democratic nominee Hilary … more
The polls opened at 7 a.m. in Wrangell, and there was a steady flow of voters through the morning. Sarah Merrit, Wrangell’s election chair, said this election seems busier than most with 210 votes being cast by 10:30 a.m.
With … more