Wrangell's Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to the audio of that meeting.
There are three Wrangell Borough Assembly seats on the ballot for the Oct. 7 election. Stephen Prysunka is running unopposed for a three-year term as an assembly member.
Local resident Chloe Massin was sentenced Monday at the Wrangell Courthouse to serve 45 days in prison for felony assault. Although the minimum sentence for felony assault is five years, Prosecutor Jane Seaton requested a much shorter sentence.
Mark Mitchell is running unopposed for a three-year term as an assembly member. In this interview, he talks about his priorities for the borough assembly.
The chief financial officer of Wrangell Medical Center and Alaska Island Community Services has resigned to pursue a different job opportunity. The WMC Board of Directors discussed possible courses of action to fill the CFO position, but they did not make a decision.
Tlingit Phrase of the Week is a project launched to help with the survival and renewal of the Tlingit language in Wrangell. Each phrase speaks to Wrangell's seasons and the Tlingit way of life. October is Big Moon Month. Click on the image above to listen to Tlinget Phrase of the Week for October 6 through 11.
Non-partisan candidate Dan Ortiz was in Wrangell this week campaigning to represent Wrangell, Ketchikan, and surrounding communities in the Alaska State House of Representatives. Click here to listen to an extended interview with Ortiz.
Republican Chere Klein was in Wrangell this week campaigning to represent Wrangell, Ketchikan and surrounding communities in the Alaska State House of Representatives. Click here to hear an extended interview with Klein.
Southeast Conference meeting participants heard about a heating technology Tuesday that is being adapted to colder climates. Wrangell already has two air-source heat pump systems, and those are part of a statewide research effort to evaluate their effectiveness.
After five years of growth, Southeast Alaska’s labor force and population leveled off in 2013, according to data released Tuesday at the Southeast Conference annual membership meeting.