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Wrangell’s turnout on track for a 20-year high

Voters

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

Wrangell votes Republican across the board in unofficial results

Voters

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

Update: Nearly 800 votes cast with under an hour to go

Voters

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

Update: Wrangell election

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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.

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Steady stream of Wrangell voters at polls since morning

Voters

The polls opened at 7 a.m. this morning in Wrangell, and it’s been a steady flow of voters ever since. Sarah Merrit, Wrangell’s election chair, said this election seems busier than most with 160 votes being cast before 10 a.m. … more

Wrangell Natives prioritize energy efficiency in housing survey

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The Wrangell Cooperative Association conducted a housing survey this summer to identify needs in Wrangell’s Native community. The results are in and to tribal administrators surprise, energy efficiency took the cake with three quarters of responses listing it as the … more

More Wrangell residents head to the polls early

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More Wrangell residents are heading to the polls early this year. According to the Alaska Division of Elections, in-person absentee voting is up nearly 4 times compared to the 2014 general election. As of Friday afternoon, Wrangell saw a total … more

As Alaska’s boats age, Harbormasters Association pushes for tighter derelict vessel laws

Excavators demolish the Challenger. (Photo by Mikko Wilson/KTOO)

State agencies, harbormasters and communities around the state want stronger laws on abandoned and derelict vessels. The Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators submitted proposed legislation to Gov. Bill Walker’s office last month that would make it easier to … more

Juneau candidate Kito supports Walker revenue plan

Rep. Sam Kito III is running for re-election to his downtown Juneau-based House seat. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)Juneau Democrat Sam Kito is running for his second full term representing state House District 33. He has no officially recognized opposition.

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