Author Archives: Aaron Bolton, KSTK News
Wrangell held its local elections Tuesday, and the preliminary results are in.
Mayor David Jack was reelected for the second time Tuesday. In unofficial results, Jack received 321 votes. Opponent Kipha Valvoda received just 49.
Jack was appointed mayor in … more
Southeast food producers and fisherman may be able to expand their markets in the near future. The Southeast Watershed Coalition is working to set up a system to sell and distribute local foods throughout the region over the next three … more
Flu season is about to be upon Wrangell, and last week, Wrangell Medical Center had 183 patients walk through the doors at its annual adult flu clinic.
Kristen Reed is WMC’s development coordinator. She said more people came to this … more
There are two candidates for two three-year terms on the port commission in the Oct. 4 City and Borough of Wrangell regular elections.
Gary Morrison and John Yeager are running unopposed for those seats. KSTK’s Aaron Bolton talked to Morrison … more
Wrangell’s local elections are next Tuesday. There are three contested races for mayor, school board and the hospital board.
Mayor David Jack is running for reelection against Kipha Valvoda. Jack was appointed mayor in 2013 after Don McConachie resigned from … more
There are four candidates for two three-year terms on the school board in the Oct. 4 City and Borough of Wrangell regular elections.
Georgianna Buhler is running against Rinda Howell, Scott Seddon and Robert Rang. KSTK’s Aaron Bolton talked to … more
There are two candidates for two unexpired two-year terms on the hospital board in the Oct. 4 City and Borough of Wrangell regular elections.
Olinda White and Patrick Mayer are running unopposed for those seats. KSTK’s Aaron Bolton talked to … more
Wrangell’s former Byford Junkyard site about four miles south of town has a clean bill of health. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation announced last week that soil contaminated with lead and petroleum … more