Author Archives: Aaron Bolton, KSTK News
Wrangell residents will soon be able to enjoy the only recreation cabin on Zarembo Island. The Wrangell Ranger District is opening up a former administrative cabin in the next few weeks.
David Rak of the Wrangell district said the Forest … more
The Alaska Native Sisterhood Association – or ANSA – wrapped a three-day Native art class for Wrangell’s kids Aug. 3. About 20 kids gathered to be taught the traditional art form known as formline.
Formline is the art of the … more
A geological-exploration company based in Wrangell will be taking surface samples on Zarembo Island for the next year. Zarembo Minerals has been exploring the northwest portion of the island for the past 10 years.
Owner, Mark Robinson, said the samples … more
District 36 Representative Dan Ortiz stopped in Wrangell last weekend for Bearfest to meet with constituents. The rookie legislator is up for reelection in November and said Wrangell residents have expressed concern over the $3.5 billion state budget deficit, the … more
A crew member on a fishing vessel west of Wrangell Island was found dead Saturday morning. Wrangell Search and Rescue responded to the scene after the Coast Guard was notified around 5:47 am Saturday.
Charles Richards of Seattle was on … more
United Fisherman of Alaska is launching a new salmon habitat program aimed at engaging Alaska’s fishing fleet in habitat policy issues.
Lindsey Bloom, UFA’s salmon habitat director, said the topic can be hard to stay up to speed on.
“We … more
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is campaigning for reelection to the U.S. Senate. Murkowski is making stops across Southeast to meet with constituents and stopped in Wrangell Wednesday for a meet and greet. KSTK’s Aaron Bolton met with Murkowski after Wednesday’s … more