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Evergreen Ave. construction delayed another year

Evergreen Avenue in WrangellThe paving of Evergreen Avenue between Wrangell’s ferry terminal and airport will be delayed another year.

Alcohol & Marijuana Control director to talk commercial pot in Wrangell

marijuanaThe director of Alaska’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office will be in Wrangell next Tuesday to give a public presentation on commercial marijuana regulations.

Wrangell school board takes first look at 2016-2017 budget

New playgroundThe Wrangell School Board held a public hearing on its proposed budget last week. The numbers for next school year do not look very different from this year’s, but that will change if the legislature cuts education funding.

Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting of February 23, 2016

Wrangell's Borough Assembly held its regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to audio of that meeting.

Port Commission renews boat yard leases, debates rate changes

marine service centerThe Wrangell Port Commission voted to renew three boat yard leases Thursday after a long discussion about possible changes to those leases.

Open house kicks off Wrangell’s plan to repurpose old mill for marine industry

millAs Wrangell continues to focus on marine trades as an economic driver, the borough is considering purchasing a former mill site six miles south of town to provide more room for the marine services industry.

Port Commission talks moorage fees

harborThe Wrangell Port Commission met for a workshop Tuesday to discuss raising moorage rates.

SEAPA’s Swan Lake expansion on track for completion this fall

swan lake spillwayThe Southeast Alaska Power Agency (SEAPA) is on track to complete an expansion of its hydro storage capacity by October 2016.

Former doctor headed to prison for downloading child pornography

Salard102814bFormer Wrangell doctor Greg Salard will spend the next 20 years in prison for receiving and distributing child pornography.

Salard sentenced to 20 years in prison

greg salardFormer Wrangell doctor Greg Salard was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for receipt and distribution of child pornography.