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Moorhead runs for Port Commission

walter moorheadWalter Moorhead is running unopposed for a three-year term on the Port Commission in the Oct. 7 City and Borough of Wrangell regular election.

Rooney runs for seat on borough assembly

becky rooneyThere are three Wrangell Borough Assembly seats on the ballot for the Oct. 7 regular election. Becky Rooney is running unopposed for a one-year term as an assembly member.

Borough assembly moves forward with animal control ordinance

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKThe Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday unanimously gave first-round approval to two ordinances related to animal control. The ordinances aim to deal with the problem of unaccompanied dogs wandering the streets.

Wrangell Borough Assembly meeting of September 23, 2014

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.

Prysunka runs for seat on borough assembly

Steve Prysunka - Photo by Asia Fisher/KSTKThere 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.

Chloe Massin to serve 45-day sentence for felony assault

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.

Mitchell runs for seat on borough assembly

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.

WMC chief financial officer resigns

WMC logoThe 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.

Wrangell’s Tlingit Phrase of the Week

Photo by Shady Grove OliverTlingit 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. November is the month when animals dig their dens. Click on the image above to listen to Tlinget Phrase of the Week for the first week of November.

House candidate Dan Ortiz visits Wrangell

Dan Ortiz is the non-partisan candidate for Alaska House District 36. (Katarina Sostaric/KSTK)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.