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The Wrangell Borough Assembly approved increasing cemetery fees Tuesday. The fee hike is meant to keep up with the cost of services.
The cost of grave plots increased by $130 and space for cremated remains by $95. Burial services were … more
City and Borough of Wrangell
Borough Assembly Meeting
13, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. Location: Assembly Chambers, City Hall
1. CALL TO ORDER
a. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE led by Assembly Member Becky Rooney
b. INVOCATION to be given … more
Wrangell elementary students got to experience a 7.1 magnitude earthquake Tuesday. The Alaska Division of Homeland Security is touring Southeast with its earthquake simulator, a big blue box that seats four and shakes back and forth to simulate a quake.… more
The U.S. is in the midst of negotiations with Canada over an agreement on Canadian lumber imports. Many U.S. sawmill owners argue that the Canadian mills receive government subsidies on government-owned lands, making it difficult for the U.S. market to … more
The Wrangell Fire Department transported five Petersburg residents to the Wrangell Medical Center Sunday night after a boating accident on the Stikine River. Wrangell Fire Chief Tim Buness said the call came in around 5:23 p.m.
“So we were notified … more
Alaska’s congressional delegation released a letter today to Secretary of State John Kerry, reiterating several requests it would like the U.S. State Department to address on transboundary mining in British Columbia.
The … more
The Wrangell Cooperative Association’s shellfish monitoring program is now fully operational. The tribe joined the Southeast Tribal Toxins network – or SEATT – in April. Two WCA staff traveled to Sitka last week to … more