Author Archives: Aaron Bolton, KSTK News
Wrangell Police say charges are pending for recent boat break-ins in Heritage Harbor. Two suspects are awaiting charges, but police would not identify them.
Five boats were reported broken into on Nov.20. Only three are thought to have had items … more
Could President-elect Donald Trump and the incoming Republican-led Congress change logging plans in Southeast Alaska? Changes to the Tongass forest plan amendment, a contentious Forest Service regulation, are possible.http://www.kstk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/22Tongass.mp3
The Tongass Land Management Plan amendment is on its way … more
Wrangell’s School Board discussed sex education during a contentious meeting Monday. The board hosted a presentation on its curriculum for middle and high school students to a packed house and several parents disagreed on this year’s approach.http://www.kstk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/22SexEd.mp3
Several boats in Wrangell were broken into over the weekend. The Wrangell Police Department was notified of the break-ins early Saturday morning.
Five boats were entered in Heritage Harbor. Only three are thought to have had items taken. WPD said … more
Wrangell is home to the second oldest population in the state. It should come as no surprise that the local senior center is serving up more meals. But, as the number of clients and operating costs grow over the years, … more
Riding state ferries will cost a little more this summer.
The Alaska Marine Highway System plans its next round of fare increases to start May 1st. That’s when the new summer schedule begins.
Spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says it’s … more
United Fishermen of Alaska is beginning to get an idea of what its new Salmon Habitat Information Program – or SHIP – will look like. The program is aimed at engaging commercial fisherman around the state in salmon habitat issues.… more
The Alaska Audubon Society is gearing up for its seventy-sixth annual Christmas BirdCount. Several communities will hold counts around the state between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5. Volunteers travel set routes within a 15-mile radius around participating communities counting each … more
The Port Commission made a motion to restrict tour operators and the general public from the marine service center after the 2017 season at its meeting Wednesday. The motion passed unanimously. The issue has been discussed since the early summer … more