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The Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition plans to record the temperature of salmon streams across Southeast Alaska over the next two years. The project aims to collect the data to measure climate change’s affect on Alaska’s most prominent fish.http://www.kstk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/12StreamTemp.mp3
Salmon … more
Republican candidate for House District 36 Bob Sivertsen made a campaign stop in Wrangell this week to meet with residents.
Sivertsen is the only Republican running against incumbent Dan Ortiz, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats. While in different … more
With the new school year about two weeks away, students aren’t the only ones anxious about classes beginning. New Secondary School Principal, William Schwan, said he’s ready to get over the hump of being the new guy.
“That’s always an … more
Wrangell will be represented at this year’s Alaska State Fair in Palmer. Local artist, Terree Pino, was named the grand champion in the oil painting division at the Southeast Alaska State Fair.
Pino’s painting will move on to compete with … more
The Southeast Alaska Native community is mourning the loss of a cultural leader. Marge Byrd, 81, died on July 24. Services were held at St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church Saturday.
Byrd was deeply involved in Wrangell’s Native community. Long-time friend, Tis … more
A sewer mainline broke early Monday morning near Zimovia Highway in Wrangell, allowing about 20,000 gallons of raw sewage into the inner harbor.
The break happened near the Zimovia Highway and Case Avenue intersection. Public Works Director, Amber Al-Haddad, said … more
A sewer mainline broke early Monday morning near Zimovia Highway, allowing about 20,000 gallons of raw sewage into Wrangell’s inner harbor.
The break happened near the Zimovia Highway and Case Avenue intersection. The Public Works department was notified around 6:30 … more
Wrangell high school and middle school students will be offered a new language and cultural class this coming school year. Students will be able to learn Tlingit, a language and culture belonging to one of Southeast Alaska’s predominant Native tribes.… more
The largest salmon harvest in Southeast Alaska, the pink salmon fishery, is ramping up. As Angela Denning reports from … more