A sure sign of spring in Wrangell is the annual health fair sponsored by Wrangell Medical Center. Kris Reed, WMC Development Coordinator and Health Fair Committee member, is working on getting everything in place for Wrangell’s 2015 Health Fair which is set to take place on Saturday, April 4th. KSTK’s Cindy Sweat had a chance to speak with Reed about the Health Fair and some big changes taking place this year.
The Wrangell Wolves and Lady Wolves travel to Petersburg this weekend to take on the Petersburg Vikings and Lady Vikings for Petersburg Homecoming Weekend. KSTK will air the boys and girls varsity games both nights. Friday, January 30th - Boys at 6:15 pm, Girls at 8:00 pm Saturday, January 31st - Girls at 5:30 and Boys at 7:45 Listen to the live play-by-play on KSTK fm 101.7 or stream live on this website. Go Big Red!
The Alaska Board of Fisheries Saturday changed reporting requirements for shrimp pot fishermen in Southeast. All shrimp pot catcher-processor vessels in Registration Area A will have to submit a logbook to the Department of Fish and Game at the end of a shrimp fishery.
The Alaska Board of Fisheries voted Thursday to keep the Southeast commercial Dungeness crab management plan in place, while changing Dungeness season start times from noon to 8 a.m.
Alaska Board of Fisheries Chairman Karl Johnstone resigned Tuesday after Gov. Bill Walker said he would not submit his name to the legislature for reappointment. His resignation came after the Board of Fisheries blocked a candidate for Fish and Game commissioner from being interviewed for the position.