Wrangell will continue to have two tax-free days this fiscal year. The Wrangell Assembly voted down an ordinance that would have eliminated one of two tax-free days at its regular meeting Tuesday.
Assembly member Mark Mitchell said merchants have expressed … more
The window to declare candidacy in Wrangell’s local elections is coming to a close in 13 days, and some open seats have no candidates.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly and Port Commission have two three-year terms open. No candidates are running … more
Wrangell has been reinventing itself as a maritime community since the collapse of the timber industry in the early ‘90s. In November 2006, the community’s marine service center lifted its first boat out of the water. Now, 10 years later, … more
The Wrangell Cooperative Association and Tlingit Haida Central Council have partnered for another year of backpack giveaways for families in need. The Council’s program serves 16 communities throughout Southeast Alaska, giving away about 2,000 backpacks.
WCA partnered with the Council … more
The Alaska Department of Education created Alaska Native cultural standards in 2012. The five standards aim to guide school districts across the state towards culturally-responsive teaching. Seven Southeast school districts, plus Kodiak, are partnering with the Southeast Regional Resource Center … more
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