One of the top stories here in 2015 was the opening of a large gold and copper mine up the Stikine River in British Columbia. And a new ferry started running between Wrangell, Petersburg and Coffman Cove on Prince of Wales Island.
A Wrangell artist who creates fused glass artwork and jewelry has been a fixture at community markets and bazaars in town. But this December, Magpie and Squid owner Kris Reed decided to open a store for just one month to sell her artwork and teach art classes.
Wrangell Medical Center board members heard Wednesday that the hospital’s cash flow is slowing down. But Wrangell Medical Center is in far better financial shape than it was at this time last year.
On the beach at City Park, a large log with “Wrangell” carved into it has become a favorite spot for family photos. And the chainsaw carver who made that sign returned to Wrangell this week, and carved “Alaska” into a smaller log to go along with it.
Wrangell parents recently received their children’s test scores from a new state assessment called the Alaska Measures of Progress.
Wrangell’s Planning and Zoning Commission met Thursday and came close to finishing its initial review of 9,000 acres of entitlement lands.
A Catholic priest who served parishes in Wrangell and Petersburg died Sunday night, 10 days after suffering a heart attack.
The Tongass Advisory Committee ended a 16-month series of meetings Thursday, formally completing its effort to advise the Tongass National Forest in a transition from old to young growth logging.
A popular U.S. Forest Service cabin near Wrangell reopened Friday after damage due to vandalism forced its closure.
Wrangell Port Commissioners were pleased to receive a completed design for the Mariner’s Memorial Thursday after more than three years of work.