A proposed Wrangell marijuana business is one step closer to opening its doors. The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional use permit Thursday, requested by Happy Cannabis owner Kelsey Martinsen, for a retail store and grow operation.
All Wrangell … more
The Wrangell Port Commission contemplated longer leases in the marine service center Tuesday. Current lease options last five years. Commissioner Clay Hammer mentioned some lease holders asked for longer options to provide fiscal stability and incentivize lenders to loan money … more
A Ketchikan judge will oversee settlement talks in a contract dispute between Wrangell and a union representing city workers.
Superior Court Judge William Carey was appointed to oversee settlement proceedings Tuesday between Wrangell’s International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union and … more
The Tom Sims invitational wrestling tournament was held in Wrangell Friday and Saturday. Six Wrangell boys made it to the championship rounds. Jonah Comstock, 98 pounds, Johnathan … more
The Wrangell Borough Assembly unanimously voted to sign onto a letter Friday asking Alaska’s congressional delegation to delay the Tongass Land Management Plan Amendment. The letter, written by Juneau attorney James Clark, asks that the amendment be delayed until the … more
Wrangell Medical Center CEO Robert Rang and the Wrangell Borough Assembly held a public workshop Tuesday on the possibility of a new hospital.
There was a previous contentious attempt for a new facility which brought the process to a halt. … more
The day after Thanksgiving is National Native Heritage Day. After coming back from Thanksgiving break, high school and middle school students from Wrangell’s Tlingit culture and language class put on a shadow box play Tuesday in honor of day .… more
Charges have been filed for recent boat break-ins in Heritage Harbor. According to the criminal complaint, Aaron Howell, 20, and Laven Ritchie, 19, face several felony charges for burglary, theft and tampering with evidence. Misdemeanors for theft and criminal mischief … more
Elk hunting in Southeast comes to a close Wednesday and at five animals harvested, 2016 might be slightly under the five year average of seven. There is a window … more