Wrangell Medical Center’s auditor and former Chief Financial Officer told the hospital board Wednesday that the medical center has serious financial problems.
Construction on the stretch of road between Wrangell’s ferry terminal and the airport was expected to start next year. Now, it looks like work will be delayed until 2016.
Wrangell’s Planning and Zoning Commission convened Thursday and continued to discuss the future of Silvernail Work Road. Some city officials say the area planned for the road should be vacated.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly discussed a policy proposal Tuesday for a system to choose local contractors to work on borough projects. The policy would create a pool of qualified, licensed contractors to be hired for projects that cost less than $25,000.
High school girls competed in Alaska’s first-ever girls’ wrestling meet during the Southeast Region championship Saturday. Unlike past tournaments, where girls competed with boys, the region finals alternated girls’ and boys’ spotlight matches.
The Wrangell High School wrestling team took first place for 2A schools at the Southeast Region Five Championships in Wrangell Saturday. Ten of Wrangell’s 11 wrestlers qualified for the state championships.
The Wrangell Port Commission Thursday discussed a possible rate increase for boat work and storage space in the Marine Service Center.
Wrangell’s line crew harvested the town Christmas tree on a rainy Tuesday before Thanksgiving. The tree lighting ceremony is Friday.
The U.S. Forest Service removed one cabin from the Wrangell Ranger District this year and plans to add a new one in a more popular location.