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Lottery open for Anan passes

Anyone interested in visiting the Anan Bear Observatory this summer can now enter the lottery system for passes through February 28th. more

Paddlers to share tips at potluck

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Paddlers from around Wrangell are getting together for food, stories, and information about traveling the waterways of Alaska. more

Red dots for violence, green for solutions

Red Dot - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

Last weekend, in the middle of the night, 100 red dots mysteriously appeared on benches, signposts and trees around Wrangell and Petersburg. Some find them surprising, others find them disturbing. But there’s one thing that’s for sure—they’ve been noticed. more

Assembly says “no” to energy committee, one-way street

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK News

The assembly voted unanimously to approve the Southeast Alaska Power Agency’s use of 66 City and Borough power poles at no cost. more

Raven Guitars brings sustainable business to Wrangell


Path to Prosperity is a competition for Southeast Alaska entrepreneurs that targets sustainable small businesses in the region. Two winners were announced Juneau’s Innovation summit in January. One business has its roots in Wrangell. more

Cruise season sets sail May 7

Regatta Passengers - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

This year’s cruise ship schedule is out and it’s set to be a busy season. The first cruise ship is set to arrive on Wednesday, May 7th. more

Assembly to discuss streets, SEAPA

The regular meeting of the borough assembly is Tuesday, February 11. Tune in for live coverage of the borough assembly meeting at starting at 7pm on KSTK. You can also stream it online at kstk.org. more

WCA elections see two incumbants return

Nearly twice as many voters hit the polls this year than last for the Wrangell Cooperative Association board elections. The ballots see two incumbents reclaim their seats and two new board members. more

Senior project brings students into community

What do tye-dye, radio, and making mini pizzas have in common? They’re all activities students have done as part of Erica Smith’s senior project. Smith says it’s an after school program to get kids engaged in the community. more

Wrangell Museum hunts for feet

The only feet in the museum belong to Shady and museum director Megan Clark - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

The Wrangell Museum has a lot of stuff. It’s chock full of everything from artifacts to taxidermied animals. But there’s one unusual thing the museum doesn’t have. Feet. more