Wrangell has the second oldest population in the state, and the borough is worried about the growing number of tax-exempt seniors. Those out-of-reach property tax dollars coupled with state cuts are putting aging communities in a tough spot.
Jeff Jabusch … more
Constitution Party Candidate Ken Shaw is running for House District 36 against Republican Bob Sivertsen and incumbent Dan Ortiz.
Shaw said his number … more
House District 36 candidates, independent Dan Ortiz and Republican Bob Sivertsen, squared off in a town hall debate in the Wrangell Assembly chambers Wednesday.http://www.kstk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/26TownHall.mp3
Both Ortiz and Sivertsen agree on most things, resource development, finding additional revenue sources … more
Three Southeast ports landed some of last year’s largest volumes of seafood in the U.S. according to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report released Wednesday.
Petersburg, Ketchikan, Sitka and Juneau were among the list of several major U.S. ports. … more
The first month of the fall Dungeness crab season is off to a slow start in the Wrangell and Petersburg area. Adam Messmer is a shellfish biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
“Yea, the catch is slightly … more
The Wrangell Assembly passed a zoning ordinance last week that made way for marijuana businesses in Wrangell. Now, Wrangell’s only proposed pot business, Happy Cannabis, is initiating its applications with the state, beginning the final push for construction to be … more