Garnet Ledge near Wrangell is a well-known spot for locals and tourists, but little is known about its long history, most notably the all-women cooperation that operated the mine in the early 1900s. A former Wrangellite has brought the history … more
All over Southeast Alaska this summer, volunteers have been conducting bat surveys for the state Department of Fish & Game. The surveys are being conducted to monitor bat populations regionally. But, the data is playing a bigger role in bat … more
The harvest quota for hunting and trapping wolves on Prince of Wales Island this year has increased to 11 wolves. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game increased the quota from last year’s number of eight due to an increase … more
The window to declare candidacy in Wrangell’s local elections is coming to a close today, and some open seats still have no candidates.
The borough assembly and port commission have two three-year terms open. Assembly member Julie Decker and port … more
With a slow pink season bringing fishing to a close, Wrangell’s water crisis is over for now. One Wrangell seafood processor has closed its doors for the season and another is wrapping up. But, borough officials aren’t losing site of … more
It’s not often that a tight housing market boasts the largest average home size in the region coupled with home prices 40 percent below the regional average and the lowest rental prices in the state. But, Wrangell also has the … more