District 36 Representative Dan Ortiz stopped in Wrangell last weekend for Bearfest to meet with constituents. The rookie legislator is up for reelection in November and said Wrangell residents have expressed concern over the $3.5 billion state budget deficit, the … more
A crew member on a fishing vessel west of Wrangell Island was found dead Saturday morning. Wrangell Search and Rescue responded to the scene after the Coast Guard was notified around 5:47 am Saturday.
Charles Richards of Seattle was on … more
United Fisherman of Alaska is launching a new salmon habitat program aimed at engaging Alaska’s fishing fleet in habitat policy issues.
Lindsey Bloom, UFA’s salmon habitat director, said the topic can be hard to stay up to speed on.
“We … more
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is campaigning for reelection to the U.S. Senate. Murkowski is making stops across Southeast to meet with constituents and stopped in Wrangell Wednesday for a meet and greet. KSTK’s Aaron Bolton met with Murkowski after Wednesday’s … more
Bearfest falls on Wrangell Wednesday and along with it bear enthusiasts, live music and new this year, an award-winning chef.
“One of the big things that’s happening is that we’ve been able to get Tamara Murphy who is a James … more
Wrangell’s longstanding water shortage issue caused fish processors to cut water consumption in half and the borough to urge the public to cut down 30 to 50 percent. Wrangell’s assembly and borough manager declared a local emergency disaster July 12.… more
If you’re a berry picker in Southeast, you may have noticed it’s been a particularly good season for salmon berries and other berry varieties. Warm weather has been arriving at just the right time to provide a plentiful harvest.
Lovey … more
Wrangell could soon be part of the farm-to-table trend. Wrangell resident, Dixie Booker, is a finalist in Sealaska’s Path to Prosperity, a contest for entrepreneurs to get their businesses of the ground. Booker hopes to supply Wrangell with fresh produce.… more