The University of Alaska Southeast is teaching a 100 Ton Master License class in Wrangell next week. Wrangell residents typically have to travel to other communities to take these courses.
A sure sign of spring in Wrangell is the annual health fair sponsored by Wrangell Medical Center. Kris Reed, WMC Development Coordinator and Health Fair Committee member, is working on getting everything in place for Wrangell’s 2015 Health Fair which is set to take place on Saturday, April 4th. KSTK’s Cindy Sweat had a chance to speak with Reed about the Health Fair and some big changes taking place this year.
The Alaska Board of Fisheries Saturday changed reporting requirements for shrimp pot fishermen in Southeast. All shrimp pot catcher-processor vessels in Registration Area A will have to submit a logbook to the Department of Fish and Game at the end of a shrimp fishery.
The Alaska Board of Fisheries voted Thursday to keep the Southeast commercial Dungeness crab management plan in place, while changing Dungeness season start times from noon to 8 a.m.