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Keeping jobs local a priority for assembly

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK News

The assembly voted down a resolution updating the recommendation to transfer operations and maintenance of the Tyee hydroelectric facility to the Southeast Alaska Power Agency, or SEAPA. more

Assembly seeks transparency in Tyee transfer

The regular meeting of the borough assembly is Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 7pm. The assembly will revisit the discussion of SEAPA, TBPA and Tyee and the future of energy in the region. more

Citizens respond to trauma care fund cuts

The House Finance Committee took public comment on House Bill 266 and House Bill 267. Two community members from Wrangell testified via teleconference on the trauma care fund and HB266. more

Canine parvovirus confirmed in Wrangell

The Wrangell vet, Dr. “Judge” Conniff, confirms that there are cases of canine parvovirus in Wrangell. Judge says two dogs with canine parvovirus were brought into his office Thursday. more

Fourth of July queen hopeful wants to give back

Ticket manager Rachel Coblentz and queen candidate Delilah Wigg - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

Spring is right around the corner and that means summer is not far behind. In Wrangell, summer means Fourth of July. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with Delila Wigg about her intent to run for queen. more

WCA board to focus on transparency

The Wrangell Cooperative Association has seen a lot of change in its board and officers this week. Christie Jamieson is the new president of the Wrangell Cooperative Association or WCA board. more

Water main breaks on St. Michaels Street

Water main breaks on St. Michaels Street - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

Crews closed down the section of St. Michaels Street between Church Street and Main Street Wednesday in response to a broken water main. more

Parnell on the fence about transportation fund

Photo courtesy of http://gov.alaska.gov/parnell/press-room/official-portraits.html

Governor Sean Parnell visited Wrangell and Petersburg on Monday. While in Wrangell, he met with the mayor, city manager, and school officials, among others. more

Parnell says future good for maritime industry, unsure for timber

Governor Sean Parnell at KSTK - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

Governor Sean Parnell visited Wrangell and Petersburg on Monday, March 3. While in Wrangell, he met with the mayor, city manager, and school officials, among others. more

Pearls, heels and laughs at Ladies’ Night

Ladies' Night - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

More than 50 fancy ladies packed the Wrangell Elks Lodge Saturday evening for the annual Ladies’ Night dinner. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver crashed the party and sent back this audio postcard. more