The University of Alaska Southeast established a physical presence in Wrangell last year when its regional Tech Prep coordinator moved into an office in the local high school. The school district and the university are working to help students and adults continue their education after high school, while trying to fill the needs of local businesses.
The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors met Wednesday and heard that the hospital’s cash supply is declining again because of delayed Medicaid reimbursements.
The U.S. Forest Service held an open house in Wrangell Wednesday about its plan to transition the Tongass National Forest from old-growth to young-growth logging in about 15 years.
In a 4-2 vote on Tuesday, the Wrangell Borough Assembly postponed a boat yard lease extension so the Port Commission can first decide if it wants to change its lease rates.
The Wrangell Port Commission decided last week that it will again consider increases to harbor and boat yard rates.
State lawmakers are heading to Juneau for the legislative session that starts Jan. 19. House District 36 Rep. Dan Ortiz visited Wrangell last week to talk to constituents before the session starts.
The Wrangell High School basketball teams are heading to Petersburg this week to kick off the 2016 basketball season.
A Wrangell father and son were sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court after pleading guilty to Lacey Act violations while commercial halibut fishing in Alaska waters.
Ferry fares went up 5 percent for most routes Jan. 1. The hike comes on the heels of a 4.5 percent increase that began in May.
The Wrangell Fish and Game Advisory Committee met Monday night and discussed its continuing effort to change a moose antler regulation affecting local hunters.