Wrangell received good news regarding the Shoemaker Bay Harbor project Thursday. Gov. Bill Walker proposed to appropriate $5 million for the state’s 50/50 harbor matching grant fund, just enough to cover Wrangell’s request.
The borough has been working to replace … more
A committee overseeing a proposal for a 400-bed boarding school in Wrangell is seeking support from the Tanana Chiefs Conference, a non-profit Native corporation which serves 39 villages near Fairbanks. But, that support isn’t certain.
A proposed Wrangell marijuana business is one step closer to opening its doors. The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional use permit Thursday, requested by Happy Cannabis owner Kelsey Martinsen, for a retail store and grow operation.
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A Ketchikan judge will oversee settlement talks in a contract dispute between Wrangell and a union representing city workers.
Superior Court Judge William Carey was appointed to oversee settlement proceedings Tuesday between Wrangell’s International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union and … more
The Wrangell Borough Assembly unanimously voted to sign onto a letter Friday asking Alaska’s congressional delegation to delay the Tongass Land Management Plan Amendment. The letter, written by Juneau attorney James Clark, asks that the amendment be delayed until the … more
Charges have been filed for recent boat break-ins in Heritage Harbor. According to the criminal complaint, Aaron Howell, 20, and Laven Ritchie, 19, face several felony charges for burglary, theft and tampering with evidence. Misdemeanors for theft and criminal mischief … more
Elk hunting in Southeast comes to a close Wednesday and at five animals harvested, 2016 might be slightly under the five year average of seven. There is a window … more
Wrangell Police say charges are pending for recent boat break-ins in Heritage Harbor. Two suspects are awaiting charges, but police would not identify them.
Five boats were reported broken into on Nov.20. Only three are thought to have had items … more
Could President-elect Donald Trump and the incoming Republican-led Congress change logging plans in Southeast Alaska? Changes to the Tongass forest plan amendment, a contentious Forest Service regulation, are possible.http://www.kstk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/22Tongass.mp3
The Tongass Land Management Plan amendment is on its way … more