The Wrangell Assembly passed a zoning ordinance last week that made way for marijuana businesses in Wrangell. Now, Wrangell’s only proposed pot business, Happy Cannabis, is initiating its applications with the state, beginning the final push for construction to be … more
House District 36 incumbent Dan Ortiz called for Republican candidate Bob Sivertsen to denounce so-called “dark money” in this year’s campaign on Monday.
He was referring to the independent expenditure group known as Southeast Voters for Bob Sivertsen, which has … more
The deadline to strike a deal on Canadian softwood lumber imports into the U.S. came and went Wednesday. The past agreement controlled Canadian lumber import prices which allowed Alaskan lumber to compete in the market. The U.S. Lumber Coalition said … more
The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium announced Wednesday that it would be acquiring Wrangell based Alaska Island Community Services.
AICS CEO Mark Walker said the Wrangell operation will retain its name and continue operating out of its existing locations.
“All … more
The Wrangell Borough Assembly unanimously passed modifications to zoning ordinances to make way for marijuana businesses Tuesday. The ordinance lays out rules for all four types of marijuana licenses, growing, manufacturing, retail and testing.
Wrangell Economic Development Director, Carol Rushmore, … more
The Alaska Marine Highway System Tuesday released a proposed schedule for next summer.
Ferry system spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said it doesn’t show much of a decline compared to summer 2016. But he said the system will see about 10 fewer … more
Wrangell held its municipal elections Tuesday. The results were made official Thursday afternoon.
Wrangell’s Mayor David Jack was reelected for the second time by a wide margin. Opponent Kipha Valvoda received just 13 percent of the vote.
Jack was appointed … more
With the state’s fiscal woes looming over the next legislative session, there is a lot of talk about how to fill its multi-billion-dollar budget gap. Among the many suggestions are taxes, and communities are weighing several options. One suggestion is … more