With a slow pink season bringing fishing to a close, Wrangell’s water crisis is over for now. One Wrangell seafood processor has closed its doors for the season and another is wrapping up. But, borough officials aren’t losing site of … more
It’s not often that a tight housing market boasts the largest average home size in the region coupled with home prices 40 percent below the regional average and the lowest rental prices in the state. But, Wrangell also has the … more
The window to declare candidacy in Wrangell’s local elections is coming to a close in 13 days, and some open seats have no candidates.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly and Port Commission have two three-year terms open. No candidates are running … more
Wrangell has been reinventing itself as a maritime community since the collapse of the timber industry in the early ‘90s. In November 2006, the community’s marine service center lifted its first boat out of the water. Now, 10 years later, … more
The Alaska Department of Education created Alaska Native cultural standards in 2012. The five standards aim to guide school districts across the state towards culturally-responsive teaching. Seven Southeast school districts, plus Kodiak, are partnering with the Southeast Regional Resource Center … more
The Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition plans to record the temperature of salmon streams across Southeast Alaska over the next two years. The project aims to collect the data to measure climate change’s affect on Alaska’s most prominent fish.http://www.kstk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/12StreamTemp.mp3
Salmon … more
Republican candidate for House District 36 Bob Sivertsen made a campaign stop in Wrangell this week to meet with residents.
Sivertsen is the only Republican running against incumbent Dan Ortiz, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats. While in different … more
A sewer mainline broke early Monday morning near Zimovia Highway in Wrangell, allowing about 20,000 gallons of raw sewage into the inner harbor.
The break happened near the Zimovia Highway and Case Avenue intersection. Public Works Director, Amber Al-Haddad, said … more