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
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
Wrangell’s School Board discussed sex education during a contentious meeting Monday. The board hosted a presentation on its curriculum for middle and high school students to a packed house and several parents disagreed on this year’s approach.http://www.kstk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/22SexEd.mp3
Several boats in Wrangell were broken into over the weekend. The Wrangell Police Department was notified of the break-ins early Saturday morning.
Five boats were entered in Heritage Harbor. Only three are thought to have had items taken. WPD said … more
United Fishermen of Alaska is beginning to get an idea of what its new Salmon Habitat Information Program – or SHIP – will look like. The program is aimed at engaging commercial fisherman around the state in salmon habitat issues.… more
The Alaska Audubon Society is gearing up for its seventy-sixth annual Christmas BirdCount. Several communities will hold counts around the state between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5. Volunteers travel set routes within a 15-mile radius around participating communities counting each … more
The Wrangell Assembly discussed a possible excise tax on marijuana sales during its meeting Tuesday. Several members spoke in favor of the idea. Assembly member Mark Mitchell said he would like to see something similar to the current 10 percent … more
As the doors close, 812 votes were cast in Wrangell today. In the unofficial results, Republicans won across the board by wide margins.
In the presidential race, Republican nominee Donald Trump over doubled votes in favor of Democratic nominee Hilary … more