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
Wrangell held its local elections Tuesday, and the preliminary results are in.
Mayor David Jack was reelected for the second time Tuesday. In unofficial results, Jack received 321 votes. Opponent Kipha Valvoda received just 49.
Jack was appointed mayor in … more
Southeast food producers and fisherman may be able to expand their markets in the near future. The Southeast Watershed Coalition is working to set up a system to sell and distribute local foods throughout the region over the next three … more
Wrangell’s local elections are next Tuesday. There are three contested races for mayor, school board and the hospital board.
Mayor David Jack is running for reelection against Kipha Valvoda. Jack was appointed mayor in 2013 after Don McConachie resigned from … more