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
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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
A sewer mainline broke early Monday morning near Zimovia Highway, allowing about 20,000 gallons of raw sewage into Wrangell’s inner harbor.
The break happened near the Zimovia Highway and Case Avenue intersection. The Public Works department was notified around 6:30 … more
Wrangell high school and middle school students will be offered a new language and cultural class this coming school year. Students will be able to learn Tlingit, a language and culture belonging to one of Southeast Alaska’s predominant Native tribes.… more
Wrangell residents will soon be able to enjoy the only recreation cabin on Zarembo Island. The Wrangell Ranger District is opening up a former administrative cabin in the next few weeks.
David Rak of the Wrangell district said the Forest … more
District 36 Representative Dan Ortiz stopped in Wrangell last weekend for Bearfest to meet with constituents. The rookie legislator is up for reelection in November and said Wrangell residents have expressed concern over the $3.5 billion state budget deficit, the … more