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Delta Western merges with Anchorage distributor

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Delta Western Incorporated is one of the petroleum, fuel, and oil distributors in the Wrangell area. As of January 1st, 2014, it merged with Inlet Petroleum Company, a distributor based in Anchorage. more

Rayme’s Bar goes smoke-free

Rayme’s Bar is one of three year-round open bars in Wrangell. And Rayme’s decided to go smoke-free on New Year’s Day of this year. more

Video technology brings Anchorage exhibit to Wrangell library

This week, you can travel to the Anchorage museum without going further than the Wrangell public library. The presentation on the Dena’ina Way of Living is scheduled for Wednesday, January 8th, at 7pm in the Irene Ingle Public Library. more

2013: Shakes, quakes, and hydro lakes!

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2013 was an exciting year for Wrangell. We’ll take a look back at some of the highlights of this year’s news. more

Forest Service to close cabins on Tongass

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The Forest Service operates and maintains 152 cabins on the Tongass National Forest. It’s now proposing closing of nine of them. One cabin is in the Wrangell area. And it’s not quite like the other eight. more

Wrangell absent from Parnell’s proposed budget

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Governor Parnell’s proposed capital budget for the 2015 Fiscal Year is out. And it’s not looking as good for Wrangell this year as it has in the past. more

Assembly moves forward with plans for Tyee transfer

The Assembly moved forward with plans to transfer the management of the Tyee Hydroelectric Facility to the Southeast Alaska Power Agency, or SEAPA. The operations at Tyee are currently done by the Thomas Bay Power Authority, or TBPA. more

Affordable Care Act questions? Get answers here!

Monique Martin - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

Monique Martin is a government relations specialist with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, or ANTHC, which is a healthcare navigator organization. Martin was in town to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts rural Alaskans. more

Need more healthcare information? Quick links here:

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Links for more information about the Affordable Care Act and children, pregnant women, Alaska Natives, people with pre-existing conditions. Also, how to apply, where to apply, where to go for more information. It’s all here! more

KTN jury finds Steven Marshall not guilty of solicitation for murder

The trial began on Tuesday, December 3rd. The jury went into deliberation on Thursday the 5th. After less than a half an hour in the jury room, the jury returned the not guilty verdict. more