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Totem Bar goes smoke-free

On Friday, the Totem Bar joins the Wrangell Elks Lodge and Rayme’s Bar as a non-smoking establishment. That leaves the Marine Bar as the last bar in town that plans to allow smoking inside.

Canine parvovirus confirmed in Wrangell

The Wrangell vet, Dr. "Judge" Conniff, confirms that there are cases of canine parvovirus in Wrangell. Judge says two dogs with canine parvovirus were brought into his office Thursday.

WCA board to focus on transparency

The Wrangell Cooperative Association has seen a lot of change in its board and officers this week. Christie Jamieson is the new president of the Wrangell Cooperative Association or WCA board.

Parnell on the fence about transportation fund

Photo courtesy of http://gov.alaska.gov/parnell/press-room/official-portraits.htmlGovernor Sean Parnell visited Wrangell and Petersburg on Monday. While in Wrangell, he met with the mayor, city manager, and school officials, among others.

Parnell says future good for maritime industry, unsure for timber

Governor Sean Parnell at KSTK - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKGovernor Sean Parnell visited Wrangell and Petersburg on Monday, March 3. While in Wrangell, he met with the mayor, city manager, and school officials, among others.

Wilson’s transportation fund advances in House

The fast ferry Chenega is up on blocks for repairs and maintenance at the Ketchikan Shipyard Feb. 21, 2014. The Alaska Marine Highway, roads, airports and other transportation projects could get a funding boost under Legislation moving in the state House. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)A measure setting up an Alaska Transportation Infrastructure Fund has gotten some traction in the House. But two companion bills are not seeing the same attention.

Salty Dog rally swaggers to Southeast this summer

The Salty Dog yacht rally is coming to Alaska this summer. Wrangell is the official end point of the rally and will be the hub of boats and merriment for four days in June.

Red dots for violence, green for solutions

Red Dot - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTKLast weekend, in the middle of the night, 100 red dots mysteriously appeared on benches, signposts and trees around Wrangell and Petersburg. Some find them surprising, others find them disturbing. But there’s one thing that’s for sure—they’ve been noticed.

Raven Guitars brings sustainable business to Wrangell

Path-to-Prosperity-Raven-GuitarsPath to Prosperity is a competition for Southeast Alaska entrepreneurs that targets sustainable small businesses in the region. Two winners were announced Juneau’s Innovation summit in January. One business has its roots in Wrangell.

WCA elections see two incumbants return

Nearly twice as many voters hit the polls this year than last for the Wrangell Cooperative Association board elections. The ballots see two incumbents reclaim their seats and two new board members.