Garnet Ledge near Wrangell is a well-known spot for locals and tourists, but little is known about its long history, most notably the all-women cooperation that operated the mine in the early 1900s. A former Wrangellite has brought the history … more
All over Southeast Alaska this summer, volunteers have been conducting bat surveys for the state Department of Fish & Game. The surveys are being conducted to monitor bat populations regionally. But, the data is playing a bigger role in bat … more
With a slow pink season bringing fishing to a close, Wrangell’s water crisis is over for now. One Wrangell seafood processor has closed its doors for the season and another is wrapping up. But, borough officials aren’t losing site of … more
It’s not often that a tight housing market boasts the largest average home size in the region coupled with home prices 40 percent below the regional average and the lowest rental prices in the state. But, Wrangell also has the … more
The window to declare candidacy in Wrangell’s local elections is coming to a close in 13 days, and some open seats have no candidates.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly and Port Commission have two three-year terms open. No candidates are running … more
Wrangell has been reinventing itself as a maritime community since the collapse of the timber industry in the early ‘90s. In November 2006, the community’s marine service center lifted its first boat out of the water. Now, 10 years later, … more