Conine seeks another term on Hospital Board






Incumbent Barbara Conine is seeking another term on the Wrangell Medical Center Hospital Board. Marlene Messmer is also on the ballot for the one board seat.

Conine sat down with KSTK’s Aaron Bolton to discuss … more

Julie Decker seeks re-election to assembly

There are two candidates for two three-year terms on the Wrangell Borough Assembly in the Oct. 4 City and Borough of Wrangell regular election.

Incumbent Julie Decker and write-in candidate Patty Gilbert are running unopposed for those two seats. KSTK’s … more

As Anan’s season closes, Forest Service to continue use of temporary float


As the Wrangell ranger district moves forward with improvements to the Anan Bear Observatory trailhead and observation deck, some may have noticed one change within the Anan master plan already happening.

“We placed a larger float in Anan Bay this … more

NPR Special Coverage

You can tune in for live coverage of the Democratic National Convention by following the link from 4-7 pm Monday through Thursday.

Rainforest Islands Ferry to Relaunch

ferryThe Rainforest Islands Ferry is in operation again but users in Wrangell and Petersburg will need to call and reserve in advance to ensure pick up in those communities.

Weather played a role in Admiralty plane crash

Rescuers work at the site of a crashed small plane on Admiralty Island on Friday. (Photo courtesy Sitka Mountain Rescue)Weather may have been a factor in the April 8 plane crash on Admiralty Island, which killed the pilot and two passengers and badly injured another person on board.

Forest Service, Wrangell residents looking for ways to maintain rec sites

cabinFederal funding for recreation programs on the Tongass National Forest has been declining in recent years, and in Wrangell, it has led to reduced Forest Service staff and the loss of some services. Earlier this month, the Wrangell Ranger District held a public meeting to discuss ideas for keeping cabins, trails and campsites maintained in the face of budget cuts.

At fiscal future presentation, Wrangell residents try to balance state budget

budgetA representative from the Alaska Department of Administration told a few dozen Wrangell residents Wednesday that budget cuts will not be enough to close the state’s $3 billion budget gap.

Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting of October 13, 2015

Wrangell's Borough Assembly held its regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to audio of that meeting.

Food truck brings new organic cuisine, old iconic sunglasses to Wrangell

Jill Privett at The Pit Stop. (Katarina Sostaric/KSTK)The Pit Stop opened in Wrangell this summer, and it is the first time in over a decade that the community has a food truck.