Funding for trails, cabins and campsites on the Tongass National Forest has been declining quickly, and it’s having a big impact on the Wrangell Ranger District this summer.
A controversial British Columbia mine upriver from Wrangell and Petersburg is slated to ramp up to full production this summer. But the Red Chris Mine is still waiting for final approval from the B.C. government and a First Nations group.
British Columbia's top mining official says Alaska will soon have more input into the permitting process. That news came after a meeting with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.
The Wrangell School District brought its elementary school up to a one-to-one student-to-computer ratio last month by giving each student an iPad to use in class. Wrangell second-graders got to start using their new iPads by creating multimedia books about weather.
The Wrangell School Board met with the Wrangell Borough Assembly last week to discuss the school district’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year and the potential shortfall it is facing from a loss of state and federal funding.
Wrangell’s new carving facility hosted its first Alaska Native craft class last weekend, and about 20 residents signed up to learn the basics of sewing otter skins.
The U.S. Forest Service is taking public comments on a proposal to build a floating dock at the Anan Wildlife Observatory, with the goal of improving safety for visitors.
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High school girls competed in Alaska’s first-ever girls’ wrestling meet during the Southeast Region championship Saturday. Unlike past tournaments, where girls competed with boys, the region finals alternated girls’ and boys’ spotlight matches.