The Wrangell Planning and Zoning Commission Thursday discussed The Bay Company’s request to purchase city-owned land adjacent to its property. One section is an alleyway that runs between The Bay Co. and the boat yard, and the other is a five-foot portion of Silvernail Work Road.
The Thomas Bay Power Commission Tuesday resolved to ask the borough assemblies of Wrangell and Petersburg how it can contribute to the communities after a management transfer removed its original responsibilities.
The Southeast Conference annual membership meeting will bring about 200 people to Wrangell next week. The organization advocates for economic development in Southeast Alaska.
Wrangell Medical Center and Alaska Island Community Services this month announced a collaboration to improve staff response time when a patient may be a danger to themselves or the community. The two organizations teamed up to prevent delays in dealing with behavioral health issues.
With all precincts reporting, it appears Chere Klein won the Republican nomination for State House District 36.
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Andy Baker of YourCleanEnergy LLC was in Wrangell Monday to introduce a cleaner, cheaper heating source. Seawater-based heat pumps use a small amount of electricity to lift heat out of the ocean.
Trail planning consultants came to Wrangell this month to help Parks and Recreation staff move forward with the community’s Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Plan. The group flagged trail corridors that would extend and connect existing trails.
City Park and Petroglyph Beach are undergoing weekly water quality testing this summer. The Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition is monitoring the water for bacteria that could be harmful to beachgoers.
A new recycling initiative aims to curb illegal dumping of fishing nets in Wrangell, and send the old nets to Slovenia to be melted down for re-use.