SEAPA moves forward with transfer of Tyee hydroelectric facility

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The Southeast Alaska Power Agency is moving forward with plans to take over the Tyee Lake hydroelectric facility. SEAPA board chairman Bob Sivertsen said the board Thursday resolved to terminate its contract with TBPA, leaving a year for negotiations. more

Medicare enacts limits on Wrangell physical therapy visits

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Medicare has extended a limit on physical therapy coverage to the Wrangell Medical Center. Starting in 2014, Medicare will cover physical therapy for Wrangell residents up to $1,920 each year. more

Yacht rally cancellation disappoints Wrangell businesses

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The Salty Dog Rally was expected to bring 40 yachts and a lot of business to Wrangell this week. The rally was canceled after the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce and local businesses put time, effort and money into planning for the influx of tourists. more

Wrangell dancers take Celebration 2014 stage

Wrangell's Old Willow Town Dancers, made of students in the community’s Johnson-O'Malley Program, perform at Celebration 2014. (Screenshot/360North)

The Old Willow Town Dancers, with students in the community’s Johnson-O’Malley Program, performed at Celebration 2014 in Juneau. more

KSTK wins at annual Press Club Awards


KSTK News brought home top honors from the 2014 Alaska Press Club Awards. Shady Grove Oliver won 1st place for features reporting. more

Spring live music event showcases local artists

Spring live music show poster - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

Dan Trail is looking for local musicians to showcase their talent in this year’s Spring Live Music Show. It will be the last event at Bird Fest, Saturday, April 27 starting at 2:30pm at the Nolan Center. more

Affordable Care Act questions? Get answers here!

Monique Martin - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

Monique Martin is a government relations specialist with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, or ANTHC, which is a healthcare navigator organization. Martin was in town to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts rural Alaskans. more

Need more healthcare information? Quick links here:

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Links for more information about the Affordable Care Act and children, pregnant women, Alaska Natives, people with pre-existing conditions. Also, how to apply, where to apply, where to go for more information. It’s all here! more

Port Commission talks Mariners’ Memorial, lights in harbors

Members of the Port Commission - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

The regular meeting of the Port Commission was Thursday, December 5. Among other topics, the Port Commission discussed the recent maintenance on lights in the harbors. more

December 3, 2013 Special Assembly Meeting

Listen to the audio and read the agenda of the December 3, 2013 special assembly meeting. more