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

Cooking class focuses on healthy eating on a budget

Logo courtesy of AICS

The price of food is high in Alaska and preparing a full meal takes time. But, there are both economical and efficient ways to cook healthy food. The new AICS class is geared toward teaching people how to eat healthy on a budget. more

Three-story spruce this year’s town Christmas tree


Wrangell’s Christmas tree has come out of the forest and into its new home downtown. Tuesday. Downtown Wrangell. 12 o’clock sharp. A fully grown man is shimmying up a massive Picea Sitchensis—that’s Sitka Spruce—in the middle of town. more

CANCELLED: Sunday’s presentation on Indonesia

The planned presentation by two academics and Christian missionaries are stopping by Wrangell this weekend on living peacefully with people of other religions has been CANCELLED. more

LAX shooting affects Alaska Airlines

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Friday morning’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport in southern California and subsequent closures has affected flights across the country. more

Anthropologist discusses Tlingit spirituality

11-5-13 Langdon salmon slide

Traditional Tlingit culture is filled with spiritual presence and powers that exist within and beyond direct experience. That’s according to University of Alaska Anchorage Anthropology Professor Steve Langdon. more