Tag Archives: Marine Travelift

Mayor retires; Assembly covers jet service, zoning

Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe January 22nd Borough Assembly meeting covered airline service, remote zoning, and controversy over a marine hoist. It also brought the surprising announcement that Mayor Don McConachie is stepping down.

Marine hoist contract causes controversy

Wrangell's Marine Travelift - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe City of Wrangell awarded a contract for the purchase of a marine vessel hoist to an Italian company. Now, a North American firm is protesting.