Preliminary designs for the former site of the Wrangell Institute combine different types of housing, senior assisted living, retail space and an education center to meet current and future community needs.
There are two open seats on the Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors for the Oct. 6 City and Borough of Wrangell regular elections. Woody Wilson and Maxlyn Wiederspohn are each running for a four-year term on the hospital board.
Wrangell borough officials released their draft budget Tuesday for the upcoming fiscal year 2016. Although major budget cuts are being made at the state level, Wrangell residents will not see significant changes in municipal services.
The 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.