One of Wrangell’s longest running grocery stores, City Market, is bidding farewell to their long-time manager Chet Powell. Last Saturday, Powell celebrated his retirement by serving City Market customers cake and hot dogs. Powell served the store for 49 years.
Municipal project cost overrides aren’t anything new, but with cash-strapped Alaska communities, city officials face tougher decisions when unforeseen expenditures come up. This week the Wrangell Borough Assembly was asked to approve unforeseen costs for City Dock projects.
Tlingit Phrase of the Week is a project launched to help with the survival and renewal of the Tlingit language in Wrangell. Each phrase speaks to Wrangell's seasons and the Tlingit way of life. October is big moon month.