Month: March 2008

Wrangell council does not sign agreement with Cascade Creek

The Washington-state company that wants to develop a network of hydro-power plants in Thomas Bay near Petersburg has asked the city of Wrangell to enter into a confidential agreement about potentially working together on the project.

In response, Wrangell city councilors this week categorically denied agreeing to work with the company, and took no action on the proposal, which the city's attorney advised could be challenged under open records law. KSTK's Lisa Phu reports.

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Pre-register for health fair this Friday and Saturday

Pre-registration for the 2008 Health Fair is taking place this Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm at Bobs' IGA and City Market. This is for people interested in signing up for any of the three health screenings taking place during the Health Fair. KSTK's Lisa Phu spoke with Fursteneau, to find out more about the screenings.

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Borough committee answers public's questions

The borough committee has been busy getting information to the public. Various individuals have posed questions, and the committee has been supplying the answers. These can be found on fliers in city hall, the public safety building, and the library. They are also being published in the Wrangell Sentinel. KSTK's Lisa Phu reports on what some of these questions are.

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Almost everyone eligible for 2008 Economic Stimulus Payment

April 15 is the normal deadline for filing taxes. And this year there is an added incentive to do so – the 2008 Economic Stimulus Payment. Almost everyone is eligible to receive anywhere between $300 and $600 this coming May. And Wrangell's AARP's Tax-Aide counselor Anne Schnell wants to make sure that happens. KSTK's Lisa Phu reports.

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Rep. Wilson busy with ferry authority bill

House District Two representative Peggy Wilson was home in Wrangell this past weekend. It's been her first visit since January. Before jumping on a plane back to Juneau, she dropped by KSTK to talk about House Bill 294, her gripe with the ninety-day session, and what she'll be doing after the session ends. KSTK's Lisa Phu reports.

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