Month: July 2008

Alaska Native Sisterhood hosts fish smoking workshop

The Alaska Native Sisterhood is hosting a workshop to teach the traditional way to smoke fish. Fish donations are being collected for the event and the event is open to the community. Kelley Decker met with Lovey Brock and filed this report.

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T&H Summer Youth Program is good practice for real life

The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska is once again offering the Tlingit-Haida Summer Youth Program for ages 14 to 21. This program, which places Native youth students in a work environment, runs until August 22 and it's not too late to apply.

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Wrangell subcommittee has first confidential meeting with Cascade Creek

The confidentiality and non-circumvention agreement between the city and borough of Wrangell and Cascade Creek, LLC went into effect June 24. The borough assembly's subcommittee had their first meeting with a Cascade Creek representative this past Saturday, during which the first pieces of confidential information were disclosed.

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Divers find crack in Spirit of Glacier Bay

When the crew of the disabled cruise vessel Spirit of Glacier Bay noticed the boat was taking on water Thursday evening, the Coast Guard instructed the cruise ship to stop in Wrangell for inspection. On Friday morning, Ketchikan-based company Alaska Commercial Divers was on the scene and sent one of its divers to find out what was causing the leak.

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Travelift gets washdown pad

In an effort to keep up with federal and state environmental standards, including the Clean Water Act, a wash-down pad and treatment center are being installed as part of Wrangell's travelift. This has caused the boat haul-out facility to be shut down since June 15. The new additions will prevent potential contaminants that are linked with the marine service center, like metals in boat paint, from getting into the ocean. Recently, KSTK's Lisa Phu went down to the port yard to check out the new construction. Harbor master Greg Meissner joined her and explained how everything works.

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