Month: September 2008

Candidates run for Wrangell Assembly Seat A

On October 7th, Wrangell Voters will get to elect officials to the Borough Assembly, the Hospital Board, and the Port Commission. Voters will also get to weigh in on three ballot measures.
This week KSTK will air interviews with individuals running for elected seats. Yesterday we heard from Brennon Eagle who's running for Port Commission. Today we'll hear from two Candidates for Assembly Seat A, which is a three-year term. Voters will get to vote for only one.
First we'll hear from Wilma Stokes.

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Brennon Eagle runs for Wrangell Port Commission

On October 7th, Wrangell voters will get to elect officials to the Borough Assembly, the Hospital Board, and the Port Commission. Voters will also get to weigh in on three ballot measures.
This week KSTK will air interviews with individuals running for elected seats. Today we'll hear an interview with Brennon Eagle. Eagle is running for the one three-year term on the Port Commission.

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AK-BC intertie may compete for state funding

Wrangell is trying to bring the AK-BC intertie back to life with state money. $100 million has been put into a state renewable energy grant program and the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) is accepting competitive applications for renewable energy projects. AEA is in charge of allocating the money starting this winter. At Tuesday night's meeting, the Wrangell Borough Assembly discussed submitting applications for three projects, one of which is the AK-BC intertie.

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How to use a barometer for weather forecasting

The National Weather Service in Juneau uses digital barometer readings from the Wrangell Airport to help forecast our local weather. In the first part of KSTK's two part informational series on the barometer we learned how a barometer senses changes in atmospheric pressure. In the second part of the informational series we take a look at how the readings from the barometer are used to forecast the weather. KSTK's Kelley Decker reports.

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