US Representative Don Young was in Wrangell, Wednesday, as part of his trip through Southeast Alaska this week. The Alaska Republican touched on the possibility of an AK-BC Intertie during his visit. Wrangell has been the project's biggest proponent for well over a year. KSTK's Tony Gorman reports.Read More
Month: April 2010
Last week, the Sealaska Regional Corporation made a stop in Wrangell to give locals a better understanding about its Lands Selection Bill. While the presentation was to discuss the controversial bill, locals did not shy away from talking about other legislation, the Landless Bill. KSTK's Tony Gorman has more.Read More
Has Wrangell figured out a way to fix its garbage can problem? Mayor Don McConachie issued a challenge to the public at the last Wrangell Assembly meeting to find a way to keep the new garbage cans from blowing away. KSTK's Tony Gorman has the winner of the $50 challenge.Read More
The 2010 Wrangell Health Fair was a huge success thanks in part to a record number of booths and a large turnout. It was the 20th edition of the event and was hosted by the Wrangell Medical Center. KSTK's Tony Gorman was at the Nolan Center for the Fair over the weekend and filed this report.Read More
New assistant area management biologist hopes to use commerical fishing background to help manage the Petersburg-Wrangell area fisheries.
There is a new face in the Alaska Fish and Game office in Wrangell. New Assistant Area Management Biologist Tom Kowalski comes to Wrangell after spending over 20 years as a commercial fisherman on the East Coast. After graduating from college, a year and a half ago, the Virginia Beach, Virginia, native moved to Anchorage to work as an observer for Fish and Game's ground fish program. Kowalski takes over for Scott Forbes, who left in December to pursue other career opportunities. KSTK's Tony Gorman spoke with Kowalski about his past experiences and how he will use that knowledge to help manage the Petersburg-Wrangell Area.Read More