Month: July 2011

AICS clinic construction on hold

Work has come to a stop on the new Alaska Island Community Service clinic construction. The Alaska Army Corps of Engineers say special conditions were not met before construction started, and now AICS and City officials are working to get the project moving again.

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Wrangell doctor offers rural clinics

Dr. Dave McCandless and his team are gearing up for another round of traveling clinics. His clinics serve six rural communities on Northern Prince of Wales Island with limited access to medical services, while also offering some medical students a firsthand experience in rural Alaska. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has more…

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2011 Bearfest begins next week

Bear mania is about to kick off in Wrangell; the 2nd annual Bearfest begins July 27th and this year’s festivities offer an array of events, artists, and real life bear viewing. And organizers say they anticipate big turnouts for this year’s event.

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U.S. Forest Service collaborates on micro timber sales

On Thursday (7/14) Foresters gathered from Wrangell, Prince of Wales, and Petersburg to discuss the future of micro timber sales in the region. This was the Wrangell Ranger District’s first meeting to review the Wrangell Roadside Environmental Assessment and talk about opportunities for small timber sales on Wrangell Island and outlying areas.

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P & Z push for more regulations on container vans

The Wrangell Planning and Zoning Commission recently held a workshop to tackle the issue of how to regulate container van use on the island. Container vans are used all over Wrangell for short term and long term storage, as well as sheds, and for some even housing. But over the years there has been little enforcement on the medal structures and some community members are urging for that to change. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren has this report…

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