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Women’s March continues with 10 actions in 100 days

Organizers of the recent Women’s March on Washington are now asking the millions of people who participated in the U.S. to follow them in 10 actions over the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency. Millions of women and men marched worldwide the day after Trump’s inauguration in support of women’s rights. The first action, listed on the march’s website, is for people to write to their senator about an issue that matters to them. After an impromptu and unofficial Women’s March in Wrangell, one local woman was spreading the word Tuesday. “We are currently sitting here at the Nolan...

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Southeast Alaska winter troll season slow

Commercial troll fishing for king salmon in Southeast Alaska this winter is not like it has been the last few years. The troll fleet catch and the number of boats out fishing are both well down from last year and also below the five and ten-year averages. By late January, the catch had neared 8,000 Chinook, with more than half of those kings landed in the waters around Sitka Sound. Eight thousand is just one quarter of what the catch was at this time last year. “I would say that the past three years have been phenomenal for the...

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Wolves swept over homecoming weekend

The Wrangell Wolves hosted the Petersburg Vikings Friday and Saturday for homecoming weekend. Petersburg swept all JV and varsity games. The boys came up short by eight points Friday, 56-64. Dawson Miller made five baskets in the paint and one three pointer. Tyman Teat had a good night from the three-point line with three shots. Teat was one for one from the free-throw line and had one two-point basket. The boys fell to the Vikings again Saturday, 42-64. The Wolves did well from the free-throw line with 13 points, shooting at about 72 percent. Trent Stokes and Tymon Teat...

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Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting 1-24-17

http://www.kstk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ASSEM-MTG-1-24-17.mp3 City and Borough of Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting Revised – AGENDA City and Borough of Wrangell January 24, 2017 January 24, 2017 7:00 p.m.             Location: Assembly Chambers, City Hall 1. CALL TO ORDER a.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE led by Assembly Member Mark Mitchell b. INVOCATION to be given by Don McConachie c. CEREMONIAL MATTERS – Community Presentations, Proclamations, Certificates of Service, Guest Introductions 2. ROLL CALL 3. AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA 4. CONFLICT OF INTEREST 5. CONSENT AGENDA a. Items (*) 6a and 7a through 7d & 13f 6. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Minutes of the Board of Adjustment meeting held January 9, 2017; Minutes of the Regular Assembly meeting held January 10, 2017; Minutes of the Special Assembly meeting held January 13, 2017 7. COMMUNICATIONS *a. Approve May 6th and October 7th, 2017 as the 2017 Tax Free Days (submitted by the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce) *b. 2017/18 Liquor License Renewal for Rayme’s Bar (Dispensary and Liquor Store) *c. School Board Action from the Regular meeting held January 16, 2017 *d. Hospital Board minutes from the Regular meeting held November 16, 2016 *13f Final Plat approval for the Torgramsen-Austin Subdivision 8. BOROUGH MANAGER’S REPORT 9. BOROUGH CLERK’S FILE 10. MAYOR/ASSEMBLY REPORTS AND APPOINTMENTS a. Reports by Assembly Members b. City Boards and Committees Appointments 11. PERSONS TO BE HEARD 12. UNFINISHED BUSINESS...

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Assembly sets date for borough manager interviews

The Wrangell Borough Assembly set the date to interview two borough manager applicants. On Tuesday, the assembly rescheduled its Feb. 14 meeting to the following day in order to hold face-to-face interviews. The remaining applicants are Bradley Hanson and Ann Capela. The panel also chose how to conduct the interview process. The three options included an assembly-only executive session followed by a community reception, including “community professionals” and borough staff in the interview process, or just an assembly-only executive session. Assembly Member Stephen Prysunka initially asked for the first option, but later agreed with the rest of the panel...

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