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 By Dan Rudy    About Town    October 16, 2014 

Bountiful moose harvest reported as season wraps up

It appears to have been a successful month for moose hunters as the season came to an end yesterday. As of Tuesday morning, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) biologist Rich Lowell reported it...

 By Dan Rudy    Dockside    October 9, 2014

Week three moose totals comparable to last year

As the third week of this year’s moose hunt came to a close this past Sunday, the current harvest is still slightly ahead of last year’s numbers. According to Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Rich Lowell, a total of 72 moose were...

 By Dan Rudy    News    September 25, 2014

Forest Service still seeks Anan comments

WRANGELL — Though the comment period officially ended Sept. 15, the Wrangell Ranger District of the United States Forestry Service is still seeking public input for an upcoming dock project in Anan Bay. “To me it’s kind of an open process,”...

 By Dan Rudy    News    September 18, 2014

Southeast Conference annual report highlights demographic, economic trends

By the time the fog finally dissipated Tuesday afternoon, the 56th annual Southeast Conference (SEC) was already underway at Wrangell's Nolan Center. Poor visibility prevented the appearance of the conference's opening speaker, Alaska Governor Sean...

 By mary koppes and Dan Rudy    News    September 11, 2014

Thomas Bay Power Commission reviews its role

Petersburg and Wrangell's representative of the Thomas Bay Power Commission (TBPC) met Tuesday morning via teleconference to discuss the commission's future role. The TPBC is the acting body for the Thomas Bay Power Authority (TBPA) that was...

 By Dan Rudy    News    September 4, 2014

Canadian mines on upcoming tribal conference agenda

Representatives of Southeast Alaskan tribal groups will be meeting in Juneau next week to discuss regional concerns at the annual Southeast Environmental Conference in the city’s Vocational Training and Resource Center. Beginning Monday, the...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 28, 2014

Cancer care tourney raises nearly $15,000

WRANGELL - After being rescheduled earlier in the month because of foul weather, supporters of cancer care were finally able to come together this past weekend to golf, mingle and raise funds for a go...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 21, 2014

Alzheimer group holds state-wide quilting bee

Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska (ARA) is hosting its first-ever Unity Quilting Bee this year to celebrate its 30-year anniversary. Alaskans whose lives have been affected by Alzheimer's are being invited to send in 12-inch by 12-inch cotton squares,...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 14, 2014

Rain delay for cancer care tournaments

WRANGELL — It isn't often that the weather gets one over on events in Wrangell, but both the ladies' and men's Rally For Cancer Care golf tournaments this past weekend have had to be rescheduled. The course at Muskeg Meadows was soaked by more than...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 14, 2014

SE Conference date approaches, Wrangell readying

WRANGELL — With only a month left to prepare, organizers for the 2014 Southeast Conference (SEC) are finalizing an agenda and adding names to the register of attendees. “We're happy to have anyone that wants to come,” said Shelly Wright, SEC...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 14, 2014

Wrangell participates in PIA's gillnet recycling program

WRANGELL — There's finally a place to put discardable gill nets in Wrangell, perhaps at last solving a problem that has been hassling the island. In a recent survey, Wrangell Cooperative Association's Indian General Assistance Program (WCA-IGAP)...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 7, 2014

Water worries over KSM mine persist

The Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) Mine being proposed in Canada's British Columbia province is nearing its final stages, with the fourth and final comment period on the project's environmental assessment coming to a close Aug. 20. The first of five... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 31, 2014

Earthquakes near Glacier Bay jolt Southeast

A pair of mid-sized earthquakes occurred offshore in Palma Bay early Friday morning, about 49 miles west of Gustavus near Glacier Bay National Park. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center recorded a 5.29 local magnitude (ML) quake at 2:54 a.m.,...

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 31, 2014

Bear essentials: Experts offer advice on bear encounters

WRANGELL — This year's Bearfest attracted a number of bear-knowledgable brainboxes, from biologists and behaviorists to wilderness managers, guides and artists. Over the course of the five-day event, experts shared their knowledge in a series of...