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 By Marc Lutz    News    September 29, 2022 

Supply chain issues, high demand keeping hunters scrambling to reload

WRANGELL – Issues with lingering supply chain disruptions that started with the COVID-19 pandemic have put hunters and gun enthusiasts in a bind....

 

Alaska, Canada tribal members talk of shared interests in protecting rivers

WRANGELL—Tribal members from both sides of the U.S.-Canada border — the headwaters and downstream region of the Stikine River — talked about...

 

Sealaska Heritage starts fall lecture series this week

WRANGELL — Sealaska Heritage Institute is sponsoring a free, 13-part fall lecture series covering a wide range of topics, including clan crests,...

 

Artifacts returned by Portland museum belong to the entire clan

WRANGELL - Twenty years ago, the Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes asked the Port...

 

Sharing Our Knowledge conference opens next week in Wrangell

WRANGELL – Beginning Sept. 7, the annual Sharing Our Knowledge conference of Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian tribes and clans will be held in Wrangell...

 

Wrangell Borough contracts for reassessment of all property in town

WRANGELL — The borough followed through on discussions from earlier this summer and the assembly last week approved a contract for reassessment of...

 

Tlingit & Haida behavioral health services reaches out across Southeast

WRANGELL — ­In November of last year, Tlingit & Haida Community and Behavioral Services opened a healing center in Juneau to provide care to...

 

'Once-in-a-lifetime' broadband expansion will take years to roll out in rural Alaska

WRANGELL — Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it’s putting $29 million toward connecting just over 1,200 people, a...

 

Wrangell hopes to start clearing land at former Institute next year

WRANGELL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is moving ahead with its review of the borough’s wetlands fill permit application to develop the...

 

Wrangell's BearFest returns for 13th year

WRANGELL - BearFest is coming out of hibernation and is planned for July 27 through July 31...

 

Last-minute permits for Anan available through Forest Service office

Independent travelers and residents looking to visit Anan Wildlife Observatory apart from tour groups still have a chance to do so. The Forest...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    July 14, 2022

Wrangell car owners left with few mechanic options after DC Auto closes shop

WRANGELL – DC Auto, the only automotive mechanic shop in Wrangell, closed its doors for good last Friday, after being in business for about seven...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    July 7, 2022

New Anan deck finished in time for season; restrooms could delay opening

WRANGELL – The final inspection took place on June 16. An entirely new observation deck and... Full story

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    June 9, 2022

Wrangell Borough purchase of old mill property delayed by lien against owner

WRANGELL ­– Closing on the boroughs $2.6 million purchase of the 39-acre former sawmill property at 6 Mile has been delayed until June 20, Borough...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    June 9, 2022

Wrangell dancers lead at Celebration

For the first time in four years, Celebration, the largest gatherings of Southeast Alaska Native peoples to celebrate their culture, is being held in...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    May 19, 2022

Teen broadcasts love of learning to ensure survival of Lingít language, culture

WRANGELL - It's not uncommon for high school students to learn a second language. It's a bit rarer...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    May 12, 2022

Trident will keep Wrangell plant closed another year

WRANGELL - Seattle-based Trident Seafoods will not open its Wrangell processing plant this summer,...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    May 12, 2022

Worker shortage 'is real,' says state labor economist

WRANGELL — Anyone who wants to get a pizza midweek at the Marine Bar or a steak or burger at the Elks Lodge knows that worker shortages have forced...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    May 12, 2022

Tidal Network internet tower delivery delayed

WRANGELL — A pair of mobile towers on wheels that were anticipated to arrive this month in Wrangell for a pilot broadband network have been delayed...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    April 14, 2022

Their names bear repeating

WRANGELL-If visitors read the bear-sighting sheet at Anan Wildlife Observatory, which the workers...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    April 14, 2022

Wrangell police jet boat could be put up for auction

WRANGELL—A lightly used 32-foot-long police jet boat moored at Heritage Harbor may be sold to save money. The borough assembly at a work session Mar...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    April 7, 2022

Anan observatory refurb on track for summer viewing season

WRANGELL­–When contractor Jesse West said, "we destroyed everything," it sounds pretty bad, out...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    March 31, 2022

Hooligan brighten up the Stikine again

WRANGELL-The hooligan are back. When the eagles disappear from town and the sea lions start hauling...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    March 17, 2022

Owner accepts Wrangell Borough offer for sawmill property

WRANGELL — The owner of the former sawmill property at 6-Mile Zimovia Highway has accepted the borough’s offer of about $2.5 million to buy the...

 

State will switch Sitka to paid airport parking; Wrangell could come later

WRANGELL–Sitka will be the next Southeast airport to make the switch from free to paid parking. Petersburg made the move in December, when a...

 

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