By Olivia Rose and Mark C. Robinson
Pilot writer and Wrangell Sentinel reporter 

Petersburg adds its help to Wrangell recovery efforts


November 30, 2023

Photo courtesy of Katie Holmlund

Petersburg volunteers work together to move supplies from the UHaul loaded with gathered donations including clothing, food, water, dog food, and more down the Banana Point boat ramp to the Breakaway water taxi ready to rush the goods to Wrangell.

Following the devastating landslide that happened in Wrangell the night of Nov. 20, volunteers throughout Southeast have organized several ways to support the town of 2 thousand. Volunteers in Petersburg organized a relief effort in less than 24 hours and shipped donated supplies to the neighboring community.

In Wrangell, a crowd of volunteers -including Parks and Recreation Director Lucy Moline-Robinson, Chris and Dixie Booker from C&D Deliveries and fourth-grade teacher Brian Merritt- gathered at the Reliance Dock on Nov. 22 to offload donated relief supplies delivered from Petersburg by...

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