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Traffic report: rock slide near mill property

A sizable rock slide along Zimovia Highway Thursday evening temporarily blocked off access to traffic. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities was notified of the slide at 7:30... Full story

KSTK awaits FCC approval for license transfer

Radio station KSTK is now awaiting decision by the Federal Communications Commission on whether to approve a proposed acquisition by CoastAlaska, a regional service headquartered in Juneau....

Suspect charged in boutique burglary

Charges have been filed against a suspect involved in an evening burglary at a local shop earlier this month. Wrangell Police Department brought two class B misdemeanor counts against David M. Johnson, 45, for his alleged involvement in the January...


In last week's police report, James Holder had been erroneously been to reported to have received citations for driving without insurance or equipment on January 5. Those citations actually went to Alicia Holder, 23, who had been driving a vehicle... Full story

Schools readying for special ed review, drafting budget

Wrangell's public school system got encouraging marks for its special education provision, during a special report Monday evening. The Public School District board met with Bob Hadaway, a consultant...

Crabbers seek otter relief, BoF rejects crab plan repeal

After deliberation on Saturday the Alaska Board of Fisheries rejected a proposal to scrap the Southeast Alaska management plan for Dungeness crab fisheries. The BoF is currently convened in Sitka for its meeting on the region’s shellfish and...

The Wrangell Wolves win two in Craig weekend

The Wrangell Wolves had a winning weekend over the Panthers last weekend during their games at Craig High School. “It was a long trip, but we came out with two JV wins and two varsity wins, so you can’t be too disappointed about that,”...

Girls split against Lady Panthers

You win some and sometimes lose some, the Lady Wolves showed during the weekend’s basketball matches in Craig. The high school girls’ performance was their second split so far of the regular season, following a similar showing at Petersburg the...

The Way We Were

January 24, 1918: Darwell and Grant’s new power seine boat, the Marguerite, arrived from Seattle last night with the following persons on board: Victor Youngmarcker, master; Chas. Darewell, Charles Moore, Jimmie Green, Roy Churchill, Wm. Taylor...

Editorial: Important news wasn't aired

When ownership of a newspaper or broadcast outlet changes, it’s big news. It’s the lead story of the day. Everyone wants to know who the new owner is, and what changes will be made to the organization. In the case of KSTK, Wrangell’s public...

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