Hospital meets with Assembly over hospital construction
Wrangell's hospital administration and members of its advisory board met with the Borough Assembly on Tuesday evening to discuss the next steps for construction of a new building.
Wrangell Medical Center desires a new hospital facility in order to meet state and federal standards, in addition to the accompanying benefits to service and revenue such a move would bring. The planned location would be off of Wood Street, neighboring Alaska Island Community Service's clinic.
Progress on the project has taken several false starts over the past half-decade, including the scuttling of a $24.7M loan...