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 By Larry Persily    News    June 12, 2024 

Manager tells assembly it's time to reduce spending

Sales tax revenues came in under projections for the first three months of the year, an indication of a weakening economy and a worrisome sign for the community, Borough Manager Mason Villarma said last week. “We’re at that point we’re going to ha...

 
 By Mark C. Robinson    News    June 12, 2024 

Biologist will explain Alaska Natives' connection with prehistoric bone fragments

A University at Buffalo, New York, professor will talk about the genetic connection between human remains thousands of years old discovered in a cave near Wrangell and Alaska Natives in the area today. The presentation, sponsored by the Wrangell...

 

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COMMUNITY POTLUCK 6 p.m. Fridays through August at the sheltered site on Nemo Point Road. All are welcome. ROLL ON THE ROCK roller skating 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays at the TouchPoint Ministries rink on Bennett Street. Children 9 and under must be...

 

Police report

Monday, June 3 Parental matter. Agency assist: Fire alarm. Motor vehicle accident. Tuesday, June 4 Dog at large. Agency assist: Hoonah Police Department. Citizen assist. Agency assist: Fire. Wednesday, June 5 Agency assist: Probation. Summons...

 

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM FOR KIDS at the Irene Ingle Public Library open to children entering kindergarten through ninth grade in the fall. Register at the library by June 29. The reading program runs through Aug. 3. More than 100 prize drawings and a...

 
 By Becca Clark    News    May 29, 2024

Canoes start 150-mile journey to Native Celebration in Juneau

A canoe with 16 paddlers from Wrangell and at least four more canoes from other communities were scheduled to push off Wednesday morning toward Juneau, roughly a 150-mile journey to Celebration, the...

 

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM FOR KIDS at the Irene Ingle Public Library now open for registration. Open to children entering kindergarten through ninth grade in the fall. Register at the library. The reading program runs through Aug. 3. More than 100...

 
 By Becca Clark    News    May 29, 2024

Children's summer activities start up next week

The Nolan Center, Irene Ingle Public Library and Parks and Recreation have teamed up to keep kids entertained this summer. Starting June 3 and running through Aug. 16, there will be morning and afternoon activities Monday through Friday like open...

 

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SMALL BUSINESS and COMMERCIAL FISHING LOANS information 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, at City Hall, hosted by the state Division of Investments. Information on small business loans, microloans, small business economic...

 
 By Mark C. Robinson    News    May 22, 2024

June 1 retirement potluck party for Sandy Churchill

A retirement potluck party for Sandy Churchill will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Nolan Center. All residents are welcome to attend and bring prepared food or dessert. "Bring a dish to...

 
 By Becca Clark    News    May 15, 2024

New museum display highlights clan items returned to Wrangell

The Nolan Center is unveiling a new display this weekend featuring repatriated clan items that were returned to Wrangell last fall. Objects in the display include xóots shákee.át, a bear he...

 

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SCHOOL BOARD public hearing to collect input on student performance will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20, with the regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Elementary School Room 101. The agenda will be available online four days before...

 
 By Becca Clark    News    May 8, 2024

Paddlers prepare for weeklong journey to Celebration

On May 29, a 39-foot canoe of Wrangell paddlers will start the week-long, 150-nautical-mile journey to Juneau for Celebration, the biennial Native culture festival. This year marks the first time...

 

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STATE PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE will be in Wrangell on Thursday, May 9. Immunizations, birth control and STD screening, well-child exams for kids up to age 6, TB screening and medication, Narcan kits and medication disposal bags will be offered. The Public...

 
 By Mark C. Robinson    News    May 8, 2024

Student film festival May 14 features life in Wrangell

A film festival featuring student-created documentaries about different facets of Wrangell life will be held at the Nolan Center at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14. Admission is free. Middle school science...

 

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IRENE INGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY summer reading program now open for registration. Open to children entering kindergarten through ninth grade in the fall. Register at the library. The reading program runs May 28 through Aug. 3. More than 100 prize...

 
 By Becca Clark    News    May 1, 2024

Borough increases rates and fees to cover for inflation

The borough will raise some of its rates and fees for things like the Nolan Center, port and harbors and light and power to account for inflation, effective July 1. Among the more notable increases are for space rentals for commercial or private...

 
 By Mark C. Robinson    News    May 1, 2024

Author presents workshop for the shortest of short stories

A free creative writing workshop will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Irene Ingle Public Library. Children's book author and artist Michael Bania will help participants create "micro-...

 

Police report

Monday, April 22 Subpoena service. Traffic stop: Citation issued for speeding. Tuesday, April 23 Traffic stop. Welfare check. Agency assist: Kalispell, Montana, Police Department. Trespass. Assist: Rayme’s Bar. Disturbance. Wednesday, April 24 A...

 

Community Calendar

KSTK SPRING ON-AIR FUNDRAISER ends Friday, April 26. Help KSTK raise $21,000 for broadcast services. All donors are invited to KSTK Friday evening, April 26, for the spring grill-out, with burgers, hotdogs, side dishes and beverages. ECONOMIC...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 24, 2024

Borough holds pre-season tourism meeting Thursday morning

The first small tour boat of the summer is due May 9, with the first large cruise ship scheduled for May 16, and it’s time for the borough’s annual pre-season informational meeting for businesses and anyone else involved in the tourism industry. The...

 

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NOLAN CENTER THEATER “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire,” rated PG-13, at 6 p.m. Friday, April 19, 6 p.m Saturday, April 20, and at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21. The adventure comedy fantasy runs 1 hour and 55 minutes; tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for chi...

 
 By Becca Clark    News    April 17, 2024

Annual birding festival flies into town April 24-28

The time of year is approaching when birds flock to the river flats, and Wrangell is once again hosting the Stikine River Birding Festival. The festival will run from April 24 to 28 and will include a variety of bird-themed events and activities...

 
 By Becca Clark    News    April 17, 2024

Forest Service hosts public workshop for management plan revision

After more than a quarter-century, the nation’s largest national forest is getting a new management plan. On April 22, Wrangell community members will get a chance to learn about the proposed revisions to the forest plan and share their thoughts. A...

 

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