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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    October 29, 2020 

COVID-19 daily update:

October 28 In this week’s COVID-19 update, Jamie Roberts reported that Wrangell remains free of any confirmed cases of the virus. Wrangell has seen 20 cases in total, but all have recovered.... Full story

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    October 29, 2020 

The Rocky Horror Picture Show coming to the Nolan Center

The Nolan Center, Wrangell's movie theater, is known for its variety of showings. The theater has brought the biggest and latest movies to the small town, but has also shown oldies and nostalgic films...

 

Fall Market

The Nolan Center hosted a fall market last Saturday as part of the Tent City Days Festival. Items for sale at the market ranged from food, to jewelry, and even grant applications with the city....

 

Assembly extends suspension of in-person meetings

The Wrangell Borough Assembly met Tuesday evening, Oct. 13. During this meeting, they voted to extend a resolution allowing them to forgo in-person meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic. This...

 

Fire truck, water acid levels covered in assembly meeting

The Wrangell Borough Assembly met Tuesday night to hold a public hearing on a Community Development Block Grant. In 2018, according to the meeting's agenda packet, the borough received a block grant...

 

Meet the Candidates:

Election Day is just around the corner, on Oct. 6. Wrangell residents have the opportunity to voice their support for several candidates, seeking various leadership positions across the borough....

 

Movie night

For the first time in several months, since the COVID-19 pandemic began to impact life in Wrangell, the Nolan Center showed a new film in its theater last Sunday evening. The theater has still been...

 

Family Resilience Fair takes place this month

The third annual Family Resilience Fair will take place later this month, according to Kay Larson. The fair, set up by local nonprofit BRAVE, is designed to bring together different organizations...

 

Assembly reviews FY 2021 Capital Improvement Projects

Prior to their meeting Tuesday, Aug. 25, the Wrangell Borough Assembly held a workshop to go over several Capital Improvement Projects planned for FY 2021. The city has multiple projects lined up for the near future, across several departments. Last...

 

Raven on a boat

A raven rests on an old boat outside of the Nolan Center....

 

Primary election day

Tuesday was primary election day in Wrangell and across the state. Alaskans had the opportunity to come out and select which candidates they want to see in the upcoming general election, on state and...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 13, 2020

100-year anniversary of New York to Nome air expedition

About this time a century ago, eight members of the U.S. Army Air Service reached an important milestone of a long journey. Using DH-4 biplanes, used as bombers during World War I, several members of...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 13, 2020

Relocation of Forest Service boat discussed in port commission workshop

The Wrangell Port Commission met Thursday evening, Aug. 6, to discuss plans to relocate an old Forest Service vessel. The borough assembly adopted a memorandum with the Forest Service last November,...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 30, 2020

Bearfest symposium covers history of bears, Anan

The Nolan Center hosted the annual Bearfest symposium last Thursday afternoon, July 23. The symposium brings together experts each year to give lectures on a variety of bear-themed topics. This...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 23, 2020

Bearfest schedule of events

While many traditional events in Wrangell have been altered or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the public still gets to enjoy Bearfest this summer. Bearfest is an annual event in Wrangell,...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 9, 2020

Nolan Center featuring new exhibit on women's suffrage

The Nolan Center's newest museum exhibit, "Alaska's Suffrage Star," opened for public viewing on July 1 last week. The exhibit covers the history of the women's suffrage movement in Alaska, how...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 2, 2020

Plans announced for limited 4th of July celebration

While Wrangell is well known for its Fourth of July celebration, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered the community's plans for Independence Day. While many popular and traditional events...

 

Helping our gardens at the Nolan Center

Community members joined in last Friday afternoon for a "Helping Our Gardens" event at the Nolan Center. The public was invited to help weed the gardens in front of the community center and movie...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 11, 2020

Deficit gap, revenue reductions discussed in budget workshop

The Wrangell Borough assembly held another budget workshop last week, Wednesday, June 3. In this meeting the assembly briefly reviewed a looming budget deficit in the borough's general fund. They...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 30, 2020

Local author releases new book, "Silty Water People"

Local writer Vivian Faith Prescott recently announced the publication of her newest book, Silty Water People. The book is a collection of some of her oldest poems, she said, and is a look at "the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 30, 2020

Uncertainties across industries as Wrangell economy works through pandemic

With Health Mandate 16, part of Governor Mike Dunleavy's plan to reopen Alaska's economy safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, communities across the state are considering what the near future may...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 23, 2020

Planning underway for prom, senior awards, and graduation

With the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, many events and traditions in the Wrangell community have been cancelled. The Wrangell School District has closed its doors for the remainder of the academic year,...

 

Police report

April 6 Summons Service. Agency Assist: Harbor Dept. Suspicious Circumstance. April 7 Agency Assist: Fire Department. Fireworks. Domestic Disturbance. Agency Assist: Brush Fire. Harassment. Civil Matter. April 8 Nothing to report today. April 9...

 

Drive-in movie

The Nolan Center and Harbor Light Assembly of God partnered together to host a drive-in movie night last Sunday night, April 5. The church provided the parking and wall wide enough to project a...

 

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