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Fish Factor: Fewer men and women went out fishing in Alaska last year

Fewer men and women went out fishing in Alaska last year, in a familiar cycle that reflects the vagaries of Mother Nature. A focus on commercial fishing in the November Alaska Economic Trends by the State Department of Labor shows that the number of...

 By Dan Rudy    News    October 26, 2017

Seafood production about wrapped up for winter

Preliminary harvest and value figures for the 2017 commercial salmon fishery indicate the season was a step up above the previous year's disastrous harvest. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 By Dan Rudy    News    September 14, 2017

10-day diesel run to wrap up this Saturday afternoon

A diesel run powering Wrangell is expected to wrap up on Saturday, according to its electrical superintendent. Clay Hammer of Wrangell Municipal Light and Power explained the 11-day shutdown of the...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 24, 2017

Southeast fisheries drawing to a close for summer

One of Wrangell’s two seafood processors has drawn down production early for the season due to lower than expected returns this summer. Updated twice daily, on Tuesday the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Blue Sheet reported just over 143...

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 13, 2017

Summer season off to good start for commercial fisheries

It’s been a fairly good start to the summer for king salmon fishermen. The first opening of that troll season started on July 1, abruptly ending by emergency order just before midnight on July 4. The order was based on preliminary catch rate and ef...


Planning and Zoning approves three tidelands replats

In a brief meeting Thursday evening, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved final plat review for three items. The final review of a plat for Sea Level Seafoods was approved, creating a new subdivision lot zoned waterfront development. The...


P&Z moves forward with preliminary plats

Planning and Zoning approved review of a trio of preliminary plats zoned for waterfront development. The first was Lot 5 at the Woodbury Tidelands Subdivision II, in Inner Harbor. Sale of tidelands at the site to owner Brett Woodbury was approved by...

 By Dan Rudy    News    February 9, 2017

Ports OK hotel tidelands purchase bid

Wrangell’s Port Commission gave its go-ahead to a tidelands purchase proposed by the Stikine Inn’s owners. Bill Goodale, who jointly manages the dockside hotel with his wife, Cheryl Goodale, appeared at the February 2 meeting to explain his...



November 14 A judgment was made in the State of Alaska v. Sea Level Seafoods LLC at First District Court in Wrangell. The defendant pleaded guilty to one strict liability violation of Reports: Transporting Requirements, a first offense. Judge Kevin...


Fish Factor

As Alaska’s iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in 2017. Meanwhile, prices for hard to get shares of the halibut catch are jaw-dropping. The halibut...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 25, 2016

Disappointing salmon harvest winds season down early

With the seasonal peak behind it, Alaska’s commercial fishing industry is expecting one of the worst shortfalls for salmon in recent memory. As of Tuesday, Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s in-season blue sheet summary estimated just over... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 11, 2016

Septic break releases 20,000 gallons of sewage

A sewer main broke early Monday morning, necessitating a temporary shutdown of nearby pump stations and causing an overflow of untreated water into Inner Harbor. The main line connecting town to the sewage treatment plant ruptured near the Sea Level... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 21, 2016

Water shortage prompts state of emergency in Wrangell

With the supply of treated water dangerously low, the Borough Assembly officially declared the city to be in a state of disaster Tuesday evening. The decision was reached during a special session in which officials met with departmental staff and... Full story

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 21, 2016

Fish Factor

The decades-old ‘bycatch to food banks’ program has grown far beyond its original Alaska beginnings. Today, only 10 percent of the fish going to hunger relief programs is bycatch of primarily halibut and salmon taken accidentally in other...

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 21, 2016

P&Z moves ahead with drafting pot updates to zoning

Wrangell has moved a step closer toward the opening of licensed marijuana-related businesses, with Planning and Zoning forwarding its recommendations for code updates to the city’s clerk and lawyer. Basing the proposal on conclusions reached by...


Gary Bernard Booker, 62

Gary Bernard Booker, 62, of Wrangell, Alaska passed away peacefully June 4, 2016 at the Wrangell Medical Center. Gary was born April 23, 1954 in Everett, Wash. and was the eldest of six children. He... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    April 28, 2016

Experts: Big Bites breakwater would not muddle Mill

The City and Borough Assembly was able to put its concerns to bed regarding a proposed mooring facility and breakwater. At the April 12 meeting assembly members had opted to postpone their decision on a request by prospective recreational outfit Big... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    December 31, 2015

2015: The Year in Review

The year 2015 was largely a good one for Wrangell, with the appearance of several new businesses, large infrastructural developments undertaken by businesses, the formal opening of the Tribe's cultura... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    Dockside    August 20, 2015

Pink run showing poorly, Trident may wind down

Whatever one might say about the year’s fishing harvests, it wouldn’t be fair to say the Southeast purse seining fleet is in the pink. The state forecast for 2015 anticipated a 58 million pink salmon harvest for Southeast, but so far harvests...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 20, 2015

Regular season wraps up for Muskeg Meadows

After a rainy summer punctuated by four cancelled tournaments, Muskeg Meadows Golf Club decided to end its season early. Following the Sea Level Seafoods tournament last weekend, the course is now...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Cancer Care tournament raises $6,400

Area golfers teed off for cancer treatment last weekend, during Wrangell Medical Center's tenth annual Rally For Cancer Care Tournament at Muskeg Meadows. The yearly tournaments raise funds for the... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    February 5, 2015

Borough okays improvements along the water

Wrangell’s waterfront is continuing to take shape, as the City and Borough Assembly approved a pair of project contracts and gave plat approval to Sea Level and Trident Seafoods for continued development and those companies’ lots. This follows... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    January 15, 2015

P & Z approves sale of Borough land to Bay Company

The Bay Company’s requests for the City and Borough of Wrangell to vacate and sell portions of an adjacent alleyway have finally cleared their first hurdle, being approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission after considerable discussion at its...


Wrangell in 2014: Power transfers, playing host to the region events

Kicking things off with a new borough manager in Jeff Jabusch, 2014 for Wrangell was not only a period of changes, but also one of building and continued development. Pavement was poured at the... Full story


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