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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 30, 2018

Fire alarm trips at Wrangell Medical Center

At approximately 10 a.m., Aug. 24, a fire alarm was tripped at the Wrangell Medical Center. The fire department responded quickly, with 14 members of the department showing up. The forest service...

 

Rally For Cancer Care golf tournament results

Last weekend was the annual Rally For Cancer Care golf tournament, organized by the Wrangell Medical Center Foundation. The tournament on Saturday was less of a serious competition and more for fun...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 2, 2018

Upcoming golf tournament rallying funds for cancer care

The hospital's charitable foundation is planning a big weekend August 11 and 12 for its annual golf tournament, hoping to boost its cancer care travel fund. The Wrangell Medical Center Foundation was...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 26, 2018

New president, VP named at medical board meeting

The Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors met July 18, at city hall for their regularly scheduled meeting. While not initially on the agenda, the board appointed a new president and vice...

 

Police Report

July 16 Arrested: David Sweat, 58. On charges of MVA/DUI. Bear sighting: Report of bear in yard. Citations issued: Celsee Churchill for objectionable animal and dog license. Citizen assist: Officer open vehicle for owner. July 17 Title 47. Driving...

 

Police report

July 2, 2018 Found keys. Citation issued: Steven Cole, 66: Blocking roadway prohibited. Agency assist: Report of juvenile eagle with broken wing. Parking complaint: Citation issued to Jana Wright, 57. Parking complaint: Citation issued to Thomas...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 28, 2018

Assembly gives blessing to Shoemaker bid

In its first relatively short meeting since concluding its budget process earlier this month, the Borough Assembly nonetheless found time to wade into some sizable items Tuesday. Members approved moving ahead with a contract offer to Tamico RnR JV...

 

SEARHC confirms affiliation with city on hospital

In a press release last Friday, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium announced it will officially move forward with formalizing an affiliation with the City and Borough of Wrangell regarding...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 14, 2018

Assembly moving ahead with SEARHC hospital transfer

The City and Borough Assembly took its next serious step in redirecting Wrangell Medical Center’s future on Tuesday, authorizing a resolution to pursue a strategic affiliation with Southeast Alaska Rural Health Consortium. Earlier this year the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    May 31, 2018

SEARHC-WMC deal looks promising, parties say

After a series of meetings and public presentations last week, a proposed acquisition of Wrangell Medical Center by a regional health group looks more probable. Southeast Alaska Rural Health...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    May 17, 2018

SEARHC meetings to lay out hospital acquisition likelihood

A series of meetings between Southeast Alaska Rural Health Consortium and the City and Borough of Wrangell are planned for early next week. The regional health group is entertaining making an offer to assume control of Wrangell Medical Center, a...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    April 12, 2018

If numbers work, hospital on its way to SEARHC management

If it proves financially feasible, Wrangell Medical Center may soon pass from municipal ownership to new management. At a public meeting held inside the Nolan Center on Monday evening,...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    April 5, 2018

Steering committee to chart course for WMC's future

An important roundtable discussion on the future of public health care provision in Wrangell is set for this weekend, followed by a community meeting Monday night. At the behest of the City and Borough Assembly, a steering committee made up of...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 29, 2018

Take a letter: SEARHC-hospital partnership to be explored further

The Borough Assembly in a special meeting last week adopted a letter outlining its intent to potentially partner up with Southeast Alaska Rural Health Consortium on Wrangell’s hospital. Held on March 22, the early evening meeting covered some of...

 

Police report

Monday, March 12 Agency assist: Rocks in roadway DOT. Driving while license revoked UTL. Citizen assist: Help starting vehicle. Traffic stop. Harassment. Traffic stop: Citation issued to Cody Angerman, 36: Failure to stop at stop sign. Arrested on...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 15, 2018

Water, soil and hospital fill Assembly's plate Tuesday

Three big issues weighed heavily upon the Wrangell Assembly’s agenda Tuesday; impending crises with the city’s water supply, its hospital’s financial stability, and the state’s site selection for a monofill to house treated lead-contaminated...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 8, 2018

Brian Gilbert fundraiser and golf tournament cancelled

Wrangell Medical Center Foundation last month issued a letter to supporters informing them it would forgo its annual fundraiser weekend this year. For the past ten years the Brian Gilbert Memorial Golf Tournament and fundraiser dinner is hosted in...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 1, 2018

City and hospital to set transition committee amid revenue problems

Assembly members commiserated with city and hospital staff on Monday to discuss how to move forward on new organizational arrangement at Wrangell Medical Center. Currently the hospital is a public asset, managed by the City and Borough of Wrangell....

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    December 28, 2017

Hospital cash at 20-day mark; architect to be sought

Wrangell Medical Center passed its annual financial audit without complaint, though its cash flow situation is still not in the best of health. Financial officer Doran Hammett ran down the numbers for members of the hospital’s governing board...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    December 7, 2017

Assembly to seek consultant for hospital future

At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borough Assembly approved moving ahead with seeking a consultant on the hospital’s future, while members also learned city computers had been targeted by a hacking attack. A letter recommending hiring a...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    November 23, 2017

Hospital submits letter to assembly on partnership

Following talks earlier this month with the city, the hospital board drafted a letter requesting that it move forward with finding a third party partnership. At their November 15 meeting, Wrangell Medical Center governing board members discussed the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    November 9, 2017

Hospital costs could see city looking for managing partner

In a special workshop at City Hall on Monday, administrators at Wrangell Medical Center and members of its governing board met with the City and Borough Assembly to discuss the cost of a new...

 

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 30 Report of Trespassing. Bear sighting. Arrested Tasha McColloch, 32, on charges of DUI. Suspicious circumstance. Tuesday, Oct. 31 Parking complaint. Report of trespass. Citizen Assist: Officer unlock vehicle. Report of gunshots:...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly approves project grants, narrowly drops hospital housing bid

The City and Borough Assembly authorized a pair of grants to be applied for in its name while narrowly nixing a third. Meeting Tuesday, the first item the body considered was participation in the Community Development Block Grant program offered by...

 

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