Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Wrangell to get new trooper in several weeks


February 9, 2017

A new trooper has been selected to take the vacant Wrangell assignment, Alaska Wildlife Troopers confirmed this week.

“We’ve had that position filled,” said AWT Captain Steve Hall.

In October the Wrangell post was vacated with the resignation of Trooper Fred Burk. Burk had been stationed in the area about a year, following a push by locals and their legislative representation to retain the position, which had been under threat of reduction due to budget cutbacks. No trooper had been stationed in Wrangell through the spring and summer of 2015, with the Petersburg post taking on those a...

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