By Dan Rudy 

WML&P power pole replacement work continues


The next step in a five-year utility improvement process is wrapping up on Church Street.

Work on Church Street’s power infrastructure is about one-third of the way through, Wrangell Municipal Light and Power superintendent Clay Hammer reported. “It’s the tough third,” Hammer added, serving the library and post office, as well as feeding much of the residences up the hill from them.

Over the weekend the city collaborated with telecoms provider GCI to reroute the last of its cables on the street underground. The weighty cables have built up on power poles over the years, contributing...

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