Courthouse remains closed, Assembly discusses upcoming legislation
January 11, 2018
The city will be trying to return court services to the Public Safety Building as quickly as possible.
The Alaska Court System curtailed its courtroom and legal services in Wrangell just before Thanksgiving, citing air quality concerns with the space it rents from the borough. The building, which is home to the majority of the city’s emergency services, has experienced long-term leakage issues with its roof and siding. The problem at the court offices came to a head in September after the discovery of carpenter ants in an exterior wall, and initial containment left one clerical office te...