Assembly discusses "Stand With Salmon" ballot measure
September 27, 2018
The Wrangell Borough Assembly met Tuesday night to discuss Ballot Measure 1, better known as the “Stand With Salmon” measure. This state measure is on the ballot in Alaska this year, and could have a large effect on Wrangell, as well as many other communities across the state. In short, the measure proposes new requirements and a new permit process for any projects affecting bodies of water related to salmon or other anadromous fish.
The aim of this measure is to better protect salmon and their environment. However, there were concerns among members of the assembly that there could be a...