City looking into sudden rise in electric bills
December 12, 2019
The City and Borough of Wrangell released a statement last Friday, Dec. 6, in response to several complaints about residents' electric bills suddenly increasing. A Facebook post by Edward Rilatos on the Wrangell Community Board, asking if anyone else had received a big increase on their electric bill, received over 200 responses. Many of them were responses that their bills had, indeed, gone up.
"33% increase over last month with the same usage [sic]," reads a comment by Kimberly Szczatko.
"Ours went way up as well," wrote Eva Roher. "We switched to our wood stove for heating so technically...