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Repairs made after stormy week


December 10, 2020

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

Repairs being made to power lines along 8-mile of Zimovia Highway. Wrangell Municipal Light & Power crews, and other city departments, have been busy this past week responding to damage caused by stormy weather.

Last week saw high winds and stormy weather for many Southeast Alaskan

communities. In Haines, there was a landslide that led to several people going missing. According to the Associated Press, in an article on Dec, 7, two people still remain missing and there still is some danger of more landslides. Rainfall in Ketchikan led to a voluntary evacuation order being issued for residents along Ketchikan Creek due to potential dam failure. According to the Anchorage Daily News, in an article updated last Sunday morning, the voluntary evacuation order was cancelled.

While Wrangell did not face...

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