Year in review
Part 2, July to December
January 14, 2021
July 2: With recent national attention on racial bias and police brutality, the community met via web conference June 29 for an evening town hall meeting to discuss policing practices in Wrangell. The meeting provided an opportunity for residents to ask questions of Chief Tom Radke and to share their opinions on the Wrangell Police Department. Those who spoke in the meeting, by and large, expressed support for the police and their current practices.
July 9: The cities of Wrangell, Petersburg and Ketchikan suffered a power outage early morning July 4. Rod Rhoades, light and power direct...