Candidates should talk about the real issues
May 18, 2022
The community’s future depends on adequate, affordable housing, and the same for child care services. Without both, Wrangell will find it difficult to keep the businesses, jobs, school enrollment and services it has, much less grow.
You could say the same for salmon returns, state and federal funds, a dependable ferry system and better weather, but all of those are outside the community’s control.
Housing and child care are something Wrangell needs to confront, look for answers and even help pay to improve. Both are so basic to the well-being of the community that they justify the use o...