If not you, who?
August 23, 2023
Attracting people to run for public office in Wrangell can be as difficult as finding a snow shovel to borrow in a winter storm — they are all busy.
Nonetheless, they are essential.
Quality candidates for borough assembly, school board and port commission are invaluable for the community. The elected bodies control spending in excess of $20 million a year in taxpayer, state and federal money. The members make decisions that affect the life of more than 2,000 residents and the life span of public buildings.
It’s a lot of work and a lot of responsibility. But not everyone has the time or...