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Water shortage prompts state of emergency in Wrangell

With the supply of treated water dangerously low, the Borough Assembly officially declared the city to be in a state of disaster Tuesday evening. The decision was reached during a special session in which officials met with departmental staff and... Full story

Assembly supports timber sale in special meeting

The City and Borough of Wrangell has officially endorsed a plan being put forward by the United States Forest Service concerning future timber sales on the island. In a special meeting on July 15, the Borough Assembly gave its input on a letter of... Full story

SEC names 12 to ferry restructure steering committee

A steering committee has been selected to head up restructuring of the Alaska Marine Highway System. In May the office of Gov. Bill Walker tasked regional economic forum Southeast Conference with revitalizing the state’s maritime transportation... Full story

Muskeg Meadows news

The Ottesen’s True Value Best Ball Tournament was held July 16 and 17 with 33 participants. July 16: First Place Team: Wayne Harding, Kathleen Harding, Grover Mathis. Net score: 18, Team Handicap: 17. Second Place Team: Jerry Bakeberg, Robert...

Police reports

Monday, July 11 Parking Complaint. Tuesday, July 12 Parking Complaint. Found Property. Citizen Assist – Officer unlocked vehicle. Wednesday, July 13 Agency Assist. Driving Complaint. Agency Assist/Random Breath Test. Suspicious Person....


July 11 Matthew A. Nakamura, 41, appeared before First District Judicial Officer Kevin Miller for a dismissal of charges. A charge of Theft 3 – Value $250-$749 was dropped by the prosecution. July 13 Casey M. McDonald, 58, appeared before First...

Obituary: Dorothy 'Dot' Dow, 94

Dorothy 'Dot' Dow, 94, passed away on July 13, 2016. She was born in Wilton, Maine, July 8, 1922, the youngest of three children. She graduated from Wilton Academy and attended secretarial school... Full story

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