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Solstice run and carnival celebrate smoke-freeness

SEC calling for ferry reform proposals

Alaska’s state ferry system is embarking on a journey to make itself more financially viable over the next 25 years, as a process to refocus and possibly restructure, spearheaded by Southeast Conference. Representing the region’s economic... Full story

Solstice run and carnival celebrate smoke-freeness

A local tradition now for four years running, the annual five-kilometer (3.1 mile) jog celebrating the summer solstice took on a new dimension. Held on Saturday, the 2016 Smoke-Free Summer Solstice... Full story

Repairs at Rainbow Falls making for smoother hike

Summer hikers have gotten a leg up on the Rainbow Falls trail, after resurfacing work was completed there in early May. Earlier this spring the United States Forest Service reached a cost-sharing... Full story

Muskeg Meadows news

The KSTK/AP&T 3 Person Best Ball Tournament was held June 18 with 15 participants. First Place Team: George Woodbury, Rondy Littleton, Pam McClockey. Net Score: 23 Team Handicap: 15. Second Place Team: Ed Rilotos, Doug Nelson, Don Shermon. Net...

The Way We Were

June 27, 1941: Roused by the frantic barking of his thoroughbred bear dog, Trixie, Jeff Rees, Canadian Customs officer stationed at the boundary above Wrangell on the Stikine River, rushed to the window of his home to find the place surrounded by...

Police reports

Monday, June 13 Citizen Assist. Dog at Large. Tuesday, June 14 Report of Theft. Agency Assist/TSA. Found Property. Citizen Assist. Wednesday, June 15 MVA- Dead Deer: Deer was picked up. Citizen Assist. Lost Property. Report of threats. Arrested...


June 14 Charges were dismissed by the prosecution against Mikel E. Smith, 15, for Driving Without a Valid License. All charges in the case have been disposed, and any bond posted not ordered forfeited has been exonerated. June 20 Karl J. Sjodin,...

Obituary, Debra McCormack, 60

Debra McCormack (nee Ferguson), 60, passed away in the comfort of her family on June 30, 2015 after a long fought battle with cancer. She was born at Bishop Rowe Hospital in Wrangell, Alaska on... Full story

Gary Bernard Booker, 62

Gary Bernard Booker, 62, of Wrangell, Alaska passed away peacefully June 4, 2016 at the Wrangell Medical Center. Gary was born April 23, 1954 in Everett, Wash. and was the eldest of six children. He... Full story

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