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Shady Grove Oliver, KSTK - Wrangell

Canoes Arrive In Wrangell

People have been arriving in Wrangell for this weekend’s rededication of the Chief Shake’s Island house. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver has this story on the canoes that came for the event.

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May 3, 2013 - 4:30 pm
Canoes in Kake – Photo courtesy of Arlene Buxton and the One People Canoe Society Facebook page.

Sealaska Canoe Lost En Route To Wrangell

Several canoe groups are paddling down the Inside Passage to Wrangell for the Shakes Island Rededication event this week.

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April 29, 2013 - 5:42 pm
AK: John Muir

AK: John Muir

Muir is one of the most renowned naturalists of the last two centuries. President Theodore Roosevelt turned to Muir when planning America’s first National Parks. In the late 1800s, Muir decided to journey to the far north. And the first stop on his great Alaskan expedition was Wrangell Island in the Inside Passage. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver traces the history of Muir in Wrangell from his first steps on the island to his continued influence today.

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March 22, 2013 - 4:33 pm

Selle-Rea Responds To Settlement; WMC Board On Privacy

A settlement has been reached in a Wrangell Borough lawsuit. The Borough of Wrangell will receive information and financial compensation. Noel Selle-Rea will keep his severance package from the Medical Center.

February 22, 2013 - 5:33 pm

Wrangell Café Combating Hunger

A Wrangell café is combating hunger. For about 13 weeks per year, it donates its Monday night profits to a charity that works to end child hunger in the United States. On those nights, it also gives patrons a good meal for whatever they are willing to pay.

February 19, 2013 - 5:21 pm
Photo from KSTK - Wrangell.

AK: Repair

There are thousands of miles of fiberoptic cables snaking along the ocean floor. They bring telephone service, television, and the Internet to much of world. When an earthquake struck off the coast of Southeast Alaska in January, the cables that provide Internet to Wrangell were damaged. And a cable repair ship, called the Wave Venture, was called in to help. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver went onboard the unique ship to get a closer look at cable repair.

February 8, 2013 - 4:12 pm

Series Of Southeast Quakes Garner Scientific Interest

Several earthquakes have shaken up Southeast Alaska since last fall. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with an earthquake physicist about why these latest quakes are of particular interest to scientists.

February 5, 2013 - 5:10 pm