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U.S. Forest Service seeks public comment on proposed Wrangell Timber Sale

The U.S. Forest Service is asking for public comment on a proposed timber sale on Wrangell Island. Download Audio

U.S. Senate bill could give five Southeast “landless” Native groups land.

A U.S. Senate bill introduced last week could allow Alaska Natives in five Southeast communities to form urban corporations. Haines, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Tenakee, and Wrangell each stand to gain about 23,000 acres of land if the bill passes. But, the legislation does not come without controversy. Download Audio

Former Wrangell Institute property could see another boarding school

Wrangell could see another boarding school in the next five years. ANSEP, an accelerated high school program based on University of Alaska Anchorage campus, is interested in building a 400-bed facility on the former Wrangell Institute property. Download Audio

Happy Cannabis moves forward with retail store construction.

The owner of Diamond C Café and Happy Cannabis is moving forward with construction of a proposed marijuana business in Wrangell’s commercial district. Owner Kelsey Martinsen hopes he will receive conditional use permits for cultivating and manufacturing marijuana marijuana, as well as a retail store.