Wrangell’s assembly has unanimously called on Canadian regulators to immediately pause permitting, development and expansion of mines upstream from Southeast Alaska’s waterways. It’s also asking the provincial government of British Columbia to permanently ban the practice of storing liquid mine waste behind earthen dams.
Wrangell mandates testing for unvaccinated people arriving in the community, but there is no COVID testing at the airport.
Bycatch rates are relatively low, but because trawlers catch so much of their target species, the unintended harvest adds up.
The Navy says it won’t be testing any weapons in Southeast Alaska waters.
Official U.S. Census data reports Wrangell lost a tenth of its population — 242 people — over the last decade.
While the closures are devastating for B.C., they shouldn’t move world markets.
Unvaccinated visitors and residents returning to Wrangell need to be tested for COVID-19, Wrangell’s assembly decided Tuesday evening.
Without a budget agreement, large swaths of state government will shut down in July. That could include Alaska’s lucrative summer salmon fisheries.
Last November, Yoder was convicted of taking a moose that was too small during a September hunt.
School’s out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean kids aren’t learning.