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  • Parks and Recreation | Mon Oct 20th, 2014 | full story

    Public Hearing Agenda

    Written and oral testimony will be received during the public hearing session on the follow items:

  • Parks and Recreation | Fri Oct 17th, 2014 | full story


  • Administration | Thu Oct 16th, 2014 | full story



  • Administration | Thu Oct 16th, 2014 | full story

    On Thursday, October 16th, Alaska Island Community Services and the Wrangell Medical Center confirmed with local law enforcement that Dr.

  • Parks and Recreation | Wed Oct 15th, 2014 | full story
    The City and Borough of Wrangell Alaska Official Website

    Public Notice

    State of Alaska Recreation Trails Program Grant

    The Alaska State Park’s Recreation Trail Program (RTP) grant applicant listed below provides this public notice.  If you have any questions or comments about the proposed grant application, please contact the grant applicant.  Grant applicants should post this notice for at least three weeks prior to the application deadline.


    Posting Date: October 15, 2014


    1.   Grant Applicant Contact Information:

    Name of Organization or Agency: City and Borough of Wrangell

    Contact Person: Amber Al-Haddad

    Mailing Address: PO Box 531, Wrangell, AK 99929

    Phone: 907-874-2477; 907-305-1150

    Email: aal-haddad [at] wrangell [dot] com


    2.   Project Title: Volunteer Loop Trail Upgrades


    3.   Project Description: The City and Borough of Wrangell is pursuing a trail grant from the State of Alaska Recreation Trails Program.  The grant is for maintenance and restoration of the existing Volunteer Loop Trail, used by the public for recreation.  Any trail grant funds received will be used for restoring the existing trail, as well as for the purchase of maintenance equipment.  To offer support, or if you have questions, contact Amber Al-Haddad at aal-haddad [at] wrangell [dot] com.


    4.   Project Location:

    a. The project location is Wrangell, Alaska

    b. Attached is a map showing the location of the proposed project.

    c. Project’s USGS Meridian: Copper River; Township: 62; Range: 84E; Section: 30; and US Quad Map Petersburg B-2.


    5.   Future Notice: To view a list of the grant applications in your area, visit the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation web site at





  • Boards and Committees | Tue Oct 14th, 2014 | full story



  • Parks and Recreation | Tue Oct 7th, 2014 | full story

    YOGA SURVEY now out

  • Library | Wed Oct 1st, 2014 | full story
    The City and Borough of Wrangell Alaska Official Website

    Join us for stories, crafts, and snacks at the Public Library Storytime!  

  • Police | Thu Apr 17th, 2014 | full story
    Emergency Community Notification System


    Sign Up NOW to receive personal notification by voice, email or text of any community emergency.

  • Parks and Recreation | Tue Feb 11th, 2014 | full story

    The new schedule of operating hours at the Wrangell Swimming Pool facility began on Monday, June 30, 2014


    New Facility Hours:

    Monday through Thursday: 6:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to  8:30 p.m. 

    Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


    Changes in Pool Activities:

    Nessie Night, including both the Nessie Family Swim and the Nessie General Swim, will move from Monday night to Friday night, weekly.  There will be no Family Swim on Monday nights.  Saturday’s Lap Swim will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., followed by General Swim at 1:00 p.m. 


  • Parks and Recreation | Tue Jan 7th, 2014 | full story

    There has been a change in the start-up date for the Indoor Shooting Range. 

    The first evening session this week will be on Thursday, January 9th at 7:00 pm.  The Thursdays’ sessions are for any caliber handgun.  For more information call 874-2444.

  • Community | Thu Dec 12th, 2013 | full story
    The City and Borough of Wrangell Alaska Official Website

    Register for text/email alerts and read warnings on the NOAA  website. 

  • Library | Mon Oct 7th, 2013 | full story

    The public library is offering assistance to anyone interested in learning basic internet searching skills and beginning word processing.

  • Administration | Wed Sep 25th, 2013 | full story


  • Electrical | Thu Sep 12th, 2013 | full story

    If you have ever wondered just how much electricity is being used in Wrangell here is a new web link that can tell you exactly how much is being used any time of the day

  • Library | Wed Aug 28th, 2013 | full story
    Microfilm reader

    A new easy to use microfilm reader/printer is available for use at the Library.

  • Boards and Committees | Wed Aug 7th, 2013 | full story

    Vacancy on the Planning and Zoning Commission

  • Library | Mon Jul 22nd, 2013 | full story

    You can now download e-books and audiobooks through Listen Alaska! 

  • Public Works | Mon Jul 1st, 2013 | full story
  • Parks and Recreation | Wed May 29th, 2013 | full story
    The City and Borough of Wrangell Alaska Official Website

    Come join the fun!  Parks & Recreation's Summer Rec program runs from June 2nd - August 8th, 2014 and has scheduled daily activities for youth, ages 6-11. 

  • Public Works | Wed Jan 2nd, 2013 | full story

    Each year the City and Borough of Wrangell develops a long-term Capital Improvements Priority (CIP) list.

  • Finance | Fri Jun 29th, 2012 | full story

    A new option to make sure you pay your utility bill on time.