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Tenakee Springs struggles to keep small school open

...time they graduate from here they're strong, very self-aware and they have a good head on them."The dissentFor Shelly Wilson, the decision to disenroll her three children did not come easily. Wilson served on the Chatham School board - she...
Tenakee eyes solutions to its fiscal crisis

It's not news to residents that Tenakee Springs has had some financial problems. But Shelly Wilson, mayor of the town of 150 people, said she was frightened when she realized how serious the problems are. When Gov. Frank Murkowski...
Angoon murder stirs reminders in Tenakee

...occurred in their small Southeast Alaska community four months ago. "We don't talk about it much anymore," Mayor Shelly Wilson said Thursday of the unsolved slaying of 19-year-old Maggie Wigen. But the young woman who was found in a shallow...
Ferry service returns to Tenakee Springs

...since the LeConte wrecked near Sitka May 10. Mayor Shelly Wilson said the scheduled return of ferry service Friday...passenger service for Tenakee Springs, Angoon and Pelican. Shelly Wilson said the small vehicles and bicycles haven't been...
Allegations fly in School Board recall process

...Board. Sound off on the important issues at Petitioners say School Board members Edward Gamble Sr., Irene Paul, and Shelly Wilson are "incompetent, and have failed to perform their prescribed duties." The petition also accuses the three members...
Officials scramble to cover ferry service without LeConte

...some islanders rely on it for supplies and communal shopping trips to Juneau discount stores. Tenakee Springs Mayor Shelly Wilson said her community depends on the vessel that ran aground in Peril Strait Monday morning. The ferry usually comes...
Recall vote for Chatham School Board members set for Nov. 20 Some Angoon and Tenakee Springs residents wish to remove school board members Ed Gamble Sr., Irene Paul, and Shelly Wilson from their elected positions. "Some people are pleased to get the chance to vote. Some people feel the need for...
Three may be ousted in Chatham recall vote

...December. With 31 percent of the vote-by-mail ballots counted Tuesday, voters likely have recalled board members Shelly Wilson by a 69 percent majority, Ed Gamble by a 71 percent majority and School Board President Irene Paul by a 72 percent...
Chatham School Board recall attempt may proceed

...election. Petitioners in the two villages seek to recall School Board members Edward Gamble Sr., Irene Paul and Shelly Wilson for what they called "misconduct in office, incompetence, and failure to perform prescribed duties." "We've...
Search called off for missing Juneau woman Pendelton shirt, blue jeans or gray sweat pants. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Juneau trooper post at 465-4000, the Tenakee Fire Hall at 736-2211, or Tenakee Mayor Shelly Wilson at 736-2216.


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