Wrangell still planning July 4th celebration

    Wrangell, Alaska (KINY) - The Wrangell Borough Assembly received an update from organizers of the annual July 4th celebration.

    The Chamber of Commerce intends to hold the event this year despite concerns over the Coronavirus.

    Wrangell has not had a confirmed case of the virus.

    The event includes fireworks, a parade, the Stikine Boat Races, and other events.

    Organizers could shorten the event to two days, July 3 and 4th.

    They plan to work with the borough on steps to keep the event safe.

    The annual event normally includes log rolling, a logging show, live music, canoe races, scrap fish derby, big wheel races, a welcome home picnic, 3-on-3 basketball, and street games.


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