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Moose season starts off ahead of average

Jabusch announces retirement plans, pot zoning passes first read

The Borough Assembly’s Tuesday evening meeting was one for surprises. For one, the half-dozen residents in attendance – a good turnout by the measure of most meetings – were surprised to find the first read through of proposed zoning... Full story

Moose season starts off ahead of average

Opening up on September 15, the local moose season is off to a positive start. As of last Friday, hunters in the Wrangell, Petersburg and Kake area had so far logged in 32 legal moose, 31 of which... Full story

PFD payout capped at just over a grand

On Sept. 23, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announced the value of the 2016 Permanent Fund Dividend would be set at $1,022. Set for distribution on Oct. 6, this year’s annual payout to the state’s more than 643,000 eligible residents is about half of... Full story

Cross-country runner takes 1st at Region V, State-bound

As volleyball gets ready to serve up its first game this weekend, the cross-country season is just about past the finish line for Wrangell High School. The team headed to Sitka last weekend for the...

The Way We Were

October 12, 1916: The Kicksetti totem on Front Street which is the property of Willis Hoagland, is having its cracks filled with putty and will be repainted in its original colors. The work is being done by William Tamaree. This should be only the...

Police reports

Monday, September 19 Trespass/VCOR – Theodosia James, 41. Dogs at Large – Officer responded, UTL. Domestic – Civil Issue. Report of Theft. Suspicious Circumstance. Violating Conditions of Release – Dylan Franks, 26. Citizen Assist –...


Tuesday, September 20 Clinton R. Lewis, 51, appeared before First District Judicial Officer Leanna Nash on the charge of Driving Under the Influence – Blood Alcohol Content .08+ Percent, a Class A misdemeanor. The defendant pleaded no contest to...

Obituary, Samuel Hudson Cornthwaite, 26

Samuel Hudson Cornthwaite passed away suddenly after falling ill to acute pancreatitis on September 6th, in a Beijing China hospital, with his sister Hannah by his side. Sam grew up in Petersburg,... Full story

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