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Youth Court program admits two new members

Wrangell Youth Court admitted two new members last week after they passed their bar examinations. Judge Chris Ellis swore in Josephine Lewis and Sean Rooney at the Wrangell Public Safety trial... Full story

Saltwater heating pumps harness power of the sea

Around two dozen Wrangellites—residents, business managers, shop owners, as well as city and borough officials and curious others—came out to the Nolan Center Monday evening to learn more about making use of saltwater heating pump technology in... Full story

Yesterday's News

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. September 3, 1914: Forest Supervisor Weigle was in town for a few days last week, and while here he went over and inspected the new Stikine trail. He reports the work as about finished, all that is left...

Police reports

Monday, August 11 Person spoke with officer in regards to having someone removed from their home. 911—no one there (possible pocket dial). Tuesday, August 12 MVA. Citizen Assist. Wednesday, August 13 Possible Criminal Mischief. Search and Rescue....

Obituary, Lester (Les) Olds, 88

Lester (Les) Olds of Wrangell passed away on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. He was born in Seattle, Wash. on Dec. 15, 1925. Les was a crewman aboard the heavy cruiser, the USS Portland, which fought in 18... Full story

Fish Factor

Seafood is by far Alaska’s top export and as it heads overseas, global politics play a big role in making sales sink or swim. That dynamic took center stage last week when Russia banned imports of foods for one year from the US, Canada, Europe,...

Southeast fishing update: Pink forecast right on track, Chums harvest disappointing

PETERSBURG – There has been an ebb and flow of boats in the harbor as the summer salmon season presses on. The Southeast drift gillnet fishery opened on July 6 with the challenge of overcoming a landslide on the Tahltan River in late May that...

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