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Telegraph Creek fire not contained yet

The ongoing wildfire near Telegraph Creek, a small town on the Stikine River, has not yet been contained. According to Jody Lucius with the British Columbia Wildfire Service, the fire is a very... Full story

Don Young holds discusses the issues in Wrangell

U.S. Representative Don Young stopped in Wrangell the weekend of June 28 for some meet-and-greets with the locals. Stopping at the Stikine Inn, Young went from table to table to chat with people, answering questions and getting to know the people...

Wrangell to host coho salmon derby through August

The coho salmon derby kicks off this weekend, and runs every weekend until September . Anyone with a fishing rod is welcome to take part in the coho derby. According to Alicia Holder, with the...

A budding business: Happy Cannabis

Marijuana legalization is a hot topic of discussion across the country. Several states have legalized the drug. One such state is Alaska. In 2015 Ballot Measure 2 was passed, according to the Alaska...

New principal for Wrangell MS and HS

In his 32nd year of teaching, David Macri has a lot of experience behind him. He said that he has worked as an industrial arts teacher, a 5th-12th grade principal, a school business manager, and...

Anan Wildlife Observatory a special place for people and animals

Early on Thursday morning, several members of the U.S. Forest Service left Wrangell with some guests for a trip to the Anan Wildlife Observatory. Present on the trip were Michael Saxton and Leslie...

Second OCS position open in Petersburg

The Office of Child Services works across Alaska to support and protect children across the state. According to their website, the main goals of OCS are to give children a “healthy start, to provide them with safe and permanent homes, to maintain...

Explosive material removed from Blue Lake near Sitka

SITKA, Alaska (AP) – The low water level at a lake near Sitka led to the discovery of explosive material near the shore. The Daily Sitka Sentinel reports a person found plastic tubes near a ramp leading into Blue Lake last week and reported the...

Assembly discusses new position at Nolan Center, request for toxicology report

The Wrangell Borough Assembly met Tuesday night to hold a meeting that was rescheduled from July 24. Before getting into new business, the assembly heard a request from Lavern Lawrence, who lives at...

Golf roundup

Totem Bar & Liquor Store sponsored two 9-hole, best ball tournaments on August 4 and 5. The August 4 tournament saw 14 participants. First place went to a team consisting of Ed Rilatos, Nate Johnson, Grover Mathis, and Wayne Harding. They won with...

The way we were

August 8, 1918 Capt. A.B. Conover and James Wilson are in town this week from Glenora. They brought with them a nice collection of furs. Capt. Conover also brought with him the skin of the glacier bear killed by Arthur Bannon of Portsmouth, Ohio,...

Wrangell Public Schools registration

Registration for Evergreen Elementary, Stikine Middle School and Wrangell High School will be held Thurs., Aug. 16, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. at Wrangell High School Gym/Commons. New students will need to come in to complete a paper... Full story

Obituary: Kathaleen Jane Maixner, 65

Kathaleen Jane Maixner, 65, of Sitka, Alaska, passed away February 15, 2018, from an acute illness at Providence Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. She was born in Bandon, Oregon, on August 4,... Full story

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