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WCA shares grant money with community

The Wrangell Cooperative Association recently received a $50,000 grant from SEARHC. According to WCA Tribal Administrator Esther Ashton, several other communities with First Nations entities also...

Wonderfulness Parade prepares to march through Wrangell

"I've always liked parades because you can dress up as crazy as you want," said Anny Newport, organizer of the upcoming Wonderfulness Parade. Newport has brought her love of costumes and parades...

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...

Wrangell officer takes job in Hoonah as chief of police

Rick Groshong has been a part of the Wrangell Police Department for 22 years, according to his resume, having joined the force in 1996. As senior patrol officer, Groshong has been responsible for...

Offshore Drilling dentistry coming to Wrangell

Starting last summer Dr. Victor Stime, with over 30 years of experience, began a new venture, bringing mobile dentist services to towns across Southeast Alaska on his boat "Offshore Drilling."...

Wrangell Cooperative Association tests 10-mile pipe, plankton, shellfish

10-mile pipe is an important fixture for many in Wrangell. Located along Zimovia Highway, just before the 10-mile marker, a metal pipe continuously allows groundwater to flow to the surface. As the...

Wrangell school board meets to accept resignation

The Wrangell School Board met last Friday for a short meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to accept the resignation of school board president Georgianna Buhler. Buhler has been on the school board for almost 10 years, she said, from 2002 to...

Ocean Beauty Seafoods closes Petersburg facility

PETERSBURG – Ocean Beauty Seafoods has announced that they’ll be closing their facility in Petersburg to focus on their Excursion Inlet facility. "They have been removing equipment out of the building for a few years, the can lines, the ice...

Court: Some sex offenders don't need to register in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The Alaska Supreme Court has ruled that some sex offenders convicted outside the state are not required to register in Alaska. The court ruled Friday that a strict reading of the 1994 Alaska Sex Offender Registration Act...

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

Rally For Cancer Care golf tournament results

Last weekend was the annual Rally For Cancer Care golf tournament, organized by the Wrangell Medical Center Foundation. The tournament on Saturday was less of a serious competition and more for fun...

The Way We Were

August 15, 1918 To the Mayor, Wrangell. Government will hold a national rifle match at Camp Perry, Ohio, September 16 to 21. Alaska may send a civilian team of 16 members, ages 16 to 45. Team must report to Camp Perry September 1, government to pay...

Obituary: Robert (Bob) Kurtti, 87

Robert (Bob) Kurtti, 87, passed away on August 12, 2018 in Lakeside, Oregon. He was born on August 29, 1930 in Leeds, South Dakota to Robert Wilho and Rose Kurtti, as the oldest of three children....

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