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Articles from the January 11, 2018 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    January 11, 2018

Courthouse remains closed, Assembly discusses upcoming legislation

The city will be trying to return court services to the Public Safety Building as quickly as possible. The Alaska Court System curtailed its courtroom and legal services in Wrangell just before Thanksgiving, citing air quality concerns with the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 11, 2018

Evening lingerie larceny alleged in break-in

A Wrangell store owner was surprised to discover her shop had been entered during the night last week, with some items stolen. Located on the back side of the Churchill Building, Silver Liningz Boutique had apparently been broken into sometime...

 

The Way We Were

January 17, 1918: Wrangell chapter, American Red Cross Wrangell, Alaska. Dear Ladies: I received your package yesterday and wish to extend to you my heartiest thanks for same. I was rather surprised at first but I’m real happy now to think that,...

 

Columbia on brief reschedule following unexpected repair

The ferry servicing Southeast Alaska on the reduced winter schedule fell slightly behind schedule after having mechanical difficulties over the weekend. While on its way to Ketchikan from Bellingham, Washington, the M/V Columbia encountered a...

 

Trooper Report

December 31 Alaska Wildlife Troopers’ Wrangell Post concluded an investigation of an abandoned vehicle near Pats Lake Road. Investigation determined Kory “Jeska” Meissner, age 24 from Wrangell, had driven her vehicle through an anadromous...

 

Police report

Monday, January 1 Citizen Assist: Smell of gas in the house. Illegal fireworks: UTL. Traffic Stop: Verbal warning for defective equipment. Citation issued to Heather Seimears,33, for failure to provide insurance. Suspicious incident: Smoke coming...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 11, 2018

Stedman makes Wrangell stop, proposing constitutional PFD amendment

Before the 30th Alaska Legislature meets for its second regular session next Tuesday, Sen. Bert Stedman (R-Sitka) stopped in Wrangell last week to meet with constituents. Visiting with the city...

 

Corrections

In the December 28 issue of the Sentinel, in the hospital story it was erroneously suggested that a non-binding agreement between the Borough Assembly and SEARHC had been previously approved regarding the direction of hospital management. The...

 

Reflections - Troubleshooting

It’s so frustrating to go through life and not know how to fix things. One of the greatest skills we can have is the ability to troubleshoot; to look at a problem, to discover why something isn’t working, and make the necessary repairs and...

 

Lawmaker seeks to up Alaska's legal age of marriage to 18

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska lawmaker is seeking to change the state law that allows a person as young as 14 to marry. State Sen. Berta Gardner is planning to introduce legislation to increase the legal age of marriage to 18 in Alaska, the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 11, 2018

Wolves 1-1 after weekend away games

The Wolves split a two-game tournament in Petersburg over the weekend during its regular season opener. They weren't the team's first games of the year, however, with the Wolves taking part in the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 11, 2018

Girls split in Petersburg homecoming weekend

The Lady Wolves finished the weekend with a win and a loss, starting its regular season on an even footing. Playing in Petersburg during that high school’s homecoming weekend, the Wrangell girls started things out with a close loss Friday evening....

 

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