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Articles from the May 3, 2012 edition

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 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    News    May 3, 2012

Judge denies Salard’s request for stay

Alaska Superior Court Judge Kevin G. Miller has denied a local physician’s request to be allowed to work at Wrangell Medical Center pending the court’s decision on his appeal to having his privileges at the hospital denied. In March, the WMC...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    News    May 3, 2012

No soliciting on city dock

Vendors will not be allowed to solicit visitors on the City Dock this cruise-ship season, which begins this month, according to the Port and Harbor Department. Only vendors with existing contracts or agreements with the cruise ships that arrive in...

 

Little League opening day

Kenny Wilson throws the first pitch to open the season of Little League ball in Wrangell. Kellen Eagle caught the pitch before the first games began Saturday morning (left). Elizabeth Armstrong sings...

 

The Way We Were

May 2, 1912: After eloquent pleas by Congressman Sulzer and Delegate Wickersham, the House of Representatives, unanimously passed the Alaska Home Rule bill providing Alaska a territorial form of government. This practically ends Alaska's long...

 
 News    May 3, 2012

Special recall election set for June 19

At a special meeting Tuesday, the Assembly voted 4-3 in favor of a resolution that creates a special election in Wrangell June 19, allowing the public to vote on whether or not the majority of the hospital board should be recalled. Unlike the...

 

Volunteer work

Members of Junior Girl Scout Troop #4156 couldn’t resist jumping in the pile of leaves they raked on April 25 near the Wrangell Medical Center. Along with raking, the troops planted flowers and...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: This is volume 2 of my last week’s letter. I have a master’s degree in social work. Between OCS and the court system, I have over 20 years experience doing child abuse/neglect and child custody investigations. In those capacities...

 

Wrangell is Alaska’s “quirky small town”

Wrangell has been named the best small town in Alaska to visit by Sunset Magazine — a monthly publication geared toward travel and outdoor living in western states. Wrangell is featured in the “Beginners guide to Alaska” article inside the May...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    Sports    May 3, 2012

Girls on the run

Third, fourth and fifth grade-girls participated in the third annual Wrangell event “Girls on the Run” Tuesday — a 5k run/walk from City Park to Shoemaker Bay. Girls on the Run is an...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    News    May 3, 2012

Open Meetings Act training to return to Wrangell

The Wrangell Medical Center (WMC) wants to bring back an Anchorage attorney to lead a workshop on Alaska’s Open Meeting Act. In early March, the City and Borough of Wrangell hosted two free days of training on the state law. The classes, open to...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    Sports    May 3, 2012

Lady Wolves finish season at home with win

The Wrangell High School softball team hosted Craig over the weekend, and won its last game of the season Saturday. The Lady Wolves first faced the Lady Panthers Friday in Wrangell and lost 26-38....

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    News    May 3, 2012

Crews to be out of cul-de-sac by start of cruise season

With the cruise ship season starting this month, crews are working near City Dock to finish pouring concrete in the cul-de-sac hoping to have the area paved before the tourists start arriving in Wrangell. The city is also making improvements to the...

 

Police reports

Monday, April 23 -Officer assisted citizen, unlocked vehicle. -Report of harassment. Tuesday, April 24 -Verbal warning for parking. -Verbal warning for driving habits. Wednesday, April 25 -Unlock vehicle assistance, officer responded. -Verbal...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    May 3, 2012

Fish Factor

It has taken a quarter of a century, but fishery managers are finally poised to take action to reduce the five million pounds of halibut allowed to be taken as bycatch in Gulf of Alaska (GOA) fisheries. Industry watchers are hoping that public comm...

 

Yacht burns at Seattle's Fishermen's Terminal

SEATTLE (AP) — Fire destroyed an adventure tour boat being prepared for the Alaska cruise season Friday at Fishermen's Terminal, and the operator says the loss likely will total millions of dollars. Two people escaped from the Safari Spirit by clim...

 

Angerman’s sponsors first golf tournament of the year

Angerman’s Inc sponsored the first golf tournament of the season at Muskeg Meadows April 28-29. Saturday had 22 participants in the best ball competition with the team of Brian Smith, Vincent Balang, Todd White and John Fowler taking home first...

 

Bird fest

Mr. Merritt’s fourth-grade students work on an art project at the Elementary School April 26 with visiting artist Sandy Shepard. It was one of the many classes Shepard led at Wrangell’s schools...

 

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