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 By Dan Rudy    News    December 8, 2016

Port commission revisits lease terms and annual rates

Wrangell's Port Commission examined its options for lengthier leases at the Marine Service Center during a special workshop before its Tuesday evening meeting. The discussion has continued off and on since January, when contractor Don Sorric...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    December 8, 2016

Assembly signs on to Tongass stay, reappoints Prysunka

At its regular scheduled meeting last Tuesday, the Borough Assembly signed on to a letter opposed to adoption of an amended timber plan for managing the Tongass National Forest. The letter, written by Juneau attorney Jim Clark, petitions recently...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    December 8, 2016

ANSEP committee looking for Native support

The special committee tasked with pursuing development of a residential high school in Wrangell is currently courting support from a major consortium of tribal villages in Interior Alaska. The school... Full story

 

The Way We Were

December 14, 1916: All branches of the Alaskan fishing industry would be brought under a license system and its prepared manufactured products taxed by a bill that is before the House today. Representative Hanley of Washington is the chief defender o...

 

Police reports

Monday, November 28 Citizen Assist: Unlock vehicle. Citizen Assist. Tuesday, November 29 Report of Theft. Wednesday, November 30 Found Property – Bike. Driving Complaint. Agency Assist – DOT. Criminal Mischief. Thursday, December 1 Agency Assist...

 

Obituary: Norma J. Rath (Smith) Goodman, 76

Norma J. Rath (Smith) Goodman, 76, passed from this life with family at her side after a long battle with breast cancer on November 21, 2016. She was born in Carrol, Iowa on August 11, 1940. She...

 

Alaska minimum wage to rise to $9.80 starting Jan. 1

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska’s minimum wage will rise by a nickel, to $9.80 an hour, beginning Jan. 1. Voters in 2014 approved increasing the minimum wage from $7.75 an hour. Under the measure, the minimum wage rose to $8.75 an hour in 2015 and...

 

Correction:

Correction Diana Kay Gadd passed away on Nov. 11, 2016. (A full obituary was published Dec. 1, 2016 with her name spelled as Dianna.)...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    December 8, 2016

Wrangell wrestlers take four firsts in home tourney

The Wolves wrestling team finished with four first placements Saturday, during the Wrangell-hosted Tom Sims Invitational. A total of 14 teams from around the region were invited to attend, but high...

 

Fish Factor

Bering Sea fish stocks are booming but it’s a mixed bag for groundfish in the Gulf of Alaska. Fishery managers will set 2017catches this week for pollock, cod and other fisheries that comprise Alaska’s largest fish hauls that are taken from...

 

Researchers examining climate change effects on AK hunters

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) – A University of Alaska Fairbanks study says climate change is having significant impacts on subsistence hunting and travel in communities across Alaska. Assistant professor Todd Brinkman led a team of researchers who...

 

Volleyball season ends with Lady Wolves in third

The 2016 season ended on a positive note for the Lady Wolves, after finishing up in third place during Region V in Craig. "We went into the tournament seeded fourth," explained volleyball coach...

 

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