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Articles from the April 19, 2012 edition

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 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    News    April 19, 2012

WMC Board meets with public over coffee

Members of the Wrangell Medical Center Board of Directors were at the Stikine Inn last Friday morning meeting with members of the public over coffee. The hour-and-and-a-half session marked the first...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    News    April 19, 2012

School District receives State funds for 2012/13

Wrangell Public School District is expected to receive $84,517 from the State of Alaska to use towards the upcoming school year’s budget. The extra money is part of a one-time $25 million allocation to Alaska schools approved by the State...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    News    April 19, 2012

Concrete paving begins on Front Street

Paving of Wrangell’s main street began this week, as crews were set to begin pouring concrete at the north end of Front Street Wednesday. As of earlier this week, car traffic has been blocked from approximately the north end of Campbell Drive to...

 
 About Town    April 19, 2012

The Way We Were

April 18, 1912: Congressman Sulzer recently introduced a bill providing a bounty on Alaska wolves. The bill, as referred to the committee, provides for a bounty of $10, with establishment of proof before any clerk of district court, any U.S....

 
 About Town    April 19, 2012

Close Up group travels to east coast

The Wrangell students who attended this year’s Close Up have been working hard for two years raising money with the support of the community and their families. This year 10 high school students,...

 
 Police Reports    April 19, 2012

Police reports

Monday, April 9 Officer responded to report of a theft. -Officer responded to report of a theft. -Person dropped off 86’d letter. -Person came in and reported that her son was assaulted. Tuesday, April 10 -Officer found building unsecured, officer...

 
 Opinion    April 19, 2012

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Early on a self appointed attack was directed at Dorothy Hunt-Sweat’s ability to gather correct information and then make a decision based on facts. I was, via teleconference, a participant in the 6 hour and 13 minute Fair Hearing....

 
 About Town    April 19, 2012

Johnson graduates

Steven Johnson, son of Carl and Laura Johnson, graduated from Divers Academy International in Erial, N.J. on April 16. He graduated with the “Presidents Award” which is given to the student...

 
 About Town    April 19, 2012

Churchill graduates

Lacey Churchill just graduated with honors from a Medical Assistant training program at Everest College in Tacoma, Wash. Joel and Sandy Churchill were able to attend her graduation along with...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    News    April 19, 2012

Juneau Economic Development Council visits Wrangell

Representatives of the Juneau Economic Development (JEDC) were in Wrangell April 12 to discuss a recent regional initiative aimed at strengthening specific industry within Southeast Alaska. JEDC is leading the economic development strategy —...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    About Town    April 19, 2012

Community markets to begin next month

Wrangell’s inaugural community market season begins next month with what is expected to feature a number of vendors selling locally-grown-and-made veggies, breads and artwork throughout the summer. The first community market is scheduled for May...

 
 By Representative Peggy Wilson    Opinion    April 19, 2012

Peggy's Corner of the House

by Representative Peggy Wilson Hello once more from Alaska’s capitol. Well, the 90 day session Legislature came to an end shortly after midnight on Sunday. It was a mad dash the last few days, with...

 
 About Town    April 19, 2012

Hope Community Church of God interviews pastor

The Rev. Richard Fincher is a pastoral candidate for the Hope Community Church of God. Reverend Fincher and his wife Donna are in Wrangell from LaFayette, Ga. Rev. Fincher will fill the pulpit this coming Sunday, April 22. There will be a potluck...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    Sports    April 19, 2012

Wolves face Thunder Mountain, Petersburg

The Wrangell Wolves traveled to Petersburg last weekend to play two different teams, the Vikings and the Thunder Mountain Falcons. The Wolves lost both games April 14. Against Thunder Mountain,...

 
 By Kaithlyn McAvoy    About Town    April 19, 2012

Walkathon

The group of residents participating in the “walkathon” gather Saturday morning near the trailhead of Volunteer Park. The walkers were raising money for the Parks and Recreation Department to buy...

 
 By Kaitlyn McAvoy    About Town    April 19, 2012

Clean up days

The annual Clean-Up Day in Wrangell began Saturday at 11 and concluded with a lunch at 1:30 p.m....

 
 
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