Articles from the June 22, 2017 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    June 22, 2017

Public employee strike likely

Unionized public employees may soon strike as negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement with the city reaches an impasse. The escalation follows the City and Borough Assembly’s effective rejection on June 8 of a last best offer made by...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 22, 2017

Public ceremony marks Flag Day

Several service organizations came together last week to pay tribute to the Stars and Stripes, holding a special ceremony for Flag Day. Falling on June 14 each year, Flag Day celebrates the adoption...

 

The Way We Were

June 21, 1917: Homer Worden was pleasantly surprised by a party of his friends last Monday evening, the event being his eleventh birthday. The guests assembled during Homer’s absence and they presented him with many appropriate gifts on his arrival...

 

Police reports

Monday, June 12 Caller reported person setting off seal bombs behind residence. Officer made contact. Harry Churchill Sr., 83, arrested on charges of DUI. Domestic Dispute. Tuesday, June 13 Agency Assist: Power: Campers reported power out at...

 

Courts

May 31 Robert J. Shilts, 80, was ordered by First District Court Judge Chris Ellis to pay restitution to the State of Alaska in the amount of $150. The order followed a guilty plea entered by the defendant for the charge of Unlawful Retention of...

 

Obituary: Shannan Lee Phillips, 41

Shannan Lee Phillips, 41, passed away on June 2, 2017 from health complications in Wenatchee, Washingon. Shannan was born on June 10, 1975 to Leland and Arlene Phillips, in Wrangell, Alaska and lived... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

The views I am about to express are of my own, and not representative of my employers or unions, past or present. I worked for the City and Borough of Wrangell for approximately six years, two as a Harbor Security/Maintenance, and four as a...

 

Correction:

In the June 15 issue of the Sentinel it was reported that police suspected a car burned during a spree of vehicular thefts to be done intentionally. In the criminal complaint subsequently filed against Lief Bosdell, the state alleges now the vehicle...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 22, 2017

Tons of scrap being removed from island's nooks and crannies

Mountains of metal are in the middle of being moved this week from the island's landfill and storage spaces. The city is working with Channel Construction to remove as much of the miscellaneous waste...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 22, 2017

Plenty of opportunities for fun in the sun this summer

Summer officially began this week, with the solstice marking the year’s longest day on Wednesday. For hundreds of Wrangell children, the months-long break between school years began at the end of May, and programming to keep them active and...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    June 22, 2017

Basketball camp hones skills and values

arpen their skills on the basketball court last week, during a two-day clinic hosted at the high school. The Alaska Native Sisterhood Association brought down Damen Bell-Holter, a professional player...

 

Mussel samples indicate PSP risk at Shoemaker helipad

A recent reading on shellfish taken from around the Shoemaker Bay helipad has shown elevated risk of paralytic shellfish poisoning. Blue mussel samples from the site were taken by the local Indian Environmental General Assistance Program office on...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 22, 2017

Permits for visiting Anan to be available in town soon

Very soon visitors will be able to start picking up daily permits for the Anan Wildlife Observatory. The United States Forest Service makes four of these available for every day of the season to accommodate for last-minute planning and local...

 

Two dogs fall 200-feet on Petersburg Mountain

PETERSBURG - Five hikers and 7 dogs were taking a Father's Day hike up Petersburg Mountain last Sunday when atop the summit, two dogs playing together fell over an obscured ledge, dropping over...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 22, 2017

Fish Factor: Since 2011 China has been the number one customer for Alaska seafood

China holds big promise to become a top customer for Alaska salmon, and not just for the bright red fillets. Since 2011 China has been the number one customer for Alaska seafood with purchases nearing $800 million and comprising 54 percent of all...

 

Alaska legislature works to avoid government shutdown

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The Alaska Legislature remains on pace for a statewide government shutdown as lawmakers renew discussions they hope will bridge the gap between the House and Senate. Gov. Bill...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 22, 2017

$600K rebate anticipated from SEAPA, diesel run delayed

The governing board for Southeast Alaska Power Agency has approved a draft for next year's budget, as well as a hefty rebate to its member communities' utilities. The decision was supported by a fair...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 22, 2017

Public employees union calls strike, workers take up pickets

It was out of the workplace and into the streets for many Wrangell city staff Thursday morning, as two dozen unionized workers began a strike over prolonged contract negotiations. The City and... Full story

 

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