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 By Dan Rudy    News    August 10, 2017

Registration day for students set for next week

Summer may be at its peak, but for students it’s quickly beginning to wind down. The new year begins for them on August 28, and several new things are in store. At Evergreen Elementary School, Gail Taylor will be settling in as its new principal....

 

The Way We Were

August 16, 1917: Oscar Case, of Wrangell, who enlisted with the Engineers at Cheyenne, Wyoming shortly after the declaration of war, has recently been in training at Corpus Christi, Texas. A letter received from him recently by his parents stated...

 

Retention of King Salmon is prohibited in all Southeast Alaska salt water

JUNEAU – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today that the retention of king salmon is prohibited in all Southeast Alaska salt waters, king salmon may not be retained or possessed; any king salmon caught must be released immediately...

 

Police Report

Monday, July 31 Citizen report: DUI. Paper service. Harassment. Tuesday, August 1 Disorderly conduct: Officer responded. Traffic Stop: Verbal warning for driving habits. Report of Theft. Parking complaint. Report of harassment. Citation issued to...

 

SE Alaska's weekend heat breaks records

Boats and trailers lined the launch ramps, residents thronged the beaches, plastic ducks bobbed in Twin Lakes, and Juneau basked under the sun on a record-breaking weekend. The capital city has had a full week of temperatures at or above 70 degrees,...

 

Letter to The Editor

To the Editor: There were some things that need to be mentioned about the article “Rock Pit site selection at creek raises concerns” in the August 3, 2017 issue of the Wrangell Sentinel. The volume of lead-stabilized soil that will be hauled is...

 

Alaska bear, Fortress celebrate their tenth birthdays

SITKA – Fortress of the Bear celebrated two milestones in July the 10th birthday of Killisnoo, its very first bear cub, and the sanctuary's 10th year in operation. At his birthday party, Killisnoo...

 

Alaska Fish Factor:

“It’s time for a checkup from the neck up” – meaning an industry time out to evaluate fishing operations and behaviors, advises Jerry Dzugan, director of the Sitka-based Alaska Marine Safety Education Association for over 30 years. Dzugan...

 

Harvey Gilliland came from Seattle to work at the Duncan Canal White Alice project

PETERSBURG – At the age of 23, Harvey Gilliland left his job at Western Union Telegraph Company in Seattle to take a job at the White Alice Communications System (WACS) in Duncan Canal, just...

 

Code name White Alice, not explained

The history of the code name White Alice is lost to history. Those devising the code name may have selected it as an acronym or just a name with no special meaning. One claim has Alice an acronym for Alaska Integrated Communications Enterprise. Air...

 

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