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Articles from the March 5, 2015 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    March 5, 2015

Waterfront master plan nears final stage

The next phase of Wrangell's waterfront master plan came together at a pair of meetings Feb. 23 and 25. Three conceptual plans were presented to residents by the design team, based on feedback it... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    March 5, 2015

Salard trial date delayed, set for May

Former Wrangell physician Greg Salard appeared Monday in U.S. District Court before Judge Timothy Burgess in Juneau for a hearing to postpone trial. A new trial date has been set for May 26. Salard... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    March 5, 2015

Carving facility hosts first crafts class

All of last weekend, the first of what is intended to be many cultural courses was held at Wrangell Cooperative Association's new carving facility, which was finished last autumn. From Thursday... Full story


The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 11, 1915: Mrs. J. Hyland and her sister Miss E. Philips and their friend Miss E. Roberts arrived Saturday night from Telegraph Creek. The party made the trip over the ice from Telegraph to the...


Police report

Monday, February 23 Report of MVA with minor damage. Citizen Assist. Tuesday, February 24 Parking Complaint. Traffic Stop, no license plates. Wednesday, February 25 Citizen Assist: Unlock Vehicle. Report of Suspicious Activity. Report of a lost dog....


Court report

Tuesday, February 24 Israel M. Comstock, 19, appeared before First District Court Judge Kevin Miller on a charge of Burglary 2 – a Class C felony – with a charge of Theft 2 dismissed. The defendant entered a guilty plea for the burglary charge....

 By Dan Ortiz    Opinion    March 5, 2015

Dan's Dispatch

As the fisheries industry continues to expand and Wrangell's Marine Service Center's services demand increases, I believe Wrangell's economy has nowhere to go but up. However, to accommodate this grow...


House and Walker spar over gas pipeline

JUNEAU (AP) — Tensions flared Monday between members of the Alaska House and Gov. Bill Walker over how best to advance state efforts to secure a major gas pipeline project, with a visibly upset Walker denouncing a bill from the speaker of the...


AMHS funding looking at $9.5 million cut

A number of public hearings on Alaska Marine Highway System’s operating budget have been scheduled this week, allowing ferry users the opportunity to give their input to state legislators as they draw up a budget. In a media release, Southeast...


A race to read the written word

Evergreen Elementary School student Lily Younce reads a book Friday morning during "Read the Most Coast to Coast," an annual event that promotes reading nationwide. Students read as many books as...

 By Dan Rudy    News    March 5, 2015

Film crew to show documentary about Stikine

Wrangell residents are invited to preview a short film and presentation on the Stikine River at the Nolan Center, at 6 p.m. March 11. The film had been put together last autumn by a film crew with Inside Passage Waterkeeper, a Juneau affiliate of...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 5, 2015

Fish Factor

Right after the yearly halibut catch limits are announced each January, brokers usually are busy with buying and selling and transferring shares of the catch. But it’s been slow going so far, even with slight harvest increases in nearly all Alaska...


Legislature winding up for daylight savings bill

JUNEAU (AP) — A Senate committee advanced legislation Tuesday that would eliminate daylight saving time in Alaska and allow for consideration of another time zone in the state. The bill would exempt Alaskans from advancing their clocks each...


Region V brackets set for B-Ball tourney

Wrangell High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are in Ketchikan today, preparing to square off with their division rivals in this year’s Region V tournament. At 4:45 p.m., the Wolves face the Metlakatla Glacier Bears for game one of the...


Despite mushy weather, dogsleds still go at Iditarod

FAIRBANKS (AP) — Warm weather continues to play havoc for organizers of the world’s most famous sled dog race. A lack of snow in the greater Anchorage area already has forced the official start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race to move 225...


Bahá'ís Celebrate Ayyám-i-Há

February 27 local Bahá'ís hosted an event to celebrate the Bahá'í holiday of Ayyám-i-Há in the Evergreen Elementary Multi-Purpose Room with a buffet of international foods, fellowship,...


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