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Articles from the October 20, 2011 edition

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 By Greg Knight    News    October 20, 2011

Borough seeks to sever itself from WMC arbitrartion case

A strongly worded letter to Wrangell Medical Center CEO Noel Selle-Rea from Borough Manager Tim Rooney could be a sign of things to come between the borough and the beleaguered hospital replacement... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    Sports    October 20, 2011

Tom Sims tournament crowns three wolves champions

The 2011 Tom Sims Invitational wrestling tournament returned to Wrangell High School last week as teams from 10 high schools across Southeast Alaska fought for glory and a spot on the podium as champi... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    Sports    October 20, 2011

Lady Wolves travel to Sitka

The Lady Wolves varsity volleyball team traveled to Sitka last weekend to face Baranof Island’s own version of the Lady Wolves while the JV team from Wrangell took part in the Sitka’s...

 
 By Greg Knight    About Town    October 20, 2011

Harvest Festival this weekend

The 17th Annual Harvest Festival is coming this weekend The yearly event was created to help bring in an additional sale prior to the release of Alaska Permanent Fund dividends. Tessa Appleman, the... Full story

 
 Police Reports    October 20, 2011

POLICE REPORTS

Monday, Oct. 10 -Verbal warning for faulty equipment. -Citation issued to Richard Kagee for dog at large. -Report of a vehicle with possible gas leak. -Citizen assist. -Verbal warning for faulty equipment. Tuesday, Oct. 11 -Civil issue. -Unsecured... Full story

 
 Courts    October 20, 2011

COURTS

James T. Goldsbury, 54, appeared before Magistrate Chris Ellis on October 17, 2011 and was found guilty of assault in the fourth degree, fear of injury and is ordered to serve 60 days in jail. The defendant must pay $100 in fines and surcharges. The... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    News    October 20, 2011

Concerns raised over SEAPA hydro application

The Southeast Alaska Power Agency has applied for a preliminary permit to build a hydroelectric generation facility at Sunrise Lake on Woronkofski Island. The proposed project would build a... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    News    October 20, 2011

Murkowski tries to keep Secure Rural Schools program alive

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced legislation last week to extend the life of two initiatives that direct millions of dollars in payments to support local employment in rural schools, borough... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    News    October 20, 2011

Petersburg City Council fights redistricting plan

The redistricting plan for Alaska approved by the U.S. Department of Justice this month may move Petersburg and other Southeast communities into the district encompassing Juneau. Representative Beth... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    News    October 20, 2011

Ketchikan resident to seek District One seat

A Ketchikan resident has announced she will run in the GOP primary against Reps. Peggy Wilson and Kyle Johansen for Alaska’s 1st House District. Patti Mackey, Executive Director of the Ketchikan...

 
 Opinion    October 20, 2011

Letter To Editor

To the Editor: I recently contacted Mr. Monty Buness, Principal of Wrangell High School regarding beginner or up-grades on computer lessons. I asked if it were possible for him to ask for a senior class project to help those of who would like to... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    News    October 20, 2011

USDA approves $3M loan for new ferrry

Ferry service between Ketchikan, Coffman Cove, Wrangell and South Mitkof Island may soon become a reality again after a $3 million USDA loan to the Northend Ferry Authority and Rainforest Island...

 
 By Greg Knight    News    October 20, 2011

USDA approves $3M loan for new ferrry

Ferry service between Ketchikan, Coffman Cove, Wrangell and South Mitkof Island may soon become a reality again after a $3 million USDA loan to the Northend Ferry Authority and Rainforest Island... Full story

 
 
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