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Borough asks for windstorm damage reports

The borough is asking anyone who suffered property damage to their home, business or boat in Tuesday's windstorm to submit a damage report and photos by 3 p.m. Tuesday to City Hall. The borough is taking inventory of the losses in the community to... Full story

Power restored to remaining 90 homes without light in Wrangell

The aftermath of an unexpectedly strong Tuesday weather system affected life in Wrangell, postponing community events and unfurling an outpouring of support amid power outages. Power was restored to... Full story

Wrangell suffers first COVID death as it sets monthly record for cases

Wrangell marked two milestones in the fight against COVID-19 in November: The first death attributed to the highly infectious disease in the community, and a record number of new infections. The borough on Monday reported the death. To protect the...

Legacy of Wrangell artist lives on through friends, family

If something interested Ira Merrill, he would throw his all into it. He would order books to absorb and learn, just to master a subject before moving onto the next thing. As it was in all things that...

Unexpected wind gusts knock out power in town

An unexpected, strong weather system sent high winds tearing through Wrangell, snapping three Southeast Alaska Power Agency poles which blocked the highway at City Park and knocked out power to most of Wrangell for much of Tuesday afternoon into...

Dove Tree Ceremony remembers lost loved ones

The 19th annual Dove Tree Ceremony is a way to remember loved ones during the holiday season. Participants wrote the names of their loved ones on paper doves, one name per dove, and placed the names...

Tree lighting, Santa and more to highlight Midnight Madness

A tree will light up. Santa will greet children. Hot food and drinks and gathering community members will warm the body and soul. Although it’s dubbed Midnight Madness, Friday’s event will feature something for everyone, in addition to special...

Christmas home, business decorating contest underway

Wrangell’s yearly Christmas home and business decorating contest is on. The chamber of commerce with Wrangell Real Estate is offering $1,300 in prize money. The same cash prizes will be awarded for both categories. First place nets $300, second...

Senior Center seeks food donations, with focus on subsistence

The Wrangell Senior Center is in need of food donations, especially subsistence foods. In particular, the center is seeking turkeys and hams, plus fish, deer meat, moose meat and liver. Moose or deer is preferred, but cow liver is fine too, because...

Senior Center receives loaner 4-wheel-drive bus in time for winter

The Wrangell Senior Center is receiving a loaner bus from Juneau, equipped to handle transporting passengers in winter weather. The loaner bus arrived early Thanksgiving morning on the Kennicott ferry, part of the Catholic Community Service fleet....

Quilt shop offers something for every skill level

Lisa Torgramsen has been crafting fabrics since she learned how to make her own clothes at the age of 12. At the age of 24 she added quilting to her repertoire, and she continued to build her skill...

Former Wrangell physician convicted of 2004-2005 rape in Louisiana

A doctor who served as chief of staff at the Wrangell hospital eight years ago awaits possible life imprisonment for raping an underage female relative in Louisiana more than 16 years ago. Greg Salard faces a possible sentence without parole or...

Longtime residents share love for one another and their heritage

Tom Gillen Sr. and Glenda Gillen met at a teen dance one weekend in Ketchikan. It was either the end of 1957, or the beginning of 1958, he said. He remembered when they married - that was 1959....

Wasilla Republican runs for governor; wants 'real change'

JUNEAU (AP) — A conservative Republican freshman state legislator announced plans Monday to run for governor, joining a field that includes Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy, former independent Gov. Bill Walker and former Anchorage Democratic state...

Cooks conjure up creations with Thanksgiving leftovers

While Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas looms on the horizon, the ghost of Thanksgiving lurks in the fridge. But there's nothing to fear. Wrangell is populated with creative types who are happy...

The Way We Were

Dec. 1, 1921 The Alaska School Bulletin gives the following records of attendance and punctuality for the first month of school in the incorporated towns of Alaska. Among the five schools having the best records, Wrangell High School stands fourth...

Linda Jack moved to Wrangell on her anniversary 49 years ago

Linda Sue Jack, 71, a 49-year resident of the community, died Nov. 25 at Wrangell Medical Center. She and her husband, David Jack, moved from Oklahoma and arrived in Wrangell on Nov. 19, 1972 - on... Full story

Police report

Monday, Nov. 22 Dog at large: Citation issued. Agency assist: Lewis County, WA. Health and safety. Tuesday, Nov. 23 Traffic stop. Unsecured premises. Wednesday, Nov. 24 Agency assist: Alaska State Troopers Agency assist: Hoonah Police Department....

Institute site should serve both as housing and history

The Wrangell Institute was a big part of history — for the Native students who went to school there, for the community and the state. The Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school, which operated at the site above Shoemaker Bay from 1932 to 1975,...

COVID presents lesson in health care jobs

Sometimes, connecting the dots is the best way to learn. The first set of dots cost $87 million in federal pandemic aid money. That’s the price of the contract the state signed with an Atlanta-based for-profit health care staffing firm to provide...

Schultz family appreciated help with memorial service

We just wanted to thank everyone who helped out with Lester Schultz’s memorial on Nov. 14. A big thank you to Jake Harris for letting us use the Stikine Inn for the services last minute, Spenser Stavee with Breakaway Adventures for taking us to...

Fishing gear recycling company nets 1 million pounds

More than one million pounds of old fishing nets and lines from Alaska have made it to recycling markets, where they are remade into plastic pellets and fibers. The milestone was reached with a recent haul of nets from Unalaska, and more are...

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