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Heroin, methamphetamine seized with search warrant

The Petersburg Police Department served search warrants at 410 Mitkof Highway at approximately 3:50 P.M. on Tuesday, Sept. 10 and found distribution quantities of heroin and methamphetamine with a... Full story

State troopers teach difference between legal and illegal moose ahead of hunting season

State Wildlife Troopers Kyle Freeberg, of Wrangell, and Cody Litster, of Petersburg, set up shop in Wrangell's downtown pavilion last Sunday afternoon with several hunting regulation handbooks and...

Low turnout but lots of information at Central Tongass Project meeting

The Forest Service held a public meeting regarding the Central Tongass Project last week, Sept. 3. The purpose of the meeting was to share information on the project and its recently published draft...

Salmon Beyond Borders and SEITC working to create united front against transboundary mining

For many people in Southeast Alaska, mining operations in nearby British Columbia is a source of concern. While these mines are across the border in Canadian jurisdiction, many of them are located in...

Assembly discusses closure of Prince Rupert ferry stop, changes pay grade for police chief position

The Wrangell Borough Assembly met Tuesday, Sept. 10, to discuss, among several topics, the recent announcement that the Alaska Marine Highway System would stop traveling to and from Prince Rupert on...

Parks and Rec Department considers fee changes for youth programs

The Wrangell Parks and Recreation Advisory Board sat down to workshop a set of proposed increases to fees for youth sports programs last Wednesday, Sept. 4. Parks and Recreation Director Kate Thomas...

Family Resilience Fair coming Sept. 28

Local organization BRAVE (Building Respect and Valuing Everyone) will be hosting their annual Family Resilience Fair at the end of the month, on Sept. 28 from noon to 2 p.m. Last year's fair brought...

Cross country team continues to show positive gains

Wrangell High School travelled to Petersburg last Saturday, Sept. 7, to face their rival school in a cross country meet. While Wrangell's runners did not beat Petersburg or several other competing...

The Way We Were : In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

September 11, 1919 One of the prettiest war souvenirs we have seen was received this week by Wrangell man, O. A. Brown, from the American Can Company. The shell is of brass, over three inches in diameter and 2 ½ feet in length. The following note...

Police report

September 2 Traffic stop: Verbal warning for driving habits. Harassment. Found property: Returned to owner. September 3 Disturbance. Unattended vehicle at airport. Disturbance. September 4 DUI: Unfounded. Subpoena service. Speeding complaint....

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: I’m Hispanic and I know growing up within your means was the rule. It’s discipline. We never relied on government assistance or felt like we were entitled to anything we couldn’t do for ourselves. This made us hard working...

Alaska Fish Factor

Federal agencies are meeting now through next March to define U.S. dietary guidelines for 2020-2025, and a high powered group of doctors and nutritionists are making sure the health benefits of seafood are front and center. For the first time in...

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