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"Paper Tigers" shown at high school last week

Residents of Wrangell were invited to attend a viewing of “Paper Tigers” at the high school last Tuesday. BRAVE, a local organization advocating for building healthy relationships in the community, put the event together. BRAVE member Kay...

SEARHC and Swedish Medical Center to expand specialty services in SE Alaska

Beginning this fall, according to a press release from the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, specialty services in Southeast Alaska will be expanded thanks to collaboration between SEARHC and Swedish Medical Center. The press release...

School board recognizes Tammy Groshong and Darian Gerald during meeting

The Wrangell school board met Monday evening. The board recently began a new program where “pages” from different classrooms would attend the board meetings to lead everyone in the pledge of allegiance, and a reading of the district’s mission...

Candidate roundup for local election

With the October election just around the corner, there are many residents of Wrangell seeking office. One of the most hotly contested races this year is for two open positions on the Wrangell...

Write-in candidate seeks election to borough assembly

Dale Parkinson fell in love with Wrangell about 13 years ago, he said, after he won an Alaskan cruise from the university radio in Long Beach, California. Eight years ago he and his family visited...

Alaska Supreme Court gives opinion on local property dispute

On Aug. 31, the Supreme Court of Alaska gave on opinion on a property dispute between two Wrangell residents, DeWayne Tomal and Jeannette Anderson. The opinion came down after a trial in superior court between the two Wrangellites, after their...

Project HOPE fighting opioid epidemic with Narcan nasal spray kits

According to documents provided by Erin Michael, the public health nurse for Petersburg and Wrangell, opioids were involved in 42,000 deaths in the United States in 2016. In Alaska, in 2017, there were 108 opioid-related deaths. The National...

Assembly holds special meeting to approve Church Street paving, other upgrades

The city and borough assembly of Wrangell held a special meeting Monday night to approve various renovations and upgrades to city infrastructure. The first item was a contract with SECON for paving repairs to Church Street, in the amount of...

Annual Sip & Shop last Saturday

Many stores around Wrangell stayed open late last Saturday evening to participate in the annual Sip & Shop. Alicia Holder, with the chamber of commerce, said that the Sip & Shop was a fun way...

Officials apologize to Alaska Natives for bird regulations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – State and federal wildlife officials have apologized to Alaska Natives for the enforcement of migratory bird regulations that failed to consider the effects on subsistence practices. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

Cross country team prepares for Juneau regional

The Wrangell High School cross country team has had an eventful season. They have run against other Southeast Alaska schools in Sitka, Metlakatla, Petersburg, and Ketchikan. This Sat., Sept. 22, they...

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

September 19, 1918 Ensign W. Kerr, financial representative for the Salvation Army for Alaska arrived in Wrangell yesterday. He has been on a trip as far northward as Atlin and Carcross collecting for local and war work. The Ensign stated that...

Fish Factor:

As Alaska’s salmon season draws to a close, lots of fall fisheries are just getting underway from Ketchikan to the Bering Sea. Southeast is one of Alaska’s busiest regions for fall fishing, especially for various kinds of shellfish. Nearly...

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