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Southland attorney requests TBPA severence package

The former general manager of Thomas Bay Power Authority is asking the utility’s Board of Commissioners for a severance package that was denied upon termination earlier this year– and has retained legal counsel in order to do so. The Commission ter... Full story


Insurance firm pays $250K settlement in Rea case

The City and Borough of Wrangell has received a payment of $250,000 in the settlement with former Wrangell Medical Center DEO Noel Rea – except Rea didn’t make the payment. The payment, in fact, cam... Full story

 By Greg Knight    News    June 13, 2013

GCI: No comment on NSA wiretapping

With news breaking nationally of alleged tapping of Verizon cell phone and data customers by the National Security Agency, a provider of long-distance communications in Alaska is saying they cooperate with Federal subpoenas – but won’t say if a littl...

 By Greg Knight    News    June 13, 2013

Marshall convicted of assault, facing up to 20 years

A Wrangell jury last week found 54-year-old Steve Marshall guilty of assaulting his former girlfriend in 2011, though the panel acquitted him of a more serious set of charges accusing him of sexual...


Wrangell AMHS terminal to close briefly next week

The Wrangell Ferry Terminal will be out of commission for three days in June to replace a portion of the underside of the ramp leading to the vessels when they are berthed. The closure is set for...


Dooley joins medical staff at AICS clinic

Wrangell not only has a new medical clinic, but a brand new physician added to the staff of the Alaska Island Community Services location on Wood Street. Dr. Laura Dooley, who has been affiliated...


Former WMC chief takes over in Valdez

A former administrator at Wrangell Medical Center has been named as the new head of Providence Valdez Medical Center. Officials with Providence Health and Services said last week that Barbara Bigelow...


Mariner's Memorial conceptual designs released

The proposed Mariner’s Memorial at Heritage Harbor is one step closer to becoming a reality as the Wrangell Port Commission has released a professional design document showing what the structure m...


Hoyt brings 'Haa Taayí' to Wrangell garden

For Alaska Natives, food is essential – and traditional foods are of extreme importance to the indigenous people of the Last Frontier as they choose to live their history and culture in the modern a...

 By Greg Knight    News    June 6, 2013

One feared dead in LeConte Glacier sightseeing crash

The United States Coast Guard and members of the Alaska State Troopers search and rescue team spent the better part of Tuesday evening at LeConte Glacier after a Pacific Wings Beaver aircraft out of Petersburg crashed, leaving one reported as dead.... Full story

 By Greg Knight    About Town    June 6, 2013

New AICS Clinic open to public, prepared for clients

After more than a year of planning, design and construction, the brand new Alaska Island Community Services clinic held an open house to show off the multi-million dollar building, its technological... Full story

 By Greg Knight    About Town    June 6, 2013

Oliver looks back, ahead to 2013 logging event

There was a time when the front page of the Wrangell Sentinel was bracketed by the phrase “Founded in 1902 – Lumber capital of Alaska.” Those days ended in the 2000s, when Silver Bay’s operati... Full story

 By Greg Knight    About Town    June 6, 2013

MHT, Slenkamp check wood taken from danger cut

The City and Borough of Wrangell faced a check up from Alaska Mental Health Trust senior resource manager Paul Slenkamp after a report of excessive tree removal near the end of the road at 12.5 Mile...

 By Greg Knight    About Town    June 6, 2013

Summer reading program in full swing at library

The deadline for registration in the popular Summer Reading Program is set for June 30 at the Irene Ingle Public Library. This program is held annually beginning June 1 and runs through the end of July. All students in Kindergarten through Grade 9...

 By Greg Knight    About Town    June 6, 2013

2013 Royalty Court presented at Stikine Inn

The Royalty Court for the 2013 Wrangell Fourth of July celebration was officially presented last Friday night, May 31, at the Stikine Inn – and the month-long push toward a fundraising goal of $100,00...

 By Greg Knight    News    June 6, 2013

Yarrow: sleep aid and pain killer from the forest

For many Natives in Southeast Alaska the use of natural herbs and plants is as essential today as it was to their ancestors in years past – and whether they are used to alleviate pain, or help as a di...

 By Greg Knight    About Town    June 6, 2013

City Market tournament pared to one day event

Heavy rains took out the first day of the City Market Golf Tournament last weekend at Muskeg Meadows golf course – though the second day saw a combination of Wrangell and Petersburg players finish at the top of their game. The team of Robbie R...

 By Greg Knight    News    June 6, 2013

Marshall assault trial begins in Wrangell

The jury trial of former resident Steve Marshall for felony charges related to an alleged 2011 sexual assault began this week in Wrangell’s First District Court. Marshall, 54, was arrested on Dec. 7... Full story

 By Greg Knight    About Town    May 30, 2013

Rea to return $250K, hospital iPad in settlement

With eight words – and the stroke of a pen – Superior Court Judge William B. Carey dismissed the lawsuit against former Wrangell Medical Center CEO Noel Rea and six former members of the WMC Board of... Full story

 By Greg Knight    About Town    May 30, 2013

Derby rolls on, Gildersleeve in pole position

You know it’s getting close to summer in Wrangell when the boats and skiffs of locals are on the water looking for King Salmon – and especially when the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce puts out the... Full story

 By Greg Knight    About Town    May 30, 2013

Soria seeks appeal on methamphetamine conviction

A former Wrangell resident who was convicted in 2011 of being part of a drug distribution operation in the Borough and sentenced to more than three years in prison has asked a judge to review evidence in his case. Marcelo Soria, 48, pled guilty in... Full story

 By Greg Knight    Sports    May 30, 2013

Vikings drop two bombs on Lady Wolves

The Lady Wolves hosted the Petersburg Lady Vikings softball team for one last pair of games for the 2013 season – and saw their neighbors to the north walk away with two victories, each in the d...

 By Greg Knight    About Town    May 30, 2013

Carving shed begins to take shape in downtown

With the Chief Shakes Tribal House project completed earlier this month, and the rededication ceremony written in the history books, the main objective of the Wrangell Cooperative Associated has...

 By Greg Knight    About Town    May 30, 2013

Service Center Phase II concrete moving forward

Anyone driving down Shakes Street during the past two months probably couldn’t help but notice the massive steel rebar structure going in at the Marine Service Center – a steel design that will rei...

 By Greg Knight    Sports    May 30, 2013

WMC tournament brings out 60 players

The Wrangell Medical Center Foundation held their 6th Annual Brian Gilbert Memorial Golf Tournament last weekend at Muskeg Meadows – under better weather than previous tournaments – and saw a tot...


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