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Articles from the January 3, 2019 edition

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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    January 3, 2019

Vivian Faith Prescott named judge of annual statewide poetry contest

The Fairbanks Arts Association opened their 24th annual statewide poetry contest for submissions this December. Each year, the association picks a new judge for the contest. This year will be judged by Wrangell resident Vivian Faith Prescott. Bahr sa...

 By Caleb Vierkant    News    January 3, 2019

Parks and Recreation department offering lifeguard training

The Wrangell Parks and Recreation department is offering lifeguard training, starting on Jan. 10. The courses are open to all eligible candidates over the age of 16. Those wishing to participate must pass a few tests. The first test is a 300 yard...


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

January 2, 1919 All requests for discharge of soldiers now in the service must originate with the soldier himself and not with outside parties, according to information sent to the local Draft Board. Outsiders making requests for the discharge of sol...

 By Brian Varela    News    January 3, 2019

Petersburg Borough approves $600,000 for new baler in first reading

PETERSBURG – The borough assembly passed ordinance 2018-21 on Dec.17 in its first reading which allocates $400,000 from the sanitation fund and $200,000 from the Motor Pool to replace the borough’s baler. Last month, the assembly had voted to...


Police report

December 24, 2018 Animal Complaint. Citizen assist: Vehicle unlock. December 25, 2018 Motor vehicle accident. December 26, 2018 Theft reported. Citizen assist: Vehicle unlock. Agency assist: AICS mental health. Arrested: Jonelle Marie Bjorge, 65 on...

 By Caleb Vierkant    News    January 3, 2019

High school softball team being reorganized

Softball is a popular pastime across many small towns in the United States. However, in Wrangell, both softball and baseball have had low participation in recent memory. The most recent mention of a...


Basketball season opens with Rally the Regions

After some exciting alumni games, both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams left town for Rally the Regions, a round robin style tournament for 2A teams across Alaska. The tournament is a good opportunity for everybody to size up the...


Lady Wolves claim victory at volleyball alumni game

The Lady Wolves volleyball team held its annual alumni game last Wednesday, the day after Christmas. The game brought together current team members and former players to compete in a fun...


Alaska Fish Factor: Fish Factor's annual Fishing Picks and Pans for 2018

This column that each week focuses on Alaska’s seafood industry will enter into its 28th year in 2019. It began in the Anchorage Daily News in 1991 at the request of longtime former business editor Bill White and has appeared in the ADN ever...


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