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 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

More butter clams carrying PSP risk

A new sample site shows more butter clams carry the risk of paralytic shellfish poisoning for consumers, according to a report released last week. Since last year Wrangell Cooperative Association's...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

Wrangell women join sister marches nationwide

Joining millions of other women and men estimated to have marched worldwide on Saturday, 20 residents of Wrangell held a Women's March of their own downtown on February 21. The Women's March on...

 

The Way We Were

January 25, 1917: The Wrangell sawmill will start up earlier this year than ever before in its history. When seen by the Sentinel man this week Fred Wilson, the manager, stated that everything is being done to get in readiness for an early start, and...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

Roller derby team takes on task of local recycling

Taking up the mantle left by the Lions Club after it closed its Wrangell chapter last summer, the Garnet Grit Betties roller derby team is continuing its aluminum collection program. For two decades...

 

Courts

January 10 James T. Goldsbury, 59, appeared before First District Magistrate Judge Chris Ellis on the misdemeanor charge of Criminal Mischief 5 – Tampering with Property. The defendant pleaded no contest to the offense, and was found guilty....

 

Police reports

Monday, January 16 Failure to Yield for School Bus: Citation issued to Larissa Siekawitch, 48. Tuesday, January 17 Traffic Stop: Verbal warning for driving habits. Suspicious Activity. Agency Assist: FD. Access of Persons Prohibited. Noise Complaint:...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

New manager named for Trident plant

Trident Seafoods will be welcoming a new manager for its Wrangell plant during the summer's production run. Nick Ohmer was named as the company's selection in a media brief last week. A lifelong resid...

 

Dan's Dispatch

By Representative Dan Ortiz Governor Walker submitted a budget plan for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes three primary items: cuts in government spending, increased revenue, and the use of some Permanent Fund earnings, which is a separate fun...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

Airport crew lauded for their work

The maintenance crew at Wrangell International Airport was recognized for an ongoing run of outstanding service. In a release, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced it...

 

Wedding announcement

Michael and Leanna Nash of Wrangell, Alaska announce the engagement of Leanna's daughter, Jessica Blunt to Chris Stewart, son of Ted and Joan Stewart of Kalispell, Montana. Jessica is a Wrangell High...

 

Letter to the Editor

“House boats” To the Editor: I’ve been following the Stikine River houseboat dilemma for some time now with interest. I did moose patrols for the Fish and Wildlife Service on the river in 1957, 58 and 59. I also ran the river in the 70 and 80s...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 26, 2017

Varsity boys take two hosting Craig

Wrangell's boys basketball team won two while hosting Craig High School on January 20 and 21. "I thought the boys looked good this weekend," said Wolves coach Ray Stokes. "I was really proud of...

 

Anan permits available next week

The Forest Service (USFS) announced its permits for visiting Anan Wildlife Observatory this summer will be available at the start of next month. At 8 a.m. on February 1 members of the public will be able to reserve permits at the Recreation.gov...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 26, 2017

Girls take two in high school basketball weekend

The Lady Wolves have got themselves back on track for the second half of their season with a pair of wins against Craig last weekend. The team is third in the region at 4-4-0, sitting just behind...

 

Fish Factor

Candied salmon ice creampoke snack kits salmon bisque baby food fish skin tote bags and pet oils – Those are among the more than 20 new items to be revealed this week at the industry’s most popular annual seafood soiree: the Alaska Symphony of...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

Gardening group looking for regrowth

After the Borough Assembly last month approved expansion of its Memorial Cemetery, the Wrangell Community Garden Committee needs new digs to plant in. Started in 2010, the garden group reached an agreement with the city allowing them use of their...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

P&Z approves Harbor House application

At a specially scheduled meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday, it issued conditional use permitting for a proposed senior living and assisted care center. The center would be at the site of Sourdough Lodge, which is between Peninsu...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

Water plant upgrade evaporated by higher pricing

Members of the Wrangell Assembly learned a new water treatment plant being sought after will be financially unfeasible for the foreseeable future, and are looking into other options. Even before the water shortage problems of last summer due to its p...

 

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