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Articles from the February 1, 2018 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    February 1, 2018

District 8 closures to limit derby to weekends

The committee responsible for organizing Wrangell's annual king salmon derby decided last week to alter its usual scheduling, in light of anticipated emergency orders limiting sport opportunity at...

 By Dan Rudy    News    February 1, 2018

FS project being planned for Petersburg-Wrangell districts

The United States Forest Service is developing a new initiative for the Wrangell and Petersburg districts, encompassing state and private lands in addition to those managed federally. Tongass...


The Way We Were

February 7, 1918: Restaurant and Hotel Food Rules, United States Food Administration. Notice: We, the undersigned, at request of Federal Food Administrator for Alaska, have agreed to observe in our places of business the following program of serving...

 By Dan Rudy    News    February 1, 2018

Fisheries board agrees to draft letter on otters

On its regional meeting's concluding day last week the Board of Fisheries agreed to draft a letter to federal authorities, encouraging them to support efforts to curb seafood predation by marine...


Police report

Monday, January 22 Civil matter. Intoxicated person. Tuesday, January 23 NOAA reported Tsunami Warning. Agency Assist: OCS. Wednesday, January 24 Report of theft. Abandoned vehicle: Notice left to be moved. Citation issued to Lester Schultz, 56, for...

 By Dan Rudy    News    February 1, 2018

WCA housing program to use $600,000 locally

A community development grant obtained by Wrangell Cooperative Association last fall will be putting $600,000 back into local homes. The funds come from Housing and Urban Development, through its Community Development Block Grant program. The federal...


Obituary: Carol Lynn Snoddy, 67

Carol Lynn Snoddy (Aa k'wát'i of the Kaach.ádi clan) passed away after a long illness on December 18, 2017. She was born at Wrangell General Hospital on November 17, 1950 and was the 4th of eight...

 By Dan Rudy    News    February 1, 2018

Fundraiser set to benefit new mariners' memorial

The organizing committee for a planned mariners’ memorial will be holding a winter fundraiser this weekend. A monument dedicated to Wrangell’s lost mariners has been in the making for over a decade. The Port Commission took off with it in 2009,...


Alaska Fish Factor: Catches of Pacific halibut to decrease this year, likely into the foreseeable future

As expected, catches of Pacific halibut will decrease for this year, and likely into the foreseeable future. Following an increase in catches last year for the first time in several decades, the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) on...


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