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Articles from the February 27, 2020 edition

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How ferry shutdown impacts school districts

The shutdown of ferry service in Southeast Alaska has impacted many aspects of day-to-day life in communities across the region. In previous reporting by the Wrangell Sentinel and Petersburg Pilot,...

 

Calls for ferry service, OCS workers, local Fish and Game office heard in state finance committee testimony

The Alaska House Finance Committee received public testimony from people across the state on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 22. The state is currently in its budget season again, and the finance...

 

Mariners' Memorial construction nearing milestones

The Wrangell Mariners' Memorial project is moving along at a good pace, according to Brennon Eagle. The memorial has been a long-running project for the community, beginning back in the early 2000s....

 

"Ayyam-i-Ha" party by Baha'i community

Wrangell's Baha'i community will be hosting a party at Evergreen Elementary school this Friday at 6 p.m., to celebrate Ayyam-i-Ha and is open to the Wrangell community. The Baha'i faith operates with...

 

School board adopts budget revisions, receives letters on swim team funding

The Wrangell School Board adopted some revisions to the FY 2020 budget at their Monday night meeting. The district's budget, originally, set revenues at a little less than $5.5 million, and...

 

Swim club competes in championships in Anchorage and Ketchikan

The Wrangell Swim Club has had a busy start to 2020, competing in two tournaments in Anchorage and Ketchikan in January and February. Four club members swam in the Alaska Senior Championship, in...

 

Lady Wolves go 1-1 in homecoming games

The Wrangell Lady Wolves held their annual homecoming games last weekend, playing against the high school's rivals, the Petersburg Lady Vikings. After two hard-fought games, both teams walked away wit...

 

Wolves fall in narrow homecoming losses

Wrangell High School celebrated its homecoming this past weekend. People from all over Wrangell, and the school's rival Petersburg, came together for a weekend of intense basketball games. While the...

 

Homecoming court

The 2020 Wrangell High School Homecoming court (left to right): Freshman Jacen Hay, freshman Kiara Harrison, sophomore Jake Eastaugh, sophomore Liana Carney, junior Brett Abrahamson, junior Robyn...

 

Community comes together for the Ferdinands

The community of Wrangell turned out in large numbers last week to support some of their own. Randall Ferdinand, community member and fisherman, passed away in a boating accident last Sunday, Feb....

 

The Way We Were

February 26, 1920 The Willson & Sylvester Mill company have built an addition to their wharf in order to have room for the construction of a box shed 150 feet long by 40 feet wide. A considerable supply of boxes will be kept in this shed at all times...

 

Nolan Center open house

The Nolan Center held an open house last Thursday, Feb. 20, to commemorate Elizabeth Peratrovich Day. The open house featured performances by the JOM dancers, a museum display of Alaskan civil rights...

 

Police report

February 17 Agency Assist: Hoonah P.D. Civil Issue. Traffic Stop. Disturbance. February 18 Traffic Stop: Michael Howell, 47, citation for failure to provide proof of insurance. Deer Complaint. February 19 Citizen Assist: Unlocked vehicle. Summons...

 
 By Dan Ortiz    Opinion    February 27, 2020

Dan's Dispatch

Thank you to everyone who spoke up during public testimony on the budget in House Finance last week. I need to hear from you in order to do my job, and I was incredibly impressed with the straight-forward, intelligent, and passionate comments that...

 

Fish Factor: Alaska's Dutch Harbor Top Fishing Port in US for 22nd Year in a Row

Dutch Harbor remained the top fishing port in the USA for the 22nd year in a row with 763 million pounds crossing the docks in 2018 valued at $182 million. And Naknek ranked as the nation’s second most valuable port for fishermen with landings...

 

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