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Articles from the March 22, 2018 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    March 22, 2018

Language loss getting notice in Alaska communities

The Alaska House on Monday passed a concurrent resolution that would urge Gov. Bill Walker to declare a state of "linguistic emergency" for Native languages. HCR 19 passed by 34-4 and will be taken up...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 22, 2018

Anan rebuild to be unveiled this evening

Residents, guides and other users of the facilities at Anan Creek are encouraged to chime in tonight on a conceptualized redesign of its wildlife observatory. Just to its south on the mainland,...

 

Little time left to file for 2018 Permanent Fund Dividend

Registered Alaska residents are reminded to submit applications for this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) before the March 31 deadline. Falling on a Saturday, the walk-in deadline to turn in applications at offices in Fairbanks, Anchorage and...

 

The Way We Were

March 28, 1918: Delegate Charles A. Sulzer has had the government send a quantity of seeds to the principal of the Wrangell public schools for distribution. Miss Carhart requests the Sentinel to announce that any one desiring any of these seeds may...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 22, 2018

Decrepitude continues at courthouse after failed grant bid

Wrangell’s courthouse was not selected for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, the city has learned. Located inside the Public Safety Building, Alaska Court System’s office and courtroom area shares the building with the Department...

 

Court report

February 28 Joel P. Franks, 52, appeared before First District Court Judicial Officer Chris Ellis to face a charge of Assault in the 4th Degree – Recklessly Injure, a class A misdemeanor. The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge and was...

 

Police report

Monday, March 12 Agency assist: Rocks in roadway DOT. Driving while license revoked UTL. Citizen assist: Help starting vehicle. Traffic stop. Harassment. Traffic stop: Citation issued to Cody Angerman, 36: Failure to stop at stop sign. Arrested on...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 22, 2018

Monofill project delay continues with new report

The second phase of site reclamation work at the former Byford junkyard has been put on another hold, as the state’s environmental agency responds to a new project report prepared on behalf of Wrangell’s tribal government. Wrangell Cooperative...

 

Dan's Dispatch

Last week, the Alaska State Legislature passed time-sensitive legislation to cover funding shortfalls for vital state services, including the Alaska Marine Highway System and Medicaid. The House voted for the “Fast-Track” Supplemental Budget, HB...

 

Obituary: Gary Allen Lewis, 75

Gary Allen Lewis, 75, passed away in Salem, Oregon on March 9, 2018. He was born on Sept. 29, 1942 in Roseburg, Oregon to Floyd and Eleanor Lewis of McMinnville, Oregon. He graduated from McMinnville... Full story

 

Correction:

In last week’s story covering the assembly, the amount of treated soil to be interred in a monofill was misreported. As reported previously, the estimated volume will be 18,500 cubic yards....

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    March 22, 2018

Lady Wolves take fourth at State, other honors

Heading to State for the first time in over a decade, the Wrangell Lady Wolves finished their season fourth among Alaska's 2A schools last weekend. After fighting for second place the previous weekend...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska crab marketers pushing message that "It's what's on the inside that counts"  to encourage their customers to put appearances aside

“It’s what’s on the inside that counts” is the message Alaska crab marketers are pushing to their customers, encouraging them to put appearances aside. “We’re telling them to Get Ugly,” said Tyson Fick, executive director of the trade...

 

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