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Articles from the March 26, 2015 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    March 26, 2015

Assembly prepares for budget season, passes pot ordinance

Even before getting into its own upcoming budget, Wrangell’s Assembly had plenty of numbers to crunch at its regular meeting Tuesday evening, with an hour-long joint session held beforehand with the local school board regarding its upcoming budget... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    March 26, 2015

Schools, city hold joint session to discuss fiscal year '16 budget

School Board members met with the Wrangell City and Borough Assembly, city staff and school district officials at a joint work session late Tuesday afternoon. Of particular importance, they discussed a draft budget for the 2016 fiscal year. Ahead of... Full story


Yesterday's News

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 1, 1915: James Wickersham, our Honorable Delegate, the man that is making good in Washington, was in our city for a short minute last Tuesday. Mr. Wickersham did not get to see all those he wished t...

 By Dan Rudy    News    March 26, 2015

Hospital CEO updates Assembly on finances

Wrangell Medical Center CEO Marla Sanger updated the Wrangell Borough Assembly on the hospital’s financial situation at its Tuesday evening meeting. “We are solvent. We’re just being very cautious,” she said. In December, Sanger and acting... Full story



Monday, March 16 Jesse A. Oglend, 26, appeared before First District Superior Court Judge Kevin Miller on charges of Burglary II, a Class C felony. Oglend pled guilty to the charge. As part of a plea agreement, the court dismissed two other charges...


Police reports

Monday, March 16 Report of Possible Theft. Found Property. Tuesday, March 17 Nothing to Report. Wednesday, March 18 Animal Complaint. Traffic Stop—Verbal warning for no headlights. Thursday, March 19 Agency Assist—Alarm. Found Property....


Obituary, Samuel Raymond Privett

Samuel Raymond Privett (Sam) died on February 13, 2015. He was born December 17, 1922, in Ava, Missouri. He spent his youth helping his father, Everett, and mother, Elsie, work their farm. After... Full story


Obituary, Raymond Arnold Pederson, 71

Raymond Arnold Pederson, 71, left us suddenly on March 11, 2015. He was born on January 11, 1944 in Petersburg, Alaska to Palmer and June (Nygaard) Pederson. In 1959, Ray and his sister Joanne, moved... Full story


Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Thank you for including an article about our arrival as resident pastors at Island of Faith Lutheran Church on Page 9 of the March 12 issue of the Sentinel. We do need to correct one item in the welcome article. It indicated that we...

 By Dan Rudy    News    March 26, 2015

Hooligan haul signals start of Spring

The signs of spring are unmistakable. Migratory birds have begun their return to Wrangell's trees and shrubs, the days have grown longer and somewhat sunnier, and the smell of hooligan smoking and...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    March 26, 2015

Thunderbirds play close games at Juneau Gold Medal

Wrangell’s Thunderbirds basketball team had a rough week at the 69th annual Juneau Lions Club Gold Medal Basketball Tournament. The yearly tournament is an invitational event, largely using High School Federation Basketball rules. Second-place...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    March 26, 2015

Boys beat Metlakatla for fourth at State

Wrangell's High School boys basketball team members were welcomed as hometown heroes last Thursday, after taking fourth at the State Tournament in Anchorage last week for the 2A division. It was the...

 By Dan Rudy    News    March 26, 2015

Judge throws out Big Thorne challenges

Legal challenges to the Big Thorne timber sale were dismissed in their entirety by a federal judge last Friday. Ten environmental groups filed three separate legal actions against the United States Forest Service (USFS) last year, challenging its...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 26, 2015

Fish Factor

Seven times is the charm for building some momentum on a measure that aims to give personal use (PU) fisheries a priority over commercial and sport users. As it stands now, the three fisheries all are on equal footing in the eyes and actions of...

 By Dan Rudy    News    March 26, 2015

UAS tech program to expand presence in Wrangell

Wrangell Public School District will be partnering more closely with the University of Alaska Southeast’s Tech Prep Program in coming months, setting up an office for the program’s coordinator, Kimberly Szczatko. A memorandum of understanding...


USCG to conduct commercial fishing vessel dockside safety exams in April

The Coast Guard Commercial Fishing Vessel Examiner will be conducting dockside examinations for commercial fishing vessels in Wrangell from April 1-3. Checkout our new vessel specific checklist generator located at www.fishsafe.info. This tool will...


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