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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 28, 2019

School district working to combat bullying

Bullying is, unfortunately, a common occurrence in many schools across the country. With modern technology, it is not limited to the schools any more, either. Bullying can come in many forms, from...

 

Coast Guard gives a demonstration

The Coast Guard flew into town last Friday to show off some rescue maneuvers to a crowd of curious onlookers. They dropped swimmers into the water, between City Dock and the Nolan Center, and...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 28, 2019

Mariner's Memorial recognized at Chamber of Commerce dinner

The Wrangell Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual dinner to recognize people and businesses around town. The dinner, held at the Nolan Center last Saturday evening, drew a very large crowd....

 

The Way We Were

March 27, 1919 A nation-wide campaign is being made this week for 1000 tons of old clothing for the relief of the most serious need of millions of men, women and children of northern France, Italy, Czecho-Slovakia, Belgium, Serbia, Romania, Greece...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 28, 2019

Amphibians of the Stikine area

Alaska is not home to many reptiles, according to Joshua Ream, cultural anthropologist with the Alaska Herpetological Society. Alaska is home to some marine turtles, as well as garter snakes, but not...

 

Police report

March 18, 2019 Two agency assists. Control burn. Agency assist: DOT. March 19, 2019 Reckless driver. Welfare check. Domestic: Verbal only. March 20, 2019 Citizen assist: Vehicle unlocked. Security check. Trespass. Citation issued: Opal Wilsey, 47....

 

Obituary: David Charles (Chuck) Oliver, 90

David Charles (Chuck) Oliver, 90, passed away peacefully March 17, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska.   He was born September 30, 1928 in Fall Creek, Oregon, to David and Dorothy Oliver and raised by... Full story

 

New class of US destroyer visits Ketchikan

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) – One of the U.S. Navy's newest class of warships has docked at an Alaska port for a rare visit. The USS Zumwalt docked in Ketchikan for a weekend stay beginning Saturday,...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Alaska was well represented by so many communities in Alaska finding common ground by working together with Alaska's Council on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (CDVSA)....

 

State ups budget, timeline for review of Alaska ferry system

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration is upping the budget and extending the time for a review of potential options for the future of Alaska's ferry system. A spokeswoman for the system, Aurah Landau, said the administration so...

 

Five tons of electronics collected at e-waste event

The WCA IGAP department held its third annual e-waste event at the carving shed last Saturday. This was the last e-waste event the cooperative association will be hosting for a year or so, according...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 28, 2019

Conservation groups speak against Pebble Mine at Wrangell film screening

Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world, according to pamphlets from the organization Save Bristol Bay. The Kvichak and Nushagak rivers, connecting to the bay, are two...

 

Shotrock draws the crowds

Rayme's Bar was packed last Saturday night, with lots of people coming out for a night of live music. Local band Shotrock performed a setlist of classic rock, from Alice in Chains to ZZ Top. Pictured...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 28, 2019

Commercial fishermen pick up tab for salmon in Alaska starting their lives in a hatchery

Commercial fishermen pick up the tab for just about anyone who catches a salmon in Alaska that started its life in a hatchery. That was a finding that wended its way to the surface during a hearing last week of the House Fisheries Committee on the...

 

New Elks officers sworn in

Wrangell Elks Lodge No. 1595 swore in a new batch of officers in a small ceremony last Friday evening, March 22. Pictured from right to left are Leading Knight Juanita Courson, Secretary Shirley...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 28, 2019

Rod and Gun Club holds "Pig Plunk" at the public safety building last weekend

The Wrangell Rod and Gun Club hosted a shooting event at the indoor range at the public safety building last Sunday. The "Pig Plunk," as it was called, was designed as a fundraiser, membership drive,...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 28, 2019

Noise ordinance approved after third reading in assembly meeting

The Wrangell Borough Assembly discussed a proposed noise ordinance once again during their meeting onTuesday. The ordinance has been the source of some controversy around town, some seeing it as the result of two feuding neighbors, or that the...

 

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