Articles from the May 16, 2013 edition

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 By Greg Knight    About Town    May 16, 2013

Borough talks budget, DNR land claims rejection

The Borough Assembly held a public hearing regarding the draft form of the 2013-14 Fiscal Year budget for the city on Tuesday, May 14 at City Hall, taking testimony from two citizens. Cyni... Full story

 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 22, 1913: With the increased demand for Alaska marble in the construction of our modern skyscrapers, Alaska is steadily pressing to the front and is now recognized as the nation's great storehouse for...

 

Police reports

Monday, May 6 - Criminal trespass reported/ - Warrant arrest: Arrested Charles Goldsbury, age 54, probation violation. Tuesday, May 7 - Traffic control requested. - Power outage reported. - Criminal mischief reported. - Disorderly Conduct warning giv...

 

Obituaries: Goldie Adelia Sivertsen, 103

Goldie passed away peacefully in Arlington, WA with her family by her side on May 6, 2013. Goldie was the only child born to John and Fern Ludeman on January 29, 2010 in Newport, Oregon. She shared... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    About Town    May 16, 2013

$1M Shakes House took year to rebuild

It took more than a year to complete, but the Chief Shakes Tribal House came together late last week as project manager Todd White and his crew installed the newly carved Bear screen and put finishing touches on the interior of the structure. The... Full story

 

Sealaska income nearly doubles last year

Sealaska Corp. saw both its gross revenues and net income rise considerably in 2012 from the previous year, according to an annual report released to Sealaska shareholders Thursday. According to the 2012 annual report, Sealaska’s consolidated... Full story

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    May 16, 2013

Fish Factor

Between 60 and 70 percent of Alaska’s seafood is exported to customers around the globe, and the strength of foreign currencies against the US dollar plays a big role in annual sales. Tracking by the Juneau-based McDowell Group for the Alaska...

 
 By Greg Knight    About Town    May 16, 2013

Electronic medical records come to WMC

The transition from paper to electronic files in patient records is a move Wrangell Medical Center is currently in the middle of completing – thanks to the implementation of a new, computerized record keeping system at the hospital. According to...

 

Stork report

Athena Joy Hamley was born April 30, 2013 at Swedish Hospital in Seattle to Crystal Jordan and Mark Hamley. Athena was 7 lbs and 13 ounces at birth and she was 20 inches long. She joined sister... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    About Town    May 16, 2013

New educational system installed at library

The Irene Ingle Public Library has added a new system to enhance the reading and learning experience for younger users of the library. The Early Literacy Station is a computer-based educational tool that contains more than 55 educational software...

 

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