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Articles from the May 21, 2020 edition

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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 21, 2020

Graduation for class of 2020

Though it lacked the in-person fanfare of a typical graduation, the Wrangell High School Class of 2020 officially graduated last Friday evening, May 15. A small graduation ceremony was held on May...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 21, 2020

Reopen Wrangell Task Force holds business roundtable

The Reopen Wrangell Task Force hosted a roundtable discussion for local businesses last Friday afternoon, May 15, in regards to state mandates and how businesses will need to operate during the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 21, 2020

Planning and Zoning Commission holds various public hearings

The Wrangell Planning and Zoning Commission met last Thursday evening, May 14, to hold several public hearings on various items. The meeting opened with a discussion on the proposed relocation of a...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 21, 2020

Economic Development Committee workshops financial assistance ideas

The Wrangell Economic Development Committee met Tuesday afternoon, May 19, to workshop several financial assistance ideas they will be bringing before the borough assembly in the near future. With the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 21, 2020

Senior awards night via web conference

Graduating students of Wrangell High School, school staff, and other community members came together via web conference last week for senior awards night. During the web conference, graduating...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 21, 2020

School board told the district has a hostile work environment

The Wrangell School Board met via web conference last Monday, May 18 and heard of several unethical and potentially illegal things happening in the district. Another person said the district had a...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 21, 2020

Fire at Panhandle Trailer Court

A trailer at Panhandle Trailer Court caught fire last Saturday morning, May 16. The fire department received the call at approximately 10:10 a.m. The trailer's resident, Norm Canaday, was reportedly...

 

Police report

May 11 Agency Assist: Ambulance. Welfare Check. Agency Assist: Hoonah P.D. Gun Shots. May 12 Animal Complaint. Agency Assist: Burglar Alarm. Harassment. Agency Assist: Parks & Rec. Traffic Stop: Verbal warning given for headlights. Intoxicated...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    May 21, 2020

Alaska to receive $50 million from $300 million fisheries relief funds in CARES Act

 Giving COVID relief funds to the seafood industry and stepping on the gas for offshore fish farming are two big takeaways from the executive orders and congressional packages coming out of the nation’s capital. Recent news that Alaska would recei...

 

The Way We Were

May 20, 1920 The Wrangell School Board has decided to increase the faculty to six teachers next year. Four of them have already been elected. They are as follows: Miss May Crosno, principal: Miss Ann O’Connor, Miss J. O’Connor, and Miss Jessica...

 

National Guard Fly-By

As a way of saying "thank you" to medical professionals, first responders, and teachers for all their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Guard flew over several Alaskan communities on...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: For most of us the COVID emergency "hunker down" has been a test of ingenuity, patience and endurance. Ingenuity has been needed to find new ways to occupy ourselves, exercise, get a...

 

Blue Heron

A Great Blue Heron stands by the waterline, near Campbell Drive. Now that spring has sprung, many birds have returned to Wrangell and the wider Southeast Alaska region with the warmer...

 

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