Articles from the June 19, 2014 edition

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 By Brian O Connor    News    June 19, 2014

School officials table food services contract

School board members tabled by unanimous consent a food services contract with Nana Management Services, LLC (NMS) at Monday’s regular school board meeting. In particular, discussion focused on codifying an unwritten agreement between the company... Full story

 By Brian O Connor    News    June 19, 2014

Stough resigns from Assembly, TBPC

James Stough resigned from both the Thomas Bay Power Commission (TBPC) and the borough assembly Friday. TBPC secretary Dave Galla resigned the same day. The resignations came a day after a Petersburg... Full story

 By Brian O Connor    News    June 19, 2014

Lights, Camera, Wrangell

Some burly men were duct taping a video camera to the side of a plasma cutter in a shipping container at the Marine Services Center Friday afternoon. The camera was a GoPro. The plasma cutter... Full story

 By Brian O Connor    News    June 19, 2014

Assembly to consider raising electric rates

An ordinance change passed on first reading at the June 10 assembly meeting could raise electric rates by as much as 10 percent by January 2015. If approved as worded – judging only from preliminary discussion at the assembly meeting, that appears...


The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. June 25, 1914: After being away for fifteen days on a prospecting trip, Richard Hofstad, Ole Johnson and C. Lauritsen arrived back in town late Tuesday evening. The boys went from Wrangell to Chichagof...


Police reports

Monday, June 9 Suspicious Incident. Traffic Stop – Verbal warning for no taillights. Citizen Assist. Parking Complaint. Harassment. MVA – No Injuries. Found Property – Cell phone. Parking Complaint. Tuesday, June 10 Suspicious Circumstance....

 By Brian O Connor    News    June 19, 2014

Officials look to Rally's return

Officials this week tried to make the best of last week’s postponement of the Salty Dog Rally. Among the officials who expressed disappointment was Leslie Cummings, a Wrangell Convention and Visitors Bureau board member who played a large role in...

 By Brian O Connor    News    June 19, 2014

Power official urges caution with fish entrails

Fish guts and good intentions have caused at least one of two short bird-related power outages in the last two weeks, officials with Wrangell Light & Power said. Fishermen with an eye toward offer...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 19, 2014

Fish Factor

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: The seafood industry is Alaska’s largest private employer, putting more people to work than mining, oil/gas, timber and tourism combined. The annual revenue the seafood sector contributes to...

 By Brian O Connor    News    June 19, 2014

Wrangell rentals in seasonally short supply

When their Plan A for housing fell through, the seven-member Bosdell family pitched Plan B in Shoemaker Park. Plan B was a three-room tent. Plan A had been to buy property at Olive Cove, but at the last minute, the deal fell through, Victoria Bosdell...

 By Brian O Connor    News    June 19, 2014

Zoning commission approves variances

The planning and zoning commission voted 5-0 to approve a pair of measures for a local tanning salon June 12. In the first vote, the board approved a conditional use permit for the permanent location of SunDash Tanning at 105 Church Street. The...

 By Brian O Connor    News    June 19, 2014

Salmon Derby prizes awarded

Fishermen and fishing enthusiasts gathered at the Nolan Center June 12 to garner cash and prizes for the 2014 Salmon Derby. The Derby has been held since 1953, said master of ceremonies Jeff...


Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: I viewed your dance group on North 360 during celebration and they were truly an inspiration. The Unity of Youth dancing with Elders was just lovely. The colors and regalia were stunning and the hats were outstanding.  Well done,...


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