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 By Dan Rudy    News    June 21, 2018

New boats add heft to Wrangell's charter fleet

The local tourism sector has seen some logistical gains this season, as a trio of new boats are added to Wrangell's outfitter fleet. Mark Galla, of Alaska Peak and Seas, launched a newly upgraded...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 21, 2018

45th annual Sealaska meeting to be held in Wrangell this weekend

For the first time since 1995, Wrangell will be hosting the annual shareholders’ meeting for Sealaska Corporation this weekend. Formed in 1972 after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act had been adopted the previous year, Sealaska has become...

 

The Way We Were In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

June 28, 1918 The Postmaster will have on hand at the Wrangell Post Office a sufficient supply of war savings stamps to take care of the large amount of extra sales on that day. Representatives of the War Savings Committee will be at the Town Hall...

 

Trooper round-up

May 28 Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Wrangell issued Ronald Hall, 73, from Juneau, a $110 citation for no biodegradable escape mechanism on his sport fish shrimp pot in the District Court at Wrangell. June 1 Alaska Wildlife Troopers’ Wrangell post ci...

 

Police report

June 11 Found property. Citizen assist. June 12 Citizen assist. Citizen assist: Disabled vehicle. Citizen assist: Vehicle unlocked. Catering permit. Special event catering permit. DVO Denial paper service. Citizen assist: Vehicle unlocked. Suspicious...

 

SEARHC confirms affiliation with city on hospital

In a press release last Friday, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium announced it will officially move forward with formalizing an affiliation with the City and Borough of Wrangell regarding...

 

Death Notice

Sydney L. Martin died on Fri., June 7, in Wrangell, Alaska. There will be a celebration of life breakfast on June 29 at 9:00 a.m. at the Senior Center. An obituary will follow.... Full story

 

Extra Anan permits available for pickup in July

The United States Forest Service announced recently that visitors will soon be able to request the daily permits for the Anan Wildlife Observatory this summer. Permits are required from July 5 -...

 

Golf round-up

Turnout was light at a pair of golf tournaments over the Father’s Day weekend, with 11 participants making it to the AP&T and KSTK tournament on Saturday. The best-ball tournament saw a team of Randy Littleton, Lisa and Lucas Messmer take first...

 
 By Laine Welsch    Dockside    June 21, 2018

Alaska Fish Factor

Shockwaves rocked the Alaska seafood industry when China announced on Friday that it will add an additional 25 percent tariff on seafood imports starting July 6 in retaliation to Trump’s trade war. “The 25 percent will be added to the current...

 

Family fishing day set for weekend

Kids and their folks are encouraged to gear up this weekend for the seventh annual "Family Fishing Day" at Pats Lake midday Saturday. Put on cooperatively by the Forest Service, Alaska Department of...

 

Black bear cub mortally injured by illegal wolf trap

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A Juneau man could face criminal charges after one of his wolf traps mortally wounded a black bear cub, Alaska State Troopers said. A group of hikers found the cub severely injured near the Ready Bouillon Creek in late May...

 

Power outage presages weeklong diesel run

A power outage on June 13 came as a bit of a surprise to the community, turning off the juice across the island for more than half an hour. The unplanned cut came as technicians at Wrangell Municipal Light and Power were testing their diesel...

 

Alaska officials hope to avoid confusion over voting

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Officials with the state and with Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage, hope to avoid any confusion about voting in this year’s primary and general elections. Anchorage has moved to a vote-by-mail system for its local election...

 

Lemonade sales helps Doak family

Friends Katelynn Gillen, CharLee-Ann Seimears, Della Churchill and Aubrey Wynne, last week raised over $555 on their own through the sale of lemonade and handmade bracelets. The girls wanted to put their earnings toward a benefit account set up for...

 

Pot regulators delay onsite pot consumption decision

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska regulators have delayed until August discussion of proposed rules for allowing onsite consumption of marijuana at certain shops. This is the second such delay this year. The previous delay followed the loss of a...

 

Parts of southeast Alaska experience drought conditions

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Parts of southeast Alaska are experiencing drought conditions following a winter and spring with lackluster snowfall and rain, according to the National Weather Service. Ketchikan received 11.2 inches (28.5 centimeters) of...

 

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