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 By Dan Rudy    News    June 28, 2018

Assembly gives blessing to Shoemaker bid

In its first relatively short meeting since concluding its budget process earlier this month, the Borough Assembly nonetheless found time to wade into some sizable items Tuesday. Members approved moving ahead with a contract offer to Tamico RnR JV...

 

A fascinating visitor

The research vessel Maritime Maid makes a stop into Heritage Harbor on Sunday. Topped with a chopper, the 86-foot ship has been operating in Alaskan waters since 1987, chartered mainly for...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 28, 2018

Five-day festival planned for this year's Fourth

This year’s Independence Day festivities are set to start Saturday morning, kicking off five whole days of activities. Organized by the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce, the celebration is a high mark on the community’s annual calendar, typically...

 

The Way We Were

June 20, 1918 Ladies of the Red Cross are requested to meet Friday afternoon at the town hall at 2 o’clock for special sewing. The Northwest division insists that every sock shall have a Kitchener toe. Socks should be eleven inches from the edge...

 

Police Report

June 18, 2018 Agency assist: Harbor department. Agency assist: Line crew. Assault: Amber N. Tubin, 18, on charges of assault IV/DV. June 19, 2018 Suspicious person. Two summons services. Citations issued: Breanna Miethe, 26, for parking within 15...

 

Trooper Report

June 16 Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Wrangell contacted Randy Churchill, Jr., 34, of Wrangell, after investigation determined he was using a vessel which was not used for commercial fishing to transport commercially caught fish. Churchill was unable...

 

Obituary: Sydney Leon Martin, 71

Sydney Leon Martin, 71, of Anchorage, Alaska passed away June 7, 2018. Born in Wrangell, Alaska on April Fool's Day, to Anna and Syd Martin, Syd was the middle child of eleven. As the smallest member... Full story

 

Wilcox and Florschutz to wed

Brittany Lynn Wilcox and Benjamin Hindeley Florschutz will be married Friday, August 10 at the LDS Temple in Payson, Utah. The bride-elect, the daughter of Brett and Kris Wilcox of Sitka graduated... Full story

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 28, 2018

Water seems to be fine at start of summer

The glass appears to be on the half-full side for Wrangell's water situation, as the season for peak usage of the resource starts up. "Our outlook is very good right now," reported Amber Al-Haddad,...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 28, 2018

Rates remain the same in new SEAPA budget

Meeting in Wrangell this week, board members with Southeast Alaska Power Agency approved a municipal rebate and power rates for the coming year. Headquartered in Ketchikan, the organization generates...

 

Weekend golf results

The annual Alaska Airlines tournament at Muskeg Meadows Golf Course drew a couple dozen players this weekend. A total of 27 holes were played over Saturday and Sunday, with golfers teaming up for the best-ball competition. Coming out on top Saturday...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 28, 2018

Search underway for multiple vacancies at city

The hunt is on for a whole crop of high-level management positions in different city departments. The City and Borough of Wrangell is in the early stages of finding replacements for the heads of the Nolan Center, Wrangell Municipal Light and Power...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 28, 2018

Evergreen work begins, Shoemaker contract pending

A pair of major state-managed construction projects are either under way or about to move forward for 2018. Years in the making, after wrapping up some outstanding right-of-way issues this winter, the rehabilitation of Wrangell’s Evergreen Avenue...

 

Whale strikes Alaska ferry, may have suffered mortal injury

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Authorities in Alaska say a whale struck the side of a state ferry traveling a scheduled route between Homer and Kodiak, possibly sustaining mortal injuries. The ferry itself sustained damage to its starboard fin stabilizer,...

 

Iced out

The entrance to Shakes Glacier was blocked off by calving ice on Saturday. Like other glaciers that make up the Stikine Icefield, Shakes has been gradually losing ice. Since the 1980s, it has receded...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 28, 2018

Magistrate judge retires after 30 years on bench

After 30 years on the bench, Wrangell's district magistrate will conclude her legal career today. Chris Ellis has served as a magistrate judge for First District Court in Wrangell for 14 of those year...

 

Flying above "Shtax'héen"

Seen from a small aircraft, the delta of the Stikine River's northern arm shimmers in the sun as the tide rises on June 20. Nearby Mallard Slough is a popular destination for campers and hunters,...

 

Alaska to receive $56M in relief funds for pink salmon crash

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska is expected to receive more than $56 million in disaster relief for groups impacted by the drop in pink salmon numbers in the Gulf of Alaska. The Juneau Empire reports the money is part of the $200 million that the...

 

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