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 By Greg Knight    News    July 5, 2012

Search for Colin Buness ends along Katete River

An exhaustive search and rescue operation by the Wrangell Search and Rescue, the Alaska Army National Guard and U.S. Coast Guard was undertaken last week in an attempt to locate Colin Buness, 25, of... Full story

 
 By Greg KNight    News    July 5, 2012

Governor Murkowski ‘Emerald’ through the years

Once upon a time in Alaska, there was a young Coast Guardsman named Frank Murkowski. His adventures on the high seas and waterways of coastal Alaska were far from great legend – but it taught him... Full story

 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. July 4, 1912: With 1,100 mile journey to finish, a crowded schedule and limited time, Mayor William A. Gilmore, who was a passenger north on the Jefferson, found it impossible to stop in Wrangell in the i...

 
 By Greg Knight    About Town    July 5, 2012

Scouts help keep the Stikine clean

Members of Wrangell’s Boy Scout Troop 40 joined forces June 19-24 with the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sitka Conservation Society, the US Forest Service, and local Wrangell...

 

Police reports

Monday, June 25 -Missing juvenile. -Civil issue. -Citizen assist, vehicle unlocked for owner. -Arrested William George Anderson, 30, on fugitive from justice warrant out of Georgia. -Verbal warning for driving an ATV on roadway. -Report of theft....

 

Obituary: William S. Lloyd

William “Bill” S. Lloyd passed away June 23, 2012 in Sedro Woolley, Wash. He was born April 5, 1923 in Wrangell. Bill served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during W.W.II and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands in the Sea Air Rescue. Bill married...

 

Obituary: Colin Buness, 25

Colin was an experienced hiker, backpacker, and kayaker. He was lost to us on the Katete River on June 22, 2012. Colin was born in Ketchikan, Alaska on December 17th, 1986. He grew up in Wrangell. He... Full story

 

Wedding announcement

Talea Hayes and Trevor Kellar were married June 10, 2010 in Lake Tahoe, Calif. The couple will reside in Grass Valley, Calif., where the Trevor is a commercial driver and Talea is a preschool teacher...

 

Planting an orchard for Wrangell

Arborist Rico Montenegro plants the first apple tree in the Wrangell orchard at Evergreen Elementary School with, from left, Jamie Roberts, Derek Robbins and Kris Reed....

 

Anan Bay gets new cabin

Anan Bay has a new recreation cabin. The A-frame cabin from last century was replaced with a brand new 15x17 foot cabin constructed from Alaska yellow cedar, harvested from the Tongass National Forest...

 
 By greg Knight    About Town    July 5, 2012

Ottesen’s tournament held over weekend

In a heavy drizzle of rain and high humidity, Muskeg Meadows Golf Course hosted the Ottesen’s True Value, 9-Hole 4-Person Best Ball Scramble, and 9-Hole, 4-Person Mystery Scramble tournaments June 30-July 1. The course welcomed 20 participants who...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 5, 2012

Fish Factor

A first ever accounting of bycatch in US fisheries has been achieved by federal scientists in a user friendly report that aims to set a baseline for the accidental takes of fish, marine mammals, seabirds, and other creatures by fishing gear. The...

 
 By Greg Knight    About Town    July 5, 2012

Jamieson retires in style

Outgoing Borough Clerk Christie Jamieson accepts a plaque from Mayor Jeremy Maxand acknowledging her 32 years of service to the city during her retirement celebration last week....

 
 By Greg Knight    News    July 5, 2012

Crossings running strong in 2012

In November 2011, the Alaska Island Community Services “Crossings” program went through a metamorphosis when it was forced to shed a group of nine full- and part-time core staff members....

 
 By Greg Knight    News    July 5, 2012

Kookesh re-elected as Sealaska chair

Sealaska held its annual shareholders’ meeting Saturday, June 23 at Juneau’s Thunder Mountain High School with a shareholder’s fair and comments from board of directors’ candidates on both...

 

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