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Articles from the July 6, 2017 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    July 6, 2017

Some fireworks in queen competition, but overall a blast

On Monday evening more than a month of hard work for two of Wrangell's July 4 Royalty candidates came to an end, with the year's queen and princess each crowned. Future high school senior Charley Sedd...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 6, 2017

IBEW strike ends as parties return to negotiating table

A strike called by public employees of Wrangell on June 22 only lasted a week, with workers taking up their posts again on June 29. Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers...

 

The Way We Were

July 5, 1917: Friends of Staff Captain and Mrs. Smith gave an evening in their honor at St. Philip’s Gymnasium, Friday at 8:30. About sixty persons took this occasion to wish the Smiths a safe voyage and a prosperous future. In behalf of those...

 

Police Report

Monday, June 26 Agency Assist: Alarm going off on transfer station. Suspicious circumstance. Domestic disturbance. Alarm. Domestic dispute. Traffic stop citation issued to Tyver Gillen age 27: for failure to provide insurance, and verbal warning for...

 

Trooper roundup

On June 10 at 10 am Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Wrangell located a crab pot belonging to Gregory Roberts, 53 from Wrangell. Investigation determined the pot failed to have a lawful biodegradable escape mechanism. On June 24 Roberts was issued a...

 

Letter to The Editor

To the Editor: Help prevent the destruction of another cabin by the U.S. Forest Service as early as August. Jens, Jake, and Carrie Hammer recently lost their father, Kenny Hammer. They inherited a cabin up Petersburg Creek that the Forest Service is...

 
 By Laine Welch    News    July 6, 2017

Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon sperm may be a  byproduct desired by specialists in two diverse realms of research

Salmon skin, heads, bones and other body parts have long been popular in cultural usages around the world. Now add salmon sperm to the list of desirable byproducts being hailed by specialists in two diverse realms of research.  A team of Japanese...

 

11-year-old kills bear charging fishing party

HOONAH, Alaska (AP) – Quick action from an 11-year-old boy saved a fishing party from a charging brown bear, Alaska State Troopers said. Elliot Clark was walking through the woods near Game Creek last week with his three family members and three do...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 6, 2017

Wrangell duo pit against elements in History series

In the middle of its run on television, a popular survival series on the History Channel pits a pair of Wrangell residents against the elements. Brothers Shannon and Jesse Bosdell form one team on...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 6, 2017

Fair and foreign food fun feature in Fourth festivities

During its extensive Independence Day celebrations, Wrangell provides plenty of opportunity for children and adults alike to have fun. More than parades and fireworks displays, the event features a...

 

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