Articles from the July 11, 2013 edition

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Fire engulfs home at 6 Mile Zimovia

Sentinel writer A house fire at 6 Mile Zimovia Highway on Tuesday, July 2 destroyed a home and saw the Wrangell Volunteer Fire Department call an “all-out” for its firefighters in an effort to... Full story

 

Plane wreckage still not recovered

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board have been delayed in their investigation of the Pacific Wings June 4 accident, until the aircraft is recovered. The company’s deHavilland Beaver collided with mountainous, tree-covered... Full story

 

Williams named pastor at Wrangell Church of God

One of the practical commitments of pastors and members of the Church of God (Anderson) is that of spiritual example – the demonstration of commitment to Jesus Christ through the practice of the... Full story

 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. July 24, 1913: Two of the biggest jobs surveying ever attempted are the marking of the boundary between Alaska and Canada which has just been completed and the marking of the southern boundary of Canada w...

 

Court report

On July 2, Wrangell Magistrate Chris Ellis adjudicated the following cases: Jaynee Fritzinger, age 18, was found guilty of Repeat Minor Consuming Alcohol. She was sentenced to probation for one year, ordered to pay $510 in fines and surcharges,...

 

Trooper report

Wednesday, July 3 Travis A. Bangs, age 19 of Wrangell, was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for operating a commercial gillnet during a closed period in district 15C north of Juneau. The F/V Silver K was observed by Troopers in a state aircraft...

 

Police reports

Monday, July 1 - Officer unlocked a vehicle. - Traffic stop - Verbal warning for faulty brake lights. - Traffic stop - Verbal warning for driving habits. Tuesday, July 2 - EMT requested and notified to check oxygen tubing. - Officer responded to a...

 

Death Notice

Nicolai Burtcez “Russian Nic” passed away on or about June 24, 2013. An obituary will follow....

 

Obituary: Alison Esther 'SonE' Laurie Lewis, 70

Alison Esther “SonE” Laurie Lewis, 70, passed away in Salem, Ore. on June 29, 2013. SonE was a lifelong Alaska resident, born in Anchorage on Nov. 21, 1942 to Robert and Vivian Laurie. She... Full story

 

Northland golf tournament results

Saturday, July 6 9-hole Best Ball – 34 participants 1st place: Greg Scheff, Ed Rilatos, Warren Edgley, Rafael Nunez, net score 18, Team handicap 16. 2nd place: Eric Kading, Faye Kohrt, Mark Sams, Chris Ellis, net score 19, Team handicap 16. 3rd...

 

Coast Guard forces vessels to return to Petersburg

The U.S. Coast Guard terminated the voyages of five commercial fishing vessels for safety violations in Southeast Alaska last week. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan boarding teams terminated the voyages of the vessels following at-sea commercial...

 

4th of July

Photos by Greg Knight...

 

Fourth of July results

2013 Queen’s Ticket Sales 1st place —Darian Meissner (57,183) 2nd place — Kayla Rooney (37,503) 3rd place — Jennifer Ludwigsen (28,124) Chuck Oliver Logging Show Power Saw Bucking 1st place — Brad Heathers 2nd place — Ralph Austin 3rd...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 11, 2013

Fish Factor

     Alaska spends more than $20 million on fish feed each year for its 35 salmon hatcheries — feed that comes primarily from anchovies caught in South America. Meanwhile Alaska seafood processing companies produce over 200,000 tons of...

 

Big Thorne timber decision issued by USFS

The Tongass National Forest issued its Record of Decision and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Big Thorne Project last week. The decision allows for the harvest of 148.9 million board...

 

Meissner roots in Queen competition run deep

Sentinel writer When Darian Meissner was crowned as the 2013 Fourth of July Queen on Wednesday, July 3, she achieved something special – she became one of the youngest women to even wear the tiara ...

 

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