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Articles from the July 12, 2018 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    July 12, 2018

Local businesses highlighted in regional competition

On Monday organizers of the regional business development competition Path to Prosperity announced their 12 finalists for 2018, three of which come from Petersburg and Wrangell. Focused on...


The Way We Were In the Sentinel

July 11, 1918 It was a safe and sane Fourth - and a dry one. Everyone had a good time. Money was not scarce: Witness the generous prizes and elaborate decorations. If a few sighed for the days that used to be, the vast majority appreciated the good...

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 12, 2018

Driver reportedly intoxicated in fatal accident

Laboratory results from a fatal car accident last month indicate the driver had been under the influence of alcohol prior to the crash. Rainie Doak had been driving home with her three children on Zimovia Highway late the evening of June 10 when she...


Trooper report

June 25 Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted Elmer Mork, 60, of Wrangell, at Heritage Harbor after an investigation determined he had failed to log his personal use shrimp prior to concealing from view or leaving the fishing grounds. Mork was issued a...


Police report

July 2, 2018 Found keys. Citation issued: Steven Cole, 66: Blocking roadway prohibited. Agency assist: Report of juvenile eagle with broken wing. Parking complaint: Citation issued to Jana Wright, 57. Parking complaint: Citation issued to Thomas...

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 12, 2018

New Nolan director named, other vacancies still to fill

A new director for the Nolan Center was named late last week, with Cyni Crary to begin in the position later this month. Crary has been the executive director at the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce for most of the past eight years, coming with a backgro...


Varela joins Pilot and Sentinel newsroom

Brian J. Varela, 27, joined the Pilot and the Sentinel staff last week arriving from Oxnard, Calif. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Religious Studies from California State University,...

 By Dan Rudy    News    July 12, 2018

Ferry troubles strike summer schedule

Technical trouble with the state ferry system has put a crimp on interisland travel recently. The M/V Columbia – one of two vessels making the north-south run each week in Southeast Alaska – had...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 12, 2018

Alaska Fish Factor

Sockeye salmon catches often add up to half of the value of Alaska’s total salmon fishery, and the so-called reds dominate the season’s early fisheries starting in mid-May. But sockeye catches so far range from record-setting highs at Bristol...


4th of July Results

2017 Royalty Ticket Sales: 102,382 King: Robbie Marshall 62,792 Prince: Draven Golding 25,960 Princess: Kaydee Howell 13,630 The Royalty Ticket Pull Winners 1st, $4,000: John Fernen 2nd, $3,000: Randy Fordyce 3rd, $2,000: Tammi Meissner 4th, $1,000:...



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