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Articles from the August 13, 2015 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Cancer Care tournament raises $6,400

Area golfers teed off for cancer treatment last weekend, during Wrangell Medical Center's tenth annual Rally For Cancer Care Tournament at Muskeg Meadows. The yearly tournaments raise funds for the... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Former head librarian appointed to governor's council

Wrangell's former head librarian recently received an appointment by Gov. Bill Walker to sit on his Advisory Council on Libraries. Kay Jabusch will serve on the 12-person council through the end of... Full story


The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. August 5, 1915: Mr. Tim Harrington of Juneau came down on the Jefferson Wednesday. Mr. Harrington is an old time miner and mine operator, formerly of Montana, and was a close friend and advisor of the lat...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Hospital CEO search winnows down

The Wrangell Medical Center Board last week announced it had narrowed the field for the hospital’s future executive officer from ten candidates to three. After meeting Wednesday morning, board members wanted to see more of Jeffery Lyle, Aaron... Full story


Police reports

Monday, August 3 Possible gun fire or fireworks reported. Police were unable to locate. Traffic stop—Verbal warning for faulty equipment. Report of phone harassment. Tuesday, August 4 An individual reported reckless driving. Police were unable to...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Ports commiserate on tidelands purchase, rates

Wrangell’s Port Commission decided it didn’t “have a dog in the fight” over a tidelands purchase proposal submitted to it for review. Meeting Thursday, it had to consider an application by BW Enterprises to purchase 6,240 square feet of city...



Have you ever visited with a friend and as you start to leave, something like this is said, “Well now that we have solved the problems of the world I will say good-bye.” I wonder what sort of conversation and how long of a conversation it would...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Drive looking to get Alaskans 'Xtratuf' on mines

A region-wide campaign is kicking off, so to speak, with opponents of British Columbia mining projects collecting as many pairs of Alaska’s ubiquitous rubber boots as it can. Once assembled, the mountain of footwear will be deposited on Gov. Bill...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Local Lions Club looking for members

If you've ever recycled a can in Wrangell, you probably have the Lions Club to thank. Since July 2014, the club has collected four full van-loads of the stuff. Since 1968, the local chapter has been d...


Public Health issues vaccination reminder

As parents run through their back-to-school checklists, Wrangell’s Public Health Center urges them not to forget vaccinations. As August is National Immunization Awareness Month, health nurse Ty Esposito said her office provides all the necessary...


Fish Factor

Two hearings this month could change the face of Alaska’s salmon fisheries forever. On August 21, the Department of Natural Resources will hear both sides on competing claims to water rights for salmon streams at Upper Cook Inlet’s Chuitna River...


Alaska woman in good condition after bear mauling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ Two employees of an Alaska backcountry lodge startled an adult grizzly bear while running on a trail in Alaska's Kenai Peninsula. The bear stepped out of thick brush and mauled one woman while the other ran for help. Gabriele...


Shell seeks modified permit for Arctic offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Royal Dutch Shell PLC has applied to amend its federal permit to allow drilling into oil-bearing rock in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast. Shell last month received permission to begin some drilling in the...


Sullivan to host meetings in Alaska on veterans' health care

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is hosting meetings in Alaska to hear from veterans on health care provided through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Listening sessions are scheduled for Aug. 24 in Fairbanks and Kenai....

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Borough taking applications for October elections

The City and Borough of Wrangell is taking applications for this year’s borough-wide regular election, set for Oct. 6. Up for contest this year are two 3-year seats on the Assembly, currently held by Daniel Blake and Julie Decker. The two...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 13, 2015

Anan Creek observatory top Wrangell attraction

Anan Wildlife Observatory is apparently the place to be in Wrangell, according to a recent survey. A study commissioned in June and released earlier this month by the Wrangell Convention and Visitors...


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