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Articles from the August 18, 2016 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    August 18, 2016

Cancer care tourney raises $6,000 over weekend

Area golfers raised close to $6,000 over the weekend during the hospital's annual Rally for Cancer Care and Blue Tees Tournament. Money raised from the two-part tournament go to support Wrangell... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 18, 2016

Cabin on Zarembo now open to public

Last week a new public cabin was added to Wrangell Ranger District's list, with the U.S. Forest Service's administrative camp at Deep Bay converted into a two-building recreational site. The cabin wil... Full story


The Way We Were

August 29, 1941: Due to the unprecedented dry spell, the water supply of Wrangell is running low and city authorities are urging conversion of water by all citizens of the community. The dangerously low level of water in the reservoir creates a fire...

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 18, 2016

Wrangell Lutherans welcome new pastor

A newly arrived minister has been making the rounds in Wrangell, meeting with folk inside and outside of church for the past few weeks. Nancy Gradwohl began her ministry at Island of Faith Lutheran Church July 17, at which time Bishop Shelley... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    August 18, 2016

Still looking for candidates in borough election

With local elections coming up on October 4, the city is still looking for declarations of candidacy for a range of available seats. A handful of candidates have already declared as of Tuesday. Running for reelection will be Mayor David Jack, who...


Police reports

Monday, August 8 Noise Complaint. Agency Assist – Report of broken water main. Report of Harassment. Agency Assist. Tuesday, August 9 Agency Assist – Parking Complaint. Lost Wallet. Damaged Vehicle. Report of Theft. Disorderly Conduct. Report of...


Obituary: Former publisher Jamie Bryson, 81

Jamie Bryson, 81, died surrounded by his children and his wife Marjorie on August 8, 2016 at his home in Paonia, Colorado, after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. Jamie was born to Stuart... Full story


Muskeg Meadows news

The Fun and Frolic Cancer Care Tournament was held August 13 with 65 participants, 25 from Petersburg. Susan Eagle won the Straightest Drive at 19 3/4”. The Men’s Cancer Care Tournament was held on August 14 with 6 participants. Wayne Harding...

 By Jess Field    News    August 18, 2016

Port Protection loses community kingpin

Port Protection lost a larger than life resident last week when Jack Mason passed away, and the impact will be felt for years to come. Mason, 88, passed away Aug. 11, 2016 at Harborview Medical...


Planning and Zoning roundup

In a brief meeting last week, Wrangell’s Planning and Zoning Commission approved a pair of requests, following a public hearing. Commissioners decided to hold a request by Isobel Brophy of Greystone Holdings to allow for up to four apartments at a...


Obituary: Matt Thompson, 50

Matt Thompson, 50, died in Wrangell on June 24, 2016. He was born on December 24, 1965 in Petersburg, Alaska to Jim and Clara Thompson. They moved in 1968 and made their home in Wrangell. Matt loved... Full story


Fish Factor

Alaska is one of a handful of U.S. states to launch a go-to website aimed at keeping ocean acidification in the public eye. The Alaska Ocean Acidification Network, a collaboration of state and federal scientists, agencies, tribes, conservation,...


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