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Articles from the September 1, 2016 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    September 1, 2016

Water plant test shows promise

A pilot study currently underway seems to be bearing good news for Wrangells water worries. In mid-July the city declared a state of emergency as its water treatment plant struggled to meet local... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    September 1, 2016

Airline to phase out 737-400 Combi aircraft

Local air travelers were invited to the airport for a question-and-answer session August 25. A delegation of managers with Alaska Airlines fired up a grill out front, fielding questions people may have about the phasing out of the services... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    September 1, 2016

City proposes new home for M/V Chugach

The City of Wrangell is applying to the United States Forest Service to give a historic boat a new home. The M/V Chugach was one of 11 ranger boats operating in the state during the first half of the 20th century. Built at the Lake Union Dry Dock... Full story


Police reports

Monday, August 22 Arrested on charges of Minor Consuming Alcohol: Teresa L. Flores, age 18, Makena M. Hammer, age 17, Ashley M. Allen, age 15, Anna M. Allen-Dow, age 16 and Chris Seddon, age 18. Tuesday, August 23 Unsecured Premise. Alarms – AP&T...



July 13 Cathy A. Angerman, 63, appeared before Judicial Officer Chris Ellis on the charge of Driving Under the Influence – Operating Vehicle Under Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, a Class A misdemeanor. The defendant pleaded no contest, and was...

 By Jess Field    News    September 1, 2016

Social media reacts to huge halibut

PETERSBURG ­­– Earlier this month the buzz around a monster halibut caught by local commercial fishermen in Thomas Bay went crazy after news of the catch spread through social media sites. Many of the comments expressed amazement for the monster...


Local Elks receive $2,500 grant

The local Elks Lodge has received a $2,500 grant from its national organization, which will in turn be distributed to local causes. Lodge #1595 met its per-member fundraising goals through member contributions and gaming earnings last year, which...


Muskeg Meadows news

The Harris Air Best Ball Tournament was held Fri., Aug. 27 with 22 participants and Sat., Aug. 28 with 19 participants. First Place Team: Grover Mathis, Wayne Harding, Jim Brooks, Aaron Bolton. Net Score: 23 Team Handicap: 14. Second Place Team:...


Fish Factor

Wheels are already in motion to provide two measures of relief for Alaskas pink salmon industry, which is reeling from the lowest harvest since the late 1970s. Representative Louise Stutes (R-Kodiak) began the process last week to have the Walker Adm...


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