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Wrangell voices heard in Dunleavy recall effort

Setting up a booth behind Rayme's Bar on Sunday and Monday, Wrangell resident Maleah Wenzel spent her Labor Day weekend taking signatures for the ongoing recall effort against Governor Mike Dunleavy....

 

Alaska Natives Without Land discuss mission in local meeting

The mission of Alaska Natives Without Land is to correct a decades-old injustice done to five Southeast Alaskan native communities. Back in 1971, the group's website reads, Congress passed the Alaska...

 

Candidacy declarations closed for October election

Declarations for candidacy in Wrangell's upcoming October elections closed at 4 p.m. last Friday, Aug. 30. From city hall to the school board, there are multiple positions open as well as people...

 

Haines chief won't come to Wrangell

Haines Police Chief Heath Scott will remain in his post in Haines after the city manager offered him a $10,000 raise to stay in his post. He will be paid $110,000 by next year under terms of a contract running through June 2021. He will receive an...

 

New WCA building officially open for business

A large crowd gathered at the Wrangell Cooperative Association's new building last Friday, Aug. 30. The building, located at 1002 Zimovia Highway, is the new home for the WCA after their move from...

 

Fishing derby winners announced

As summer draws to a close, another season of fishing derbies has wrapped up as well. Wrangell saw two derbies this past month, a coho derby from Aug. 10 to Sept. 2, and a halibut derby over Labor...

 

New waterfowl hunting regulations announced for SE Alaska

Hunters are reminded of new waterfowl regulations which change the timing of season opening and closure dates on an alternating yearly schedule. These changes went into effect on July 1, 2019 in Region 1, which includes Units 1 through 4. Each year,...

 

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits Alaska, felt in capital city

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The Alaska Earthquake Center reports that a magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit southern Alaska. It was felt by people in the state’s capital. Juneau. The center says the earthquake hit at 8:32 p.m. Saturday and had an epicenter...

 

Police report

August 26 Report of theft. Traffic stop: Verbal warning for no tail lights. Welfare check: Person is fine. Noise complaint. August 27 Two reports of suspicious person. Nine subpoena services. Report of harm. Found property. Welfare check. Report of...

 

Court report

August 16: Bench warrants for failure to appear were issued against Loretto Jones, who is charged with vehicle theft and violating conditions of release. August 20: An adjudication hearing for Richard Anderson, accused of violating conditions of...

 

Cross country team's first meet a "very positive experience"

Wrangell's cross country team travelled to Juneau last week for their season opener in Juneau. There were a total of 11 schools present for the first meet. Nine competed in the women's 5,000 meter...

 

 Shuffling at Alaska fisheries offices around state due to veto impacts 

Now the shuffling begins at Alaska fisheries offices around the state as the impacts from back and forth veto volleys become more clear. For the commercial fisheries division of the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, an $85 million budget, about half of...

 

Northern lights over Wrangell

The northern lights could be seen shining over Wrangell last week. Many people came out of their homes late at night to catch a glimpse of them. Pictured here are the lights, and the big dipper,...

 

Swim team prepping for first meet and for future fundraising

The Wrangell High School Swim Team is hard at work preparing for their first meet of the season, in Juneau on Sept. 20 and 21. They are also preparing for several fundraisers. As the school's only...

 

WVFD's fire training system making trip to Ketchikan

Community members may have noticed an oddly-shaped shipping container sitting outside the public safety building last weekend. DeeDee Blatchley, with the Wrangell Volunteer Fire Department, said that...

 

The Way We Were

September 4, 1919 Arnt Sorset is erecting a two story building on Front Street opposite the Uhler block. The building is 40x80 feet at the base, while the upper story is 24x40 feet. Mr. Sorset will open a meat market in the new building as soon as...

 

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