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Articles from the September 10, 2015 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    September 10, 2015

Assembly to change tax due date again

The due date for property tax collection from 2016 on may be moved again, after the Wrangell City and Borough Assembly reevaluated a decision made earlier this year. At member David Powell's request, at its Tuesday meeting the Assembly agreed to revi... Full story

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 10, 2015

Data towers catching the breeze

A crew with Wrangell Municipal Light and Power re-sited one of its two meteorological data-collection towers last week. The tower was moved south from a point overlooking Muskeg Meadows to the end of... Full story

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 10, 2015

Parks and Recreation summer season comes to close

Wrangell’s Parks and Recreation Department has wound down its summer programming, and its advisory board began looking ahead to off-season maintenance and future projects at its Sept. 2 meeting. Department head Kate Thomas reported 22 extra... Full story

 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. September 2, 1915: According to information given out by F.E. Smith the first day of the week, the Wrangell Shingle Mill will be advertised for sale and sold at public auction in the near future. The...

 

Meet the Candidates - Wrangell Medical Center Board, four-year term

Maxi Wiederspohn Occupation: Retired Why do you want to sit on the WMC Board? "I worked there 50 years and I thought maybe if there's another way to help, I plan to start going to their meetings...

 

Police reports

Monday, August 31 Citizen Assist. Noise Complaint. Verbal warning given. Suspicious Person reported. Unfounded. Tuesday, September 1 Agency Assist—Dead Bird. Citation issued to Brandon Whitaker, 30, for speeding. Agency Assist—Traffic Hazard....

 

Stork report

Alivia Ann Powell was born to Dominique O'Connor and Jon Powell on June 24 at 1:03 p.m. at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Wash.  She weighed 8 lbs and 15 oz and was 21 3/4 inches...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Can Alaskans trust the government of British Columbia to act honestly, responsibly and openly as B.C. authorizes and proposes to manage a series of mines (up to six of them) in the watersheds of some of the greatest, wildest and most...

 

Fish Factor

Alaska’s pink salmon catch is pushing 180 million fish, making it the second largest harvest ever (219 million pinks was the previous record set in 2013). The humpie haul has been pushed by record production in three regions – over 15 million...

 

Clinic welcomes new practitioner, offers same-day services

Alaska Island Community Services announces Denise McPherson will be its newest medical practitioner. She is an advanced nurse practitioner specializing in family practice and will be providing a new same-day clinic in Wrangell. McPherson moved to...

 

Emergency regs to increase goose bag limits

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced it has adopted emergency regulations changing Title 5 of the Alaska Administrative Code, which deals with hunting season regulations for geese. Acting under a delegation of authority from the Board of...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 10, 2015

New eateries reflect broader dining trends

As the local economy continues to redevelop, growth is being accompanied by new business opportunities. Over the past year and into the near future, several new eateries are or will give Wrangellites...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 10, 2015

High school student chooses Sentinel for OJT

In cooperation with Wrangell High School’s on-the-job training (OJT) program, the Sentinel has a new addition to its staff. On Tuesday, high school junior Alex Angerman was introduced to the...

 

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