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 By Dan Rudy    News    October 6, 2016

Court orders arbitration stay in public workers dispute

A judge ruled last week that the city will not have to enter arbitration with its public workers union during an ongoing labor grievance, pending further decision. After hearing oral arguments on Sept. 21, Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 6, 2016

Cross-country takes silver in State meet

Wrangell High School's representative to the state-level cross-country meet in Anchorage came away with silver. Running on Saturday, senior Reyn Hutten had finished the challenging Bartlett High...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    October 6, 2016

Jack likely re-elected mayor in municipal elections

Preliminary results are in for the 2016 Wrangell municipal election. Those who hadn't already voted early took to the polls in person Tuesday, with 384 ballots cast at the Nolan Center. Running for mayor, David Jack won reelection with 321 votes....

 

The Way We Were

October 19, 1916: F.M. Fenton, manager of the Dease Creek Syndicate, arrived on the Iskoot last Thursday afternoon. The Dease Creek Syndicate, which is controlled by Victoria capitalists, has been for several years operating an hydraulic mining on...

 
 By Jess Field    News    October 6, 2016

M/V Columbia done for 2016

Repairs to the Alaska Marine Highway System’s M/V Columbia are going to take longer than anticipated and it won’t return to service this year, according to Jeremy Woodrow, Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman. The ferry headed for dry...

 

Police reports

Monday, September 26 Disturbance – Officer responded. Tuesday, September 27 Violating Conditions of Release – Dylan Franks, 26. Dog At Large – Owner came in and picked up dog. Civil Issue – 911, officer requested. Officer responded. Reported...

 

Courts

September 20 Clinton R. Lewis, 51, appeared before First District Judicial Officer Leanna Nash on the charge of Driving Under the Influence, a Class A Misdemeanor. The defendant pleaded no contest and was ordered to serve 10 days with seven...

 

Moose season hits halfway, seems average

The moose season is past the halfway point, with harvest totals appearing nearly on par with last year's. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game reported 50 moose had been harvested by Sept. 30. The...

 

Obituary: Dorothy Frandsen, 92

Born at home November 29, 1923 in Barnet, Vermont, Dot spent her early years in a loving family with her parents Edward and Alice Morton Johnson and her younger brother Edward. She attended grade... Full story

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    October 6, 2016

Wrangell volleyball 8 for 13 in weekend round-robin

The volleyball season is off to a good start, with the Lady Wolves competing in a busy round-robin at Petersburg over the weekend. The girls went through 13 games in only a day and a half, against an...

 

Extra flu clinic to be held for children

Wrangell’s annual flu clinic may have set an attendance record last week. By the end of Sept. 30 inoculators had tallied 183 residents, who each received vaccinations for this year’s influenza season. Sponsored by Wrangell Medical Center, the ann...

 

Fish Factor

Alaskan Cod Crunchies begin a national roll out this week with a debut at Costco’s two stores in Anchorage. The dog treats are one of the newest products stemming from Alaskan Leader Seafood’s commitment to complete “head to tail” usage of...

 
 By Frank Roppel    News    October 6, 2016

Wrangell sawmill's golden years and eventual collapse Part three of a three-part series

Editor's note: Frank Roppel was in the timber industry from 1956 to 2002 and a Wrangell resident since 1992. After graduating from high school in Ketchikan and receiving a degree from Oregon State...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    October 6, 2016

PSP found in butter clams at Shoemaker Bay

Following up on a warning issued this summer, the risk of poisoning from area shellfish has been revised. Shellfish specimens found around Shoemaker Bay in August had tested positive for saxitoxin, which causes paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP)....

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    October 6, 2016

Local cafe helps feed kids across country

One Wrangell restaurant has been making an effort to help feed hungry children in addition to its diners. Zak's Cafe owners Katherine George-Byrd and James George set aside half of their restaurant's...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    October 6, 2016

Elks bowling season setting up its pins

The local Elks Lodge bowling season is about to start, with mixed league play beginning Sunday. Bowling has been a longtime tradition at the club, with its two lanes predating the big Main Street fire of 1952. The lane continued to update with the...

 

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