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Articles from the October 8, 2020 edition

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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    October 8, 2020

Applications open for Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets

Applications for Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets are now open, according to Lt. Jon Tollerud of the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army and the Wrangell Ministerial Association are partnering to...

 

The Way We Were In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

October 7, 1920 Articles of incorporation have been filed in the office of the secretary of Alaska for the Wrangell Mining, Pulp & Power company. The company is incorporated for $1,000,000 and is divided into 10,000 shares for $100 a share. The...

 

Preliminary election results

Tuesday, Oct. 6, was election day for Wrangell. Polls closed at 8 p.m., with the preliminary count showing a total of 419 voters participating on election day. Wrangell voters chose the community's...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    October 8, 2020

Transmitter at Cape Fanshaw operational

About two weeks ago, the Wrangell Sentinel received an email regarding a weather transmitter at Cape Fanshaw that was not operating. The email claimed that the transmitter has not been in operation...

 

A Red Squirrel

A Red Squirrel poses for a photo, on the stairway between Church Street and Front Street. Red Squirrels are common across the forested areas of Alaska, according to the Department of Fish and Game....

 

Police report

September 28 Found Property Citizen Assist: Flat tire Suspicious Circumstance Agency Assist: S&R – Stranded boater on the Flats. Traffic Complaint: Speeder September 29 Dog Complaint Subpoena Service Welfare Check Harassment Agency Assist: AST...

 

Wrangell runs in cross country regionals

Last weekend was the regional meet for Region 5 cross country teams. While Wrangell High School has participated in the season virtually this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they were able to...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    October 8, 2020

School workshop rescheduled

The Wrangell School Board was going to hold a workshop last Monday evening, Oct. 5, for budget training. However, it was rescheduled on short notice. There were three main items on the workshop’s...

 

Correction

In last week’s paper, two stories were incorrectly attributed to Caleb Vierkant. The articles regarding human error causing a brief power outage, and water overflow at Swan Lake, were written by Brian Varela....

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Now that the 2020 pack of Alaska salmon has been caught and put up, stakeholders will get a better picture of how global prices may rise or fall. Nearly 75% of the value of Alaska’s salmon exports is driven by sales between July and October. And...

 

Alaska judge finds issue with ballot witness requirements

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A state court judge on Monday ruled enforcement of witness requirements for absentee ballots in Alaska during a pandemic “impermissibly burdens the right to vote” but did not immediately put into effect an order...

 

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