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Articles from the October 18, 2018 edition

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Alaska Day Fun Run scheduled for October 20

Over 150 years ago, on Oct. 18, 1867, the territory of Alaska was transferred from Russia to the United States of America. Today, Oct. 18 is commemorated across the state as “Alaska Day.” Southeast Beasts, a Wrangell running group, has organized...

 

KSTK ready to "haunt the park" this Saturday

Halloween is a time of cheesy horror movies, trick-or-treating, costumes, and Halloween parties. KSTK, Wrangell's local radio station, is gearing up for a party of its own. The radio station is...

 

Almost $4,000 offered for killer of illegal moose on Nemo Loop Road

A young moose was found dead on Nemo Loop Road on Sept. 25. According to Sgt. Robert Welch, with the Alaska State Troopers, the moose was shot and killed one to two days before its discovery at about...

 

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

October 17, 1918 Repeated communications from Red Cross headquarters emphasize the urgent need for the greatest activity in the campaign for the collection of fruit pits and nutshells. Do not allow your interest and activity in this campaign to lag....

 

WISH advocate works to fill need in community

Eryn Ruppert has worked with WISH (Women In Safe Homes) for two years as a resource advocate. According to their website, WISH is a Ketchikan-based nonprofit that works to "provide a safe place for vi...

 

Police report

October 8, 2018 Citizen assist: Locate vehicle. Citizen assist. Citation issued: David Doak, 32. Dog at large. Agency assist: EMTs notified. October 9, 2018 Animal complaint: Bear. Trespass. Citizen assist: Vehicle unlock. Illegal parking: Vehicle...

 

Court report

October 16 – Dylan M. Franks plead guilty to an “animal at large” charge. This is over his fourth offense, according to the court report. He has been fined $200, to be paid no later than Dec. 30. Charges were dismissed for Christopher Grant...

 

Wrestling team makes good first showing of the season

The Wrangell Wolves school wrestling team recently competed in their first tournament of the season at Petersburg High School Oct. 12 and 13. Wrangell came in third place behind Ketchikan High School...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Alaska's key species -  pollock and cod appear heading north to colder waters

Catches for next year’s groundfish fisheries reflect ups and downs for Alaska’s key species - pollock and cod – and the stocks appear to be heading north to colder waters. The bulk of Alaska’s fish catches come from waters from three to 200...

 

Representative Ortiz in town

n Ortiz will be in Wrangell October 23-25. Anyone interested in meeting with him individually, call 617-5116 to schedule a time....

 

Juneau meet a "confidence booster" for volleyball team

Wrangell high school’s volleyball team played in Juneau against various 3A and 4A high schools last weekend. All the participating teams were divided into two brackets, gold and silver. Wrangell took second place in the silver bracket. Coach Jessic...

 

Swim team achieves many personal bests in Ketchikan meet last weekend

The Wrangell High School swim team competed in Ketchikan last weekend against six other high schools. Coach Jamie Roberts said that she was very proud of her team’s performance. Over the two-day competition, Roberts said that many members of her...

 

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