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Assembly covers committee appointments, derelict boat, dump truck, and more

Running three-and-a-half hours long before even coming to an executive session, the borough assembly meeting on Oct. 22 saw a wide variety of topics covered. One of them was overseeing several appoint...

 

Wolves take second overall in Tom Sims Invitational

Wrangell was host to the Tom Sims Invitational wrestling tournament this past weekend. Teams from all over Southeast Alaska, 11 in total, came together to officially kick off the high school wrestling...

 

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

October 23, 1919 The merchants of Wrangell have been busy the past week outfitting loggers and trappers. In view of the shortage in many American furs, as well as in certain of the foreign pelts, it is expected that the prices of fur this coming...

 

Convention and Visitor Bureau hear budget update, plan future meetings

The Wrangell Convention and Visitor Bureau met last Thursday, Oct. 17, to look over their updated budget and to start planning for future meetings and conventions. On the agenda for the night was the...

 

Police report

October 14 Agency assist: Parks and Rec Agency assist: AST Suspicious persons Disorderly conduct October 15 Disorderly conduct October 16 Disorderly conduct October 17 Agency assist: FD Welfare check October 18 Suspicious person Agency assist: DOT...

 

Donna McKay recognized for three decades of service at Head Start

Donna McKay, assistant teacher at Head Start in Wrangell, was recently recognized for hitting the 30-year mark in her career. She was given a plaque last Monday, Oct. 14, in Fairbanks during an award...

 

Obituary: William Joe Stover, 75

William Joe Stover, 75, died on October 8, 2019. He was born November 12, 1943 to William L. Stover and Mildred Ann Stover in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the eldest of 13 children. He came to Alaska in... Full story

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 24, 2019

Preliminary moose harvest sets unit record

The 2019 moose season ended with a preliminary count of 125 animals, setting a new record in unit three. Moose season began on Sept. 15 and ended Tuesday, Oct. 15. As of Wednesday afternoon, the...

 

SEACC discusses potential downsides of transboundary mining

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council is one of several groups which have been working in towns like Wrangell to raise awareness of how transboundary mining in British Columbia could affect them....

 

Corrections

In last week’s signature page of the Wrangell High School music students, student Terra Hoyt was not named. She is located between Danika Smith and Jing O’Brien. In last week’s photograph of the wrestling team’s fundraiser dinner, Ethan... Full story

 

More time improvements as swim team heads for regionals

The Wrangell swim team achieved more personal bests at last weekend's meet in Petersburg, on Oct. 18 and 19. In all, over 40 individual events between the two days of swimming, the team achieved 21 ne...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 24, 2019

Hunter recalls night the skiff capsized

PETERSBURG – Mike Payne, a local resident was part of a hunting trip last Friday when a skiff capsized in Duncan Canal around 1 A.M. that resulted in the death of Doug Larson. Payne said that...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

As more Alaskans eye the lucrative opportunities in growing kelp, many others are heading to beaches at Lower Cook Inlet to commercially harvest the detached bunches that wash ashore. That practice is now getting a closer look by state managers and s...

 

Wrangell's Baha'i community preparing for 200th anniversary celebration

The Baha'i faith will be recognizing the 200th anniversary of the birth of their founder this month. According to the Baha'i's website, Siyyid 'Alí-Muhammad was born in Iran on Oct. 20, 1819. He...

 

Alaska Delegation Pays Tribute to Senator Ted Stevens

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, all R-Alaska, today joined in celebrating the life and legacy of the late Senator Ted Stevens and his contrib... Full story

 

Alaska Native convention passes climate change declaration

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – The Alaska Federation of Natives convention approved a declaration of a climate change emergency after a dispute over climate change and resource development, news organizations reported. Delegates to the group’s...

 

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