Wrangell Sentinel -

A link to the free Wrangell Visitor's Guide

Articles from the November 12, 2020 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 17 of 17



Opinions shared on potential mask mandate

During a special borough assembly meeting last Thursday, community members shared their thoughts on a potential mask mandate the city was considering. The mandate would require all individuals, with...

 

Assembly discusses mask mandate in special meeting

The Wrangell Borough Assembly met last Thursday evening, Nov. 5. This was only a discussion meeting, to take in public opinion and decide whether or not a mask mandate would be worth considering in a...

 

Division of Elections to begin counting absentee ballots

The Alaska Division of Elections, in a Nov. 9 press release, announced a schedule for conducting absentee ballot counts. Moving forward, they announced that the public could expect updated counts to...

 

School board accepts 2020 audit

The Wrangell School Board met Monday night for a special work session and meeting regarding the district's FY 2020 financial audit. According to the audit, the school district has approximately $3.57...

 

Police report

November 2 Agency Assist: Department of Public Works. False Alarm. Agency Assist: Petersburg P.D. Agency Assist: Alarm. November 3 Traffic Stop: Tykan Daly, 28, Citation issued for Failure to provide proof of insurance. Paper Service/civil standby....

 

Tin Can Country receives accolades

Arlington, VA – Fifty-two museum publications have gained accolades in the 29th annual Museum Publications Design Competition, presented by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). This competition...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: A big thank you to the people in Wrangell who operate our elections. Sarah Whittlesey-Merritt and Kim Lane and their teams do a great job. Our election process goes smoothly here, pandemic or not. Sarah and Kim are part of a national...

 

Obituary: Wayne Jabusch, 74

Wayne Jabusch, 74 died November 4, 2020 due to medical complications at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way, Washington surrounded by family. Wayne was born November 16, 1945 to James and Vivian... Full story

 

Salmon harvest down from last year

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has released preliminary data on state salmon harvests for 2020. Information for Southeast Alaska shows that only half as many fish were hauled in this year...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

The number of boots on deck in Alaska has declined and most fisheries have lost jobs over the past five years. Overall, Alaska’s harvesting sector ticked downward by 848 jobs from 2015 through 2019.  A snapshot of fish harvesting jobs is featured...

 

WHS competes in fourth swim meet of the season

The Wrangell High School swim team competed in their fourth meet of the season last weekend. This was a virtual meet, according to a Facebook post by Coach Jamie Roberts, hosted by Sitka High School....

 

Assembly holds discussion on CARES Act funding

The Wrangell Borough Assembly met Tuesday, Nov. 10. During this meeting, among other items, they held a discussion about the borough's CARES Act funding. They reviewed expenses so far, as well as...

 

Former Wrangellite honored by ANS

The Alaska Native Sisterhood recently honored one of their members, according to a press release from Anne Fuller, ANS Camp 70 secretary. Ethel Lund was recently elected to Grand President Emeritus....

 

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

November 11, 1920 One of the matters which claimed the attention of the Town Council at its meeting Thursday night was the matter of the use of tobacco by children. The town marshal was directed to notify every tobacco dealer in Wrangell not to sell...

 

Press release: City announces response to governor's emergency alert

Late this morning Governor Dunleavy issued a statewide Emergency Alert imploring Alaskans to take a number of different actions related to COVID-19 mitigation to help stop the surge in cases and reduce stress on healthcare capacity. Those actions... Full story

 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 11/23/2020 20:28