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Articles from the November 13, 2014 edition

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 By Dan Rudy    News    November 13, 2014

Maritime industry sees plan to strengthen

Wrangell seems to be in a fine position to prosper as attention in Alaska turns toward strengthening the region's various maritime industries. The Fishing, Seafood and Maritime Initiative (FSMI) has b... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    November 13, 2014

Memorial design unveiled, Ports discuss parking

Drawings for the future mariners' memorial at Heritage Harbor were unveiled at Wrangell's monthly Port Commission meeting on Nov. 6 in the City Hall Assembly Chambers. Drawn up by architect Christophe... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    News    November 13, 2014

Unusual buildup causes tri-borough power outage

Many residents in Wrangell woke up Thursday to discover a power outage, following damage caused by a storm to Ketchikan’s Bailey Substation the previous evening. Power across the entire transmission system was down, affecting Ketchikan and... Full story


The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. November 12, 1914: Wrangell was visited by one of the worst storms last Sunday that has hit this port for several years. The storm started about two o'clock in the morning following a slight earthquake,...

 By Dan Rudy    News    November 13, 2014

State election officials begin tallying absentee, early votes

With a number of closely-contested initial results for the general elections on Nov. 4, voters and candidates alike may be holding their breath as Alaska’s Division of Elections began counting absentee and early votes Tuesday. The margins for...


Police reports

Monday, November 3 Report of dog bite. Tuesday, November 4 Agency Assist. Vacation check filed. Report of Theft. Report of Threats. Suspicious Circumstances. Criminal Mischief. Missing Person Reported. Arrested Randall Gordon Radigan, 35, on charges...

 By Dan Rudy    Sports    November 13, 2014

WHS volleyball and wrestling teams compete in Tok and Sitka

Wrangell High School's volleyball team traveled out to faraway Tok Friday for a weekend tournament, picking up wins against Glennallen, Nenana and Tri-Vallley and getting edged out by Tok High School...

 By Dan Rudy    News    November 13, 2014

Ministerial Association meting out meals for Thanksgiving

With November here and Thanksgiving quickly approaching, Wrangell Ministerial Association (WMA) is seeking support for its annual distribution of traditional dinner baskets. “This will be the twelfth year,” said Don Roher, who with his wife,...

 By Dan Rudy    News    November 13, 2014

Thomas Bay commission powers down for winter

Teleconferencing from the Wrangell and Petersburg assembly chambers last Thursday, members of the Thomas Bay Power Commission (TBPC) decided to call it a year. The TPBC was the acting body for the Thomas Bay Power Authority, operating Tyee...

 By Dan Rudy    News    November 13, 2014

Elks open alley to local youngsters

Children in Wrangell interested in getting a bit of bowling in this winter are invited to come to the Elks Lodge #1595 on Saturday afternoons. The Elks have been active in Wrangell for about 70 years, and the club’s bowling alley has been a...


Fish Factor

Alaska’s largest employer continues to add more jobs to its roster. Commercial fishing jobs grew last year to a level not seen since the year 2000, according to the state Department of Labor.  Driven primarily by an increased salmon harvest,...


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