Articles from the November 22, 2012 edition

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 By Greg Knight    News    November 22, 2012

District discusses report cards for schools

The Wrangell Public School District Board of Directors held their second to last regular meeting of the year on Nov. 19 at Stikine Elementary School – and held a public hearing where the results of the district report cards were discussed. The... Full story

 By Greg Knight    News    November 22, 2012

Shakes tree to stand until rededication

A debate over whether to cut down one of the oldest trees on Chief Shakes Island was temporarily resolved last week after the Wrangell Cooperative Association Board of Directors voted recently to... Full story

 By Greg Knight    News    November 22, 2012

Proposed ordinance deals with rural zoning

A proposed change to Title 20 of the Wrangell Municipal Code is up for review by the Borough Assembly – and would alter some definitions and add language regarding zoning in some of the borough’s... Full story


The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. Nov. 28, 1912: Sometime late last week some sneak thief or thieves boarded the launch Bayfield at anchor in the bay and stripped the engine of its fittings, effectually disabling the boat. J.W....


Police reports

Monday, Nov. 12 -Verbal warning for driving habits. -Officer responded to report of hit and run, minimal damage done. -Citations issued to Opal Wilsey, 41, for failure to provide proof of insurance and expired registration. Tuesday, Nov. 13 -Officer...

 By Greg Knight    News    November 22, 2012

Stokes completes swim club senior project

With the coming basketball season for the Lady Wolves quickly approaching, the baton for MiKayla Stokes’ senior project is now ready to be passed – if enough interest among parents and students can be garnered in the weeks and months to come....


Rooney heads to Region in No. 1 spot

Wrangell High School’s wrestling team took second place at the Bill Weiss Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Ketchikan High School last weekend – with sophomore Jeff Rooney, Jr. taking the No. 1...


WCA, White: Shakes House nearly complete

A late stretch of warm, fall weather saw the new Chief Shakes Tribal House roof up in a matter of days – and it wasn’t long before the weather switched, with cool, clear days giving way eventually to rain and some heavy winds. “We’re still...


Dove Tree marks 10 years

The annual Dove Tree ceremony, a remembrance of Wrangellites and family who have passed away during the past 12 months, marked a decade on Sunday, Nov. 18 at the Nolan Center. A total of 46 paper...

 By Greg Knight    News    November 22, 2012

Clinic undergoes inspection, almost ready

The newly built Alaska Island Community Services clinic underwent its final inspection last week by a team of professionals from across the State of Alaska in preparation for the facility opening in...

 By Greg Knight    News    November 22, 2012

Rea settlement hearing set for early December

A settlement in the City and Borough of Wrangell’s lawsuit against former Wrangell Medical Center administrator Noel Rea and six recalled members of the WMC Board of Directors will have to wait...


Wrangell alum wins big in MMA fight

Rolland Wimberly, a 2009 graduate of Wrangell High School, poses with a championship belt he won at a Mixed Martial Arts event sponsored by Extreme Challenge, Inc. on Nov 10. The competition was held...


Six locals graduate from WMC nursing class

Six Wrangellites have taken the first step into one of the fast-growing medical fields in the nation by completing a six-week course offered by Wrangell Medical Center that prepared them to sit for...

 By Greg Knight    News    November 22, 2012

Jurak named as Anan Site Manager

The Wrangell Ranger District site at Anan has just added a new face to its operation. Natural Resource Specialist Matthew Jurak, who spent three seasons in Wrangell between 2006-08, has been tapped to be the new Anan Site Manager for the district....


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