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Articles from the April 24, 2014 edition

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 By Brian OConnor    News    April 24, 2014

School board hears bullying testimony

An Evergreen Elementary school student has faced intimidation from older students after being wrongly accused of bullying, his mother told the school board. The intimidation stemmed at least partially from a Sentinel story published April 3, in... Full story

 By Brian OConnor    News    April 24, 2014

Assembly discusses future of Thomas Bay Power Authority

The future of the Thomas Bay Power Authority and the commission governing it took center stage at Tuesday’s borough assembly meeting. The heart of the matter focused on the role the Thomas Bay Power Commission will play in future negotiations... Full story



Alivia Haggard, 5, Becca Haney, and Roger Williams work together dyeing eggs Saturday at the Wrangell Medical Center. The event was held for Long Term Care residents and their grandchildren and...


The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 30, 1914: Work was started this morning on the riverboat of Wm. Strong’s, the Winifred, pertaining to getting her into commission for a trip up the river within the next week. Mr. Strong received...


100 and counting

Nondas Haux kisses the hand of husband Ted Haux Satuday at Wrangell Medical Center. Nondas will turn 100 Monday. The two of them have traveled across the country 42 times for missionary work,...

 By Brian OConnor    News    April 24, 2014

3D printer arrives at Wrangell High School

Wrangell vocational and technical students could soon have a hands-on glimpse of the manufacturing future. A 3D printer arrived at the high school shop last week, part of a Department of... Full story



The April 17 story “Parks and Recreation recommends ordinance, hours change” incorrectly stated the opening time for proposed hours of operation changes at the community pool facilities. In the proposed schedule, the facility would open at 6...


Police reports

Monday, April 14 Driving Complaint. Item returned to person. Officer unlocked vehicle. Tuesday, April 15 Report of Suspicious Activity. Wednesday, April 16 Agency Assist. Traffic Stop – Valid and Clear. Unlock Vehicle – Officer responded....


Peggy's Corner of the House

Welcome to my last Peggy’s Corner for the 2014 session. We have worked diligently in both houses of the Legislature on many pieces of legislation that will affect our state for many years. Throughou...


Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: First off, it was my grandson Trey Torvend, home from the Navy, after a two-year leave, not my son. Yes, I did address the nine-foot graves. What I didn’t know was ordinance 15.16.080 allows that. (Sorry, Two-Story). Also ordinance...

 By Brian OConnor    News    April 24, 2014

School board hires Mayer for superintendent job

The school board voted 4-0 Wednesday night to offer the top administrative position to Patrick Mayer. Mayer was one of two finalists who interviewed for the position and participated in a public... Full story


Wrangell turns into birders' paradise

The more visible aspects of the Stikine River Birding festival start this evening, but festival elements had already started Monday. Guest artist Elizabeth Kunibe has been teaching students in Wrangell about art using bird cutouts and paints. Their w...

 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 24, 2014

Fish Factor

Alaska salmon permits in many fisheries have tripled in value since 2002 and the upward trend continues. An overview of April listings by four brokers shows that Bristol Bay drift net permits are valued at nearly $134,000 by the State, and listed...


Lifetime accomplishment

Wrangellite Alice Lehnert, seated, was presented Feb. 22 with a lifetime membership of the Emblem Club, a part of the Elks club. Gay Odsather, Kenneth L Odsather, Penny Furnish, Gay Ritchey, Birte...

 By Ron Loesch    Opinion    April 24, 2014

Editorial: Stough needs to be censured

The Thomas Bay Power Authority needs to censure its president, James Stough, for his action two weeks ago that ordered, via letter, the end of negotiations to allow the Southeast Alaska Power Agency to take over operations at the Tyee Lake... Full story


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