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Articles from the December 5, 2019 edition

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 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

A warmer, wetter winter for Wrangell this season

For the next three months, Wrangell will be experiencing above normal precipitation levels and temperatures, according to the National Weather Service in Juneau. The Climate Prediction Center is...


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

December 4, 1919 R.M. Allen and Associates, who recently liberated a number of foxes on Channel Island, near Wrangell, have recovered all but three of the animals. They have moved their outfit and stock to Entrance Island, Hobart Bay, where they...


Wolves fight hard at Viking Mix and Match

The Wrangell Wolves wrestling team made a short trip north to Petersburg for the Viking Mix and Match this past weekend. They went up against wrestlers from Petersburg, Craig, Thorne Bay and Thunder...


Police report

November 25 Welfare check. Citizen Assist. November 26 Citizen Assist: Vehicle unlock. Agency Assist: Hoonah P.D. Theft. Agency Assist: Fire. November 27 Theft. Subpoena Service. Traffic Stop. False Report. November 28 Agency Assist: Line Crew...


Free to a good home: 1 newspaper

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Free to a good home: One newspaper. Not a single edition of a paper but the entire newspaper.Publisher Larry Persily is willing to give away The Skagway News to the right...


Guest Commentary

I would like to update the community on my recent trip to Washington DC. It was an excellent opportunity to represent the needs and concerns of our community as well as highlight the challenges we...


Obituary: Charlotte Edna Churchill, 95

Charlotte Edna Churchill went to her "reward" on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2019, wrapped in the arms of her loving husband of 37 years, Bill Churchill of Wrangell, Alaska. Born Charlotte Edna... Full story


Alaska Fish Factor

Lower catches for Pacific halibut are in the forecast for the foreseeable future. That was the message from the International Pacific Halibut Commission at its meeting last week in Seattle. The IPHC oversees halibut stock research and sets catch...

 By Brian Varela    News    December 5, 2019

Petersburg man indicted on two controlled substance counts

PETERSBURG – Garitt Johnston, 30, was indicted by a Grand Jury on Nov. 21 for his involvement with Eric Jennings, who had received a package with heroin, methamphetamine and gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) in it on Nov. 9. Johnston was indicted on...


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