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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 6, 2020 

COVID-19 daily update:

August 5 As of this date, Wrangell has seen 15 total cases of COVID-19. Of these, 10 cases are recovered and five are active. Nine cases are Wrangell locals, and six are non-locals. Jamie Roberts,... Full story

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 23, 2020

Progress made on new hospital

Progress has been made on the new Wrangell Medical Center, according to a press release from SEARHC. Thanks to increases in crew sizes, and new trades coming onto the project, the project has gained...

 

Asymptomatic testing begins

The Southeast Alaska Health Consortium began their new asymptomatic testing program in Wrangell, and other communities, this past weekend. Members of the public were invited to stop by the testing...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 25, 2020

Wrangell Emergency Operations Center seeks increased testing

Members of Wrangell's Unified Command reconvened on June 17, through teleconference to consolidate the community COVID-19 response.  Talks were largely focused on recent efforts by the Emergency...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 11, 2020

Hospital construction ramping up

Construction of the new Wrangell Medical Center is continuing on schedule and on budget, according to an update provided by Sondra Forrester. According to the update, construction is ramping up as...

 

Leaders review commercial COVID testing, CBW resources

On Wednesday, May 27, members of the Wrangell Unified Command met via videoconference to consolidate pandemic information and response from respective local organizations. Wrangell Medical Center...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    May 14, 2020

Hospital construction continues with COVID protections in place

Construction of Wrangell's new hospital is continuing, despite some impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to an update supplied by Sondra Forrester, with SEARHC, the project has suffered from...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 14, 2020

Wrangell Command talks COVID-19 isolation plans, testing, community resources

Wrangell's Unified Command participated in their weekly conference call on Wednesday, May 6, to provide organizational updates on COVID-19 developments and changes in respective protocols. The City...

 

Medical director updates assembly and community COVID-19 team addresses mandate

On Wednesday, April 15, representatives from the City and Borough of Wrangell (CBW), Wrangell Medical Center (WMC), the Alaska Division of Public Health, the Alaska Island Community Services (AICS)...

 

COVID-19 testing site

This trailer outside of the AICS clinic, property of the Wrangell Fire Department, serves as the community's COVID-19 testing site. Patients who meet certain screening qualifications are tested here....

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 2, 2020

SEARHC shares consortium-wide testing numbers, says community-only information too specific

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, according to several members of Wrangell's local government, has been doing a very good job of communicating with them during the ongoing COVID-19...

 

COVID-19 stakeholders discuss mandates, surge plans, virtual care

On Wed., March 25, Wrangell COVID-19 responders participated in their weekly joint meeting to discuss the latest actions made in preparation for the coronavirus reaching the island. City and Borough...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 26, 2020

Hospital construction nears end of first year of work

Despite concerns of COVID-19, construction of the new Wrangell Medical Center has continued largely unhindered. Work on the new hospital began back in April of 2019, with an official groundbreaking ce...

 

Wrangell organizations collaborate in coronavirus preparedness

The City and Borough of Wrangell (CBW), the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and local leadership met last Wednesday in the first weekly meeting to collaborate and prepare a local...

 

Hospital construction continues despite bad weather

Construction of the new Wrangell Medical Center, next to the AICS Clinic on Wood Street, has continued in spite of bad weather in recent weeks, and according to a press release from the Southeast...

 

Police report

Jan 20. Agency Assist: DOT. Agency Assist: Harbor department. Agency Assist: Alarm. Warrant Charge: Andrew Twyford. Jan 21. Citizen Assist: Alarm. Courtesy Transport. Noise Complaint. Courtesy Transport. Agency Assist: Alarm. Suspicious Vehicle....

 

Court report

Nov. 25: Andrea Marrero pled guilty to a charge of theft. Another charge of unauthorized use of an access device was dismissed by prosecution. She was sentenced to 60 days imprisonment, with 60 suspended. She was also ordered to make restitution,...

 

Police report

Jan. 13 Summons Service. Agency Assist: USFS. Jan. 14 Agency Assist: Hoonah. Unlocked Premise. Theft of Services. Citizen’s Assist: Vehicle unlock. Driving While License Suspended or Revoked. Citizen Assist. Jan. 15 Suspicious Calls to 911....

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    January 2, 2020

2019: A year in review

Following is the Wrangell Sentinel's news review for January through June of 2019. Next week the review will include events from July through December. January Jan. 13 - The Fairbanks Arts...

 

Hospital construction still on track for 2021 opening

Construction of the new Wrangell Medical Center remains on schedule and on budget, according to SEARHC Vice President and Hospital Administrator Leatha Merculieff. The future hospital will be about...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 22, 2019

New hospital construction on track

Construction of Wrangell's new hospital is on track, according to Hospital Administrator Leatha Merculieff. Construction began back in April, as land next to the AICS Clinic was cleared of trees and...

 

Court report

July 30: Aaron Young pleaded guilty to driving under the influence. He was sentenced to 180 days imprisonment with 150 suspended. He was also given a $3,000 fine, has had his license revoked for a year, must undergo a substance abuse treatment...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 6, 2019

Groundbreaking held for new medical center

A groundbreaking ceremony was held next to the AICS clinic on Wood Street last Thursday, May 30, signifying the official beginning of construction of Wrangell's new hospital. Wrangell has been...

 

SEARHC to celebrate groundbreaking of Wrangell's new medical center

On Thursday, May 30, SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Wrangell Medical Center (WMC) from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at 232 Wood Street in...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 9, 2019

Disaster drill helps first responders stay prepared

Fire, smoke, and sirens could all be seen and heard at the Wrangell airport last Tuesday afternoon. While there was no real emergency, the situation was meant to simulate one. A disaster drill was...

 

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