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The Way We Were

May 5, 1921 The ladies of the Presbyterian Aid Society have secured the Rex Theater for tomorrow (Friday) afternoon and evening, and will give a tea and goody sale from 3 to 5 p.m. and a program at 8 in the evening. The program includes a farce in...

 

Bird feeders under construction

Sabrina Yoder and her 2-year-old daughter Addy are just starting on their bird feeder project, arranging the pre-cut pieces in a workshop held as part of the annual Stikine Birding Festival last...

 

Look what we found

Delilah Roane (left) and Maria Holder look over a hermit crab they caught in a tide pool at the Sea Day event last Friday at Shoemaker Park. The Wrangell Cooperative Association and the U.S. Forest...

 

Police report

Monday, April 26 Traffic stop: Verbal warning for driving habits and expired plates. Disorderly conduct/complaint from neighbor of loud music. Tuesday, April 27 Agency assist: Fire Department. Motor vehicle accident. Dog at large. Summons served....

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 22, 2021

Stikine Bird Fest runs through May 8

The annual Stikine River Birding Festival starts Friday and includes movies, a morning walk to identify birds, video presentations, virtual storytelling from the library, a session on how to build a b...

 

Police report

Monday, April 5 Agency assist: Hoonah Police Department Agency assist: Hospital Warrant check. Suspicious person. Tuesday, April 6 Agency assist: Search and rescue. Dog at large. Agency assist: Fire Department. Agency assist: Hoonah Police...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 8, 2021

Chugach Ranger moved to new home

The Chugach Ranger, the last wooden boat in the U.S. Forest Service fleet, was relocated to its new home beside the Nolan Center on March 31. The city museum and visitor center has been advocating the...

 

Police report

Monday, March 8 Dog complaint: Dog-at-large citation issued. Traffic stop. Agency assist: U.S. Forest Service. Citizen assist: Vehicle unlock. Tuesday, March 9 Subpoena service. Citizen assist. Agency assist: Hoonah Police Department. Wednesday,...

 

Police report

Monday, March 1 None. Tuesday, March 2 Summons service. Warrant quashed. Dog complaint. Citizen assist. Wednesday, March 3 Drug information. Found property. Agency assist: Public Works. Thursday, March 4 Agency assist: Ambulance requested....

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 4, 2021

Landless Natives campaign proposes Wrangell area parcels

The Alaska Natives Without Land campaign, working to win congressional approval of a Native corporation for Wrangell, has proposed several parcels near the community for transfer, including 2,146...

 

Police report

Monday, Feb. 1 Disturbance. Agency assist: U.S. Forest Service. Emotionally disturbed person: Woman yelling at children. Tuesday, Feb. 2 Disabled vehicle. Traffic stop. Citizen assist. Eviction service. Parking complaint. Agency assist: Hoonah. Dog...

 

George Woodbury, an expert in all things timber

George Woodbury; Feb. 24, 1937, to Jan. 11, 2021. If there is one word to describe my dad, it is production. Dad was always busy doing something. He worked until his very last days. Up until the end... Full story

 

City acknowledges little chance of state funding for projects

Acknowledging Alaska's shortage of money, the Wrangell Borough Assembly has put together a list of priority projects for state funding "should the fiscal climate change." Until then, "(the city)...

 

Police report

Monday, Jan. 11 Vacation check requested. Domestic violence order papers granted. Dog complaint. Failure to stop for a school bus. Tuesday, Jan. 12 Power outage. Citizen assist. Courtesy transport. Bear complaint. Disturbance. Minor in possession...

 

Driver escapes after truck falls into Heritage Harbor

A few minutes before 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, an 87-year-old driver pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake on his truck and launched from the parking lot into the water of Heritage Harbor. The...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    January 7, 2021

Truck drives into Heritage Harbor

A few minutes before 1:30 p.m. Saturday, an 87-year-old driver pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake on his truck and launched from the parking lot into the water of Heritage Harbor. The driver was helped from the truck and did not appear... Full story

 

Tree chopping

Sage Smiley (left) and Esther Reese (right) out in the woods getting their Christmas trees for the holiday season the morning of Dec. 14. According to the Forest Service, people do not need a permit...

 

COVID-19 daily update:

December 17 Jamie Roberts, with the Wrangell EOC, reported that there are currently no active cases of COVID-19 in the community. Statewide, Alaska’s case count is 41,859 as of yesterday. This is... Full story

 

Port Commission discusses harbor ladders, other topics

Wrangell's port commission met last Thursday, Nov. 12. A large portion of their discussion that night surrounded the installation of ladders between slip spaces at Shoemaker Harbor. Shoemaker has...

 

Police report

November 9 Citizen Assist: Vehicle Unlock. November 10 Dog Complaint. Citizen Assist. Civil Matter. Disturbance. Gunshots. November 11 Citizen Assist. Paper Service. Agency Assist: Ambulance. Citizen Report Driving Under Influence: Unfounded....

 

Police report

November 2 Agency Assist: Department of Public Works. False Alarm. Agency Assist: Petersburg P.D. Agency Assist: Alarm. November 3 Traffic Stop: Tykan Daly, 28, Citation issued for Failure to provide proof of insurance. Paper Service/civil standby....

 

USDA exempts Tongass National Forest from the 2001 Roadless Rule

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today [Oct. 28] announced a final Alaska Roadless Rule that exempts the Tongass National Forest from the 2001 provision that prohibited road construction,...

 

Police report

October 19 Found Property. Fire: Controlled Burn. Vacation Check. Traffic Stop: Verbal warning for driving habits. Agency Assist: House Fire. October 20 Random Breath Test. Burglary. Citizen Assist: Vehicle Issues. October 21 Two Parking Complaints....

 

Zarembo dock and ramp closed

WRANGELL, Alaska – The walkway and ramp of Roosevelt Harbor Dock on Zarembo Island is closed to public use as of Oct. 16, 2020 to ensure public health and safety. The closure order is effective until necessary repairs are completed. The float...

 

Police report

Monday, Sept. 21 Agency Assist: Alarm. Illegal Parking: Vehicle parked in front of fire hydrant by middle school. Tuesday, Sept. 22 Threats. Driving Complaint. Dog Complaint: Barking. VCOR: Arrest, for Violation Conditions of Release. Wednesday,...

 

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