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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 2, 2020 

COVID-19 daily update:

June 25 As of this date, there have been eight total cases of COVID-19 in Wrangell. Three are considered recovered, according to Captain Dorianne Sprehe. In a press release this afternoon, SEARHC... Full story

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 25, 2020

Assembly holds final budget workshop

The Wrangell Borough Assembly held one of their last budget work sessions last Wednesday evening, June 17, to finalize next year's budget for the city. For FY 2021, Wrangell is looking at revenues of...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 18, 2020

Wrangell up to three total COVID cases, one recovered

After last week's announcement of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wrangell, two other cases were confirmed shortly after. Wrangell now has three total cases of the virus. One case has been dec...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 18, 2020

Calls to protect funding for Chamber of Commerce, KSTK heard in public hearing

The Wrangell Borough Assembly hosted a public hearing on next year's budget Tuesday night, June 16. This was an opportunity for members of the public to voice their opinions and concerns regarding FY...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 26, 2020

COVID-19 daily update:

4/1/20 COVID-19 Update Mayor Steve Prysunka and Borough Manager Lisa Von Bargen hosted a brief teleconference, on Wed., April 1, to share pertinent information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic with... Full story

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    October 3, 2019

WCA hands out "Healthy Is Here" funding to local organizations

The Wrangell Cooperative Association held an award ceremony at Wrangell High School Monday evening, Sept. 30. Tribal Administrator Esther Ashton, along with several members of the WCA board,...

 

Touch-A-Truck event at Volunteer Park

Radio station KSTK held their second annual "Touch-A-Truck" event at Volunteer Park two weeks ago. Families with little kids could see many different kinds of work vehicles, including fire trucks,...

 

Father's Day Picnic at Muskeg Meadows

Golf Roundup Radio Station KSTK sponsored a nine-hole best ball tournament at Muskeg Meadows last Saturday, June 15. There were 18 participants in the tournament. First place went to a team consisting...

 

Golf roundup

City Market and Sentry Hardware co-sponsored a gold tournament at Muskeg Meadows last weekend. There were 15 participants on Saturday, May 8. First place went to Jerry Bakeburg, with a score of 29 and handicap of 12. Second place went to Eric Kading...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: It was 84 degrees near the Arctic Ocean. Severe weather threatens eighteen states. Antarctic is losing its ice fields and Nome is ice free. Deadly California fires. Ninety-four degrees in Omaha, Nebraska. Earthquakes in Oklahoma,...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 21, 2019

Chili cookoff and rummage sale hosted by KSTK

Radio station KSTK, hosted a chili cookoff last Saturday. The cookoff is an annual fundraiser for the radio station, according to June Leffler. It was hosted in the Wrangell High School Commons this...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 7, 2019

School safety discussed at public meeting

Safety in the Wrangell School District has been a hot topic around town these past few days. On Saturday, March 2, school officials were made aware of a high school student making threatening comments on Snapchat. The student, who is underage and wil...

 
 By Dan Ortiz    Opinion    February 21, 2019

Dan's Dispatch

Last week, Governor Dunleavy unveiled his amended budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2020. As expected, there were substantial cuts to government agencies, all of which will affect Southern Southeast. Some of the cuts that will be most noticeable here...

 

2018: A year in review, Part 1

The past year has been a busy one for the community of Wrangell, and also one full of changes. Elections have come and gone, the school district saw a new superintendent and two new principals, a high school swimming and diving team was organized,...

 

Two dogs found dead off of Spur Road

Two dogs were found dead near Spur Road on Dec. 11. Wrangell resident Melvin Gadd found the dogs. He was driving down the trail off of the spur road, and stopped to clear some brush away from the road, when he found them. He said that the bodies...

 

KSTK ready to "haunt the park" this Saturday

Halloween is a time of cheesy horror movies, trick-or-treating, costumes, and Halloween parties. KSTK, Wrangell's local radio station, is gearing up for a party of its own. The radio station is...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 9, 2018

Don Young holds discusses the issues in Wrangell

U.S. Representative Don Young stopped in Wrangell the weekend of June 28 for some meet-and-greets with the locals. Stopping at the Stikine Inn, Young went from table to table to chat with people, answering questions and getting to know the people he...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 9, 2018

Anan Wildlife Observatory a special place for people and animals

Early on Thursday morning, several members of the U.S. Forest Service left Wrangell with some guests for a trip to the Anan Wildlife Observatory. Present on the trip were Michael Saxton and Leslie...

 

Police report

July 9, 2018 Criminal mischief: Hole in window. Agency assist: Alarm notice: Person testing alarm. Found property: Tote turned into WPD. Subpoena served. Agency assist: Caller reported broken water main. Lost property. Two reports of suspicious...

 

Changing of the guard at the Sentinel

On Tuesday, new reporter Caleb Vierkant arrived on the afternoon jet from his hometown of Bullard, Texas. Home-schooled until college, he attended Texas A&M in College Station. He earned two...

 

Golf round-up

Turnout was light at a pair of golf tournaments over the Father’s Day weekend, with 11 participants making it to the AP&T and KSTK tournament on Saturday. The best-ball tournament saw a team of Randy Littleton, Lisa and Lucas Messmer take first...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    June 14, 2018

AmeriCorps crew making friends and working projects

A group of visiting AmeriCorps volunteers have been leaving their mark around Wrangell the past month, with the community being their last stop in a 10-month tour of service. Ten volunteers coming...

 

Automotive show-and-tell

An assortment of utility vehicles are encamped at the Evergreen Elementary School parking lot on Saturday for "Touch-a-Truck," an educational outing organized by radio station KSTK. An assortment of...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    March 15, 2018

FCC OKs KSTK license transfer

The Federal Communications Commission last week approved the transfer of licenses from Wrangell Radio Group to CoastAlaska. A nonprofit radio and television service based in Juneau, CoastAlaska provid...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 18, 2018

KSTK awaits FCC approval for license transfer

Radio station KSTK is now awaiting decision by the Federal Communications Commission on whether to approve a proposed acquisition by CoastAlaska, a regional service headquartered in Juneau. Applicatio...

 

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