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 By Marc Lutz    News    May 18, 2022

Chamber picks July 4th logo design winner; still looking for royalty candidates

When Kitty Angerman caught wind of the chamber of commerce logo design contest for the Fourth of July, she smelled inspiration right away. That inspiration - the scent of the Stikine River - won her...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    May 11, 2022

Teen broadcasts love of learning to ensure survival of Tlingit language, culture

It's not uncommon for high school students to learn a second language. It's a bit rarer for them to take what they've learned and teach it to others. That's exactly what sophomore Mia Wiederspohn has...

 

The Way We Were

April 27, 1922 The high school students appreciate the aid and cooperation they received from the citizens, merchants and teachers in staging their play. A great part of its success was due to the interest shown by the people of the town. Mr. Palmer...

 
 By Dan Ortiz    Opinion    April 27, 2022

Representative reports accomplishments in House budget

The State House finished its work April 9 on the operating budget, which has been passed to the Senate for further work and debate. While there is still work to be done, this year’s budget has the potential for some great investments for the needs...

 

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 By Larry Persily    News    April 20, 2022

Chamber honors educator, youth leader, citizen of the year

A full house at the Nolan Center listened as the chamber of commerce honored Mia Wiederspohn as Wrangell’s youth leader of the year, Barbara Neyman as educator of the year, and Sarah Merritt as citizen of the year. The chamber presentation...

 

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 By Sarah Aslam    News    March 30, 2022

Hooligan brighten up the Stikine again

The hooligan are back. When the eagles disappear from town and the sea lions start hauling out on the beach at Lesnoi Island, it's a pretty sure bet hooligan season is upon the Stikine, said David...

 
 By Sentinel staff    News    March 30, 2022

Wrangell group participates in child abuse prevention month

The Wrangell nonprofit BRAVE (Building Respect and Valuing Everyone) will be busy in April, taking part in the statewide effort to promote National Child Abuse Prevention Month. A couple of high school students are recording public service...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    February 23, 2022

KSTK art auction sets goal of raising $5,000

Art lovers and artists can help sustain public radio station KSTK with their contributions. The station recently kicked off a fundraising effort that will culminate in an art auction and hopefully...

 

The Way We Were

Feb. 16, 1922 The recommendation of the Board of Engineers to Congress for an appropriation of $50,000 for a breakwater for the protection of Wrangell harbor is as welcome as it was unexpected. Just a short time ago the board had publicly announced...

 

Reader praises Wrangell reporters

I would like to concur with Alice Rooney about the high quality of the Wrangell Sentinel. You are doing a fine job. Glad to have you back, Larry. I cannot leave out our fine reporter at KSTK, Sage Smiley. She is among the best radio reporters that...

 

Billie Foust known for her years on KSTK

Billie Foust, 65, died Jan. 14 in Ketchikan, where she had lived the past couple of years. She was born April 1956 in Arcata, California, to Ethel Miller and Bill Foust. Billie spent most of her life... Full story

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    December 23, 2021

Community supports organizations helping others

Fundraising efforts are a year-round task for most organizations, but during the holidays those efforts are increased. People in Wrangell are willing to give their time, energy and money to support...

 

Institute site should serve both as housing and history

The Wrangell Institute was a big part of history — for the Native students who went to school there, for the community and the state. The Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school, which operated at the site above Shoemaker Bay from 1932 to 1975,...

 

Community invited to Dove Tree ceremony of remembrance Nov. 28

The holiday season is generally a time of gathering and happiness. It can also be a time of great sadness, mourning those who are no longer present to celebrate. Since 2003, Hospice of Wrangell has offered the Dove Tree and Dove Tree ceremony as a wa...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    November 10, 2021

Obstacles remain in filling jobs, despite efforts

Wrangell has work, but the workforce is lacking. Since the end of September, the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce has been posting its members’ job openings to help get companies staffed and people working. In the five weeks, three people have come in...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    October 28, 2021

Halloween decorations truly frightening experience in Wrangell

A shark thrashes its victim; legs poke out the end of rolled-up carpet; a skeleton rides a giant spider; a haunted house catches fire. Decorations are up around Wrangell to welcome the spookiest time...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    October 21, 2021

Tlingit culture, language lives on through heritage learners

It gets so heavy, sometimes you just want to put it down is how Virginia Oliver describes preserving the Tlingit language. "You want to cry," she said, "because it feels like your brain is going to...

 

Editorial: Wrangell can do better at filling in the ovals

Filling out an election ballot isn’t very hard. Ink in the ovals, being careful to stay within the lines, and then turn in the single-sided piece of stiff paper for counting. It’s not much to ask of residents once a year. Wrangell holds its...

 

WCA takes on multiple programs to help tribal citizens during pandemic

From building smokehouses and gardens to assisting with utility and food bills, the Wrangell Cooperative Association has been working to help its tribal citizens make it through the financial and...

 

Letters to the Editor

B.C. mining industry meets highest standards State Rep. Dan Ortiz's letter to the editor in the Sept. 2 Sentinel about British Columbia's mining regulations is misleading and largely inaccurate....

 

Fish Factor: Entries due Oct. 4 in statewide seafood competition

The Alaska Symphony of Seafood competition is back and the call is out for entries. The contest has showcased new products since 1994 but was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It encourages value-added seafood production and...

 

So long Wrangell, and thanks for all the fish!

Did I format my entire letter saying goodbye to Wrangell so I could put a "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" reference in the title? Yes, yes I did. Looking back on the past three years of my life, I...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    August 19, 2021

Borough approves cell tower lease at landfill

After a two-week delay due to an incomplete property appraisal, the borough assembly has approved the lease for a new cell tower. The first tenant of the new tower near the city landfill will be Verizon Wireless, though additional carriers could be...

 

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