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SMALL BUSINESS and COMMERCIAL FISHING LOANS information 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, at City Hall, hosted by the state Division of Investments. Information on small business loans, microloans, small business economic... Full story


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SCHOOL BOARD public hearing to collect input on student performance will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20, with the regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Elementary School Room 101. The agenda will be available online four days before... Full story


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STATE PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE will be in Wrangell on Thursday, May 9. Immunizations, birth control and STD screening, well-child exams for kids up to age 6, TB screening and medication, Narcan kits and medication disposal bags will be offered. The Public... Full story

 By Sentinel staff    News    April 24, 2024

Annual Birding Festival comes to town this week

The 2024 Stikine River Birding Festival will take flight Wednesday, April 24. Minor changes have been made to the schedule of events, which no longer includes a golf tournament at Muskeg Meadows on Saturday April 27. However, there are still plenty...

 By Becca Clark    News    April 17, 2024

Annual birding festival flies into town April 24-28

The time of year is approaching when birds flock to the river flats, and Wrangell is once again hosting the Stikine River Birding Festival. The festival will run from April 24 to 28 and will include a variety of bird-themed events and activities...


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PAJAMA STORY TIME 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Irene Ingle Public Library. Children invited to come read bedtime stories in their PJ’s. BRAVE is hosting the I Toowú Klatseen (Strengthen Your Spirit) program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays,... Full story


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BOOK FAIR 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the Evergreen Elementary School gym. Open to the public. Call Kendra at 907-874-2321 for more information. BAHA’I NEW YEAR (Naw Ruz) 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, M... Full story


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STATE PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE will be in Wrangell on Thursday, March 14. Immunizations, birth control and STD screening, well-child exams for kids up to age 6, TB screening and medication, Narcan kits and medication disposal bags will be offered. The Pub... Full story


Borough steps up and drives a good deal for golf course

The borough and the Alaska Department of Transportation have found an answer to preserve the Wrangell Golf Club’s low-cost use of 33 acres of state land on Ishiyama Drive for the nine-hole Muskeg Meadows course. When the state last year determined it...


A cake walk for snacks

(From left) Wilder Harding and Zeplyn Stutz participate in an Alaska Day cake walk at Muskeg Meadows on Saturday, Oct. 21. The event, which was sponsored by the high school class of 2025, featured...


Cross-country meet draws large crowd of runners and supporters

Over 300 athletes, family members and volunteers showed up to the Wrangell Invitational cross-country meet Saturday, Sept. 9, for a race featuring teams from 10 schools around Southeast. The Sitka...


Wrangell hosts high school cross-country meet on Saturday

The year’s only high school cross-country meet in town is set for Saturday, Sept. 9, with runners from nine Southeast schools scheduled to travel to Wrangell for the competition. Starting time for the 10-team meet is 1 p.m., said Wrangell coach M...


Retired long-time hospital worker James Abbott dies

James "Jim" Wellington Abbott passed away at age 83 on Aug. 15 in Wrangell. A celebration of life will be held at the Harbor Light Assembly of God Church at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, with a reception... Full story

 By Caroleine James    News    August 9, 2023

BearFest celebration fosters friendly competition

BearFest attendees brought their culinary and athletic skills to bear at the celebration's games, tournaments and contests. The festival, which ran from July 26 to July 30, featured a golf...

 By Caroleine James    News    July 26, 2023

Women's 'fun and frolic' golf to raise money for Cancer Care

Want to golf for a good cause? The WMC Foundation and SEARHC are offering the women of the community an opportunity to do just that at the Rally for Cancer Care fundraiser at Muskeg Meadows on Aug. 5. The event will feature a luncheon, beverages,...

 By Marc Lutz    Sports    July 26, 2023

Cross country team prepares to run down goals

This year’s Wrangell High School cross country team has some big running shoes to fill. Last year, the boys team placed first at regionals and first at state, which was a first-ever accomplishment for the team. Some of those runners are returning a...

 By Marc Lutz    News    July 12, 2023

BearFest comes roaring back to town starting July 26

From a “beary” pie contest to a cub-o-war, art workshops, live music and a usually sold-out dinner, BearFest is returning for its 14th year. The activities start July 26. The popular educational and cultural event celebrates bears and the sur...

 By Marc Lutz    News    June 7, 2023

Rucking adds weighty challenge to hiking Wrangell's trails

On a recent Saturday, Devyn Johnson brought her children and their friend to the Rainbow Falls trailhead at 5 Mile. They met with a curious hiker and prepared to trek up the path to the top, about six-tenths of a mile away. Before starting on the jou...


Thank you

Thank you to Johnson’s Building Supply and Smitty’s Floor Installation for spring upgrades to the golf course clubhouse. – Muskeg Meadows...


Thank you

The Wrangell Golf Club board of directors would like to thank everyone who helped make our annual fundraising dinner and auction a success. This was our first time back at it since before COVID, and we couldn’t have asked for a better event. Thank y...

 By Caroleine James    News    April 19, 2023

Stikine birding festival about to take off for 16-day flight

Every spring when the eulachon spawn, the Stikine River flats are flooded with thousands of migratory shorebirds. And each year, the town responds in-kind with the Stikine River Birding Festival, filling the radio airwaves with bird songs and...


Clean up after your dog

Some people let their dogs run loose, while others walk their dogs but don’t bother to pick up the piles. Regardless of which one was the culprit, the recent dog poop deposit at the museum totem is a new low for a highly visible problem. The d...


The Way We Were

Oct. 19, 1922 The regular monthly meeting of the Parent-Teachers Association was held last Thursday evening at the schoolhouse. H. W. Gartley spoke forcibly and to the point regarding the need for a playground for children, aside from the playshed on...

 By Marc Lutz    News    August 17, 2022

New school counselor looks to help students plan for future

Julie Williams believes life is a "limited time offer," and that opportunities should be taken where they can. The new school counselor is invested in helping Wrangell's high school and middle school...


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