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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 21, 2020 

COVID-19 daily update:

May 21 There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wrangell as of this date. In today’s update, Borough Manager Lisa Von Bargen said she was excited to report that the Nolan Center, Parks and Rec... Full story

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 30, 2020

Local author releases new book, "Silty Water People"

Local writer Vivian Faith Prescott recently announced the publication of her newest book, Silty Water People. The book is a collection of some of her oldest poems, she said, and is a look at "the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 30, 2020

Uncertainties across industries as Wrangell economy works through pandemic

With Health Mandate 16, part of Governor Mike Dunleavy's plan to reopen Alaska's economy safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, communities across the state are considering what the near future may...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    April 23, 2020

Planning underway for prom, senior awards, and graduation

With the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, many events and traditions in the Wrangell community have been cancelled. The Wrangell School District has closed its doors for the remainder of the academic year,...

 

Police report

April 6 Summons Service. Agency Assist: Harbor Dept. Suspicious Circumstance. April 7 Agency Assist: Fire Department. Fireworks. Domestic Disturbance. Agency Assist: Brush Fire. Harassment. Civil Matter. April 8 Nothing to report today. April 9...

 

Drive-in movie

The Nolan Center and Harbor Light Assembly of God partnered together to host a drive-in movie night last Sunday night, April 5. The church provided the parking and wall wide enough to project a...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 19, 2020

Wrangell takes precautionary steps for coronavirus

With the ongoing spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, many communities across the nation are doing their best to be prepared. This is also true in Alaska. There are only a few confirmed...

 
 By Dan Ortiz    Opinion    March 19, 2020

Dan's Dispatch

Last week, Alaska had its first case of the Coronavirus: a cargo pilot traveling through Anchorage. With the amount of travel that Alaskans have done over the last month, it is likely that there are more untested and unverified cases already here....

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 19, 2020

Gardening tips shared at first chautauqua of the season

Local gardeners met at the Nolan Center Thursday evening, March 12, to share advice in Wrangell's first chautauqua event of the season. The name "chautauqua" comes from a movement that began in the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 5, 2020

Assembly holds follow-up on staffing questions, repeals fee schedule

The Wrangell Borough Assembly met Tuesday, Feb. 25, to have a follow-up work session on staffing issues at the Irene Ingle Public Library and the Nolan Center. As covered in a Feb. 13 article of the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 5, 2020

Census, "Financial Cent$'' and home maintenance covered in THRHA workshop

The Tlingit and Haida Regional Housing Authority held a workshop at the Nolan Center last week, to cover a variety of topics. The group brought together members of Wrangell's native community, and...

 

Nolan Center open house

The Nolan Center held an open house last Thursday, Feb. 20, to commemorate Elizabeth Peratrovich Day. The open house featured performances by the JOM dancers, a museum display of Alaskan civil rights...

 

Youth advocate Derek Peterson discusses importance of "webs of support"

Derek Peterson visited Wrangell on Monday and Tuesday to host a series of workshops to talk about Integrative Youth Development and how it could help the community's children. According to a flyer...

 

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day, Sunday February 16, 2020 - The face of Alaska Native civil rights

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day took place this past Sunday, Feb. 16. Peratrovich was one of Alaska's better-known civil rights activists. Born in Petersburg in 1911 and coming from the Tlingit nation, she...

 

Assembly workshops library and Nolan Center staffing issues

The Wrangell Borough Assembly met Monday, Feb. 10, to workshop some staffing issues at the Irene Ingle Public Library and the Nolan Center. The assembly originally planned to hold a special assembly...

 

Governor Dunleavy to visit Wrangell

January 31, 2020 (Juneau, AK) – Today, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy announced his Conversations with Alaskans town hall series, to further engage with the public on their vision of Alaska’s... Full story

 

Parks and Rec Committee review winter activities, discuss HOP Project

The Wrangell Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee met last week, Jan. 15, to discuss the recent series of winter activities, as well as to continue planning for the upcoming Helping Our Parks...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    January 9, 2020

Nolan Center welcomes the new decade with a murder mystery

The Nolan Center celebrated the new year on Dec. 31, with a murder mystery party. As this new year marks a new decade, a return to the '20s, the party had a 1920s theme to it. With jazz music, people...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    January 9, 2020

2019: A year in review Part 2, July - December

Below is the second half of The Wrangell Sentinel's review of 2019, covering the months of July to December: July July 4 - Wrangell Police Chief Doug McCloskey was recognized for his service to the...

 
 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...

 

City holds town hall meeting on tourism industry

City officials, community members, and local business owners met at the Nolan Center last Tuesday evening, Dec. 17, to discuss Wrangell's tourism industry. This meeting was to cover the recent...

 

Christmas Art Display

Christmas-themed art by Jacquie Dozier is on display at the Nolan Center. This piece was made with mementos from past holidays, according to a placard describing the art piece....

 

2020 to be kicked off with a murder mystery ball

There are many different ways to celebrate the coming new year. People go to parties, make toasts, agree to new resolutions. In Wrangell, a new tradition that will be kicking off this New Year's Eve...

 

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