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 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 20, 2013

Fish Factor

It’s back to the drawing board for halibut iTags that will soon tell us more about where the fish travels than ever before. The internal tags, which were deployed in 30 halibut two years ago, were the first to test Smart Phone geomagnetic advances...

 

Wrangell receives nearly $400K in PILT payment

The U.S. Department of the Interior is distributing more than $26 million in Payments in Lieu of Taxes funding to Alaskan communities in compensation for taxes that could not be levied on federal lands in their jurisdictions during fiscal year 2013....

 

Wrangell AVATAR club 'augments' reality

Sentinel writer When you look at a website, a business card, or just about any sign or graphical image you can imagine, you can expect to see information. That information is usually one-dimensional...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 18, 2013

Fish Factor

Did you know that red king crabs are cannibals and eat their babies, but blue king crabs do not? Or that deep water golden king crabs along the Aleutian Islands are almost indestructible and appear to resist the effects of ocean acidification? Those...

 
 By Greg Knight    News    April 11, 2013

NextMD web portal now available through AICS

Alaska Island Community Services unveiled their new “NextMD Patient Portal” program at the Wrangell Health Fair on Saturday, April 6 at the James and Elsie Nolan Center. The application, which is a web-based method of communicating with your...

 
 By Greg Knight    News    March 7, 2013

Florschutz publishes mystery novel on Amazon.com

A ghost hunting, gun-toting detective is at the heart of a new, self-published book by Wrangell native Max Florschutz and early sales are showing a positive reaction to his writing and storytelling...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: To the people of S.E. Alaska that are served by SEAPA organization, seems that the $400,000.00 dollars they have saved from not hiring workers, is now slated to be spent on propaganda. And an as of yet unnamed PR company will be quite...

 
 By Greg Knight    News    November 22, 2012

District discusses report cards for schools

The Wrangell Public School District Board of Directors held their second to last regular meeting of the year on Nov. 19 at Stikine Elementary School – and held a public hearing where the results of the district report cards were discussed. The... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    News    October 11, 2012

Wrangellite returning home from Afghanistan

A Wrangell resident and front-line fighter in the War on Terror will soon be returning from Afghanistan for a quick visit to his hometown before serving out his remaining three years in the U.S....

 
 By Greg Knight    News    July 12, 2012

Ravens devouring fairways at Muskeg Meadows

For patrons of Muskeg Meadows golf course, at least three fairways are interfering in their game – courtesy of the ubiquitous ravens seen throughout Wrangell Island. According to course co-manager... Full story

 
 By Greg Knight    News    June 6, 2012

Assembly votes to allow Rooney, Maxand to sign USDA contracts

Two of Wrangell’s top government officials are now responsible for authorizing a set of agreements with the USDA regarding loans for the Wrangell Medical Center replacement project. That was the result of the Wrangell Borough Assembly special...

 

Assembly votes to allow Rooney, Maxand to sign USDA contracts

Two of Wrangell’s top government officials are now responsible for authorizing a set of agreements with the USDA regarding loans for the Wrangell Medical Center replacement project. That was the result of the Wrangell Borough Assembly special...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 22, 2012

Fish Factor

The Pacific halibut fishery gets underway on March 17 and if the dynamic of supply and demand holds true, there will be an upward push on prices. The coast wide halibut catch was reduced by more than 18% this year to 33.5 million pounds, following a...

 

Realizing the benefits of REE’s

Rare Earth Elements (REE’s), while receiving more worldwide attention in recent years, still remain a mystery to much of the public. REE’s are a group of 17 chemical elements that occur together i...

 
 By Laine Welch    News    January 12, 2012

Fish Factor

The Bering Sea snow crab fishery is picking up steam earlier than usual as the fleet scrambles to get the catch before rapidly encroaching sea ice shuts them down. About 25 boats are out on the water so far, soon to be joined by 60 or so more as the...

 

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