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 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 18, 2020

School board approves collaboration agreement with Sealaska, budget revisions

The Wrangell School Board met Monday, June 15, to accept a collaboration agreement with the Sealaska Heritage Institute. They also approved of some budget revisions. According to the collaboration...

 
 By Dan Ortiz    Opinion    April 23, 2020

Dan's Dispatch

Wow the folks are getting it done! I have been so impressed with the Coronavirus response here in Southern Southeast Alaska. At every level - from each individual to businesses to local governments - we have worked together diligently to flatten 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...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 11, 2019

Wrangell Community Prioritization Survey closes next Friday

Ruby McMurren, with the Wrangell Cooperative Association and project director of the local Administration for Native Americans grant project, wanted to remind everybody in town that the "Wrangell...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 30, 2019

Forest Service RAC discuss culture camp, other future projects

The local Forest Service Resource Advisory Committee (RAC), which covers the areas of Wrangell, Petersburg, and Kake, held a meeting last Saturday to discuss a variety of projects the Forest Service is considering in the near future. Among these...

 

Wrangell kids return from ANSEP trip

Students from Stikine Middle School returned from their trip to Anchorage on Jan. 24. The trip, hosted by the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program, let the students get a taste of college lif...

 

ANSEP trip

Kids from Stikine Middle School left for Anchorage on Jan. 11, to attend an ANSEP STEM camp. They're being chaperoned by teachers Winston Davies (top right) and Brian Ashton, and are scheduled to...

 

Trident Seafoods takes first place at 26th annual Alaska Symphony of Seafood and Seattle People's Choice award with pollock surimi protein noodles

Protein Noodles by Trident Seafoods took top honors at the 26th annual Alaska Symphony of Seafood, winning first place in the retail category and the Seattle People’s Choice award. The winners were announced last week at Pacific Marine Expo. The...

 

Evergreen Elementary competes for $10,000 in midterm contest

Many Wrangell residents who went out to vote in the Nov. 6 midterms saw a poster board covered in blue "I Voted" stickers. They were encouraged to add their stickers to the collage to support...

 

Fish Factor: The connection of omega rich seafood to brain health a trending topic at State of the Science Symposium

More Gov goings on - While he was in Kodiak Governor Walker also signed a bill (HB 56) sponsored by Ketchikan Representative Dan Ortiz that expands the state Revolving Loan Fund to create new financing options for fishing and mariculture...

 
 By Ben Muir    News    February 15, 2018

Petersburg teens charged after video shows vehicle hitting 2 deer

PETERSBURG – Alaska Wildlife Troopers filed charges against two Petersburg teens who allegedly hit multiple deer with a truck last week, filmed it, and then uploaded it to social media. The teens, 17-year-old Sebastian R. Davis and 17-year-old...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 4, 2018

Assembly and Ortiz to meet on legislative priorities

The Wrangell Assembly will be holding a workshop with its state representative Tuesday, ahead of its regularly scheduled meeting. Set for 6 p.m., Rep. Dan Ortiz (Unaffiliated – District 36) plans...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    November 9, 2017

Drafty houses contributing to high energy costs

Wrangell got its first, brief introduction to winter on Monday, with a temporary dousing of snow and sleet. But chimneys have already been puffing away since September as minimum temperatures for the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 24, 2017

Water situation back to normal

Public Works changed its summertime water management conservation level back to normal last week, ending a month of minor restrictions. Up until last Friday, users of Wrangell’s water utility have been advised to use less water starting in...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    July 27, 2017

Wrangell sophomore taking part in ANSEP summer school

A Wrangell student is currently in Anchorage getting a full month’s worth of science, math and engineering lessons. On July 8 future sophomore Tasha Massin left for Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program’s (ANSEP) five-week acceleration...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    May 18, 2017

Boat yard picking up, picking out centenarian vessel

The sounds of a couple dozen projects can be heard coming from Wrangell's Marine Service Center, as commercial fishermen, pleasure boaters and other mariners finish work ahead of the busy summer seaso...

 

ANSEP receives $3M science foundation grant

The National Science Foundation announced this week the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) will be receiving a $3,000,000 research grant through the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program. Receiving $600,000 a year...

 

Petersburg Scouts take part in STEM workshop

The Petersburg Girls Scouts enjoyed a day long STEM workshop at the Sons of Norway Hall lead by Kelly Fitzgerald of the Alaska Girl Scout Council. The girls rotated through four sections on: engineering, ecology, ornithology and seismology. Susan...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    September 1, 2016

City proposes new home for M/V Chugach

The City of Wrangell is applying to the United States Forest Service to give a historic boat a new home. The M/V Chugach was one of 11 ranger boats operating in the state during the first half of the 20th century. Built at the Lake Union Dry Dock... Full story

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    August 25, 2016

Wrangell student gets engineering experience at ANSEP camp

Earlier this month a Wrangell youth was among four-dozen Alaskan students to put their math and science skills to the test in Anchorage. Seventh-grader Rowen Wiederspohn was accepted into the... Full story

 

Walker reiterates call for budget plan amid dour forecast

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A dour revenue forecast brought with it a warning from Gov. Bill Walker that state legislators need to deliver a plan to address Alaska’s multibillion-dollar deficit this year or face a special session. Legislative leaders...

 

Holiday Recipes for Christmas or New Year's

Cocktail Dates Ingredients 12 large dried Medjool dates 1 4-ounce chunk Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 6 slices bacon, cut in half widthwise Preheat oven to 350 F. Directions: Insert a bamboo skewer or a similar facsimile in the bottom of the date until...

 

Fish Factor

Alaska’s pink salmon catch is pushing 180 million fish, making it the second largest harvest ever (219 million pinks was the previous record set in 2013). The humpie haul has been pushed by record production in three regions – over 15 million...

 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. August 5, 1915: Mr. Tim Harrington of Juneau came down on the Jefferson Wednesday. Mr. Harrington is an old time miner and mine operator, formerly of Montana, and was a close friend and advisor of the lat...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    April 30, 2015

Salard faces third pornography charge

An additional charge has been filed against former Wrangell physician Greg Salard, who currently is currently awaiting trial in Juneau on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography. On April 21, federal prosecutors filed an additional...

 

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