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Friends of the Library seeking help to continue history project

The Friends of the Library recently received a $950 donation from the Juneau Community Foundation toward our ongoing effort to digitize every page of the Wrangell Sentinel, 1902 to present. The plan is to put the easily viewed images online for...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    June 22, 2022 

Lifelong resident finds healing through Facebook history page

August Schultz Jr. was born June 23, 1960, in a hospital that's now an apartment building in Wrangell. He grew up in a house up behind that hospital, surrounded by family. Schultz, known to friends...

 
 By Bob Hicks    News    June 15, 2022

Portland museum returns Tlingit artifacts to Wrangell clan

Culturally significant objects formerly in collections of the Portland Art Museum arrived in Juneau on June 8 on their way back to Wrangell, whose Tlingit artisans had fashioned them. After years of...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    June 15, 2022

Beach Explorers program turns outdoors into summer classroom

A group of 6-, 7- and 8-year-old kids poured over the rocky beach near City Park on June 8 like a bunch of young Indiana Joneses, looking for artifacts. But this group, unlike Dr. Jones, was looking...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    June 8, 2022

Forest Service Chief Shakes hot tub project delayed to next year

Work on an outdoor deck at Chief Shakes Hot Springs up the Stikine River has been delayed until next spring, after federal funds the Forest Service expected for the project have yet to arrive. The site, which consists of two hot tubs — one indoor...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    June 1, 2022

Classes teach traditional to modern food preservation techniques

Pickling and fermenting, pressure-canning and freezing were among the topics covered over three days of courses last week as members of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension...

 
 By Sentinel staff    News    May 25, 2022

High school students earn achievements, scholarships

An award and scholarship ceremony held May 13 at Wrangell High School lauded the achievement of many students and presented seniors with scholarships to further their educations. Teachers Lisa Brooks,...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    May 25, 2022

Cleanup of abandoned float debris needs high tides in October

A cleanup of abandoned pieces of old harbor floats the tribe was trying to get done this spring may be delayed until October. Project lead Kim Wickman said the high tides they need during daytime...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    May 18, 2022

Wrangell receives $1 million toward domestic violence prevention

A Ketchikan nonprofit has helped the Wrangell tribal council secure a $1 million federal grant toward domestic violence and sexual abuse prevention, and advocacy for survivors. Agnes Moran, executive...

 

Thank you for community cleanup help

Paula Rak and the WCA IGAP program would like to thank LNM Services, Wrangell IGA, City Market, First Bank, the city and borough of Wrangell and the Wrangell Cooperative Association for their donations and continued support for the Wrangell...

 
 By Sentinel staff    News    April 20, 2022

Birding festival starts Friday, runs to May 7

The annual Stikine River Birding Festival has a busy first weekend planned. It starts up Friday with a 1 p.m. virtual storytime at the Irene Ingle Public Library, then continuing the educational fun agenda with a Birding 101 class at 6 p.m. Friday...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 13, 2022

WCA provides another round of federal pandemic relief aid

Tribal members can apply for a fourth distribution of federal pandemic relief funds administered by the Wrangell Cooperative Association. This round of financial aid is limited to $2,000 per household. The application period closes May 16. Tribal...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    April 13, 2022

More federal funding still possible in Southeast sustainability grants

An official with a U.S. Department of Agriculture program that has awarded more than $820,000 to the Wrangell borough, Forest Service and tribe said more could be on the way. The Wrangell Cooperative Association was awarded $620,000 from the...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    March 23, 2022

WCA announces election results

The Wrangell Cooperative Association announced the four winning candidates from its March 8 tribal council election. Results posted March 9 show Frank Churchill Jr., Heidi Armstrong, Edward Rilatos and Lavina “Lovey” Brock were elected to the...

 

The Way We Were

March 16, 1922 So rapid has been the growth of the city library, established only a few months ago, that additional bookshelves were requested by the Library Board at the March meeting of the Civic Improvement Club. A box of fine reference books was...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    March 16, 2022

Students portray Tlingit story of respect for women

Raven learned the hard way that you don't mess with women. High school and middle school students performed a shadowbox play of "Koodigwási Shaawát (Fogwoman)" on March 8 in honor of Women's...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    March 16, 2022

Borough submits archeological work plan for former Institute property

It’s looking like April for archeological field work to start at the former Institute property — or so the borough hopes — as it awaits a response from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the State Historic Preservation Office on a draft plan...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    March 2, 2022

Subsidies discussed as possible child care center solutions

Public officials, community leaders and businesspeople from Wrangell and Juneau met online Feb. 11 to discuss possible solutions to Wrangell’s lack of child care options. Representatives of the Wrangell Cooperative Association, Central Council of...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    March 2, 2022

WCA receives $620,000 in funding for cultural preservation

The Wrangell Cooperative Association was told last month it will receive $620,000 in federal funding from the Southeast Alaska Sustainability Strategy, a $25 million U.S. Forest Service investment to diversify the economy of Southeast communities....

 
 By Sentinel staff    News    March 2, 2022

WCA to hold election for tribal council March 8

The Wrangell Cooperative Association has announced the candidates for its March 8 tribal council election. There are 11 candidates for four seats on the eight-member council: Heidi Armstrong, Lavina Brock, Robyn Byrd, Samuel Campus, Frank Churchill J...

 

Wrangell needs child care services

Parents, community leaders, borough and tribal officials are talking about what can be done to help solve Wrangell’s lack of child care options. Valerie Massie, of the Wrangell Cooperative Association, said she and others at a recent meeting all...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    February 16, 2022

Tlingit & Haida orders wireless towers to set up internet network this fall

The temporary, pop-up mobile towers have been ordered for the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska's pilot project that will provide wireless internet service in Wrangell,...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    February 16, 2022

Tribe requesting to rebuild, relocate bridge to Chief Shakes Island

The Wrangell Cooperative Association wants to move the Chief Shakes Island footbridge to allow better access for buses coming to the popular site and possibly setting aside an area for selling Native crafts. The plan would be to move the bridge...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    February 16, 2022

Wrangell commemorates Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day is Feb. 16, honoring Native rights activist Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich of the Tlingit Nation who championed equal rights and whose testimony paved the way for the Alaska Anti-Discrimination Act passed by the territorial...

 

Community garden begins building committee

Five people attended a meeting for the Wrangell community garden last Wednesday, three in person and two via phone, along with project leaders Valerie Massie and Kim Wickman. The meeting was held to begin selecting committee members and discuss an ac...

 

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