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By Dan Rudy 

J&W's under new ownership


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Clarissa and Joe Young stand with Carol and Randy Churchill outside of J&W's Fast Foods. The Youngs purchased the restaurant from the Churchills last month, and plan to reopen next Friday.

J&W's sold to new ownership last month.

Josh and Clarissa Young bought the building from Carol and Randy Churchill, who had run the restaurant for 33 years.

"It's time for me to get some young blood in there, let someone else take care of it," Carol Churchill explained. She was happy when a local family offered to buy the business, and that the name would continue on. A first job for several generations of Wrangellites, J&W's has become a sort of local institution.

Though he's worked restaurants before, this will be the first time Josh Young has owned one. He has been taking pointers from C...

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