Wrangell Sentinel named Best Weekly; Pilot awarded for editorial & court reporting
May 3, 2018
The Wrangell Sentinel and the Petersburg Pilot each received two awards from the Alaska Press Club for work completed in 2017.
The Wrangell Sentinel was honored with a third place for Best Weekly. The judge commented, “This newspaper has strong writing, a plus in my book. Bravo!” Reporter Dan Rudy is responsible for nearly all local stories appearing in the Sentinel.
Rudy placed third with a story about Wrangell’s economy from November 30, relating to sales tax revenues. The judge commented, “Jam-packed full of information to help readers understand what’s happening in their econo...