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 By Dan Rudy    Sports    February 16, 2017 

Boys win two against Craig Panthers

Petersburg’s high school boys basketball team won both games playing against the Panthers last week. At Craig, on February 9 the Vikings started with a lead, using their players’ height advantage against a fast team. “We had a good, strong...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 16, 2017 

Political winds could be plus for SEAPA

WRANGELL – In its first meeting of the new year, the governing board for Southeast Alaska Power Agency looked ahead to political reshufflings at the state and federal levels. Meeting in Petersburg February 8, members of the board learned from...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    February 16, 2017 

Girls beaten by buzzer in Craig match

The Lady Vikings had a pair of close games last week playing against Craig High School, but the home team came away with the victories. “We lost two good games,” girls coach Dino Brock commented. Petersburg’s girls bussed straight to their...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 16, 2017 

AICS-SEARHC merger delayed until April

WRANGELL – A planned-for merger between two regional healthcare providers has been put on hold for two months. Alaska Island Community Services was to merge with larger organization SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) on February...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 9, 2017

Stikine Inn to double capacity to 30 rooms

WRANGELL – Wrangell’s Port Commission gave its go-ahead to a tidelands purchase proposed by the Stikine Inn’s owners. Bill Goodale, who jointly manages the dockside hotel with his wife, Cheryl Goodale, appeared at the February 2 meeting to...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 9, 2017

Wrangell to get new trooper in several weeks

WRANGELL – A new trooper has been selected to take the vacant Wrangell assignment, Alaska Wildlife Troopers confirmed this week. “We’ve had that position filled,” said AWT Captain Steve Hall. In October the Wrangell post was vacated with the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    February 9, 2017

Lady Vikings win two in home games

Petersburg High School's girls added a pair of wins to their standings over the weekend, hosting Haines on Saturday and Sunday. "They went well," coach Dino Brock said of the games. In Saturday's game...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    February 9, 2017

Petersburg boys continue win streak in home games

The Vikings hosted Haines over the weekend, adding two more wins to a lossless season so far. "It was a good team effort this weekend," said Petersburg coach Rick Brock. "I was real happy with our hal...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 2, 2017

Wrangellite briefly detained following presidential travel ban

WRANGELL – A Wrangell resident was among the travelers detained following a selective travel ban issued by the White House last week. Sylvia Ettefagh was returning from a 10-day vacation in Costa Rica with her husband, John, and friends the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    February 2, 2017

Stedman bill would tie state income to PFD market value

As the Alaska State Legislature continues with the new session, members in both the House and Senate have put forward ideas to fix the state’s ongoing budget woes. Sitka Sen. Burt Stedman (R-District R) submitted his own contribution to that...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    February 2, 2017

Ragnarök Rollers win one, lose one in Palmer

Petersburg's roller derby girls brought back a win in its double-header in Palmer over the weekend. In their first league bouts of the season since October, the Ragnarök Rollers went up first...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    February 2, 2017

Petersburg girls take two against Lady Wolves

Heading to Wrangell last weekend for their homecoming weekend, the Lady Vikings varsity and junior varsity teams swept their hosts. Playing Friday, the girls began the game trailing the Lady Wolves...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    February 2, 2017

Boys conitnue 10-game streak in Wrangell wins

The Vikings continued their winning streak over the weekend, playing at Wrangell High School for its homecoming weekend. The Petersburg boys started Friday's game with an early lead, racking up 25...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 26, 2017

Vikings boys continue winning streak as season half nears

The Petersburg High School boys basketball team continued its winning streak over the weekend, adding two more while hosting Metlakatla. Going into the weekend, the Chiefs were standing just behind...

 
 By Dan Rudy    Sports    January 26, 2017

Petersburg girls play defensively in Metakatla

The Lady Vikings went up against region leaders Metlakatla in a pair of away games over the weekend. Both games were characterized by a lot of defensive play, with scores staying comparatively close but low. In Friday’s game, Petersburg trailed...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

Anan permits available starting next week

WRANGELL – The Forest Service (USFS) announced its permits for visiting Anan Wildlife Observatory this summer will be available at the start of next month. At 8 a.m. on February 1 members of the public will be able to reserve permits at the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

More butter clams carrying PSP risk

WRANGELL – A new sample site shows more butter clams carry the risk of paralytic shellfish poisoning for consumers, according to a report released last week. Since last year Wrangell Cooperative...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

Roller derby team takes on task of Wrangell recycling

WRANGELL – Taking up the mantle left by the Lions Club after it closed its Wrangell chapter last summer, the Garnet Grit Betties roller derby team is continuing its aluminum collection program. For...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 26, 2017

New manager named for Wrangell Trident plant

WRANGELL – Trident Seafoods will be welcoming a new manager for its Wrangell plant during the summer's production run. Nick Ohmer was named as the company's selection in a media brief last week. A...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 19, 2017

Mariculture task force preparing statewide plan

WRANGELL – A state task force set up to further develop a sustainable mariculture industry is setting up several advisory committees as part of that process. The Alaska Mariculture Task Force was set up by Gov. Bill Walker following recommendatio...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 19, 2017

Legislative battle over budget set for new session

WRANGELL – Alaska’s 30th Legislature convened for its new session on Tuesday, with the state’s finances presenting a daunting challenge for the next 90 days. The spending deficit is projected at around $3.1 billion this year if the budget is...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 19, 2017

Wrangell city manager search winnows field to three

WRANGELL – Wrangell has narrowed the field for its new borough manager, with city staff and members of the Borough Assembly holding a teleconference with five candidates during a closed-door...

 

Floathouse removal still at standstill

The state has so far not received any applications from a number of floathouse owners contacted last autumn. Since October, the Department of Natural Resources has been reaching out to identified owners of floating facilities anchored along the...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 5, 2017

Fisherman celebrates 100th birthday

WRANGELL – A lifelong Wrangell resident, Lawrence Bahovec, celebrated his 100th birthday this week. Asked how he felt about reaching the milestone, he joked: "It makes me feel old." He was born...

 
 By Dan Rudy    News    January 5, 2017

Sourdough Lodge sold, to become assisted care center

WRANGELL  – Wrangell's second-largest travel lodging has been sold, and will be repurposed as a senior housing and assisted living center this spring. The owners of the Sourdough Lodge sold the...

 

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