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 About Town    May 19, 2016 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 11, 1916: L.T. Watson, mining man from the Stikine country, is in town this week. Mr. Watson states that the mining outlook for his country was never better and is looking for a number of prospectors...

 
 About Town    May 12, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 11, 1916: A party of men of more than usual interest were in Wrangell this week. They were Dougal MacDonald, Jack Moran, Lloyd Simpson and Thomas Hankins, all of Telegraph, and bound to join the...

 
 About Town    May 12, 2016

Credit union to open branch this summer

A regional credit union announced it will be opening a branch in Wrangell later this summer. Tongass Federal Credit Union had expressed interest in opening a branch locally in October, sending its CEO to meet with residents and assess whether a...

 
 About Town    May 5, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 9, 1941: The C.P.R. Freighter Nootka arrived here this week on her annual spring trip, bringing approximately 175 tons of supplies for Watson Lake in Canada and general merchandise for up the Stikine....

 
 About Town    May 5, 2016

Audiology screenings

The Wrangell Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Department recently acquired an audiology screening device which gives the ability to perform hearing tests. In recognition of Better Hearing and Speech Month, the Rehabilitation Department will be...

 
 About Town    May 5, 2016

Stork report

Levi Charles Edwin Paul was born on April 13, 2016 at the Rite of Passage Birth Center in Friendswood, Texas. Levi weighed 9 lbs, 1 oz at birth and was 21 inches long. Levi was welcomed by his...

 
 About Town    April 28, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 2, 1941: With Mrs. Ted Sterling, wife of Capt. Sterling, breaking the traditional bottle of champagne over her bow as she slid gracefully down the ways, the new Hazel B No. 1 of the Barrington...

 
 About Town    April 21, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 25, 1941: With the registration of nearly 150 men here for home defense, the American Legion Post, which carried on the registration for the city, this week urged upon the council the immediate setting...

 
 About Town    April 21, 2016

Memorial service

A memorial service for Greg Scheff will be held on Saturday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the Wrangell Elks Lodge Room. Reception to follow downstairs in the Nolan Room....

 
 About Town    April 14, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 18, 1941: Mrs. Henry Bowman and son Tiny returned to Wrangell aboard the Princess this week after being in Seattle during the winter with her husband, Capt. Bowman, who will be along in a few weeks with...

 
 About Town    April 14, 2016

Death Notice

Dave Galla, 60, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 8. Memorial services will be Sat., April 16 at 2 p.m. at Harbor Light Assembly of God. Full obituary will follow....

 
 About Town    April 7, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 4, 1941: Mrs. Frank S. Barnes was elected President of the Civic Club for the forthcoming year at the regular meeting held last week at the Civic Center. Mrs. Harry Coulter will be the new Vice...

 
 About Town    March 31, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 31, 1916: Dr. E.J. Wheeler, well-known Wrangell dentist, was elected Mayor of Wrangell at Tuesday’s election without opposition. He was given 171 votes. Neil Grant, John Coulter and H.H....

 

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