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 About Town    April 23, 2015 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 29, 1915: Mrs. Cornelia Templeton Hatcher, the lecturer for the W.C.T.U. held a good audience at attention last Friday evening at the Rink. Mrs. Hatcher spoke at considerable length on the...

 
 About Town    April 16, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 22, 1915: According to reports, the Canoe Pass Packing Company has bought or leased a plot near the steamer wharf in Cordova and will move one line of machinery from the cannery at Canoe Pass and...

 
 About Town    April 16, 2015

Public Health waiving vaccination fees

Next week, Wrangell's Alaska Division of Public Health office will be waiving administration fees for all vaccines to mark National Infant Immunization Week. Between April 18 and 25, vaccines will be available for both children and adults....

 
 About Town    April 16, 2015

Death Notice

Leonard Olsen passed away March 31. A Celebration of Life will be held May 2 at 1:00 p.m. at the Lutheran Church. Obituary to follow....

 
 About Town    April 9, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 15, 1915: Mr. Worden recently received a letter from W.D. Moore asking him to send some photos of Wrangell and the Stikine River. This letter recalls to a number of Wrangell's oldest citizens remini...

 
 About Town    April 9, 2015

An eggs-ellent day for a hunt

Children take advantage of the beautiful weather at City Park on Easter Sunday, where the Elks held its annual Egg Hunt. The lodge's youth activities director, Carrie Wallace, figured over a thousand...

 
 About Town    April 2, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 8, 1915: Election day in Wrangell passed off quietly last Tuesday, there being very little interest shown other than going to the polls to vote. Only one lady, Mrs. J.G. Grant, availed herself of...

 
 About Town    April 2, 2015

Burn permit requirement begins

Alaska Department of Natural Resources reminds residents the state’s wildland fire season officially begins this month. From now until the end of August permits will be necessary for the open burning of brush, grass, slash and yard debris....

 
 About Town    April 2, 2015

Death Notice

John Eilertsen passed away Friday, March 27, 2015. Services will be announced at a later time. An obituary will follow.... Full story

 
 About Town    April 2, 2015

School News

Emily Cox of Wrangell, AK, has been named to the Provost’s List at Troy University for Term 3 of the 2014/2015 academic year....

 
 About Town    March 26, 2015

Yesterday's News

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 1, 1915: James Wickersham, our Honorable Delegate, the man that is making good in Washington, was in our city for a short minute last Tuesday. Mr. Wickersham did not get to see all those he wished t...

 
 About Town    March 19, 2015

Tinted thermosphere

The skies were burning brightly over Wrangell Monday night and into Tuesday morning. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a magnetic storm watch through Tuesday into the next...

 
 About Town    March 19, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 25, 1915: The fore flippers of any hair seal caught or killed within the waters of the Territory of Alaska will in the future be worth $5 in cash to the person making the capture, or the killing,...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    March 19, 2015

Stikine video draws crowd at Nolan premiere

Nearly 100 residents headed to the Nolan Center the evening of March 11 to preview a short film produced about themselves. Entitled “Water is Life,” the ten-minute video follows the Stikine River from its headwaters to its terminus and...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    March 19, 2015

The pipes, the pipes are calling

A bagpiper sets the mood before Saturday's Shamrock Shuffle, where over 40 participants braved nippy gusts to run, ride or skate a five-kilometer course....

 

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