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 About Town    September 22, 2016 

The Way We Were

October 5, 1916: The Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday night took up the matter of a wagon road to the cemetery. After some discussion on the subject a motion prevailed that the secretary be instructed to forward a petition to Colonel W.P. Richardson...

 
 About Town    September 22, 2016 

Stork report

Kailani Grace Gustafson was born to Dacee Gillen and Joshua Gustafson on August 19, 2016 in Ketchikan. She weighted 8 lbs 2 oz and was 21 inches long. She joins big brother Jason and sissy Shailyn....

 
 About Town    September 22, 2016 

Meet the Candidates - The Wrangell Public School Board

Robert Rang , for two three-year terms Occupation and experience: Current CEO for Wrangell Medical Center, a recent director on the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce Board, with a decade of experience on...

 
 About Town    September 15, 2016

The Way We Were

September 30, 1916: With a slight trembling of the knees, but with great pleasure at the opportunity, we make our bow. Last week, Mr. Paul F. Stanhope received a cash payment in full of the purchase of the Sentinel, and retired as its editor and...

 
 About Town    September 15, 2016

Meet the Candidates - The Wrangell Hospital Board

Current superintendent of Wrangell Public Schools. Current member of the boards for Wrangell Chamber of Commerce, the Southeast Regional Resource Center and the Wrangell Salvation Army. Formerly on...

 
 About Town    September 15, 2016

Meet the Candidates - The Wrangell Hospital Board

Currently retired, worked for WMC for 22 years and served as interim CFO in 2014 and 2015. Was appointed to the board in December 2015. Why do you wish to continue serving on the Hospital Board? "I...

 
 About Town    September 15, 2016

Meet the Candidates - The Wrangell Hospital Board

Retired business administrator and consultant. Current treasurer of the board, elected in 2012 for unexpired term and reelected same year during general election for full term. Why do you wish to...

 
 About Town    September 15, 2016

Meet the Candidates - The Wrangell Hospital Board

Currently a staff member at Wrangell Museum. Appointed to hospital board in 2012, and reelected for four-year term. Why do you wish to continue serving on the Hospital Board? "When I ran four years...

 
 About Town    September 15, 2016

Wrangell family planning clinic

Do you need a prescription for birth control; an annual exam; a Pap test; or to have an IUD or birth control implant inserted? The Wrangell Public Health Center will be holding a family planning clinic on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m., for...

 
 About Town    September 8, 2016

The Way We Were

September 30, 1916: Headlines on a front-page editorial by the new publisher, J.W. Pritchett: “Wrangell Ideal Location for a Large Paper Mill.” “Tongass National Forest Could Supply Enough Pulp To Keep Several Big Mills In Operation For Many...

 
 About Town    August 25, 2016

The Way We Were

September 5, 1941: Total salmon pack for the seven canneries in the Wrangell district for 1941 totaled 714,685 cases with the close of the major season last weekend, according to official figures of the Fish and Wildlife Service. A few of the...

 
 About Town    August 18, 2016

The Way We Were

August 29, 1941: Due to the unprecedented dry spell, the water supply of Wrangell is running low and city authorities are urging conversion of water by all citizens of the community. The dangerously low level of water in the reservoir creates a fire...

 
 About Town    August 11, 2016

The Way We Were

August 22, 1941: Possibility of obtaining a fish ladder at Mill Creek, leading to Virginia Lake with the aim of developing a sockeye stream and bolstering sport fishing at Virginia Lake was discussed at the luncheon meeting of the Wrangell Chamber...

 
 About Town    August 4, 2016

The Way We Were

August 15, 1941: Throughout the joint efforts of a group of merchants along Front Street, the dust along the main thoroughfare was laid this week. The businessmen bought some diesel oil, got permission from the city to lay the oil and borrowed the...

 

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