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 About Town    December 11, 2014 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. December 10, 1914: A large number of the younger generation of Wrangell made a trip down to Pat's Lake last Sunday for a day's skating and fishing through the ice. Three boats made the trip down, most...

 
 About Town    December 4, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. December 3, 1914: There have been several complaints made by citizens in regard to the unsafe conditions of the sidewalks as a result of throwing water thereon by the young people of the town in their...

 
 About Town    November 27, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. November 26, 1914: Dr. Pigg has moved his office rooms from over the Wrangell Drug Store to over the Post Office during the past week and is fitting up a very comfortable office in his new location. Dr....

 
 About Town    November 27, 2014

City reminds residents not to top trees in parks

As Christmas approaches and people prepare to cut their trees, Wrangell’s Park and Recreation Department reminds residents not to “top” or otherwise chop down any of the trees in the borough’s parks and public spaces. The yuletide topping of...

 
 About Town    November 20, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. November 19, 1914: On the last steamer from the south comes the news that Canadian authorities are in fear of a German attack on the cities along the coast and have mined a section of the well-beaten...

 
 About Town    November 13, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. November 12, 1914: Wrangell was visited by one of the worst storms last Sunday that has hit this port for several years. The storm started about two o'clock in the morning following a slight earthquake,...

 
 About Town    November 6, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. November 5, 1914: The Wrangell Fire Department held their regular meeting at the City Hall last Monday evening. The feature of the evening was the thorough discussion of a baseball park for Wrangell. The...

 
 About Town    October 30, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. October 29, 1914: It is with a feeling of regret that we make the announcement this week of the retirement of Dr. L.P. Dawes from the medical field of Wrangell, Dr. Dawes having decided to move to Juneau...

 
 About Town    October 30, 2014

Ladies of American Legion Auxiliary raise money for cancer care

Ladies from Unit 6 of the American Legion Auxiliary donated $500 to staff representing Wrangell Medical Center's Cancer Care Fund, raising the money previously as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The fund provides travel and lodging money for...

 
 About Town    October 30, 2014

Tech revitalizing native languages

Steven Nelson demonstrates how technology was used to revitalize the Eyak language in Alaska at an Alaska School Board Association-sponsored workshop the evenings of Oct. 21-22. Around 20...

 
 About Town    October 30, 2014

Lending a hand

Richard Oliver and Perry Butler of White Construction prepare to take their first load of waste, collected as part of the WCA-IGAP Elder Property Cleanup project, to the landfill. A $14,100 grant was...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    October 30, 2014

Stocking shelves for those rainy days

Parents and students crowd around tables packed with books at Evergreen Elementary's annual book fair Friday night. "It was probably one of our bigger sales," said the school's principal, Deidre...

 
 About Town    October 23, 2014

The Way We Were

November 5, 1914: The Wrangell Fire Department held their regular meeting at the City Hall last Monday evening. The feature of the evening was the thorough discussion of a baseball park for Wrangell. The idea is one that should be thoroughly worked...

 

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