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 About Town    February 11, 2016 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. February 9, 1916: A fire completely destroyed the home of Councilman Chas. Bryant at 2 a.m. this morning. The fire caught from a defective stove pipe is the belief of Mr. Bryant. The house was situated...

 
 About Town    February 4, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. February 2, 1916: The Wrangell Fire Department met in regular session at the city hall last Monday evening. A good bunch of the boys were present, and the most interesting feature was the reading of a let...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    February 4, 2016

Truck takes out playground fence at Shoemaker

A vehicle lost control near Shoemaker Bay Monday morning and took out about 260 feet of chain-link fencing around a playground. In a pickup truck on Zimovia Highway northward toward town, a driver...

 
 About Town    January 28, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. January 26, 1916: The Alaska Native Brotherhood gave a big dance at the Rink last Monday evening, which was well attended. The dance was given for the benefit of their band and they raised a good sum to...

 
 About Town    January 21, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. January 20, 1916: Owing to the fact that matters seem to progressing rather slowly in regard to the Dry Strait survey, Mr. F. Matheson, who has the matter in charge, recently wrote to Delegate Wickersham...

 
 About Town    January 21, 2016

Stikine Middle School Honor Roll

Principals Honor Roll: Jade Balansag, Liana Carney, Laura Helgeson, Jing O’Brien, Sophie O’Brien. Honor Roll: Samantha Acuna, Jimmy Baggen, Jamie Early, Tyson Messmer, Kaydin Mill, Mercedes Morgan, Ryan Rooney, Jacob Dow, Aaliyah Messmer, Bruce...

 
 About Town    January 14, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. January 13, 1916: Alaska seems to be in the grip of one of the fiercest blizzards that has ever swept the coast. All last night and today the Stikine has howled her defiance and since daybreak the...

 
 About Town    January 14, 2016

School News

Victoria Ingram has been placed on the Dean’s list for the fall term at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, Ore....

 
 About Town    January 7, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. January 6, 1916: Ase Hollenbeck and Roy Murphy arrived from the logging camp of Jimmie Green’s last Tuesday. The logging camp is situated at the head of Burnett Inlet and to get out, the men were...

 
 About Town    December 31, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. December 27, 1940: About 35 shooters and a few spectators turned out Sunday for the first annual turkey shoot of the Stikine Sportsmen’s Association of Wrangell, keen rivalry making it a highly successful...

 
 About Town    December 24, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. December 23, 1915: The Wrangell Public School held their Christmas exercises this afternoon, a Christmas tree in the primary room, a tree and program in the intermediate room and a party in the higher...

 
 About Town    December 24, 2015

Elf For Hire!

Santa said he was looking for an elf to hire at the North Pole. I think we have some great applicants in Mrs. Angerman’s 2nd grade! Santa, I think you should hire me because, I’m good at gift wrapping I have been doing it for years . Love,...

 
 About Town    December 24, 2015

Follow His life

The story of Christmas is a familiar one. Mary is visited by an angel, Jesus is born in a barn, a feeding trough used as a crib, wise men visiting, and shepherds proclaiming. This birth is celebrated around the world even after 2000 years have passed...

 

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