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 By Dan Rudy    About Town    August 14, 2014 

Summer reading program best yet

This year's summer reading program went swimmingly by all counts, so the end-of-season pool party on Saturday was an appropriate finish. Wrangell's library director, Kay Jabusch, said it was the... Full story

 About Town    August 14, 2014 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. August 27, 1914: An odd war coincidence came to us this week when the Karen arrived down the river from Telegraph with two passengers aboard bound for their native countries to take up arms against each...

 About Town    August 7, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. August 17, 1914: Dr. Dawes of the school board gave out the information that the following teachers have been appointed for the ensuing school term: Miss Drowatsky, Principal, Miss Pritchett,...

 About Town    July 31, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. August 17, 1914: The Berg boys came in from their mining claim last Tuesday evening and report everything coming fine up there. The boys state that the incessant high water is causing much trouble and...

 About Town    July 31, 2014

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation golf tournament results July 23, 2014

Number of Participants: 13 1st place: Greg Scheff, Ed Rilatos, Josh Blatchley. Net score 20, team handicap 15. 2nd place: Greg Rochon, Tom Remaklus, Mike Strand, Bryon Batcher. Net score 21, team handicap 15. The Straightest Drive: Ed Rilatos, 40”...

 About Town    July 31, 2014

Alaska Bearfest golf tournament results July 26, 2014

Number of Participants: 18 1st place: Wayne Harding, Toot Harding, Grover Mathis, Ron Rice. Net score 19, team handicap 18. 2nd place: Mike Ottesen, Mike White, Chuck Hay. Net score 24, team handicap 14. The Straightest Drive: Tyler Gunn, 8 1/2”...

 By Dan Rudy    About Town    July 24, 2014

Wrangell celebrates its bears with fifth annual festival

If you haven't joined in the fun already, there's still time as the fifth annual Alaska Bearfest continues around Wrangell through Sunday afternoon. A blend of fun, food and education, the festival... Full story

 About Town    July 24, 2014

The Way We Were

August 10, 1914: The Winifred left early yesterday for Telegraph. She has a good load of freight but no passengers. On the last trip down, the crew reported seeing two moose, both of them swimming in the river. The first was seen just above the...

 About Town    July 24, 2014

School News

Leanna Rice, of Wrangell, was named to the Dean’s List of Distinction in recognition of her outstanding scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year at the University of Northern Colorado....

 About Town    July 24, 2014

First Bank 13th Annual Customer Appreciation golf tournament results

First Bank's 13th annual Customer Appreciation Golf Tournament was held July 19 and 20 at Muskeg Meadows. More than 40 golfers teed up for the nine-hole course over the weekend. Teammates Eric...

 About Town    July 24, 2014

New Sentinel and Pilot reporter

The Wrangell Sentinel welcomes its newest staff writer, Dan Rudy. Rudy recently arrived in Wrangell from Minot, N.D., where he worked as staff writer and evening editor for The Minot Daily News. He...

 About Town    July 17, 2014

The Way We Were

July 23, 1914: A wire was received in Wrangell yesterday from I.G. Galvin, who it will be remembered went outside some time ago with considerable gold for the purpose of getting a Keystone Drill to prospect the various claims under his management to...

 About Town    July 17, 2014

Wedding announcement

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wirthlin of Winnemucca, Nev. announce the engagement of their daughter, Staci Wirthlin to Jon Florschutz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christina Florschutz of Wrangell, Alaska.  Staci...

 By Kyle Clayton    About Town    July 17, 2014

New B&B opening in Wrangell

Christie Jamieson and Bruce Jamieson are spending their summer opening Squawking Raven Bed & Breakfast. Christie Jamieson said she and her husband have been thinking about turning their home at...

 About Town    July 17, 2014

Alaska Airlines golf tournament results July 12, 2014

Number of participants: 60 1st place: Bryan Ingram, Hal Rhodes, Judge Conniff. Net score 40, team handicap 36.  2nd place: Aaron McPherson, Andy Spruell, Joan Kading and Eric Kading. Net score 41, team handicap 34. 3rd place: Dick and Barb...


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