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 About Town    September 11, 2014 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. September 24, 1914: The waters here are teeming with silver herring and a new opportunity is extended to Wrangell to get busy and catch them and have a supply for the halibut fleet. There are several of...

 About Town    September 4, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. September 17, 1914: Mr. Frank Warner, U.S. Surveyor for Alaska, arrived on the Dolphin Tuesday. Mr. Warner is here to survey the Wrangell townsite and will go to work at once and complete the work. Mr....

 About Town    August 28, 2014

The Way We Were

September 10, 1914: The fire department was called out last Sunday to extinguish a fire in the house occupied by J.R. Bender, back of the St. Michaels Trading Company store. The fire started from distillate being spilled on a hot stove which flamed...

 By Dan Rudy    About Town    August 28, 2014

Cancer care tourney raises nearly $15,000

After being rescheduled earlier in the month because of foul weather, supporters of cancer care were finally able to come together this past weekend to golf, mingle and raise funds for a good cause....

 About Town    August 21, 2014

Yesterday's News

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. September 3, 1914: Forest Supervisor Weigle was in town for a few days last week, and while here he went over and inspected the new Stikine trail. He reports the work as about finished, all that is left i...

 About Town    August 21, 2014

Al Kaer Memorial Golf Tournament results August 16-17, 2014

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 16 1st place: Jim Abbott, Betty Abbott, Dick Angerman, Barb Angerman. Net score 21, team handicap 19. Prize $68. 2nd place: Greg Scheff, Ed Rilatos, Judge Conniff, Bill Messmer. Net score 24, team handicap 17. Prize $44. The...

 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....


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