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 About Town    August 27, 2015 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. August 19, 1915: What is believed by J.E. Chilberg, prominent banker of Seattle, to be the biggest zone of lead, silver, zinc and copper ore ever found has been discovered on the Stikine River, forty mile...

 
 About Town    August 27, 2015 

WCA outfits area students

With the start of school today, Wrangell Cooperative Association ensured more than a few local students came prepared. Last week the Tribe distributed 110 backpacks as part of its annual back to school program. Eighty-five of these came from the...

 
 About Town    August 20, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. August 12, 1915: According to advices given out, plans are being made for a new jail building for Wrangell. While only the estimate is yet made, it is believed that it will be carried through and the new...

 
 About Town    August 20, 2015

What's that in the sky?

You never know what you might see when watching the skies. Local artist Charity Hommel was outside last Wednesday with her husband, Joe, when he spotted a strange flash of light moving in the sky....

 
 About Town    August 13, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. August 5, 1915: Mr. Tim Harrington of Juneau came down on the Jefferson Wednesday. Mr. Harrington is an old time miner and mine operator, formerly of Montana, and was a close friend and advisor of the lat...

 
 About Town    August 6, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. July 29, 1915: The baseball fans of Wrangell were treated to another of those fun-provoking ball games last Sunday afternoon when Leo McCormack’s “Counter Jumpers” went down to defeat before Cash...

 
 About Town    July 23, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. July 22, 1915: Geo B. Hull, engineer of the Federal Government of British Columbia, with headquarters at Prince Rupert, will make a trip up the Stikine River about August 2nd. The object of Mr. Hull’s...

 
 About Town    July 16, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. July 8, 1915: To say that Wrangell had a glorious Fourth is putting it mildly, for last Sunday and Monday she surpassed any previous celebration that has ever been attempted in the city. The celebration s...

 
 About Town    July 16, 2015

School News

Victoria Ingram of Wrangell was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Ingram was initiated at Eastern Oregon Uni...

 
 About Town    July 9, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. July 1, 1915: A movement is reported to be on foot among Alaskans to somewhat reward Bishop Rowe for his long services in the northland. The plan has not been fully outlined as yet but it has been suggest...

 

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