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 By Dan Rudy    About Town    May 28, 2015 

Remembering the unforgotten

Flags adorn the graves of a group of unknown veterans interred at the Wrangell Cemetery this Memorial Day. American Legionnaires Einar Haaseth and Jimmy Bell put out around 150 flags at veterans'...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    May 28, 2015 

Hospital dinner raises $32K for cancer care

The Wrangell Medical Center Foundation raised at least $32,000 for charity during its 8th annual prime rib dinner and auction, and the 8th annual Brian Gilbert Memorial Tournament last weekend. “We did a little better overall this year than we did...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    May 28, 2015 

Local scouts reprise role as citizen scientists

Girl Scouts from Wrangell's Troop 4156 recently returned from a four-day field exercise upriver, observing amphibians for this year's "Camp'Phibian." What has become an annual field trip is in its...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    May 28, 2015 

Library cracks open summer reading program

The school year came to an end for Wrangell students on May 21, and while they’ve said “so long” for the summer to teachers and homework, they are still invited to pick up a book or two in the interim through the annual summer reading program....

 
 About Town    May 21, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 20, 1915: The new river boat Tyconda arrived up from the south last Saturday morning. Capt. Kildahl, one of the best known navigators of the coast, piloted the vessel up from Seattle. The Tyconda is...

 
 About Town    May 14, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 20, 1915: The new river boat Tyconda arrived up from the south last Saturday morning. Capt. Kildahl, one of the best known navigators of the coast, piloted the vessel up from Seattle. The Tyconda is...

 
 About Town    May 7, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 13, 1915: From the looks of the action of the town council last night, it is practically assured that Wrangell is going to have a baseball park and that we will be able to play the national game befor...

 
 About Town    April 30, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 5, 1915: Like a thunder bolt from a clear sky came the news of the new ruling made by Judge Jennings last Friday at Juneau, as it was generally conceded that the system used last year, of having...

 
 About Town    April 30, 2015

School News

Victoria Ingram was named to the Eastern Oregon University Dean’s List for the winter term....

 
 About Town    April 30, 2015

Stikine Middle School Honor Roll

Principal’s Honor Roll: Sixth grade: Jade Balansag. Seventh grade: Kaylyn Easterly, Laura Helgeson, and Jing O’Brien. Eighth grade: Helen Decker and Jean-Luc Lewis. Honor Roll: Sixth grade: Robyn Booker, Aaliyah Messmer and Bruce Smith. Seventh...

 
 About Town    April 23, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 29, 1915: Mrs. Cornelia Templeton Hatcher, the lecturer for the W.C.T.U. held a good audience at attention last Friday evening at the Rink. Mrs. Hatcher spoke at considerable length on the...

 
 About Town    April 16, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 22, 1915: According to reports, the Canoe Pass Packing Company has bought or leased a plot near the steamer wharf in Cordova and will move one line of machinery from the cannery at Canoe Pass and...

 

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