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The Way We Were

May 3, 1917: Civic Improvement Club believes that a creditable display of flowers and vegetables could be shown in early fall. It has been suggested that a small fair be held in Wrangell at the close of the contest which the Civic Club announced...

 

The Way We Were

April 26,1917: There was no little excitement on Front Street Monday afternoon when it was reported that little Clarence, the two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis had been drowned. The child fell into the bay at about three o’clock, and it...

 

Moose taco meal to raise funds for senior center

Local seniors will be holding a moose-meat, Mexican-style fundraiser dinner this weekend to fill out the Wrangell Senior Center larder. The dinner is scheduled for Saturday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Made from scratch by volunteers in the center...

 

The Way We Were

April 19, 1917: Old Glory is now in evidence in Wrangell as never before. Almost every house has its flag. But there is one mammoth flag, which represents the town as a whole. It is 10x20 feet in size and was hoisted last Friday on Mount Dewey. A tal...

 

The Way We Were

April 12,1917: In response to a call issued by Mayor J.G Grant there was a large and enthusiastic gathering of citizens at the Redmen’s hall Monday night for the purpose of forming a home guard unit. Fred Lynch, aged 82, was the first to sign, and...

 

Death Notices

Jack Engdal passed away March 19, 2017. An obituary will follow. Stella Deatherage passed away on March 26, 2017 in Eugene, Oregon. There will be no service and no obituary will be submitted to the Sentinel....

 

Celebration of Life planned

There will be a celebration of life for Ginny Gillen/Allen Friday, April 7 at 4 pm at the Elks. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Wrangell Search and Rescue....

 

The Way We Were

April 5, 1917: Wellcome, head of one of the largest wholesale drug concerns in England and the United Kingdom, accompanied by his valet, was in Wrangell from Monday morning till Wednesday afternoon, when he sailed for Seattle on the Spokane. He...

 

The Way We Were

March 19,1917: C.G. Burnett, A.B Pennycook, and E.P Clarke returned Saturday afternoon on the gasboat Peggy from a 300 mile cruise through Frederick sound, Chatham strait, and Summer strait. They report that all bays along Baronof Island are still...

 

The Way We Were

March 15, 1917: Forty years ago last Saturday Judge Wm. G, Thomas arrived in Wrangell. When asked if any of the buildings that were here then are still standing Judge Thomas said: “The only buildings standing now which were here when I landed on...

 

The Way We Were

March 5, 1917: Andrew Stevenson and W.R. Hillery, president and vice president, respectively, of the Bank of Alaska, arrived Tuesday morning on the Princess Sophia. Mr. Stevenson is returning to Alaska from a business trip to New York, while Mr. Hill...

 

A Seussical celebration

Marking what would have been the 113th birthday of author and illustrator Dr. Seuss (the pen name of Theodor Geisel), students at Evergreen Elementary last Friday got to enjoy a selection of his many...

 

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