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Paddle weekend

Six women paddled a section of the Stikine River, starting at Great Glacier on Thursday night and ending up in Wrangell on Sunday evening. Pictured having breakfast at the Chief Shakes Hot Tubs on...

 

The Way We Were

August 23, 1917: Harry Eastman who formerly conducted a shoe shop on Front Street and who left Wrangell for Atlin in January, has enlisted in Ontario and is now on his way to France. Mr. Eastman made many friends in Wrangell. His place of business wa...

 

Public meeting for final phase of Wrangell junkyard cleanup

WRANGELL, Alaska – A public meeting to discuss the Wrangell junkyard cleanup project will be Mon., Aug. 21 at 5:30pm in the Wrangell City Chambers at 205 Brueger Street. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and NRC Alaska will...

 

The Way We Were

August 16, 1917: Oscar Case, of Wrangell, who enlisted with the Engineers at Cheyenne, Wyoming shortly after the declaration of war, has recently been in training at Corpus Christi, Texas. A letter received from him recently by his parents stated...

 

The Way We Were

August 2, 1917: At the last meeting of the Civic Improvement Club it was decided to purchase from Mrs. Minnie Rosenthal of Seattle the lot adjoining the school property on the southeast. This lot is to be used as a children’s playground, and will...

 

The Way We Were

July 26, 1917: Messrs, Kirk and Overbeck of the U.S. Geological Survey were in Wrangell early this week to make arrangements for a cruise in this district. The services of W.C. Waters with his motorboat “The Glenora” were obtained and the party...

 

Paddle pals in Petersburg

Wrangell paddlers Ian Weishar, Bryan Ottesen, Esther Ashton, Kelsey Leak and Lizzy Romane take part in the 4th annual Paddle Battle in the Narrows on Saturday. With participants taking to either...

 

The Way We Were

July 12, 1917: S.L. Hogue of the firm Hogue and Tyeten, Petersburg, was in Wrangell last week. Mr. Hogue stated that an enormous quantity of ice is now floating in the Wrangell Narrows and plenty of huge bergs were seen in Frederick Sound. The...

 

The Way We Were

July 5, 1917: Friends of Staff Captain and Mrs. Smith gave an evening in their honor at St. Philip’s Gymnasium, Friday at 8:30. About sixty persons took this occasion to wish the Smiths a safe voyage and a prosperous future. In behalf of those...

 

The Way We Were

June 28, 1917: Judge Wm. G. Thomas who has resided in Wrangell more than 40 years, and who has been U.S. commissioner for 11 years has tendered his resignation to take effect June 30. When seen by the Sentinel reporter Judge Thomas gave no special...

 

Wedding announcement

Joseph Rugo and Alexandra Surface tied the knot on May 29, 2017 in Cancun, Mexico, surrounded by family and friends. Joe is the son of Barb and Mike Rugo of Wrangell, Alaska, and the bride is the...

 

The Way We Were

June 21, 1917: Homer Worden was pleasantly surprised by a party of his friends last Monday evening, the event being his eleventh birthday. The guests assembled during Homer’s absence and they presented him with many appropriate gifts on his arrival...

 

The Way We Were

June 14, 1917: The School Board has elected Miss Edith Carhart principal of the Wrangell Public School for the coming term. Miss Carhart is not a stranger in Wrangell, having been principal of the school here during the term of 1909-10. She was...

 

One for the books

John Buness holds up the 31.1 pound fish that won him the fourth and final weekly prize in Wrangell's King Salmon Derby. All wrapped up, the competition's award night is set for this evening at 6:30...

 

Yesterday's News

June 21, 1917: Homer Worden was pleasantly surprised by a party of his friends last Monday evening, the event being his eleventh birthday. The guests assembled during Homer’s absence and they presented him with many appropriate gifts on his arrival...

 

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