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 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....

 
 About Town    July 24, 2014 

First Bank 13th Annual Customer Appreciation golf tournament results

First Bank's 13th annual Customer Appreciation Golf Tournament was held July 19 and 20 at Muskeg Meadows. More than 40 golfers teed up for the nine-hole course over the weekend. Teammates Eric...

 
 About Town    July 24, 2014 

New Sentinel and Pilot reporter

The Wrangell Sentinel welcomes its newest staff writer, Dan Rudy. Rudy recently arrived in Wrangell from Minot, N.D., where he worked as staff writer and evening editor for The Minot Daily News. He...

 
 About Town    July 17, 2014

The Way We Were

July 23, 1914: A wire was received in Wrangell yesterday from I.G. Galvin, who it will be remembered went outside some time ago with considerable gold for the purpose of getting a Keystone Drill to prospect the various claims under his management to...

 
 About Town    July 17, 2014

Wedding announcement

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wirthlin of Winnemucca, Nev. announce the engagement of their daughter, Staci Wirthlin to Jon Florschutz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christina Florschutz of Wrangell, Alaska.  Staci...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    About Town    July 17, 2014

New B&B opening in Wrangell

Christie Jamieson and Bruce Jamieson are spending their summer opening Squawking Raven Bed & Breakfast. Christie Jamieson said she and her husband have been thinking about turning their home at...

 
 About Town    July 17, 2014

Alaska Airlines golf tournament results July 12, 2014

Number of participants: 60 1st place: Bryan Ingram, Hal Rhodes, Judge Conniff. Net score 40, team handicap 36.  2nd place: Aaron McPherson, Andy Spruell, Joan Kading and Eric Kading. Net score 41, team handicap 34. 3rd place: Dick and Barb...

 
 About Town    July 17, 2014

2014 Fourth of July Results

2014 ROYALTY 108,701 TICKETS! Queen: Erica Smith - 33,471 Princesses: Cassie Schilling - 29,500 Kira Torvend and Robyn Booker - 23,080 Delila Wigg – 22,650 THE ROYALTY TICKET PULL WINNERS: 1st: $5000 - Todd White 2nd: $3000 –Eric Yancey 3rd:...

 
 About Town    July 10, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. July 16, 1914: The mining industries of Cassiar Country are looking good, according to parties that came down on the Karen last Tuesday from Telegraph Creek. Several properties on McDames Creek are being...

 
 About Town    July 10, 2014

Fourth of July results

2014 Queen’s Ticket Sales 1st place – Erica Smith (33,741) 2nd place – Cassie Schilling-Shilts (29,500) 3rd place – Robyn Booker and Kira Torvend (23,080) 4th place – Delila Wigg (22,650) Pie Eating Contest 1st place – Jazmyn Wright...

 
 By Brian OConnor    About Town    July 3, 2014

Fourth of July festivities begin

The light slanted low across Shoemaker Bay, and the parking lot at Shoemaker Park was almost full Tuesday. Music was playing on the speakers, hamburgers and hot dogs sizzled on the grill. Hugs,... Full story

 
 About Town    July 3, 2014

Hog wild

Linsey Owens, daughter of Linda Buness, poses with a 53-pound king salmon caught on a boat near King George. Owens had herring on the line for two minutes when the fish, which the family...

 
 About Town    July 3, 2014

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. July 9, 1914: Wrangell will have a new lighting system by the middle of September is the information given out by Mr. O.C. Palmer of the Wrangell Electric Light and Power Co. Mr. Palmer has secured an...

 

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