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 About Town    March 26, 2015 

Yesterday's News

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 1, 1915: James Wickersham, our Honorable Delegate, the man that is making good in Washington, was in our city for a short minute last Tuesday. Mr. Wickersham did not get to see all those he wished t...

 
 About Town    March 19, 2015

Tinted thermosphere

The skies were burning brightly over Wrangell Monday night and into Tuesday morning. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a magnetic storm watch through Tuesday into the next...

 
 About Town    March 19, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 25, 1915: The fore flippers of any hair seal caught or killed within the waters of the Territory of Alaska will in the future be worth $5 in cash to the person making the capture, or the killing,...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    March 19, 2015

Stikine video draws crowd at Nolan premiere

Nearly 100 residents headed to the Nolan Center the evening of March 11 to preview a short film produced about themselves. Entitled “Water is Life,” the ten-minute video follows the Stikine River from its headwaters to its terminus and...

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    March 19, 2015

The pipes, the pipes are calling

A bagpiper sets the mood before Saturday's Shamrock Shuffle, where over 40 participants braved nippy gusts to run, ride or skate a five-kilometer course....

 
 By Dan Rudy    About Town    March 19, 2015

Green mean running machine

Nearly four dozen runners, bicyclists, walkers and longboarders make their way up Case Avenue at the start of the Southeast Beasts' Shamrock Shuffle 5K. The group's first major run of the year, it...

 
 About Town    March 12, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 18, 1915: C.G. Burnett, A.B. Pennycook and E.P. Clark returned Saturday afternoon on the gas boat Peggy from a 300 mile cruise through Fredrick Sound, Chatham Strait, and Sumner Strait. They report...

 
 About Town    March 12, 2015

Salvation Army thrift store suddenly closes

Wrangell's Salvation Army (SA) announced Monday the closure of its store on McKennon Street. Citing issues with the space's lease, Major Scott Nicloy explained the store will close down after nine years of operation. “We are choosing to view this...

 
 About Town    March 12, 2015

Stork report

Fiona Rosamond Scambler was born Feb. 25, 2015, in Seattle to Sarah and Andrew Scambler of Wrangell. At birth she weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. She joins brother, Duncan, 2 years...

 
 About Town    March 12, 2015

New pastors in residence at local Lutheran church

A pair of new pastors joined parishioners at Island of Faith Lutheran Church this month, Tyger and Todd Penson. The couple have come up from Wenatchee, Wash., and have previously ministered at...

 
 About Town    March 5, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 11, 1915: Mrs. J. Hyland and her sister Miss E. Philips and their friend Miss E. Roberts arrived Saturday night from Telegraph Creek. The party made the trip over the ice from Telegraph to the...

 
 About Town    March 5, 2015

A race to read the written word

Evergreen Elementary School student Lily Younce reads a book Friday morning during "Read the Most Coast to Coast," an annual event that promotes reading nationwide. Students read as many books as...

 
 About Town    March 5, 2015

Bahá'ís Celebrate Ayyám-i-Há

February 27 local Bahá'ís hosted an event to celebrate the Bahá'í holiday of Ayyám-i-Há in the Evergreen Elementary Multi-Purpose Room with a buffet of international foods, fellowship,...

 
 About Town    February 26, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 4, 1915: Tom Tamaree and his wife arrived in Wrangell Monday. Mr. Tamaree is a watchman at the garnet ledge at the mouth of the Stikine. Saturday night a pack of hungry wolves surrounded his...

 
 About Town    February 26, 2015

Conceptual comparisons

Wrangell residents review three design concepts for a future waterfront, presented Monday evening at the Nolan Center. Building from ideas stemming from a pair of public meetings held last month, the...

 
 About Town    February 12, 2015

The Way We Were

February 18, 1915: The biggest event in the upcoming week will be the Washington’s Birthday Ball given by the firemen at the Rink on the evening of Thursday, February 22. A committee of young men – all live wires – have the affair in hand and...

 

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