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 About Town    July 2, 2015 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. June 24, 1915: The Fourth of July Committee has secured the services of the famous Metlakatla cornet band for the two-day celebration. The boys wired the committee that they would bring their baseball tea...

 
 About Town    July 2, 2015 

Death Notice

Fred Angerman, Sr. passed away Saturday, June 27 after a long battle with cancer. A full obituary and funeral service will be announced at a later date.... Full story

 
 About Town    June 25, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. June 17, 1915: If there ever was a time in the history of our country when we should be proud and properly celebrate the happenings that occurred in Philadelphia July 4th, 1776, that made our country a...

 
 About Town    June 25, 2015

School News

Former resident, Katie Marley (Miller), of Anchorage recently graduated from the University of Alaska.  She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.  She is employed with Alyeska...

 
 About Town    June 25, 2015

Emergency call service to be discontinued

Twenty-three area residents were issued letters last week informing them Wrangell Medical Center will no longer be offering its Call Care services after July 31. The program helped primarily elderly residents, allowing them to summon help in the...

 
 About Town    June 18, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. June 10, 1915: One of the biggest deals that has ever been turned in Wrangell came to a close last Tuesday evening when a company of Seattle capitalists, represented by J.G. Galvin and Sam Silverman,...

 
 About Town    June 11, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. June 3, 1915: A public meeting was held last Monday afternoon for the purpose of deciding whether Wrangell should have a Fourth of July celebration or not. A good crowd attended. Mayor Grant called the...

 
 About Town    June 11, 2015

School News

Katelyn Reeves earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communication from Northwest University in Kirkland, Wash. on May 9. She is the daughter of Alan and Deanna Reeves, and graduated...

 
 About Town    June 4, 2015

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 31, 1940: Official program of the Wrangell Potlatch Monday and Tuesday: June 3, 10 to 11 a.m., dedication of Hit Klane (Shakes Community House). Unveiling of new totem pole on Shakes Island. Noon to 5...

 
 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...

 

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