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 About Town    December 1, 2016 

The Way We Were

December 7, 1916: President Wilson recently signed a proclamation setting apart an area of thirty-eight acres within the Tongass national forest, Alaska, as the Old Kasaan national monument. The tract embraces the abandoned Haida Indian village of...

 
 About Town    November 17, 2016

The Way We Were

November 30, 1916: The Fourth Annual convention of the Alaska Native Brotherhood convened at Wrangell on Tuesday in St. Philip’s gymnasium. Owing to the stormy weather the attendance is not as large as was expected. The Alaska Native Brotherhood...

 
 About Town    November 17, 2016

Wrangell High School Honor Roll

Due to a computer glitch at the high school, the honor roll printed last week was incorrect. This is the correct Honor Roll.   Principals Honor Roll: Anna Allen, Alexandra Angerman, Abigail Armstrong, Samuel Armstrong, Karri Buness, Helen Decker, Si...

 
 About Town    November 10, 2016

The Way We Were

November 23, 1916: The December run of king salmon in Wrangell harbor has begun a little earlier than usual this year. It has been an interesting sight during the past week to see the numerous fishing boats trolling in sight of the Wrangell...

 
 About Town    November 10, 2016

Stikine Middle School and Wrangell High School Honor Roll

Stikine Middle School: Principals Honor Roll: Jade Balansag, Emma Martinsen, Samantha Acuna, Elizabeth McIntyre, Jimmy Baggen, Tyson Messmer, Liana Carney, Sophie O’Brien, Honor Roll: Paige Baggen, Aaliyah Messmer, Devlyn Campbell, Mercedes...

 
 About Town    November 3, 2016

The Way We Were

November 16, 1916: Victory of newly elected Democratic Congressman Daly celebrated in Wrangell. When Hon. Charles A. Sulzer realized that he had been elected to Congress it is doubtful if he was any more jubilant over the result than one of his...

 
 About Town    November 3, 2016

Flu Shots at the Nolan Center

The Wrangell Public Health Center wants to make it easy to exercise your right to vote and to help protect yourself against the flu - at the same time. Come to the Nolan Center, at 296 Campbell Drive, to vote on Tues., Nov. 8 and between 4 and 7 pm,...

 
 About Town    October 27, 2016

The Way We Were

November 9, 1916: A few months ago a few natives of Wrangell organized a society to be known as The Sisters and Brothers Society of Wrangell, Alaska. According to the group’s agreement, “The membership shall be composed of sober well disposed...

 
 About Town    October 20, 2016

The Way We Were

November 2, 1916: L.C. Berg was a passenger to Seattle on the Princess Sophia Friday night. Mr. Berg is one of the owners of the Silver King mine, which is located on the mainland 20 miles from Wrangell. From Mr. Berg it was learned that a tunnel...

 
 About Town    October 13, 2016

The Way We Were

October 26, 1916: A. O’Kelley was in town from Frosty Bay all last week having some work done at the machine shop. We happened to make a trip to the machine shop while the work for Mr. Kelley was being done, and noticed that in pulling a wheel off...

 
 About Town    October 6, 2016

The Way We Were

October 19, 1916: F.M. Fenton, manager of the Dease Creek Syndicate, arrived on the Iskoot last Thursday afternoon. The Dease Creek Syndicate, which is controlled by Victoria capitalists, has been for several years operating an hydraulic mining on...

 

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