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 About Town    April 28, 2016 

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. May 2, 1941: With Mrs. Ted Sterling, wife of Capt. Sterling, breaking the traditional bottle of champagne over her bow as she slid gracefully down the ways, the new Hazel B No. 1 of the Barrington...

 
 About Town    April 21, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 25, 1941: With the registration of nearly 150 men here for home defense, the American Legion Post, which carried on the registration for the city, this week urged upon the council the immediate setting...

 
 About Town    April 21, 2016

Memorial service

A memorial service for Greg Scheff will be held on Saturday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the Wrangell Elks Lodge Room. Reception to follow downstairs in the Nolan Room....

 
 About Town    April 14, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 18, 1941: Mrs. Henry Bowman and son Tiny returned to Wrangell aboard the Princess this week after being in Seattle during the winter with her husband, Capt. Bowman, who will be along in a few weeks with...

 
 About Town    April 14, 2016

Death Notice

Dave Galla, 60, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 8. Memorial services will be Sat., April 16 at 2 p.m. at Harbor Light Assembly of God. Full obituary will follow....

 
 About Town    April 7, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago. April 4, 1941: Mrs. Frank S. Barnes was elected President of the Civic Club for the forthcoming year at the regular meeting held last week at the Civic Center. Mrs. Harry Coulter will be the new Vice...

 
 About Town    March 31, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 31, 1916: Dr. E.J. Wheeler, well-known Wrangell dentist, was elected Mayor of Wrangell at Tuesday’s election without opposition. He was given 171 votes. Neil Grant, John Coulter and H.H....

 
 About Town    March 31, 2016

Stikine Middle School Honor Roll

Principals Honor Roll: Kaylyn Easterly, Laura Helgeson, Tasha Massin, Trevor Miller, Jing O’Brien, Jade Balansag, Samantha Acuna, Liana Carney, Mercedes Morgan, Sophie O’Brien. Honor Roll: Madison Blackburn, Hannah Brown, Karri Buness, Aaliyah...

 
 About Town    March 24, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 24, 1916: The ladies of Wrangell will give a leap year ball on Friday evening, March 17, 1916 at the Rink. The admission for ladies will be $1.00 and gentlemen free. Music by the Wrangell...

 
 About Town    March 24, 2016

Wedding announcement

DeAnna Hallman of Ketchikan and Michael Villarma of Wrangell, Alaska were married on February 13 at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. DeAnna is the daughter of Bill and Cheryl Goodale of Ketchikan and...

 
 About Town    March 17, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. March 17, 1916: Manager Richmond of the Rink makes the announcement in this week’s Sentinel that will certainly take the eye of every motion picture lover in Wrangell, that of having signed for the...

 
 About Town    March 3, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. February 24, 1916: The first of the season’s operators to go up the river is A. Godfrey of Vancouver, who is working three claims at the headwaters of McDames Creek in the Cassiar. Mr. Godfrey last...

 
 About Town    February 25, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. February 24, 1916: The survey of Dry Straits is the real beginning of the new route across the Dry flats for which the local Chamber of Commerce has worked for the past two years. Dry straits lies...

 
 About Town    February 25, 2016

New shops welcoming customers in town

A pair of new businesses opened up on Front Street last week. Above, brothers Shannon Bosdell and Caleb Bosdell stand outside of Notsofamous Pizza where they create take-and-bake pies from scratch...

 
 About Town    February 18, 2016

The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago. February 16, 1916: That Dry Straits will be surveyed this summer is practically assured from a telegram received by the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce last Saturday from Cavanaugh Engineers of the War...

 

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