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18th Thanksgiving basket handout coming soon

"The Thanksgiving baskets have a long tradition of Wrangell neighbors helping other neighbors who are having hard times," said Don and Bonnie Roher. "This is our 18th year of working with the Thanksgiving Baskets." Thanksgiving is a time for...

BRAVE to show "Resilience" film

About two months ago, BRAVE hosted a film screening of “Paper Tigers,” a documentary demonstrating how schools and communities can combat ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) that affect the development of their children. This month, on Nov....

Wrangell votes in midterm elections

The midterms have come again, and Wrangell turned out to make their voice heard in the Nov. 6 election. Polls were open at the Nolan Center. On the ballot was the position of Alaska governor and...

Correction

In a previous edition of the Wrangell Sentinel, we wrote that Michelle’s prepared the fundraiser dinner for the Lady Wolves volleyball team. The meals were instead prepared by Lynn Balansag and Lynn...

Full house at Friends of NRA Banquet

The Friends of NRA is the fundraising wing of the National Rifle Association. According to the group's website, they are a "100 percent grassroots effort" to support the second amendment to raise...

Volleyball team going to regionals in second place

The Lady Wolves, Wrangell's high school volleyball team, competed in their second seeding tournament last weekend in Petersburg. Wrangell was tied for second place in their region with Petersburg and...

Renee Roberts makes new personal best at state swim meet

Renee Roberts, a freshman at Wrangell High School, set a new personal best time at the ASAA swim and dive state championship last weekend. The tournament took place in Anchorage, where 289 swimmers from 29 different schools competed, according to...

Three wrestlers take first place in Metlakatla meet

Three Wrangell high school wrestlers were able to take first place at the Metlakatla invitational tournament last week. The Wrangell Wolves competed against eight other schools at the tournament:...

Wrangell hosts Stikine Middle School Invitational basketball tournament

From Thursday to Saturday last week, Wrangell high school and the old community gym held numerous basketball games. The town held the Stikine Middle School Invitational, a large basketball tournament...

The Way We Were

November 7, 1918 The committee in charge of the benefit dance given by local Moose last Thursday evening spared no pains in their endeavor to make the affair successful. Redmen hall was beautifully decorated in bunting and flags. Beneath the stars...

SEARHC holds flu shot clinic on Election Day

SEARHC ran a flu shot clinic at the Nolan Center on election day. The clinic was right across the hallway from the polling...

An Alaskan Education

A deer strung up at the basketball court by Evergreen Elementary School. Brian Merritt, a teacher at the school, taught his fourth-grade class how to skin a...

Obituary: Jimmie Wayne Thompson, 80

Jimmie "Jim" Wayne Thompson, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2018 at the Wrangell Medical Center. His health had declined over the last several years after suffering from several small strokes,... Full story

Death Notice

Long time resident Jim (James) E. Smith, 69, passed away on Nov. 1, 2018 at the Wrangell Medical Center, while surrounded by his loved ones. An obituary will... Full story

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