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Find Your Adventure at Wrangell's 4th of July

Friday, July 2 3-on-3 Basketball: Start at 10 a.m. At the covered play area behind Evergreen Elementary School. Chairperson: Christie Good Art Clark Scrap Fish Derby: 11 a.m. City Dock Summer Float...  PDF

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 24, 2021

KSTK sponsors Adult Prom at the golf course

A fun tradition for Wrangell’s grown-ups is returning this Saturday, with the 2021 Adult Prom. The party will start at 8 p.m. at Muskeg Meadows Golf Course. The prom is an opportunity for locals to get out, dress up and dance the night away, said...

 
 By Sentinel staff    News    June 10, 2021

Chamber plans for 4-day 4th celebration

Plans are underway for a four-day Fourth of July celebration in Wrangell, with just a few gaps still to fill. Chairpersons were needed as of Monday for the July 3 Big Wheels races and July 4 parade, said Stephanie Cook, of the Wrangell Chamber of...

 

Letters to the Editor

Wrangell children need an OCS worker stationed here Because it often takes days for the state Office of Children's Services to send an investigator to Wrangell, I was forced to send a frightened kid t...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 6, 2021

Filmmaker looking for Wrangell pictures of 1960s' Rasmuson

The producers of Magnetic North, a series of historical documentaries on interesting and important Alaskans, is calling on Wrangell for photos or home movies of the community and Ed Rasmuson, who managed the town’s only bank branch 1965 to 1967. Ra...

 

The best at the hoop

The Wrangell Elks Lodge hosted a hamburger dinner last Thursday to award participants in the annual Hoop Shoot contest. Due to the pandemic, the Elks did not hold a regional or national Hoop Shoot...

 

Annual Hoop Shoot this Saturday

The event is a month later than most years and COVID-19 safety rules will make it different too, but the goal is the same: Wrangell youth trying to score in the annual Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday....

 

Obituary: Robert H. Grant, Jr., 83

Robert H. Grant, Jr., 83, a retired teacher, and longtime resident of Wrangell, died on October 21, 2020 in Wrangell, Alaska. He was born on April 19, 1937 to Robert and Catherine Grant in Dubuque,... Full story

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 11, 2020

First case of COVID-19 announced in Wrangell

On Sunday evening, June 7, the first positive case of COVID-19 was announced in the community of Wrangell. A joint press release from the city and SEARHC reports that the patient is an unnamed...

 

Correction

In the May 21 edition of the paper, in the story about the senior awards night, it was reported that the Joel Wing and Allen Benjamin Scholarships were awarded from the Wrangell Emblem Club. These two scholarships actually come from the Elks...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 28, 2020

Golf tournaments start back up at Muskeg Meadows

Over Memorial Day weekend, Muskeg Meadows started up their weekend golf tournaments for another season. This first tournament of the season was sponsored by Wrangell IGA. There were 20 golfers on the...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 21, 2020

Senior awards night via web conference

Graduating students of Wrangell High School, school staff, and other community members came together via web conference last week for senior awards night. During the web conference, graduating...

 

Cinco De Mayo at the Elks Lodge

Last Tuesday, May 5, was Cinco De Mayo. To celebrate, the Wrangell Elks Lodge hosted a socially-distanced dinner. Wrangell residents could call ahead to the lodge to order a Mexican dinner of...

 

The Way We Were

April 29, 1920 Daniel Baker, the affable young traveling representative of the Western Dry Goods company, was a pleasant caller at the Sentinel Office yesterday. Mr. Baker does not, of course, ever expect to sell the Sentinel any dry goods...

 

The Way We Were

March 4, 1920 The Sentinel is issued on Thursday this week as usual, but that would not have been possible had it not been for the fact that Wrangell has an up to-date machine shop. Whenever anything goes wrong in our mechanical department the first...

 

Obituary: John Lloyd Maxand, 80

John Lloyd Maxand, 80, died December 28, 2019 at home in Wrangell, Alaska. He was born in Wrangell on January 2, 1939 to John and Gertrude (Gerty) Maxand. He graduated from Wrangell High School in 195... Full story

 

New record for Hoop Shoot

The Wrangell Elks Lodge hosted its annual Hoop Shoot free throw contest last Saturday, Dec. 7. The contest is held by Elks lodges across the country, open to children from 8 to 13-years-old. Jeff...

 

The Way We Were In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

December 4, 1919 R.M. Allen and Associates, who recently liberated a number of foxes on Channel Island, near Wrangell, have recovered all but three of the animals. They have moved their outfit and stock to Entrance Island, Hobart Bay, where they...

 

The Way We Were In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

October 30, 1919 The Town of Wrangell last night established a quarantine against the Town of Petersburg During the past two or three days there have been rumors that smallpox existed at Petersburg. Yesterday a cablegram was sent to the Territorial...

 

Obituary: Robert Michael Maxand, 78

Robert (Bob) Michael Maxand, 78, died June 10, 2019, in Boise, Idaho. Bob was born in Wrangell, Alaska on February 14, 1941. He graduated from Wrangell High School in 1960. He then spent three years... Full story

 

Obituary: Stephani Ann Ruks, 77

Stephani Ann Ruks, 77, died on August 16, 2019, in Wrangell, Alaska. Ann was born in Louisville, Kentucky and moved with her family to Wrangell when she was young. She graduated from Wrangell High...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 20, 2019

Flag Day at the Elks Lodge

The Wrangell Elks Lodge hosted a Flag Day ceremony last Friday, June 14. Flag Day is a national holiday to commemorate the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the country's national flag. According t...

 

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