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 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...

 

Father's Day Picnic at Muskeg Meadows

Golf Roundup Radio Station KSTK sponsored a nine-hole best ball tournament at Muskeg Meadows last Saturday, June 15. There were 18 participants in the tournament. First place went to a team consisting...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    June 13, 2019

Flag Day ceremony at Elks June 14

The Wrangell Elks Lodge will be hosting a Flag Day ceremony tomorrow, June 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Flag Day is a national holiday, celebrated annually on June 14. The holiday was established in...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    May 23, 2019

Senior students showcase service projects

The Wrangell High School class of 2019 set up shop in the gym the afternoon of Tuesday, May 7, to give presentations on their community service projects. The projects are a requirement for...

 

Golf Roundup

Angerman’s Inc. sponsored golf tournaments, the first of the year, on April 27 and 28. There were 16 participants in Saturday’s tournament. First place went to a team composed of Eric Koding, Tyler Eagle, Dwight Nancy and Mick Andrews with a net...

 

Elks host Easter egg hunt at City Park

The Wrangell Elks Lodge hosted an Easter egg hunt at City Park last Sunday afternoon. Children of all ages, and their parents, came out for the event. Pictured here are Ellie McIntyre (left) and...

 

Charles Marvin Wills

Charles "Charlie" Marvin Wills, 77, a long time resident of Ketchikan, Alaska passed away on March 25, 2019, near Redding, California. He was born on June 29, 1941, in Medford, Oregon to Marvin and... Full story

 

Adult prom

Wrangell had its second annual "adult prom" at the Elks Lodge last Saturday night. Everyone over the age of 21 was invited to come out, dance, and raise money for the high school class of 2021....

 

New Elks officers sworn in

Wrangell Elks Lodge No. 1595 swore in a new batch of officers in a small ceremony last Friday evening, March 22. Pictured from right to left are Leading Knight Juanita Courson, Secretary Shirley...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    March 14, 2019

Town invited to Adult Prom at the end of the month

Music, dancing, celebration, awkward photographs, there is a lot that goes into a prom that makes the evening special. For most people, going to prom ends after graduating from high school. In...

 

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