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The Way We Were

November 25, 1920 When Walter Woodbridge went south last Thursday he took with him some of the most beautiful specimens of decorative marble ever seen in Alaska or anywhere else. The specimens were taken from Mr. Woodbridge’s claims near Wrangell...

 

Thanksgiving baskets

The Wrangell Salvation Army passed out the Wrangell Ministerial Association's Thanksgiving baskets last Friday. Lt. Jon Tollerud, with the Salvation Army, said that they had 138 people sign up for...

 

Ducks at the beach

A flock of ducks swimming near City Park....

 

The Way We Were

November 18, 1920 Wrangell young people enjoyed excellent skating early in the week as a result of the clear cold weather which prevailed for several days. The little folks made good use of the frosty walks and coasting was a favorite pastime with...

 

Harvest Fest contest winner

The Wrangell Chamber of Commerce hosted a contest this past weekend, Harvest Fest, to promote local businesses. Shoppers were given the opportunity to get cards stamped at participating businesses,...

 

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

November 11, 1920 One of the matters which claimed the attention of the Town Council at its meeting Thursday night was the matter of the use of tobacco by children. The town marshal was directed to notify every tobacco dealer in Wrangell not to sell...

 

Plug-in Wrangell: Advantages of electric vehicles (EVs) in small communities

Southeast Alaskan electrical vehicle owners are hosting a one-hour knowledge sharing session outlining the economic and environmental advantages of EV ownership, including saving money, supporting...

 

The Way We Were

October 28, 1920 The new Victrola which was purchased with the entertainment funds has arrived. It was ordered by Mr. Patterson who let the school have it at cost. We take this opportunity to express our gratitude to Mr. Patterson. We also wish to...

 

A pre Halloween fun

(Left to right): Cassandra Schilling, Briana Schilling, and Kassee Schlotzhauer showing off their Halloween costumes during a photoshoot last weekend....

 

Flu shot clinic

The Southeast Alaska Health Consortium hosted a flu shot clinic last Saturday afternoon outside of Evergreen Elementary school. People were invited to walk or drive up and receive a free flu shot....

 

The Way We Were

October 21, 1920 Walter J. Larson of Wrangell, who two years ago obtained a patent on a fish trap, has recently invented a piston-cooling device for internal-combustion engines. Mr. Larson’s invention comprises an improvement in water cooled...

 

Fall Market

The Nolan Center hosted a fall market last Saturday as part of the Tent City Days Festival. Items for sale at the market ranged from food, to jewelry, and even grant applications with the city....

 

The Way We Were

October 14, 1920 Advertising in the Sentinel pays. For instance, Ed Grigwire this week received an order from U. G. Parks of Newark, Ohio, for a Wisconsin motor to be delivered to him at Wrangell next Spring. Mr. Parks stated in his letter to Mr....

 

Pumpkin Patch festival

Wrangell's annual pumpkin patch festival took place during tax free day last Saturday, Oct. 10. Families were invited to the downtown pavilion to pick out halloween pumpkins, buy food, and play...

 

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

October 7, 1920 Articles of incorporation have been filed in the office of the secretary of Alaska for the Wrangell Mining, Pulp & Power company. The company is incorporated for $1,000,000 and is divided into 10,000 shares for $100 a share. The...

 

A Red Squirrel

A Red Squirrel poses for a photo, on the stairway between Church Street and Front Street. Red Squirrels are common across the forested areas of Alaska, according to the Department of Fish and Game....

 

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