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

October 10, 1918 Wrangell experienced a very stormy night last Thursday night. No damage was reported but the Eliju Thompson towing a barge, which carried a very valuable cargo of whale oil, came into the harbor and remained here all day Friday. The...

 

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

October 7, 1918 Fred Watson, a recent arrival from the West Coast but well known in Wrangell, had a very narrow escape from a watery grave last Saturday. Mr. Watson has recently purchased a boat from G. H. Tozier and while walking along its side...

 

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

September 26, 1918 Miss Grace Wigg left on the Sophia for Berkeley, California. She was accompanied as far as Seattle by her mother, Mrs. F. Wigg. From Seattle Miss Wigg will travel southward and will enter the school of pharmacy at Berkeley. She...

 

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

September 19, 1918 Ensign W. Kerr, financial representative for the Salvation Army for Alaska arrived in Wrangell yesterday. He has been on a trip as far northward as Atlin and Carcross collecting for local and war work. The Ensign stated that instea...

 

Totem Pole on parade

Members of the Wrangell Cooperative Association moved a totem pole from Shakes Island to the cultural center on Front Street Thursday evening. According to Tribal Administrator Esther Ashton, the...

 

The Way We Were

September 12, 1918 School opened Monday with a total enrollment of 73 pupils. Only two of the teachers engaged for the year were on hand to begin work, Miss Armstrong being ill with quinsy, and Miss Allender having missed boat connections. Miss...

 

Shoemaker Renovations Begin

Work has begun on the renovations to Shoemaker Bay Harbor. According to Harbor Master Greg Meissner, the harbor will be back in business sometime next summer....

 

First day of school at Head Start

Head Start preschool opened its doors Tuesday morning for its first day of school this year. According to Donna McKay, who has worked at Head Start for about 29 years, the school has 10 new students....

 

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

September 5, 1918 Tom Fugita, well known in Southeastern Alaska as a successful restaurant man, has recently returned from a trip to Japan and taken over the Wrangell Restaurant. Tom has an enviable reputation as a chef, and it is not a bad thing for...

 

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

August 29, 1918 School will open September ninth, a week later than usual this year owing to the repairs that are being made to the interior of the school building. These repairs were very necessary from a sanitary standpoint and will improve the...

 

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