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Back to school skating party

Wrangell Bible Baptist Church held its annual Back to School Skating Party at Hope Community Church of God's roller rink. Parents and kids from all over town came together to skate, have lunch, and...

 

TFCU cookout

The Tongass Federal Credit Union held a customer appreciation cookout last Friday, Aug. 16. Everyone in the community was invited to stop by for a free meal of hot dogs, chips, drinks, and cookies....

 

Over Par Princesses

The "Over Par Princesses" at last Saturday's cancer care golf tournament. Pictured here, left to right, are Brenda Norheim, Marva Reid, Desi Burrell, and Barb Luhr....

 

The Way We Were

August 14, 1919 Either the Admiral Farragut or the Spokane, formerly running from Seattle to Skagway by way of Ketchikan, will be returned to the northern run within a month, according to the announcement made by V. A. Peterson, agent of the Pacific...

 

Tour group

John Waddington (left) sharing native stories with a tour group at the totem pole park last Thursday, Aug. 8....

 

The Way We Were

August 7, 1919 Yesterday was another “still hunt,” and the federal officers after having brought a Ketchikan man to conviction by a fine of $300, began to smell booze again and going straight back to the cabin on the creek, where they found the...

 

The Way We Were

July 31, 1919 Those who have had large caches of liquor which they are selling at enormous profits have no just claim for mercy. They are not in the same position as those saloon men who had on hand, when they were out of business, wet goods the...

 

Story time at the library

Smokey Bear made a special appearance at the Irene Ingle Library last Saturday morning for story time. Pictured here is Smokey (left) and Forest Service Intern Kelsie Alling (right) answering...

 

Community Orchestra gives Bearfest performance

The Wrangell Community Orchestra gave a performance for Bearfest on Sunday, July 28. Pictured here is Michael Bania on the cello....

 

A night out at the Stikine Inn

The Chameleon Brotherhood was in Wrangell last week. Pictured here is the band performing at the Stikine Inn during the Bearfest dinner and fundraiser auction....

 

The Way We Were

July 24, 1919 Since the opening days of the recent World War, customs in a good many lines have undergone marked changes. In no direction has this been more noticeable than in furs. Though custom furs were worn only in the late fall and winter...

 

Preparing for Bearfest performance

The Wrangell Community Orchestra met at Evergreen Elementary School last Saturday morning to practice for an upcoming performance during Bearfest. The orchestra will be playing at the Nolan Center on...

 

Meet and Greet with Heath Scott

There was a meet and greet with Heath Scott, the current candidate for Wrangell Chief of Police last Friday evening. Scott has been the police chief in Haines for the past three years, and before...

 

The Way We Were

­­­July 17, 1919 The Sentinel reporter spent the weekend at the camp of John T. Towers, who is building a corduroy road from the head of Duncan Canal to the mine of the Duncan Canal Mining company. A crew of men are on the job every day, rain or...

 

Ministerial Association takes kids to "Nazareth"

The Wrangell Ministerial Association hosted a large Vacation Bible School at the covered basketball court near Evergreen Elementary School last week, July 8 to 12. The program was titled "Hometown...

 

The Way We Were

July 10, 1919 It has always been the custom of Wrangell to celebrate the Fourth in a most joyous and enthusiastic manner, but our celebration this year had an added interest because of the presence of Governor and Mrs. Riggs who arrived Thursday...

 

The Way We Were

July 3, 1919 The Hazel B 4 made her maiden voyage up the Stikine last week. Among the passengers were Mrs. Charles Binkley, Misses Katherine and Margaret Bronson, and Mr. and Mrs. Rolla Shangle. The river being unusually high, the boat did not have o...

 

Logging show prep work

Randy Oliver using a bulldozer to move a large log into position at City Dock, preparing for the annual logging show. The Chuck Oliver Logging Show has been a staple event during Wrangell's Fourth of...

 

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