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The Way We Were

August 1, 1918 When Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Case gave a dance at the Rink a few weeks ago for a smoke fund for the Wrangell boys who are serving their country, they realized from the evening’s entertainment the sum of $69. Mr. Case has presented the Sen...

 

If a tree falls in the forest...

Late last week, a tree collapsed along the Mt. Dewey hiking trail. The public was first made aware about the tree via Facebook by Wrangell resident Karl Torgramsen. According to him, the tree fell...

 

The way we were

August 1, 1918 Surgeon General G. Sterling Ryerson, founder and past president of the Canadian Red Cross, will leave Seattle August 2, on the Spokane, and upon arrival in Wrangell, will be at the disposal of the local Red Cross Chapter while the...

 

The Way we Were

August 1, 1918 The Sentinel will soon display a service flag. Weston Dalgity who has been connected with this office almost constantly since it came into the possession of its present owner goes south this week to enlist. Following the custom which i...

 

The Way We Were In the Sentinel

July 11, 1918 It was a safe and sane Fourth - and a dry one. Everyone had a good time. Money was not scarce: Witness the generous prizes and elaborate decorations. If a few sighed for the days that used to be, the vast majority appreciated the good...

 

Varela joins Pilot and Sentinel newsroom

Brian J. Varela, 27, joined the Pilot and the Sentinel staff last week arriving from Oxnard, Calif. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Religious Studies from California State University,...

 

4th of July Results

2017 Royalty Ticket Sales: 102,382 King: Robbie Marshall 62,792 Prince: Draven Golding 25,960 Princess: Kaydee Howell 13,630 The Royalty Ticket Pull Winners 1st, $4,000: John Fernen 2nd, $3,000: Randy Fordyce 3rd, $2,000: Tammi Meissner 4th, $1,000:...

 

A splash of color

Volunteer Scott Glaze sends forth a shower of colored powder along the route of this year's Color Run, a 5K fundraiser benefitting Wrangell Medical Center's long-term care unit. Held on Saturday at...

 

The Way We Were

July 8, 1918 D.Y. Yelf who has been Canadian Customs Collector at the Boundary for the past two months was a southbound passenger on the Spokane Monday. Mr. Yelf was succeeded by C. A. Tervo, who will be remembered by Wrangell people as having held... Full story

 

Death Notice

Jed Mitchell, 81, passed away June 26, 2018 of a heart attack at home in Arco, Idaho. Cards can be sent to Kathy Mitchell at 2685 N. Highway 93, Arco, Idaho 83213.... Full story

 

A fascinating visitor

The research vessel Maritime Maid makes a stop into Heritage Harbor on Sunday. Topped with a chopper, the 86-foot ship has been operating in Alaskan waters since 1987, chartered mainly for...

 

The Way We Were

June 20, 1918 Ladies of the Red Cross are requested to meet Friday afternoon at the town hall at 2 o’clock for special sewing. The Northwest division insists that every sock shall have a Kitchener toe. Socks should be eleven inches from the edge...

 

Wilcox and Florschutz to wed

Brittany Lynn Wilcox and Benjamin Hindeley Florschutz will be married Friday, August 10 at the LDS Temple in Payson, Utah. The bride-elect, the daughter of Brett and Kris Wilcox of Sitka graduated... Full story

 

Iced out

The entrance to Shakes Glacier was blocked off by calving ice on Saturday. Like other glaciers that make up the Stikine Icefield, Shakes has been gradually losing ice. Since the 1980s, it has receded...

 

Flying above "Shtax'héen"

Seen from a small aircraft, the delta of the Stikine River's northern arm shimmers in the sun as the tide rises on June 20. Nearby Mallard Slough is a popular destination for campers and hunters,...

 

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

June 28, 1918 The Postmaster will have on hand at the Wrangell Post Office a sufficient supply of war savings stamps to take care of the large amount of extra sales on that day. Representatives of the War Savings Committee will be at the Town Hall...

 

The Way We Were

June 13, 1918 A meeting of the local War Savings Stamps Committee will be held at the Town hall June 17, at 8 p.m. for the purpose of making arrangements and appointing sub committees to handle the War Savings Stamp drive of the 28th inst.,...

 

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