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

February 19, 1920 There was a well attended meeting of the Parent-Teachers’ association last Thursday evening. Interesting addresses were delivered by Mr. Gordon C. Mitchell, Mrs. George H. Barnes, and Mr. H. L. Rowley, recently of Bayview. The...

 

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day, Sunday February 16, 2020 - The face of Alaska Native civil rights

Students of Evergreen Elementary School, and Head Start, gathered together at the elementary school gym for a celebration of the annual Elizabeth Peratrovich Day on Feb. 18 in Alaska. As the holiday...

 

Evergreen Elementary recognized at ESEA Conference

In December of 2019, Evergreen Elementary School was recognized as a "Distinguished School" by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Distinguished Schools Recognition Program. Evergreen...

 

The Way We Were

February 13, 1920 It was 16 years ago that Bishop Rowe made his first visit to Wrangell. This year also marks the completion of his 25 years of service as Bishop of Alaska. February 9, 1945 On February 2 the Girl’s Pep Club gave their first party...

 

Chocolate Lover's Festival

Wrangell's annual Chocolate Lover's Festival was held downtown last Saturday morning, Feb. 8. People had the opportunity to buy a box full of homemade chocolates and bid on several raffle items....

 

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

February 5, 1920 A.L. Brown, a prominent West Coast merchant, is in Wrangell this week on a business trip. Mr. Brown says the people of the West Coast are looking forward to the fishing season of 1920 being even more successful than that of the past...

 

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

January 29, 1920 The girl’s Lend a Hand club will give a luncheon and candy sale at the gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. A musical program will be given at the time. The boys of the Grammar and High school rooms invited the girl’s Lend a Hand clu...

 

Firefighter breakfast raises money for stair climb

The Wrangell Volunteer Fire Department hosted a breakfast at the firehouse last Saturday morning, Jan. 25. The breakfast served as a fundraiser for the LLS Firefighter Stairclimb which is an annual...

 

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

January 22, 1920 Lester D. Henderson, Commissioner of Education for Alaska, arrived on the City of Seattle Saturday. He had expected to reach Wrangell Friday morning and spend the day visiting the local school, but bad weather caused the boat to be a...

 

Reflections

I am currently in the fourth year of my assignment to Wrangell/Petersburg. By now I suppose many people know that prior to becoming a Roman Catholic priest, I worked for 30-years as a police officer in Washington state. My grandfather was an officer...

 

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

January 15, 1920 At the regular monthly meeting of the town council held last Thursday evening an ordinance providing for a municipal magistrate for the town of Wrangell was proposed. After some discussion of the subject the council decided to...

 

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

January 8, 1920 Be it enacted by the State House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the incorporated town of Wrangell, Alaska, is hereby authorized and empowered to issue its bonds in any sum, not...

 

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

January 1, 1920 The people of Wrangell enjoyed a rare treat Saturday night when a wonderful program of Northland adventure scenics by Richard Suratt was presented at the Rex theater. The first number was a trip to Le Conte glacier showing several...

 

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