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The Kennicott on Jan. 8 was the first state ferry to call on Wrangell in more than two months, and after a brief early morning unloading and loading it sailed away for Ketchikan. "Wrangell had one fer...

 

The Way We Were

Jan. 13, 1921 Richard Suratt, who went to New York City some time ago to oversee the coloring of the films he had sent in from here, returned to Wrangell on the steamer Seattle on Friday. Mr. Suratt reports that the great Metropolis is very quiet at...

 

The best views in Anan

Juneau photographer Mark Kelley first visited Wrangell more than 40 years ago as a judge in the Sentinel's annual photo contest. Later, he discovered Anan Creek and its bears, and had been there 11...

 

The Way We Were

Jan. 5, 1921 Suratt to film scenes at Sitka To film the completion of the big naval wireless towers at Sitka and to make arrangements for filming an Alaska play dealing with what is known as the “Breaking of the Fur Trust,” Richard J. Suratt, of...

 

Hot dog lunch

The Wrangell Parks and Recreation Department, and other city employees, celebrated the holiday season with a free hot dog lunch to the community last Wednesday afternoon. Despite rainy weather,...

 

The Way We Were

January 6, 1921 The entertainment by the Sisters and Brothers society on New Year’s night was well attended, and proved to be a most enjoyable affair. Early in the evening there was a masked parade up Front street which was the beginning of the...

 

School News

Kayla Hay was named to the Dean’s List at Montana State University in Bozeman....

 

Misty Mountains

A snowy mountaintop peeking out from the clouds, taken on Dec. 27....

 

Family Christmas

The holiday season is a time for family. Pictured here are four generations of the Powell family, gathered together to celebrate Christmas (left to right): David Powell, Chet Powell, Daniel Powell,...

 

The Way We Were

December 23, 1920 The merchants of Wrangell have had unusually beautiful window displays this year. Toys, jewelry, articles of wearing apparel, tempting foodstuffs, and fruits and nuts, mingled with brilliant reds and greens of the holiday...

 

Happy holidays at SEARHC

SEARHC staff dressed up for the holiday season (L-R, from the top left): Vince Balansag, Jason Haslip, Jennifer Mangaser, and Cathy Gunther....

 

Holiday market

Paula Rak at her booth during last Saturday's holiday market, selling jewelry and custom-made paddles....

 

Tree chopping

Sage Smiley (left) and Esther Reese (right) out in the woods getting their Christmas trees for the holiday season the morning of Dec. 14. According to the Forest Service, people do not need a permit...

 

The Way We Were

December 16, 1920 Mrs. Towers is drilling the children on Christmas carols for a musical program to be given in the assembly Christmas week. At four o’clock on Christmas eve the carol singers will march in a body down Front street as far as the...

 

Santa for seniors

Tongass Federal Credit Union, on behalf of the American Legion Auxiliary, is hosting a Santa for Seniors tree this holiday season. People can come by the credit union and take a tag off the tree and...

 

Christmas lights

Local business 56 North decorated with Christmas lights and other decorations. As the holiday season nears, many businesses and homes have decorated to bring some cheer to the seas...

 

Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane is up at Evergreen Elementary School. Trees and quilts have been donated by people and organizations from around Wrangell, to be put up for bid to support the Hospice of Wrangell....

 

The Way We Were

December 9, 1920 The Den O’Sweets, recently opened for business, is proving very popular. The attractive fountain can supply one with delectable combinations, pleasing to the eye and appealing to the taste. Cake and sandwiches and appetizing hot di...

 

Chimney fire at Wrangell Extended Stay

Last Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 2, there was a report of a chimney fire at Wrangell Extended Stay and Trading Post. The call went out at approximately 12:45 p.m., and the fire department was on the...

 

Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving morning saw the ninth annual Turkey Trot. The event, hosted by Southeast Beasts, is Wrangell's yearly Thanksgiving fun run. This year's Turkey Trot served as a fundraiser for the middle...

 

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