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

June 19, 1919 Friday the thirteenth was a lucky day for the town of Wrangell. Donald Sinclair, a prominent Wrangell merchant, was advised Friday by Judge Jennings that the department had allowed Wrangell a new $6,000 jail and courthouse. Mr....

 

Corps regulatory open house scheduled in Wrangell

be available to discuss and answer questions about the regulatory program at an informational open house in Wrangell. The event will be held on Monday, June 24, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the City Council Chambers, 205 Brueger Street....

 

Father's Day Picnic at Muskeg Meadows

Golf Roundup Radio Station KSTK sponsored a nine-hole best ball tournament at Muskeg Meadows last Saturday, June 15. There were 18 participants in the tournament. First place went to a team consisting...

 

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

June 12, 1919 Prof. Wilcox of the U.S. Bureau of Mines will take an economic geological reconnaissance of Kupreanoff Island and vicinity. Professor E. R. Wilcox who, during the past year, has been Research Fellow in the U.S. Bureau of Mines,...

 

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

June 5, 2019 Memorial Day was fittingly observed in Wrangell last Friday. At one o’clock in the afternoon an excellent program was rendered in the Redmen’s hall, which was crowded beyond its seating capacity. F. H. Gray presided. At the...

 

Wedding announcement

Mercedes Angerman and Donald "Jay" Neal were married in a short ceremony on Saturday May 11, 2019.  Aminda Skan, daughter of the bride, served as the maid of honor. Craig Wilson of Wasilla was the...

 

The Way We Were

May 29, 1919 Saturday night a cabin was searched by officers. The search was made by Ensign J.J. Hughes, Deputy U.S. Marshall H. J. Wallace and Ernest P. Walker of the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries. Probably the most damaging find made by the officers...

 

Golf roundup

The Totem Bar & Liquor held a best-ball tournament last weekend at Muskeg Meadows Golf Course. There were 21 participants in Saturday’s game, May 25. First place went to a team consisting of Rocky Littleton, Marva Reid, Rodney Littleton, and Ken...

 

Softball fundraising

The Wrangell Softball Team held a large fundraising event last Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The entire team and coaching staff took over the parking lot of Volunteer Park to host a bake sale,...

 

The Way We Were

May 22, 1919 “The union fishermen of the Wrangell district have declared a boycott on all local fish buyers. Buyers from Seattle and Ketchikan are already on the grounds, and we will ship fish from here to Prince Rupert direct, if necessary,...

 

JOM car wash

Wrangell's JOM dancers held a car wash, last Saturday, to raise money for the upcoming Celebration 2020. Pictured here (left to right) Brody Knecht, Solva Gillen, and Delilah Ramir...

 

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

May 15, 1919 Attorney General George Grigsby, candidate for Delegate to Congress to succeed the late Charles A. Sulzer, spoke in the Redmen’s hall Sunday afternoon. Mr. Grigsby reviewed the Wickersham-Sulzer contest and read the platform adopted...

 

The Way We Were

May 8, 1919 The regular monthly meeting of the town council was held on last Thursday evening in the town hall. All members of the council were present. E.F. Carlstrom of the health committee reported an urgent need for a general clean up. Dr....

 

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