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Rainforest Islander to sail again

After years of sitting idle in the shipyard, the Rainforest Islander was put back in the water last Friday, March 27. Eric Yancey, of Breakaway Adventures, purchased the ship to launch a new...

 

Teachers on parade

Missing their students, due to the district being closed until May, teachers at Evergreen Elementary School organized a parade around town to see their students. Parents were encouraged to bring...

 

Keeping up with homework

While schools are not open for the time being, Wrangell kids are still keeping up with their education. Pictured here are Maria and Dakota Holder starting their homeschooling. "The staff at the...

 

The Way We Were

April 1, 1920 E.A. Rasmussen, president of the Bank of Alaska returned home from a business trip to the States having gone east as far as New York where he saw a number of the stockholders of his institution. Mr. Rasmussen had a rather exciting time...

 

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

March 25, 1920 W.E. Parrott received a letter yesterday from A. Everson of Telegraph Creek. Mr. Everson states that he had the misfortune of getting burned out on January 22 when the temperature was 34 below zero. He reports that his wife and little...

 

WHS/SMS School Lunches: General Guidelines

• Order your school lunch online as usual through the WPSD School Website at wpsd.us • Orders are due online by 8:30 AM. The following guidelines are for the pick up of lunches: Mondays-City...

 

Vehicle fire at City Park

Last Tuesday evening, March 17, the Wrangell Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire by City Park. Dorianne Sprehe, with the fire department, said that the call came in around 6:59 p.m. that...

 

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

March 18, 1920 A depredation was committed Sunday night when some miscreant tore down the Poodle Dog Cafe’s sign and also capsized the pails containing small trees in front of the building. If the depredator is apprehended he will learn that such...

 

Wrangell court change

Effective immediately and until further notice to limit exposure to and spread of COVID-19, the Wrangell court is taking the following steps effective immediately and until further notice. All attorneys, parties and witnesses are allowed to appear...

 

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

March 11, 1920 A public meeting of the people of Wrangell is hereby called to convene in the Redmen’s lodge room, upstairs in the Redmen’s building, on the evening of Monday, March 15, at 8 o’clock, for the purpose of a public discussion of...

 

PFD public testimony

The House Finance Committee will be taking public testimony on House Bill 300 and 306, on Thursday, March 12th at 5:00 pm in the Legislative Information Office. The LIO is in the Kadin Building at...

 

The Way We Were

March 4, 1920 The Sentinel is issued on Thursday this week as usual, but that would not have been possible had it not been for the fact that Wrangell has an up to-date machine shop. Whenever anything goes wrong in our mechanical department the first...

 

Homecoming court

The 2020 Wrangell High School Homecoming court (left to right): Freshman Jacen Hay, freshman Kiara Harrison, sophomore Jake Eastaugh, sophomore Liana Carney, junior Brett Abrahamson, junior Robyn...

 

Community comes together for the Ferdinands

The community of Wrangell turned out in large numbers last week to support some of their own. Randall Ferdinand, community member and fisherman, passed away in a boating accident last Sunday, Feb....

 

The Way We Were

February 26, 1920 The Willson & Sylvester Mill company have built an addition to their wharf in order to have room for the construction of a box shed 150 feet long by 40 feet wide. A considerable supply of boxes will be kept in this shed at all times...

 

Nolan Center open house

The Nolan Center held an open house last Thursday, Feb. 20, to commemorate Elizabeth Peratrovich Day. The open house featured performances by the JOM dancers, a museum display of Alaskan civil rights...

 

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