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The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

September 24, 1914: The waters here are teeming with silver herring and a new opportunity is extended to Wrangell to get busy and catch them and have a supply for the halibut fleet. There are several of the large boats here now and once it is known that the bait can be secured here many more will make Wrangell a regular calling place on their way to the fishing banks. The fishermen state that Wrangell is the only place in the country where they can get fresh bait in any quantity. Why can’t we get in and keep these boats here? We have the good...

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