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The Way We Were


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

November 19, 1914: On the last steamer from the south comes the news that Canadian authorities are in fear of a German attack on the cities along the coast and have mined a section of the well-beaten path of the steamships plying the inside passage to Alaska. The section closed is known as Broughton Straits and means that vessels coming up the inside passage will have to bear off to starboard from Ella Point and pass to the north of Malcolm Island instead of to the south and take what is known as the Wheynton Passage and go by way of Black Fish...

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