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The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

December 27, 1940: About 35 shooters and a few

spectators turned out Sunday for the first annual turkey shoot of the Stikine Sportsmen’s Association of Wrangell, keen rivalry making it a highly successful affair. Seven

turkeys were knocked off by the sharp-eyed crackshots, the birds going to Lloyd Benjamin, Chet Steear, Chad Wyatt, Howard Messinger, Cliff Kilkenny, Lloyd Ripley and

Elvin Lindsley. Some very good scores were shot. The leather medal for missing the target entirely went to President Fred Hanford of the Association. President Fred...

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