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In the Sentinel 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

May 30, 1941: Effort will be made to have work

start of Wrangell's airport this year, Gov. Ernest Gruening told a special committee from the Wrangell

Chamber of Commerce, who called on the governor last Saturday in Juneau, flying up with pilot Tony

Schwamm. The airport is on the CAA approved list of fields on which work has been designated to start next

year, the Governor said. However, in view of the urgency in defense matter, it is possible that the project may be

moved up, the Chief Executive said, and his efforts will be directed to that en...

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