Some fireworks in queen competition, but overall a blast
July 6, 2017
On Monday evening more than a month of hard work for two of Wrangell's July 4 Royalty candidates came to an end, with the year's queen and princess each crowned.
Future high school senior Charley Seddon was crowned queen, after selling 46,463 tickets during the month of June. Named the celebration's princess, recent Wrangell High School graduate Hailie Davis sold 44,330. A tight race throughout, together the girls raised over $90,000 for the competition.
A longstanding tradition for the town's Independence Day celebration, the royalty contest each year helps fund the next year's events. It...