The Way We Were

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


May 26, 1921

That the Alaska Sanitary Packing Co. cannery in Wrangell will run this season is now a certainty, a cablegram having been received from O.A. Brown yesterday to that effect. It is not known how long the run will be, but it is expected that the season will be rather short. Last year’s salmon harvest in southern Southeast was down more than one-third from 1918, with even lower returns expected this year. The cannery was built in 1918.

May 24, 1946

Ray Day, deputy collector of Customs in Wrangell, received the following wire this week from the International Pacific Halibut Commis...

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