Fourth of July fundraising begins

The 2021 Fourth of July royalty contest kicked off Monday evening. Wrangell's two candidates, sophomore Cassady Cowan (left) and senior Emma Martinsen, thanked the public for their support at a gathering under the downtown pavilion. The royalty contest is a longstanding Wrangell tradition, dating back to the 1950s. Candidates raise money through ticket sales to support Fourth of July events, and to set aside money for their own education. Martinsen will run a food booth in the downtown pavilion this month, while Cowan said she would manage a door-to-door bake sale....

 

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