By Sarah Aslam
Wrangell Sentinel 

New thrift store opening downtown


March 30, 2022

Sarah Aslam/Wrangell Sentinel

Kelly Ellis (right), with daughter Alyssa Olson, plans to open River's Mouth Resale, a thrift store in the former Island Salon storefront on Lynch Street. Olson will manage the shop.

The owner of River's Mouth Trading Co. on Case Avenue is opening a thrift store at 106 Lynch St., in the spot vacated by Island Salon, next to Groundswell.

Called River's Mouth Resale, owner Kelly Ellis said she'd been tossing the idea around for a while.

A recent Facebook post about the need for another thrift store in town "inspired me to go ahead and go for it."

Between rising freight prices and supply chain issues, "it feels like taking things out of the waste stream and offering them for resale would be a help," she said last Wednesday.

Ellis said she will start accepting donations W...

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