By Amber Armstrong
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

From the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago


May 25, 1922

Dr. Edward T. Mathes, mayor of Bellingham, Washington, who has been in Wrangell this week, is of the opinion that the biggest thing that Alaska has to sell is her scenery, and that by capitalizing on her scenery the same as done in Europe, Alaska could easily develop a tourist business that would run into millions annually. Since his arrival here, Dr. Mathes has met several old acquaintances. Yesterday he was a dinner guest at the home of his friends, Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Kyle at the Standard Oil Station.

May 23, 1947

Al Ritchie, operator of the Ritchie Transportation Co. on the S...

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