By Amber Armstrong
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

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


June 8, 1922

The town council held its regular monthly meeting last Thursday evening. The matter of water rates was discussed and on motion it was ordered that beginning with June 1 an extra charge of 25 cents per month be made to all families having water-power washing machines. The rate of water rent for the Wilson & Sylvester sawmill was fixed at $10 a month while the mill is in operation, and $2.50 a month when shut down. The Alaska Sanitary Packing Co. was granted a water rate of $75 for the year. At the previous meeting, Dr. S. C. Shurick was appointed town health officer, and the con...

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