By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

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

 


March 1, 1923

The annual convention of the Grand Pioneers of Alaska will be held at Nenana the latter part of this month. At the meeting of the Wrangell Pioneers Igloo Monday night, a resolution was adopted calling upon the Grand Igloo to ask the territorial legislature to enact a law granting an old-age pension of $25 a month to Alaska pioneers, whether men or women, which could be accepted in lieu of going to the Pioneers Home. The Nome Igloo is asking that such a pension be granted, and that the Pioneers receive the same regardless of whether they continue to remain residents of Alaska....



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