By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Tiny's Taxi makes its big debut to honor grandma

 

Caroleine James/Wrangell Sentinel

Mike Lewis started up Tiny's Taxi last month, naming the business after his grandmother, Elizabeth Stokes, whose family ran a taxi service in Wrangell in the 1940s and 1950s.

Mike Lewis, the owner of Tiny's Taxi, is committed to offering 24-hour, seven-day-a-week service, even if he has to sleep with his phone and headset to do it.

The new business has been giving rides around town since it opened April 13.

After graduating from Wrangell High School in 1988, Lewis spent about 30 years moving around the western United States doing construction jobs. He lived in Anchorage, Soldotna, Washington state, Colorado, Los Angeles and Palm Springs in California, Hawaii, Arizona and more. But when two shoulder surgeries forced him to give up construction work, he decided to...



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