By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

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


August 2, 2023

Aug. 2, 1923

Ed Grigwire Sr. and Ed Grigwire Jr. came in Monday from Anita Bay where they spent Sunday fishing. They brought back a boatload of trout, which was one of the largest catches of freshwater fish ever seen in Wrangell. It hardly seems possible that two people could have had the energy to have taken out so many fish in one day. Wrangell is surely a fisherman’s paradise and the Grigwires are the town’s two most enthusiastic piscatorial artists.

July 30, 1948

“Here comes Charlie,” a local talent play put on last Sunday afternoon and Monday evening by a group of Emblem Club...

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