By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

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


October 4, 2023

Oct. 4, 1923

For the past 20 years, big game hunters have been going into British Columbia’s Cassiar and coming out with wonderful trophies as evidence of their prowess as hunters. However, it remained for D. W. Bell of West Port, Pa., to get the world’s largest caribou ever known. It was of the Osborne species and was a most remarkable specimen. Its measurements were spread, 55½ inches, and length, 65½ inches. Sen. T. Douglas Robinson shot a grizzly bear 10 feet 2 inches long, weighing over 800 pounds, while his son, Mohawk, shot a caribou having 54 points. Sen. Robinson also got tw...

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