By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

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


November 8, 2023

Nov. 8, 1923

The returns of Tuesday’s special election show that the people of Wrangell are overwhelmingly in favor of a division of the territory. The vote of the Wrangell precinct stood 199 for and 7 against territorial division. There were 35 more votes polled at the special election last Tuesday than at the last municipal election. The special election was for the purpose of obtaining an expression from the people before submitting the matter to Congress for consideration.

Nov. 12, 1948

Col. O. F. Ohlson, receiver for Alaska Asiatic Lumber Mills Inc., reported that no bids were rece...

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