By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

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

 

November 22, 2023



Nov. 22, 1923

Today at noon at the Wrangel Hotel the accommodations were taxed to capacity by an unusually large group that attended the regular weekday luncheon. Commissioner L.D. Henderson told of the progress of the educational movement and the great need in Wrangell for a better school building. The value of an education and the imperative need for catering to the future through the training of youth were urged in a convincing way.

Nov. 19, 1948

O.F. Ohlson, receiver for Alaska Asiatic Lumber Mills Inc., reported that no bids were received for the company’s Wrangell property. “It i...



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