Royalty contestants near the end of a month of hard work

It's been an adventure for Alisha Armstrong and Kayla Young, who both stepped up at the last minute to become candidates in this year's Fourth of July royalty contest, selling raffle tickets and food at booths in the downtown pavilion.

They have been working for more than a month to raise money for the town's holiday celebration.

Armstrong graduated high school last month and Young will be a senior this fall. They have worked on donation lists, sponsorship letters, menus, events and gathered volunteers. It's the first time in several years that Wrangell had more than one fundraising candidate....


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