Local News

Wrangell doctor indicted on child porn charges

A federal grand jury indicted Wrangell doctor Greg Salard Wednesday, charging him with distribution and possession of child pornography.
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Hunters take near-record number of moose near Wrangell, Petersburg

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The Wrangell-Petersburg area’s month-long moose hunt ended last week with an almost-record harvest. The harvest from the Stikine River is also the highest going back to 1990.
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Wrangell doctor appears in court again after arrest for child porn

A Wrangell doctor arrested last week for possessing and distributing child pornography appeared in court again on Monday. Dr. Greg Salard arrived in U.S. District Court in Juneau dressed in orange prison garb and wearing handcuffs and leg shackles.
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Borough Assembly Meeting

Wrangell Borough Assembly meeting of October 14, 2014

Wrangell's Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 14 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to the audio of that meeting.
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Special Events

Voting for KSTK Articles of Inc. and KSTK Board Seats

KSTK's Membership Meeting and Annual Dinner will take place on Saturday, November 15th at Hardings' Old Sourdough Lodge. At that meeting the KSTK membership will vote on updating KSTK's Articles of Incorporation and will vote for seats B and G on the KSTK Board of Directors.
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Wrangell’s Tlingit Phrase of the Week

Photo by Shady Grove Oliver

Tlingit Phrase of the Week is a project launched to help with the survival and renewal of the Tlingit language in Wrangell. Each phrase speaks to Wrangell's seasons and the Tlingit way of life. October is Big Moon Month. Click on the image above to listen to Tlinget Phrase of the Week for October 20- 25.
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Southeast News

147 years later, a changing of the flags on Castle Hill

Sitka celebrated the 147th anniversary of the Alaska transfer on Saturday (10-18-14) with a big parade and a period reenactment.

Is someone poisoning Sitka bears?

Someone appears to be poisoning bears near Sitka’s Sawmill Creek Road. A young male found dead last week may be the latest victim.

Dan Sullivan answers questions about Southeast Alaska

Dan Sullivan interviews with KFSK about Southeast Alaska issues.

Support KSTK

It Begins!

Photo by Asia Fisher

Autumn is officially here, and so is KSTK's Fall Membership Drive! Public Radio is a user-supported service, which is why we ask you directly to make a contribution of any amount that is right for you. Every donation counts, and each one gets us closer to our goal of $18,000. The best reason to give is the same reason you're visiting our website right now. Is it for a News Update? Community Calendar? Road Report? Music Stream? Your donation goes directly toward these programs and our ability to bring them to you. It only takes about three minutes - click the orange "Donate Now" button to the right, or call us at 874-2345. Thank you for supporting your Stikine River Radio!
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Special on KSTK

Take The KSTK Listener Survey!

Take Listener Survey!

We want your opinion. We are interested in finding out what you listen to and what you would like to listen to on KSTK. Our local Community Advisory Board has created a totally anonymous online survey to help us determine how we can best suit your needs. To fill out the anonymous online survey, click on the headline above and follow the link.
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Recreation and Road Report

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USFS Interpreter Corree Delabrue provides weekly updates on events taking place on Wrangell Island and the surrounding area. Information includes USFS road maintenance, logging traffic, wildlife sightings, recreational opportunities and more. Click on the image above to read or listen to the Recreation and Road Report for October 21st through 31st.
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Photo of the Week

Devin Kelly - Bear Tracks at Flats

Each week, the photo with the most "likes" on Facebook will be featured as our cover photo on Facebook, Twitter, and on kstk.org! The winner will also receive a KSTK Carabiner. To submit a photo, simply email it with your name and a brief description to asia@kstk.org. To view and “like” submitted photos, visit this week’s album on Facebook.
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Statewide News

Alcohol Advertising Near AFN Prompts Complaints

A banner advertising drink specials alongside the AFN logo attracted attention on Thursday, when it was hung up at McGinley’s Pub in sight of the convention entrance. More

Tilton, Wehmhoff Vie For House 12

House District 12 stretches from eastern Anchorage suburbs to semi-rural precincts in the Matanuska Valley. Two first - time candidates will face off on November 4 for the district's seat in the legislature. They are Republican Cathy Tilton and Democrat Gretchen Wehmhoff. More

McGee, Vazquez vie for open House District 22 seat

Rep. Mia Costello vacated the seat for House District 22 this year when she decided to run for Senate K instead. Neither of the candidates vying for her house seat have served in the legislature before, and their positions have some overlap. More

National News

Mali's First Ebola Case In Current Outbreak Is 2-Year-Old Girl

The toddler was reportedly brought by her grandmother from neighboring Guinea, where the epidemic is raging. More

A Wisecracking Biochemist Shares Her Kitchen ABCs

Shirley Corriher, author of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking, has tips on taking the bitter bite out of coffee, and holding onto cabbage's red hue while it's in the pan. More

A Black Cosmetic Company Sells, Or Sells Out?

Entrepreneur Lisa Price started Carol's Daughter to create natural hair and skin products for black women. Now that L'Oreal owns the brand, can it maintain the loyalty of African-American customers? More