Local News

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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Wrangell school board elects officers, reviews report card to public

The Wrangell School Board Monday reelected Susan Eagle as board president. The board also appointed Aleisha Mollen to fill a vacancy on the board until October 2015.
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Updated: Wrangell doctor arrested on child porn charges

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A Wrangell doctor was arrested following allegations of distribution and possession of child pornography. Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant yesterday at the home of Greg Salard.
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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

Campaigning in Sitka, Dunbar takes on fisheries, mining

Congressional candidate Forrest Dunbar says he will push to protect a key federal fishery law if he’s elected. He also voiced concerns about transboundary British Columbia mines during a Sitka campaign visit.

Sitka Sound Science Center presents new face to the public

After a summer cocooned in scaffolding, the Sitka Sound Science Center shed its tarps for an Alaska Day unveiling ceremony. The three-year, $1.4-million dollar effort overhauled the exterior of the 1930-era Sage Building, which once housed the science programs at Sheldon Jackson College.

Parnell says he’s unaware of herbicide concern

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell says he has not heard concerns from Southeast residents over plans to spray herbicides along state-owned roadways for vegetation control.

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 14th through 21st.
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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

Consolidating ASD schools under consideration, but not likely to save money in short term

The Anchorage School Board wants the district administration to look at how consolidating schools could help close the district’s anticipated $22 million budget gap. Preliminary data shows it may hurt more than help in the short term. More

Military recruiters banned from Anchorage Schools

Military recruiters are no longer welcome at Anchorage schools. Superintendent Ed Graff made the decision after the Anchorage Press published allegations that an Army National Guard recruiter had sex with and made sexual advances toward high school JROTC cadets. More

With Millions Pumped into U.S. Senate Race, Voters Near Their Limit

About $46 million has been spent so far to convince Alaskans to either vote for Sen. Mark Begich or challenger Dan Sullivan. One clear effect: Voter annoyance is rampant. Download Audio More

National News

Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of 'Ferguson Commission'

The panel will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests over the killing of an unarmed teenager this summer. More

Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January

The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015. More

In More Cities, That Doggie In The Window Is Not For Sale

Almost 50 U.S. cities and towns have banned pet stores from selling puppies. The laws are aimed at cracking down on substandard, large-scale breeders, but many store owners say the bans are unfair. More