The City and Borough of Wrangell and the Wrangell Medical Center closed a settlement this month with a company formerly contracted to help finance a new hospital building. After the hospital project stalled in 2012 with more than a million dollars spent on contracts, city and hospital officials are hoping for a fresh start.
The jury trial of a Wrangell doctor accused of possessing and distributing child pornography has been bumped nearly two months. Doctor Greg Salard’s defense attorney asked for delay until Feb. 23, 2015.
Wrangell's Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting Wednesday, Nov. 12 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to the audio of that meeting.
About 25 people stood on the corner of C and 7th in downtown Anchorage holding signs reading "Black lives matter" and "His name was Michael Brown." They gathered to stand in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri. The white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager in August was acquitted earlier this week. More
With very few amendments or changes made, many members said it was one of the smoothest budget cycles they have been a part of in their time on the Assembly. More
Nearly 500 Alaskans are trying to write a novel this month. An entire novel. They’re participating in November National Novel Writing Month, a worldwide movement aimed at getting people writing. Some of the writers gathered at Anchorage’s Loussac Public Library. More
U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said this week that six months after a coup toppled the country's elected government, the regime arrests its opponents and censors the media. More
Pope Francis will meet with Turkey's Muslim leaders and the head of the Orthodox Church in what may be the most challenging trip of his young papacy. More